THE ARMENIANS IN WORLD CHOREOGRAPHY
Yerevan, ”Hayastan,” 2016, 376 pages (in Armenian)
The book presents information about more than 740 Armenian dance professionals-performers, choreographers, and teachers, as well as composers who have worked in about 40 countries, from the beginning of the 19th century till today.
The first chapters present the pre-history of Armenian stage dance and ballet, dating from the 19th century, when Armenians first encountered ballet art and performed choreographies.
The last chapter of the book presents Armenian representatives of Middle Eastern dance, more popularly known as Oriental or belly dance, from all over the world.
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