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Dance glossary- constituent features of dance

A
Aural setting- accompaniment, musical term, co-existence, music relationship
with the dance.
Accent- increase or stress on the beat, shifting the accent away from the first
beat can create an irregular feeling in the rhythm, when set in a regular rhythm
we call this…

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Direct correlation- the music and dance directly links
Disassociation- dance and music are totally independent of one and another.


E
Episodic- is where the dance piece is structured in separate episodes/ sections
that can be seen as having correlation and therefore developing the
information from the dance.
Energy ­is the…

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Levels- aspects of height
Loose canon- offers more opportunity for the manipulation of the motif.
Lighting- a change in light triggers an automatic response in audience
members.
Logical sequence & propotion- sequencing in dance involves the organisation
or natural progression from start to finish.

M
Motif- is a single movement…

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S
Size- the size of a shape can have an impact and communicate different ideas.
Simple canon- there is a strict order; they do a motif and then remain still.
Simultaneous canon- the dancers are doing the same motif but at different
points.
Scena tragica- (historical context) objects suited to…

Comments

Rachael Vickerman

Did you use the 'Essential Guide to Dance' textbook? :)

taylor broderick

very useful thank u :)

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