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Modern dance fundamentals Nona Schurman"s basic technique based on Humphrey-Weidman principles : addendum to Modern dance fundamentals by Odette Blum

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Modern dance

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Edition Notes

Statementby Nona Shurman and Sharon Leigh Clark.
ContributionsSchurman, Nona., Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17623426M

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