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Dance: LC Call Numbers and Subjects

Research resources for dance courses offered at Jordan College of Fine Arts, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.

Dance Kaleidoscope

by Kevin Eddy

Licensed under Creative Commons BY NC ND

Alvin Ailey Dance Co.

LC Class & Subjects

General Information

The Butler University Libraries use the Library of Congress classification system. Dance materials generally fall within the range of GV 1580 - GV 1799. Within that range, some of the useful subdivisions for Theory & Philosophy of Dance are:

  • GV 1585 - Dictionaries, encyclopedias
  • GV 1588 - Philosophy (and theory)
  • GV 1589- Study and teaching
  • GV 1590-GV 1594 - General works
  • GV 1595 - Special aspects of the subject as a whole
  • GV 1597 - Dancing as a profession
  • GV 1600 - Dance criticism, appreciation
  • GV 1645-GV 1728 - Dance history (and historical dance)
  • GV 1743 - National dances. Folk dances and dancing (General)
  • GV 1746-GV 1771 - Social dancing. Ballroom dancing
  • GV 1781-GV 1795 - Theatrical dancing (Biography: GV 1785)
  • GV 1796 -GV 1799 Special dances.
  • M 1450 - Dance music
  • Arts, Medieval
  • Ballerinas
  • Ballet
  • Ballet History
  • Ballet -- Aesthetics
  • Dance -- Anthropological aspects
  • Ballet -- Costume
  • Ballet dance music
  • Ballet dancers
  • Ballet dancing -- Accidents and injuries
  • Ballets -- Excerpts -- Piano Scores
  • Bible and dance
  • Choreographers -- Germany -- Biography
  • Choreography -- Philosophy
  • Dance
  • Dance -- Aesthetics
  • Dance -- Anthropological aspects
  • Dance -- Biography
  • Dance companies
  • Dance criticism
  • Dance -- History
  • Dance in literature
  • Dance music -- Europe -- 14th century [Dance music -- Continent -- century]
  • Dance notation
  • Dance -- Philosophy
  • Dance -- Political aspects
  • Dance -- Production and direction
  • Dance -- Religious aspects
  • Dance -- Religious aspects -- History -- Medieval period
  • Dance -- Sex differences
  • Dance -- Social aspects
  • Dance -- Sociological aspects
  • Dance -- Spain -- History [Dance--Country--History--"X" Century]
  • Dance -- Study and teaching
  • Dancers
  • Dancers -- Germany -- Biography [Dancers -- Country -- Biography]
  • Dancing injuries
  • Homosexuality and dance
  • Homosexuality in dance
  • Labanotation
  • Modern dance -- Aesthetics
  • Modern dance -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History
  • Modern dance -- Social aspects -- Germany -- History
  • Modern dance -- United States -- History
  • Movement, Aesthetics of
  • Movement analysis
  • Movement notation
  • Movement, Psychology of
  • Movement, Psychology of -- Cross-cultural studies
  • Religious dance
  • Sex in dance
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