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Dance Vocabulary Test

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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. djembe
  2. Phrases
  3. doun doun
  4. Break
  5. Thoinot Arbeau
  1. a a double headed african drum
  2. b A change in the drumming rhythm that tells a dancer when to stop, start, or change steps
  3. c Author of Orchesography
  4. d a single headed african drum
  5. e A sequence of steps and gestures

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A dance form characterized by athleticism, deep contractions, and sharp angles
  2. 1300s-1400s
  3. the dance of the strong men or wrestlers
  4. Established the five positions of the feet
  5. Tell myths

5 True/False Questions

  1. George BalanchineEstablished the School of American Ballet

          

  2. Ethnic DanceA dance form characterized by athleticism, deep contractions, and sharp angles

          

  3. Ballet RusesOne of the first combinations of costume designers, composers, choreographers, and ballet dancers to create a large scale ballet company

          

  4. lordosisan abnormal inward curvature of the vertebral column

          

  5. Era of the Early Technique1600s-1700s

          

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