Swansong

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Name 2 uses of the chair in Swansong
Protection, Weapon, Comfort, To symbolise a cell
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What does the tap dancing suggest at the start?
Interrogation
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Describe the guards' costumes
Matching khaki officers uniform- short sleeved shirt with straight trousers, a black belt and black jazz shoes
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Describe the victims costume
simple, everyday clothes- a red/pink t-shirt with blue jeans and black jazz shoes
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How many sections are there in Swansong?
7
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Which sections are solo sections?
3,5 and 7
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Name a Dance style in Swansong
Tap dancing, ballet, contemporary, ballroom, jazz
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What is the choreographic style of Swansong?
Episodic, thematic, dramatic
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Name a starting point of Swansong other than The Work of Amnesty international
The novel- 'A man' by Oriana Fallaci
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What is the style of accompaniment in Swansong?
Electro-acoustic with digitally sampled sounds
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How many dancers are in Swansong?
3
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Who choreographed Swansong?
Christopher Bruce
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What is the date of the first performance?
25th November 1987
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Who composed the music for Swansong?
Phillip Chambon
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Whe designed the lighting for Swansong?
David Mohr
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Name three ways in which the costume contributes to Swansong
Shows status, Identifies character, shows location, shows gender, they are timeless, show themes and relationship
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Name two ways the setting contributes to swansong
Shows location, adds to mood and atmosphere, shows character emotion
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Name two ways the lighting contributes to Swansong
Shows theme, creates mood and atmosphere, symbolic, creates a pathway for dancing
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Name two ways the accompaniment contributes to Swansong
Gives the dance a structure, Helps to show theme, adds to mood and atmosphere, re-inforces the feelings/emotions of the victim
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Who designed the setting for Swansong?
Christopher Bruce
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What does the tap dancing suggest at the start?

Back

Interrogation

Card 3

Front

Describe the guards' costumes

Back

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Card 4

Front

Describe the victims costume

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

How many sections are there in Swansong?

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