Flashcards in Final - Ballet Quiz Deck (14)
The linking of dance to the courts of nobility has been inevitable in history for two reasons. Explain these 2 reasons:
Name the oldest form of court dance still performed for ceremonies of state and the country it comes from:
Describe the ritual observances found in performances of Japanese bugaku:
What are the important contributions to dance made by Louis the XIV?
Why is ballet terminology in French throughout the world today?
Who is Noverre and what contribution did he make to ballet?
An Italian noble woman who became the queen of France and designed the first true ballet.
A fine ballet technician who longed for the freedom of movement allowed male dancers. She raised her skirts permitting more challenging footwork.
This dancers was interested in more natural movements, and she created her own choreography, wore Grecian style drapes and loose hair.
What important advances in ballet technique were made in the nineteenth century during the romantic period?
During the classical period?
Danced in Les Sylphides Le Spectre de las Rose, Afternoon of a Faun and Rite of Spring
Is most often remembered for a solo in The Dying Swan.
Choreographer who set these dances:
Apollo and Prodigal Son