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A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Sarah Morelli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book provides the first ethnographic examination into the life of and the community formed around Pandit Chitresh Das, one of India’s most dynamic, outspoken, and captivating dancers. Born in ... More


Final Words

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter

in La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066097
eISBN:
9780813058320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066097.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins with an overview of La Meri’s life and career and her contribution to the spread of knowledge about different cultures around the world, including world dance and culture. It then ... More


Encountering the Dance

Sarah Morelli

in A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter introduces readers to North Indian classical kathak dance as developed and transmitted by Pandit Chitresh Das. After grounding readers in basic concepts relevant to kathak and the ... More


Lead in: The Cost of Insight

Black Hawk Hancock

in American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226043074
eISBN:
9780226043241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the author's immersion into the worlds of Lindy Hop and Steppin'. He participated in all aspects of the Lindy Hop dance culture and became a regular social dancer in the ... More


The Impact of West African Drumming and Dance on the Participating Student

George Worlasi and Kwasi Dor

in West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 4 investigates West African dance drumming's impact on the student participant by reporting reasons for current ensemble members’ sustained membership beyond obtaining semester ... More


Tribalism, Experience, and Remixology in Global Psytrance Culture

Graham St John

in What Matters?: Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156851
eISBN:
9780231504683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156851.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the electronic dance music culture (EDMC)—clubs, festivals and the like—in relation to religiosity. Studies suggest that the collective alterations of consciousness happening ... More


The Sydney Club Scene and the Sampling of Global Electronic Dance Music Culture

E D Montano

in Sampling Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199949311
eISBN:
9780199364749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949311.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Fusing sample-based literature and scene-centered discussion, this chapter explores sampling in the context of the industry logics that underpin scene formation. Based on a decade of ethnographic ... More


Negotiating Choreography, Letter, and Law in William Forsythe

Gerald Siegmund

in New German Dance Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036767
eISBN:
9780252093869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter considers William Forsythe, an artist whose intellectual choreographies form a unique—and uniquely successful—part of Germany's dance culture. First, it takes a closer look at the ... More


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