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1

The origins of which of the following are traced to the early seventeenth century, when dancers performed interludes between scenes of an opera?

Ballet

2

The origins of which of the following are usually traced to the American dancers Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis?

Modern Dance

3

Which of the following is based largely on African American spirituals and experience?

Revelations

4

The pretext of a dance can be a

Feeling
State of mind
Narrative

ALL OF THE ABOVE

5

Whose specialty is involving bodies in almost acrobatic positions?

Pilobolis

6

Whose specialty is involving bodies in almost acrobatic positions?

Pilobolis

7

How do states of mind differ from feelings?

They are more enduring

8

Which of the following is a characteristic of social dance?

It is a form of recreation

9

Who of the following has been particularly successful in adapting jazz of the 1920s and 1930s to dance?

Twyla Tharp

10

Which of the following court dances was a favorite at Queen Elizabeth’s court in the sixteenth century?

Volta

11

Which of the following is true about Isadora Duncan?

She often danced in bare feet.

12

The origin of the ballet goes back to the

early seventeenth century

13

Which of the following is true about Swan Lake?

It had archetypal overtones.

14

One of the following was not a leader in modern dance:

Sarah Bernhardt