Unformatted text preview: Contributed to the development of social dances [Charleston, Turkey Trot]. Dances from South Africa: Most oppressed by Western Europe, but they sill allowed themselves freedom of dance. What makes the African music enjoyable to them? Try to understand the notes. There is complexity to African dance and music. Has aesthetic principle [art]. Tango: Melonga: Speech/words made by blacks and adopted by Tango to describe music and dance. Jaladera rhythm: common Tango rhythm. Melonga: spoken word/verse. Same dance technique as Tango. Faster, no pauses. Jaladera rhythm. Turning rather than just walking....
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- Spring '08
- History of dance, Dance music, Social dance, Dance Theatre