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1. 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

  • Mrs Henry and Mrs Clark
  • Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine
  • Kathrine Durham and jack Cole
  • Keneth McMillan and George Balanchine
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2. 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

3. Name two dance techniques (created by other choreographers) which are fundemental in Ailey's choreographic Style

  • jerome robbins
  • george balanchine
  • graham and horton
  • judith jamison

4. 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.

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

5. What is the correct order for Revelations

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.

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