Revelations Revision

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1. Which episode is being descrobed here: 'in unison, and in close wedge-shaped formation, the deep plie is repeated with variation of the gestures. The arms open sharply to second position and are held during the second plie.

  • Processional
  • I feel Pretty
  • I Been Buked
  • Sinner man
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2. What is the chief choreograpghic device used by Alvin Ailey after revelations

  • levels
  • motif development
  • call and response
  • counterpoint

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.

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

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.
  • 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
  • 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.

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

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

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