Dance

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Dance
Please read: The Wikipedia articles on dance and ballet. After you read the whole article, go anywhere you’d like with the links, that will help you

with the rest of the homework. For the vocabulary that you’ll submit, here are the specialized sources: Ballet dictionary:

http://www.abt.org/education/dictionary/index.html Dance dictionary: http://www.dancedictionary.com/TermsAlpha.html Please read: Ballroom dancing

instruction—for tango, samba, paso doble: http://www.ballroomdancers.com/Learning_Center/ On native American dancing:

http://www.simonpure.com/schemitzun01.htm Please view: In Disney’s Fantasia [1940], there are three ballets, all recast in story and form from their

original. We’ll concentrate on only one here. Please review these youtube sites for the original ballet versions of: Amilcare Ponchielli’s “Dance of

the Hours” from his opera La Gioconda: Modern version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGX2GCfaxpE More classical version:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFJo4RXZgnk&feature=related Please review the Fantasia remake of this ballet. On Mikhail Baryshnikov: Baryshnikov in

White Nights:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7jj8McPlVY Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines in parallel soft shoe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?

v=ImzkWZkaIIM Baryshnikov dances to Sinatra: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7jj8McPlVY&feature=related What Baryshnikov is up to recently:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rFRTyfwBH8 Dance versions of Carmen Ballet with Baryshnikov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTC9aOkDPjM Flamenco

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9IGCsfdxT4 On ice–at the 1988 Olympics by Katerina Witt http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-rMfIyX4rM
Please define these terms and use them in the essays below. Don’t forget to cite your sources.
-Pointe
-pirouette
-jeté
-pas de deux
-prima ballerina
-tutu
-pasodoblé
-flamenco
-tango
-waltz
-foxtrot
-pow wow
-schemitzun
2. Written Assignment: Compare/contrast Disney’s animated version of the “Dance of the Hours” ballet with the original versions. Things to consider:
The audience
The story line
The purpose
The dance techniques involved
Costuming

If you need help writing a compare/contrast essay, refer to the sites in the earlier lesson on “How to Learn in this Course.”

3. Written Assignment: Describe three of the dance types you have experienced in this lesson. Types of dance from which to choose:
Ballet
Native America
Ballroom
Indian/Manipuri
Any other form where you have special knowledge
Issues to consider:
The audience for the dance form
The musical accompaniment you observed
The kind of rhythms, especially with drum accompaniment
Costuming requirements
Stage requirements
Parts of the stage used:

Floor? Do the dancers do more than stand on the floor?
Middle plane? Do the dancers bend and perform at heights below full standing heights?
Upright? If so, how much is upright [an estimate]
Jumping?
The kind of dancing: performance, social, couples, competitive, other?
The purpose of the dancing
Of course, by now you know to avoid plagiarizing and to cite your sources.
4. A summary of the life and the most important accomplishments of Mikhail Baryshnikov. Biography.com is a good place to start
You must cite your sources. The summary should be about 200 words long. Please do not cut and paste from your source–reword in your own words,

concentrating on his artistic accomplishments.
5. Please read and respond to at least one person who did the ‘Extra for Experts.’
6. A paragraph/summary of what you have learned from this lesson. At least six sentences long, please.
7. Dataset on Russia: please locate and report the following data:
Population:
Time zones:
Capital city:
Major museums:
Major exports:
Form of government:

 

 

 


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