References Cited – Dance Heritage PhD

References Cited – Dance Heritage PhD

A Adra, N. (2005) ‘Belly Dance: An Urban Folk Genre’, in Shay, A. and Sellers-Young, B. (eds) Belly Dance: Orientalism, Transnationalism, And Harem Fantasy. Costa Mesa, California: Mazda Publishers Inc. (Bibliotheca Iranica. Performing Arts Series., 6), pp. 28–50....
Glossary of Raqs Sharqi Belly Dance Movements

Glossary of Raqs Sharqi Belly Dance Movements

Belly Dance Movements The following list of terms for raqs sharqi movements is not the official codified terminology, as this does not exist for raqs sharqi or belly dance. It is instead the terminology I have learnt from my teachers over the years and from books and...
Arabic Terms Used in Belly Dance Glossary

Arabic Terms Used in Belly Dance Glossary

Afrangi Afrnagi are considered the westernised Egyptian upper class. Alma (plur. awalim) Alma is an educated woman who could sing, write music and poetry, play instruments and sometimes danced and who performed mainly for women in the harem. Assaya An assaya is a...