dance Essay

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Dance 10: Quiz 1-5
Part 1 of 1 Multiple Choice/True False Score: 50 (of possible 50 points)
(ADDIONAL)
Question 1 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)
The French court ballet reached its height during the reign of Louis XIV, whose very birth had been celebrated by the _______________ of 1639.

A. Ballet de la Félicité B. Ballet de la coutisane appelé C. Ballet de Madame D. Ballet de la Déliverance de Renaud

ANS:A

The dancers in the earliest ballets were highly skilled professionals capable of feats of strength and agility. True False

ANS:F

In an effort to convey some meaning to the viewer, 18th century choreographers were inspired to evolve the ________________, which attempted to unfold a
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A. dance and music B. poetry and music C. dance and design D. poetry and dance

E. all of the above Answer Key: E
Question 18 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)

During the era of Molière's comédies-ballets, professional dancers began to evolve technical feats that demanded a high degree of training and skill, such as _________________. A. pirouettes B. cabrioles C. entrechats D. all of the above Answer Key: D

Question 19 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)

Which ballet was first performed on the proscenium stage of the theatre of the Palais-Royal in 1641? A.
Ballet de la Félicité B.
Ballet des Voleurs C.
Ballet des Fées de la Fôret de Saint-German

D.
Ballet de la Prospérité des armes de la France Answer Key: D
Question 20 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)

Who was the choreographer of Ballet Comique de la Reine Louise, presented in 1581? A.
Jean-Antoine de Baïf B.
Catherine de’ Medici C.
Louis XIV

D.
Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx Answer Key: D

Question 21 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)

Who rose to prominence in the French court thanks to his talents as a dancer, violinist and composer, and dominated the Paris Opéra from 1672 until his death in 1687? A.
Pierre Perrin B.
Peirre Beauchamp

C.
Jean-Baptiste Lully D.
Claude Balon Answer Key: C
Question 22 of 25

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