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20th-century Concert Dance

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20th-century concert dance is the name given to a category of dance forms that include:

Although technically 20th-century concert dance, the following dance forms are considered under the separate category of ballet or 20th-century ballet:

Contents

  • Lineage of dance forms 1
  • Relationship to art movements 2
  • See also 3
  • Further reading 4

Lineage of dance forms

Diagram showing lineage of 20th-century concert dance

Relationship to art movements

Although they may share the names of art movements, the dance forms may not relate to them directly. From an ideological and conceptual point of view the connections are shown below:

Notes:

  1. This list is given as an illustrative example and should not be used for re classification
  2. Postmodern dance falls under two categories due to its complex nature (see Postmodernism).
  3. Choreographers using a postmodernist process may produce works that are classical, romantic, expressionist, modernist or postmodernist (etc.) in appearance (see Postmodernism).

See also

Further reading

  • Adshead-Lansdale, J. (Ed) (1994) Dance History: An Introduction. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-09030-X
  • Anderson, J. (1992) Ballet & Modern Dance: A Concise History. Independent Publishers Group. ISBN 0-87127-172-9
  • Au, S. (2002) Ballet and Modern Dance (World of Art). Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-20352-0
  • Banes, S (1987) Terpsichore in Sneakers: Post-Modern Dance. Wesleyan University Press. ISBN 0-8195-6160-6
  • Banes, S (Ed) (1993) Greenwich Village 1963: Avant-Garde Performance and the Effervescent Body. Duke University Press. ISBN 0-8223-1391-X
  • Banes, S (Ed) (2003) Reinventing Dance in the 1960s: Everything Was Possible. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 0-299-18014-X
  • Bremser, M. (Ed) (1999) Fifty Contemporary Choreographers. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-10364-9
  • Carter, A. (1998) The Routledge Dance Studies Reader. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-16447-8
  • Cohen, S, J. (1992) Dance As a Theatre Art: Source Readings in Dance History from 1581 to the Present. Princeton Book Co. ISBN 0-87127-173-7
  • Copeland, R. (2004) Merce Cunningham: The Modernizing of Modern Dance. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-96575-6
  • Daly, A. (2002) Critical Gestures: Writings on Dance and Culture. Wesleyan University Press. ISBN 0-8195-6566-0
  • Desmond, J, C. (Ed) (1997) Meaning in Motion: New Cultural Studies of Dance (Post-Contemporary Interventions). Duke University Press. ISBN 0-8223-1942-X
  • Dils, A. (2001) Moving History/Dancing Cultures: A Dance History Reader. Wesleyan University Press. ISBN 0-8195-6413-3
  • Ihde, DD. (2003) Bodies in Technology. University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 0-8166-3846-2
  • Jowitt, D. (1989) Time and the Dancing Image. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-06627-8
  • Novack, C, J. (1990) Sharing the Dance: Contact Improvisation and American Culture. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 0-299-12444-4
  • Reynolds, N. and McCormick, M. (2003) No Fixed Points: Dance in the Twentieth Century. Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09366-7
  • Thomas, H. (2003) The Body, Dance and Cultural Theory. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-72432-1
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