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Subject Guide - Dance

Finding Dance Performances and other Resources

To find books on subjects related to Dance, search by keyword, for example "ballet" and then "Refine your results" by "Resource Type" = "Books".

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Outline of Classification Numbers related to Dance

The Library uses the Library of Congress Classification Scheme for shelving of materials. Please see below Outline of Classification Numbers related to Dance 

Dance

GV1580 - 1799.4

1.    Periodicals. Serials

GV1580

2.    Congresses

GV1583

3.    Dictionaries. Encyclopedia

GV1585

4.    Terminology. Abbreviations. Notation

GV1587

5.    Directories

GV1587.5

6.    Archives

GV1587.8

7.    Philosophy

GV1588 - 1588.6

- General Works

GV1588

- Relation to Aesthetics

GV1588.3

- Relation to Education

GV1588.4

- Relation to Psychology

GV1588.5

- Relation to Society

GV1588.6

8.    Study and Teaching. Research

GV1589

- Dance School

GV1589.4

9.    General Works

GV1590 - 1595

- Early through 1850

GV1590

- 1851 - 1974

GV1593

- 1975 ᅳ

GV1594

- General Special (special aspects of the subject as a whole)

GV1595

10. Pictorial Works

GV1596

11. Juvenile Works

GV1596.5

12. Dancing as a Profession

GV1597

13. Addresses Essays, Lectures

GV1599

14. Dance Criticism. Appreciation

GV1600

15. History of Dance by Period

GV1601 - 1619

- General (1851 - )

GV1601

- General Special

GV1603

- Classical

GV1611

- Modern

GV1617 - 1619

16. History of Dance by Region

GV1621 - 1728

- America

GV1621 - 1641

- Europe

GV1643 - 1688

- Asia

GV1689 - 1703

- Arab Countries

GV1704

- Africa

GV1705 - 1713

- Australia

GV1715 - 1716

- New Zealand

GV1719 - 1720

- Pacific Islands

GV1727 - 1728

17.    Ethics. Dancing and the Church

GV1740 - 1741

18.    National Dances. Folk Dances and Dancing (General)

GV1743

19.    Social Dancing. Ballroom Dancing

GV1746 - 1771

- Balls. Dance Parties

GV1746 - 1750.8

- Techniques

GV1751 - 1753

- Study and Teaching. Research

GV1753.5 - 1754

- Waltz

GV1761

- Square Dances. Quadrilles. Country Dances

GV1763 - 1767

20.    Dancing in Motion Pictures, Television, etc.

GV1779

21.    Theatrical Dancing

GV1781 - 1795

- General Works

GV1781

- Improvisation

GV1781.2

- Production and Staging

GV1782

- Choreography

GV1782.5

- Individual Dances

GV1782.6 - 1782.62

- Modern or Expressionistic Dance. Revival of Classical Dance

GV1783 - 1783.2

- Religious Dance

GV1783.5

- Jazz Dance

GV1784

- Biography

GV1785

- Dance Groups or Companies

GV1785.8 - 1786

- Ballet

GV1786.32 - 1790

- General Works

GV1787

- Technique

GV1788 - 1788.2

- Study and Teaching. Research

GV1788.5 - 1788.6

- Safety Measures. Accident Prevention

GV1789

- Equipment and Supplies (incl. Costume, Slippers, etc.)

GV1789.2

- Individual Ballets

GV1790

- Clog Dancing. Jig. Step Dancing

GV1793

- Tap Dancing

GV1794 - 1794.5

- Other Theatrical Dances

GV1795

22.    Special Dances (e.g. Cha-Cha, Polka, Tango, etc.)

GV1796 .A-Z

- Bharata Natyam

GV1796 .B4

- Cha-cha

GV1796 .C2

- Flamenco. Cante hondo

GV1796 .F55

- Tango

GV1796 .T3

23.    Gymnastic Dancing. Rhythmic Exercises

GV1798 - 1798.8

- General Works

GV1798

- Belly Dancing

GV1798.5

- Jazz Exercise

GV1798.6

24.    Dancing for Special Classes of Persons

GV1799 - 1799.4

- Children

GV1799

- People with Disabilities

GV1799.2

- Older People

GV1799.3

- Women

GV1799.4

Physical Education and Training

GV201 - 555

  1. Periodicals. Serials. Societies. Dictionaries. Directories

GV201 - 208

  1. History

GV211 - 328

  1. General Works

GV341

  1. Philosophy. Relation to Other Topics

GV342 - 342.5

  1. Organization and Administration

GV343.5

  1. Safety Measures

GV344

  1. Study and Teaching. Research

GV361 - 368

  1. Physical Education Facilities. Sports Facilities

GV401 - 433

  1. Physical Tests. Fitness Tests

GV436 - 436.7

  1. Physical Education Training for Special Classes of Persons

GV439 - 447

  1. Movement Education

GV452

  1. Gymnastics. Gymnastic Exercises

GV460 - 553

- General Works

GV461

- Exercises for Grace and Expression, incl. Delsarte System

GV463

- Gymnastics for children

GV464.5

 

- Calisthenics. Group Exercises

GV481 - 510

- General Works

GV481

- Exercises for women

GV482

- Tai Chi. Tai Ji Quan

GV504 - 504.6

- Others (e.g. Stretching)

GV505

- Weight Training. Weight Lifting. Body Building

GV545.5 - 548

  1. Acrobatics. Trapeze Work. Rope and Wire Walking

GV550 - 555

Other Related Topics

 

  1. Art of Acting

PN2061 - 2071

- Theatrical costume and costume design

PN2067

- Theatrical Makeup

PN2068

  1. Costume. Dress. Fashion

GT500 - 2370

  1. Dance Bibliographies

Z7514 .D2

  1. Dance Injuries

RC1220 .D35

  1. Dance Music

ML3400 - 3465

- Ballet Dance Music (History & Criticism)

ML3460

  1. Dance Photography

TR817.5

  1. Dance Therapy

RJ505 .D3

  1. Dramatic Music

MT95

  1. Musical Films. Rock Musical Films

PN1995.9 .M86

  1. Musical Theater

MT955 - 956

  1. Pantomimes

PN1985 - 1988