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Soguni-Cun
when the fields are prepared, male dance, only men watch, virgins wear a double antelope mask (symbol of fertility), sweat into the earth to make it fertile, females plant seeds after the ceremony
African American
Polyrhythm
Many Sequence of beats African & island music and dance
Big Drum
-Western Tribe - 6-10 men hit drum with mallets - no women playing drums ever
heartbeat of mother earth
native American
Fire dance
men only built and set
native american
Jingle Dress Dance
dress with many bells and women only dance around
native american
Apollo
mythological god of form and order; choreography
ancient greek dance
Dithyramb
celebration to Dionysus; competition in song and dance
ancient greeks
Adagio
low to the ground (basses);
traveling minstrels
Clapsticks
instrument of the aborigines
Syncopation
accents of the rhythm fall between the beats or in unexpected places
traveling minstrels
Basses
slow tempo, adagio, “minivette”
traveling minstrels
Didjeridu
wind instrument with two tones, high and low
aborigines
Theatron
“place to see”; outdoor amphitheaters
ancient greek
Tarantella
Italian folk dance; wont die when you dance, poisonous spiders, fast aerobic duet between male/female, ballet program today
Orchestra/orchesis
played at theatron
ancient greek
Tempo
speed or rate of the beats
Hoop dance
dance in hoops, could be multiple hoops, men only
native Americans
Rhythm
arrangements (pattern) of accents on top of the beats
Dionysus
myth god of passion and vitality; myth god of dance
ancient greek
Folk dance
ethnic dance that has lost its original meaning, only the form is passed along
ancient greek
Dansomania
some believed dancing prevented the plague, huge groups of hysterical people danced in the streets trying to avoid the plague
medeval
Totan Tanz
dance of death; german, peasants dance after dark of aristocrats grave, sometimes dig up body for revenge
Big drum
heartbeat of mother earth
native American
Horizontal/figure dancing
floor pattern, geometric shapes
traveling minstrels
Ethnic dance
dance forms that develop from a cultural heritage and reflect the social structure and life of that particular population
smoke dance
put out fire after fire dance
native americans
Pantomime
all act out
traveling mintrels
1st dance masters to teach aristocratic society art songs and dance
chilvary
affected aristocratic life
roman empire
Catherine de Medici
Queen of France from Italy; produced first real ballet
medeval
ballare
the french term for ballet; Italian verb "to dance"
1581
the year the first real ballet was produced, in France for the royal wedding
Ballet Comique de la Reine
the first royal wedding ballet produced
tonnelet
male performance skirt
The Masque of Blackness
from england
King Louis XIV
"the Dancing King"
Ballet de la Nuit
"ballet of the Night"; reproduction of the Masque of Blackness
Jean Baptist Lully
King Luis's best friend - ballet master, director of Royal Academy of Dance
1681
Year Lully produced and coreographed "Le Triomphe de L'Amour", "The Victor of Love"
Le Triumphe de L'Amour
produced and coreographed by Lully; The Victory of Love; first professional women ballet dancers
inuit
culture based on fishing and whaling and hunting; mostly men danced together; women danced separately
Drum-Dance-Song
tell of the hunt
inuit
bull roarer
secret, sacred instrument used and heard by men - sacred ceremonies