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Unformatted text preview: the connection that bridges two separate movements, phrases, or sections in a dance. variation changing one or more aspects of a movement or phrase in a way that maintains a relationship to the original. Some aspects that might be varied: size, direction, timing, facing, level. A phrase may also be varied by taking out or inserting movement. accumulation a way of sequencing movement. One movement is added each time the phrase is performed. canon a way of sequencing whole phrases among various dancers. One group begins the phrase. The second (third, forth) group waits a certain number of counts and then begins the phrase. counterpoint a way of describing two (or more) separate phrases that, when performed at the same time, create an effect together through contrast. Think of the phrases as melodies, both sung at the same time....
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