Essay about dance

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Dance 10: Quiz 1-5 Part 1 of 1 Multiple Choice/True False Score: 50 (of possible 50 points) (ADDIONAL) Question 1 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points) The French court ballet reached its height during the reign of Louis XIV, whose very birth had been celebrated by the _______________ of 1639. A. Ballet de la Félicité B. Ballet de la coutisane appelé C. Ballet de Madame D. Ballet de la Déliverance de Renaud ANS:A The dancers in the earliest ballets were highly skilled professionals capable of feats of strength and agility. True False ANS:F In an effort to convey some meaning to the viewer, 18th century choreographers were inspired to evolve the ________________, which attempted to unfold a…show more content…
True False Answer Key: True Question 12 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points) During the era of the Ballet d'Action, the range of topics that had been successfully treated included __________________. A. mythological tales B. classical tragedies C. historical dramas D. love stories and pastorals E. all of the above Answer Key: E Question 13 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points) The Académie de Musique was later to be known familiarly as the Paris Opéra. True False Answer Key: True Question 14 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points) The 18th century was an age of brilliant dancers, and both dancers and choreographer felt that dance should convey some meaning to the viewer, which inspired the evolution ballet d'action, which unfolded a story purely in terms of movement. True False Answer Key: True Question 15 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points) In 1738, Jean-Baptiste Lande established a school which would eventually become the school of the Kirov Ballet at the Maryinsky Theatre. True False Answer Key: True Question 16 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points) Who is credited with identifying the five positions of the feet upon which all ballet steps are based, systematizing the method of teaching dance, and devising a system of dance notation? A. Pierre Rameau B. Phlippe Quinault C. Pierre Beauchamp D. Pierre

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