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1

The linking of dance to the courts of nobility has been inevitable in history for two reasons. Explain these 2 reasons:

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2

Name the oldest form of court dance still performed for ceremonies of state and the country it comes from:

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3

Describe the ritual observances found in performances of Japanese bugaku:

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4

What are the important contributions to dance made by Louis the XIV?

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5

Why is ballet terminology in French throughout the world today?

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6

Who is Noverre and what contribution did he make to ballet?

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7

An Italian noble woman who became the queen of France and designed the first true ballet.

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8

A fine ballet technician who longed for the freedom of movement allowed male dancers. She raised her skirts permitting more challenging footwork.

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9

This dancers was interested in more natural movements, and she created her own choreography, wore Grecian style drapes and loose hair.

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10

What important advances in ballet technique were made in the nineteenth century during the romantic period?
During the classical period?

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11

Danced in Les Sylphides Le Spectre de las Rose, Afternoon of a Faun and Rite of Spring

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12

Is most often remembered for a solo in The Dying Swan.

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13

Choreographer who set these dances:
Apollo and Prodigal Son

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14

An outstanding ballet instructor whose methods are still in use today.

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