Revelations Revision

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1. Which section is being described: The group in two colums, travel, along the diagonal performing a repeated pattern of slow walking steps. These match the musical pulse and are embellished with Dunham-style, swivelling hips.

  • Preaching Spirital
  • Processional
  • Wade in the Water
  • I Been Buked
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2. What is the chief choreograpghic device used by Alvin Ailey after revelations

  • motif development
  • counterpoint
  • call and response
  • levels

3. Which section? The continue in unison, for example: a step close action with train wheel, chugging arms; a plie in second with arms thrust forward to clap; a quick rotation of the hips with pumping arms; and the pointing gesture seen before.

  • I Been Buked
  • Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham
  • Didn't my lord deliver
  • Wade in the Water

4. What is the correct order for Revelations

  • Preaching Spiritual, I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • Move, members move! I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the WaterI Been Buked, Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • Fix me, jesus, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? I been buked, , Processional, Take me to the WaterWade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham

5. Which section is being described here: Women repeat phrases from their opening material; for instance, while sitting again, they bow forwards and backwards and the men again complement this. As the woman, facing the front, shoot on arm upowards.

  • fix me, jesus
  • Preaching Spiritual
  • Didn't my lord deliver
  • past and gone

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