StudyGuide Test 2 - 1Study Questions for Test #2, Court,...

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1 Study Questions for Test #2 , Court, Social and Classical Dance Forms Chapter Three - Social Dance 1. Dance all over the world is used as a way to socialize and celebrate _. 2. When confronted with another culture whose dances differ from ours, we become aware of the values that our social dances reflect. 3. During the Industrial Revolution, traditional folk dances began to disappear. Cecil Sharp was among dance ethnologists who researched, collected and notated dances of various cultures. This resurgence of interest led to the founding of the Country Dance Society of America. 4. Four types of world-wide social dances are: 1. courtship 2. war 3. communal 4.work 5. ____Couple________ dancing is thought to have first arisen in Provence and does not exist in many cultures. 6. The nomadic Wodaabe women, whose marriages have been arranged by their families, have a chance to leave an unhappy “given wife” marriage in what way? She can pick a new husband who has put on paint/costume/mask and dancing in a dance line. Pick one who appeals to her from dance line. Exhusband left in dust 7. By the fifteenth century, dancing masters were writing manuals of _____steps___ and_etiquette_ and giving daily dancing lessons in the European courts. 8. Why do you think most of the important dancing masters of the Renaissance were Jews? Who was the most famous? Dancing was part of their culture, so they were good at it; William the jew 9. Spain’s couple dances in the _flamenc__ style, retain a different flavor than other European couples dances. They are infused with smoldering _____sensuality__ and strong rhythmic patterns, a mixture of Andalusian, Moorish and_gypsy/gitano___ influences. 10. Where is it thought the gitano originated and through where did they migrate? In northern India, migrated to Egypt, Italy, spain, france, hungary, germany, Romania, and british isles 11. How did this style of dance reach the New World and where can its influence be found? Through Spanish settlers; throughout the America southwest, mexico, central and south amer. 12. What took Europe by a storm in the 1830s and why were they considered risque? Polkas, and waltzes- hold on tightly to partner
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13. Some folk dances imitate work. Give an example of a hunt dance: fishermen’s dance: fishing, coastal areas, Veracruz to taiwan woodsmen’s dance: forestry, Romania and czech 14. Slavic wedding dances depict: Women’s work- cradle rocking, bread making, linen weaving, sowing seeds, harvesting 15. What were the origins of today’s African-American step dances? Motivational war dances, keep warriors fit and ready to fight 16. Chinese weapons dances gradually evolved into ______martial arts_______ 17. Where might English Morris- (Moorish) dances have originated? In spain, north. africa
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