Swing mania: moda, musica, cultura e passi di danza (Swing mania: fashion, music, culture and dance moves)

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Swing mania: moda, musica, cultura e passi di danza (Swing mania: fashion, music, culture and dance moves)
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2016
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The recent swing craze brought back the joyful and energetic dances that, born in Harlem in the Thirties, today enliven vintage fairs, dancing teas, weekend parties and hundreds of courses around the world. Swing mania explores the vibrant contemporary swing scene, letting us know the most popular dances and the culture and fashion associated with them. Packed with contemporary photographs, wonderful vintage shots and step-by-step guides, this book is an overview of everything you need to get started, whether it's a fun "Solo Charleston" or an acrobatics like the "Pop Jump". The book deals with the four main swing dances Charleston, Collegiate Shag, Balboa and Lindy Hop - accompanied by the Strolls, sure-footers. Each chapter opens with a fascinating overview of the evolution of the treated dance, while the sections "Creating the look" examine men's and women's fashion, without neglecting makeup and hair, and a list of essential garments and accessories. This is followed by a selection of musical pieces on which to practice and a detailed description of the main dance steps, illustrated by color photographs and amusing dedicated videos accessible by scanning the QR codes present in the various chapters.
192
978-88-576-0828-0
Swing mania
Open WorldCat
OCLC: 982267346