DANCE STUDY GUIDE TEST 1

DANCE STUDY GUIDE TEST 1 - D ANCE STUDY GUIDE TEST 1 PRIM...

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DANCE STUDY GUIDE TEST 1 PRIMITIVE PERIOD TO 3000 BC Dance was one of the earliest forms of art Simple Instruments, Clapping, chanting Imitation was used: Native American Immitating the Eagle in the video Medicine dances restored the health for the individual Dances for spiritual connection were used as a form of prayer ANCIENT PERIOD 3000 BC – 400AD Movements were parallel and flat Greeks incorporated dance into theatre Bharata Natyam was a temple dance that was graceful and required great skill. It was used as a form of prayer MIDIEVAL PERIOD 400AD TO 1400 AD Dance was not being celebrated as a form of art The danse macabre or dance of death became an obsession of the era as society surrounded by the immensity of death due to the bubonic plague. Colloquial dance continued as people performed dances such as the Maypole dance. RENAISSANCE/LOUIS XIV 1400-1700AD Catherine de Medici is considered the mother of dance Balthasar de Beaujoyeux created the first court ballet, the Ballet Comique de La Reine. The court ballet was a spectacle and was performed over a period of 4 or 5 hours. Louis XIV received his name “the Sun King” from his role of
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course DANC 101 taught by Professor Dragoni during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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