Unit One Study Guide
Unit One Study Guide ESS 104
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E55 104 Dance Appreciation Unit 1 Study Guide Introduction 1 What is the de nition of dance 2What are the 8 functions of dance 3What are the 9 formsstyles of dance Ancient Dance List the 4 types of religious dance among ancient cultures How was dance used by the ancient Egyptians List 3 important developments that occurred in dance history in ancient Egypt Describe how dance was viewed by the ancient Hebrews List the 4 functions of dance used by the ancient Greeks List the two places that dance was found in ancient Rome How was dance debased during that time period What form of dance was the ancient Romans greatest contribution to dance history Dance in the Middle Ages 1 2 How was dancing in the Middle Ages related to the Christian Church List the 3 forms of dance that were prevalent during the Middle Ages Were any accepted by the Church Why or why not Dance of the Renaissance P P FWN What are balli When and where were they found Describe the origins of the word ballet Who danced in the early court ballets and why What is considered to be the rst quotballetquot Describe where the early court ballets were performed Describe Louis XlV s contribution to early ballet What did he establish in 1669 that helped to draw the rst line between amateur and professional ballet Who was Louis XlV s dancing master What is he credited with having invented Describe why ballet dancers used a turnedout position of the legs and feet How did the start off The Paris Opera Ballet and the consequent move of ballet from the ballroom to the proscenium stage nally draw the line between amateur and professional ballet dancers 18th Century Ballet 1 List the 2 reasons why quotThe Loves of Mars and Venusquot was important to dance history 2 What are Marie Camargo s 2 main contributions to dance history 3 What is a ballet d action When did they start 4 What important event happened in quotFlore et Zephyrequot 1796 that led to a major development in ballet in the 19th Century Romantic Era What century did ballet achieve its modern identity What caused ballet to become a female art form List the 2 aspects of Romantic art that in uenced the Romantic ballet When did pointe start for women Why did it begin What was the rst choreographic example of the Romantic era in ballet Who starred in quotLa Sylphidequot Who choreographed it What is a tutu What is the difference between the tutus of the romantic era and the tutus of the classical era 8 What was the Romantic era s last ballet Hint We watched it in class 9 What are the years for the Romantic era 10 Why did interest in baet decline at the end of the 19th century Speci cally in Western Europe U39lbUUNH 91 Russian Ballet 1 Describe Marius Petipa s contributions to Russian ballet What type of ballet did he begin 2 What are the characteristics of a classical ballet Hint There are 2 major ones What are the 4 parts to a Grand Pas de Deux What Russian music composer did Marius Petipa often collaborate with IgtUU Early 20 Century Ballet What Russian choreographer started contemporary ballet List the name of Michel Fokine s st abstract ballet List the differences between classical ballet and contemporary baet List Michel Fokine s two most famous dancers Why were they famous Who was Sergei Diaghilev What was his contribution to contemporary ballet List the 2 ballets that Vaslav Njinsky choreographed for Ballet Russe Which one caused a riot and why U39lbUUNH 9 American Ballet 1 Who was George Balanchine What American baet company did he found What baet style is he credited with IS he more wellknown for his classical ballet d actions or his abstract contemporary ballets 2 Besides New York City Ballet what is the other largest US baet company How is their style different from that of the NYCB List Agnes de Mille s and Jerome Robbins contributions to American ballet List the characteristics of The Joffrey Ballet Who founded the Dance Theater of Harlem What motivated him to do so
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