Information: Curt Sachs, author of books about music and dance.
- The History of Musical Instruments. Sachs, Curt. New York: Norton, 1940.
- World History of the Dance. Sachs, Curt. New York: Norton, 1937. ". . . relied on inconsistent second and third-hand written accounts to construct a history of dance. Though he included examples of folk dances from many parts of the world, Sachs held an evolutionary perspective that harkened back to outdated 19th-century notions and consequently did not assist the development of more modern theoretical studies." &150;LeeEllen Friedland, "Folk Dance History," in International Encyclopedia of Dance, vol.3, p.35.
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