SOME DANCE

"Life is a dance to the rhythm of the universe."

A look at the history, philosophy, and theory of various styles of dance through the eyes of a sentimental scientist.

   CONTENTS

 1 AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION

 2 THE INTELLIGENT BODY

 3 THE QUALITY OF MOVEMENT

 4 DANCING IS NOT NORMAL

 5 SYMMETRY IN DANCE

 6 WIDDERSHINS

 7 SYMMETRY IN BALLROOM DANCING

 8 PERCEPTION OF DANCE

 9 OBJECTIFYING DANCE INFORMATION

10 EXHIBITION DANCING

11 NOH DANCING

12 SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

13 HISTORY OF BALLROOM DANCING

14 LADY WHISPERING

15 SOME THEORY OF BALLROOM DANCING

16 HISTORY OF LATIN DANCING<

17 DANCE AND GRAMMARS

18 GENDER AND CHOREGRAPHY

19 AN IRRATIONAL TANGO

20 ENGLISH OLD TIME DANCING

21 AUSTRALIAN NEW VOGUE DANCING

22 THE MEANING OF THE TWILIGHT WALTZ

23 GYPSY TAP PASSION

24 DANCING ON COMPUTERS

25 DANCE NOTATION

26 INTRODUCTION TO LABANOTATION

27 LED AND LINTEL

28 COMPUTER ANIMATION OF THE MERRILYN

29 ANNA PIPER

30 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND REFERENCES


author partnered by Anna Piper