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How to Find Material on Dance @ Sprague

Check the library’s catalog to find books and other library materials pertaining to your topic. Begin with some basic keyword searches, combining a few terms that relate to your topic, for example:

  • Dance
  • Dance History
  • Dancers
  • Dancing
  • Choreography
  • Specific types of dance, for example,
  • Ballet
  • Flamenco
  • Movement notation
  • Improvisation in dance



    Reference Materials

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    International encyclopedia of dance : a project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc
    Call Number: REF GV1585 .I586 1998
    International in scope, the encyclopedia includes historical surveys, analytical essays, theories, methodologies, personalities, music, costume, scene design, film, companies.

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    The queer encyclopedia of music, dance, & musical theater
    Call Number: ML100 .Q44 2004
    Aficionados of music, dance, opera, and musical theater will relish this volume featuring over 200 articles showcasing composers, singers, musicians, dancers, and choreographers across eras and styles.

    The Gail Grant dictionary of classical ballet in labanotation - Miles, Allan
    Call Number: GV1787 .M54

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    The Oxford dictionary of dance - Craine, Debra.
    Call Number: REF GV1585 .C73 2000

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    Dance words - Preston-Dunlop, Valerie Monthland.
    Call Number: REF GV1585 .P74 1995
    "Because the entries often describe rather than define concepts and may be subjective, this is an incomparable, artistic glossary more than a dictionary. For all students of dance." -- CHOICE review

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    The Grey House performing arts directory
    Call Number: REF PN1561 .G74 2003

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    Theatre sources dot com : a complete guide to online theatre and dance resources - Catron, Louis E.
    Call Number: REF PN2052 .C38 2001
    A compilation of over 750 web sites with summaries and comments on Web material as well as definitions and discussion of common theatre terms.


    Selected Titles

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    Integrative Performance - Experience Bryon
    Call Number: PN2075 .B79 2014
    ISBN: 9780415694483
    Publication Date: 2014

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    The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen - Melissa Blanco Borelli (Editor)
    Call Number: GV1779 .O95 2014
    ISBN: 9780199897827
    Publication Date: 2014



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    Dance ink : photographs - Miller, J. Abbott.
    Call Number: GV1785.A1 D285 1997
    A celebration of contemporary dance, featuring the best work from the award-winning magazine DANCE INK (1990-96). Includes many new and previously unpublished photographs. Essays on five renowned choreographers offer insight into the distinctive style and personality of each artist.

    Fonteyn and Nureyev : the story of a partnership - Bland, Alexander.
    Call Number: GV1785.A1 B57 1979


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