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Research guide for dance.

Welcome!

Welcome to the FSU Libraries' guide to Dance research and resources. Use the tabs at the top to navigate through the resources. Please contact me with any questions or if you would like to suggest resources to be added to the guide. Enjoy!

Paloma Herrera in Swan Lake. Photo: MIRA (Source: American Ballet Theatre)

Subject Headings

Here are a few subject headings you can use to search the catalog for books and journals about dance.

Art and dance

Dance – Philosophy

Dance -- Religious aspects

Dance -- Study and teaching

Modern dance -- Study and teaching (Higher) – Methodology

Body language

Performing arts

Dance -- Sociological aspects

Modern dance

Choreography – Philosophy

Movement (Philosophy)

Movement, Aesthetics of

Dance – History

Choreography

Dance -- Anthropological aspects

Human beings -- Attitude and movement

Dance -- Study and teaching – Periodicals

Religious dance -- History

 

Citation Guide

Key Resources

Call Numbers

Use the Library of Congress Classification Outline to browse for serendipitous discovery of books in your subject area. Here are the call number ranges for dance:

  • GV 1585 - Dictionaries, encyclopedias
  • GV 1587 - Terminology, abbreviations, notation
  • GV 1587.5 - Directories
  • GV 1588 - Philosophy (and theory)
  • GV 1589- Study and teaching
  • GV 1590-GV 1594 - General works
  • GV 1595 - Special aspects of the subject as a whole
  • GV 1596 - Pictorial works
  • GV 1596.5 - Juvenile works
  • GV 1597 - Dancing as a profession
  • GV 1600 - Dance criticism, appreciation
  • GV 1645-GV 1728 - Dance history (and historical dance)
  • GV 1743 - National dances. Folk dances and dancing (General)
  • GV 1746-GV 1771 - Social dancing. Ballroom dancing
  • GV 1781-GV 1795 - Theatrical dancing (Biography: GV 1785)
  • GV 1796 - Special dances.
  • M 1450 - Dance music
  • M 1520 - M 1526 Ballets (full scores, piano scores, excerpts)
  • QM 1- QM 511 - General human anatomy 
  • QP 1 - QP 345 - General physiology
  • RC489.D3 & RJ505.D3 - Dance Therapy

 

Subject Guide

Leah Sherman
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