history of dance

history of dance - FOX TROT PERIOD 1900's CHARLESTON PERIOD...

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What Is Dance? Using the human body to move in ways that: * Extend through time * Exist in space * Exert an energy flow The movement usually has a rhythmic accompaniment The movement can communicate The movement contains style and form Categories of Dance BALLET * Classical * Modern MODERN DANCE MUSICAL STAGE DANCE BALLROOM ETHNIC, FOLK, SQUARE Traditional European Dances ALLEMANDE French Court 4/4 time signature Slow Kept hands joined COURANTE Italy and France 3/4 time 3 couples in a row gestures of courtship, flirtation SARABANDE Spain 3/4 time, slow Used in religious processions GIGUE Italy 6/8, 9/8, and 12/8 time lively Phases of Ballroom and Social Dance
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Unformatted text preview: FOX TROT PERIOD 1900's CHARLESTON PERIOD 1920's SWING ERA 1930's - 1940's Big Band Music LATIN DANCE CRAZE 1930's Rhumba Samba Tango Mambo Cha-Cha ROCK PERIOD 1940's Big Bands become smaller combo's Jitterbug ROCK-N-ROLL Late 1950's - 1960's Motown, Elvis The Stroll, The Twist The Mash Potato DISCO 1970's Latin Sound The Hustle, The 12 Step N.Y. Street Hustle COUNTRY WESTERN Late 70's, Early 80's "Jeans Scene" Old became new Country Western Swing 1980's Music charts own divisions Combination of touch dance and freestyle Music videos influenced dance 1990's Lambada Electric Slide...
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