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Perspectives in Motion: Engaging the Visual in Dance and Music

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Volume 15

Dance and Performance Studies

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Perspectives in Motion

Engaging the Visual in Dance and Music

Edited by Kendra Stepputat and Brian Diettrich
Foreword by Nanasipauʻu Tukuʻaho

340 pages, 38 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-002-1 $145.00/£107.00 / Hb / Published (March 2021)

ISBN  978-1-80539-144-9 $34.95/£27.95 / Pb / Not Yet Published (January 2024)

eISBN 978-1-80073-003-8 eBook

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Focusing on visual approaches to performance in global cultural contexts, Perspectives in Motion explores the work of Adrienne L. Kaeppler, a pioneering researcher who has made a number of interdisciplinary contributions over five decades to dance and performance studies. Through a diverse range of case studies from Oceania, Asia, and Europe, and interdisciplinary approaches, this edited collection offers new critical and ethnographic frameworks for understanding and experiencing practices of music and dance across the globe.

Kendra Stepputat is Associate Professor in Ethnomusicology at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz. Her recent books are The Kecak and Cultural Tourism on Bali (Eastman/Rochester Studies in Ethnomusicology, 2021) and the co-edited Choreomusicology (world of music [new series], 2020).

Brian Diettrich is Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at Victoria University of Wellington. A specialist in Oceania, his work has appeared in numerous publications about music and culture, including Ethnomusicology, Yearbook for Traditional Music, and the Journal of Pacific History.

Subject: Performance StudiesCultural Studies (General)


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