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.

  • I Been Buked
  • Processional
  • Preaching Spirital
  • Wade in the Water
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2. What dance was created in 1958 and was the debute programme of Alvin Ailey A merican Dance Theatre

  • Blues Suite
  • Red Shoes
  • Biblical Gardens
  • Sinner Man

3. Which section? The music adds atmosphere which enhances the narrative context, as well as providing a clear rhythum for the actions. The words provide the basis for the actions and walking with the predominant action in this number.

  • Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham
  • Past and Gone
  • Wade in the Water
  • fix me, jesus

4. Jazz and African Dance forms were a huge influence on Alvin Ailey. TalleyBeatty, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and the Nicholas Brothers were four different choreograpghers in this genre. Name two others

  • Keneth McMillan and George Balanchine
  • Kathrine Durham and jack Cole
  • Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine
  • Mrs Henry and Mrs Clark

5. Hermit songs was created by Alvin Ailey after Revelations. It was a solo for Ailey based on 8th-13th century poems by Irish monks. What year was itr created?

  • 1961
  • 2013
  • 1900
  • 1969


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