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
  • Wade in the Water
  • Processional
  • Preaching Spirital
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2. 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?

  • 1969
  • 1961
  • 1900
  • 2013

3. 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.

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

4. Name four props which are used in revelations

  • fans, umberella, long strips of material, sand
  • Fans, stools, umberella, long strips of silk material
  • buckets and spades
  • buckets of water

5. What is the chief choreograpghic device used by Alvin Ailey after revelations

  • counterpoint
  • motif development
  • levels
  • call and response


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