Archive for keyword: Dance structures

A consideration of structural analysis methodology in the context of southeast European dance: an example from Banat – Brâul bătrân

This paper considers the value of the methods of dance structural analysis as a methodology noting that an understanding of “dance” and “dancing” is dependent on the participant’s cultural background and knowledge. This gives rise to local scholarly research methods that have particular relevance to the local concepts of dance, …read more

Dance practices in Banat: ‘contra-timp’ from the Banat mountain villages in the urban context

In the Banat region of Romania the ‘traditional’ dance forms of the Banat mountain region are currently practiced in the social dancing within the urban context of Timisoara. Currently, in the city of Timisoara, there is a regenerated interest in dance practices in the ensemble context and for participation at …read more