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In the Body: Indigenous Corporeality, Work, and Interpretation

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Part Three moves away from a chronological approach, engaging a more theoretical and discursive style, and undertaking detailed dramaturgical analyses. This chapter considers issues of reception, ... More


Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Frédéric Pouillaude

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

There is no archive or museum of human movement where choreographies can be collected and conserved in pristine form. The central consequence of this is the incapacity of philosophy and aesthetics to ... More


The Ballet Class

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

There are multiple approaches to teaching ballet according to traditional methods or schools. Each method follows a sequentially progressive syllabus for each year or level of instruction that ... More


Identity: Two Regimes

Frédéric Pouillaude

in Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

This chapter examines in detail the identity of the choreographic work, which has the peculiarity of being unwritten yet repeatable. In order to do so, the chapter constructs a theoretical framework ... More


Oral Identities: Passing Dance On, Making Versions

Frédéric Pouillaude

in Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

This chapter considers the means of oral transmission in terms of what the oral implies for the survival and status of works. Where the survival of works depends on the memory of the creators and ... More


The Absence of the Work: Presence, Expenditure, Auto-affection

Frédéric Pouillaude

in Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

This chapter explores the process of absenting in more radical terms that previously discussed in this book. More specifically, it attempts to move from absenting as a mere tendency of discourse to ... More


Intending the Unintentional, Repeating the Unrepeatable

Frédéric Pouillaude

in Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

This chapter examines the contemporary relationships between improvisation and composition, precisely insofar as these apparently distort how we conventionally conceive of both the work and ... More


Conclusion (2): Gesture and Trace

Frédéric Pouillaude

in Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

This second conclusion to the book proposes two distinctions which could form the basis of a classification of the various art forms. There are arguably two essential features which define the ... More


Coda: Still Unfinished …

Judith Hamera

in Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199348589
eISBN:
9780199348619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348589.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

The coda to Unfinished Business begins with the election of Donald Trump as US president, presenting this as a bookend to the election of Ronald Reagan nearly four decades earlier. Racialized and ... More


The Dancers’ Experience

Karen Eliot

in Albion's Dance: British Ballet during the Second World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199347629
eISBN:
9780199347643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347629.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ballet companies were created to cater to the public need for morale-boosting entertainment. The expanded performing opportunities allowed women to continue dancing and to avoid being called up for ... More


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