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PED 251 (Modern Dance I): Subject Headings and Call Numbers

This LibGuide is intended as a resource for the research on modern dance.

Subject Headings and Call Numbers

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Official LC Subject Headings for common Dance genres:

  • Dance
  • Ballet
  • Modern dance
  • Jazz dance
  • African American Dance
  • Tap dancing
  • Folk dancing
  • Hip-hop AND Dance (Hip-hop on it's own will also bring up all the music-related materials)
  • Break dancing
  • Swing (Dance)
  • Belly dance

Note: Use these EXACT spellings and phrasing when doing a Subject Search in the catalog!

 

Other Subject headings that may be used when searching the Libraries' catalog:

  • Art and Dance
  • Body Language
  • Choreography
  • Dance -- History
  • Dance -- Philosophy
  • Dance -- Religious Aspects
  • Dance -- Sociological Aspects
  • Dance -- Study and Teaching
  • Modern Dance
  • Performing Arts


Common Call Number Ranges:

  • GV (1580-1799.4) --- Dancing
  • GV (1587) --- Dance Terminology, Abbreviations, Notation
  • GV (1588) --- Philosophy and Theory
  • GV (1589) --- Study and Teaching
  • GV (1597) --- Dancing as a Profession
  • GV (1600) --- Dance Criticism and Appreciation
  • GV (1645-1728) --- Dance History and Historical Dancing
  • GV (1743) --- National Dances; Folk Dancing
  • GV (1746-1771) --- Social Dancing; Ballroom Dancing
  • GV (1781-1795) --- Theatrical Dancing
  • M (1450) --- Dance Music
  • M (1520-1526) --- Ballet Dance Music
  • QM (1-511) --- General Human Anatomy
  • QP (1-345) --- General Physiology
  • RC (489.D3) --- Dance Therapy for Adults
  • RJ (505.D3) --- Dance Therapy for Children

 

A Few Books of Interest in our Catalog