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Unformatted text preview: estor. As you can imagine, there are many different groups in Africa, As each with their own dances and style of dancing. each Unfortunately, we cannot discuss them all, but hopefully the Unfortunately, videos this week will give you a hint of some of these other dances. dances. I would also highly suggest visiting the Musical Instrument would Museum (in Phoenix, off the 101 at Tatum). Museum There is a huge room dedicated to the music of Africa, complete There with videos. As dance and music are so entwined in African culture, the videos are filled with great examples of African dancing!! (and everything else in the museum is pretty great too!) dancing!! “African dance forms are strong, virile and vital with a African feeling of dynamic thrust and resistance. . . . But more than any combination of steps, African dance has an urgency. The dancer has direction and purpose. The purpose is to communicate.” ** purpose ** Primus, P. (1998). African dance. In K.W. Asante (Ed.), African ** dance: an artistic, historical, and philosophical inquiry (pp. 3-11). Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press. Trenton,...
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