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  • Traditional Dances
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    there National Song and Dance Company of MozambiqueRepertoireThe company's repertoire ranges from traditional dances, choral and instrumental music to modern African ballet, theater, poetical recitation and storytelling, all of which take full advantage of the rich and diverse national culture. Amongst the best known shows within the repertoire are: Em Mocambique, o Sol Nas ceu (The Sun Has Arisen in Mozambique): A spectacular extravaganza featuring the most representative dances of the country,...
  • Aboriginal Dance
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    Over the last two hundred years, aboriginal dance has changed dramatically and has had many socio-cultural influences. Through the years, aboriginal dance has become modernised and contemporised. Tradition is being broken. In this assignment I will be exploring social and cultural change as well as identifying outside influence and the development of a new style. Towards the turn of the century we can see that not only the style of dance has changed but the influence has also changed largely. Fo...
  • Music And Dance
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    Native American Dance and Healing Native Americans in Contemporary Society: The population in the United States has increased steadily in the 20th century. In 1990 the number of Native Americans was almost two million, 8 percent of the total population. Slightly more than one third live on a reservation; about half live in urban areas. Indian reservations function as independent governments within the federal framework. Among many of the Native Americans, there are many musical styles, singing i...
  • German Traditions And Foods
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    Bavaria "They are of rugged stock, but not rough or ill mannered, fierce but not malicious, and they have a great store of strength and natural character" (Joseph Grres). As articulated by Joseph Grres the people of Germany are a kind and powerful race. A state whose people live this description daily are the Bavarian people of western Germany. For the Bavarian people a rich cultural heritage is an obligation as there is scarcely another people that cherishes and actively lives its culture like ...
  • Traditional Aboriginal Dance With Contemporary Dance Technique
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    Stephen Page: Background and training: Stephen Page, born in Brisbane in 1965, descended from the Nunukul people and the Munaldjali clan of the Yugambeh tribe from southeast Queensland. Stephen Page is the first choreographer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to have achieved major national and international recognition. He completed his dance training at National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (NA ISDA) in 1983. Following this he joined Sydney Dance Company wh...
  • Wedding Of A Friend
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    The weekend of October 28 my whole family went to Detroit. We visited a friend who had a new baby and then went to the wedding of a friend. For starters Ekta came to Michigan tech as a student, we met her because she agreed give Rach na dance lessons. Through her personality and demeanor she played a very impressionable role in our young daughter ='s life and has a very special place in our hearts as well. Ekta and her groom Rajan both hail from the India so the crowd was predominantly Indian bu...
  • Composition Of Traditional Music And Dance Styles
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    Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. stated in his essay that the development of Black music and Black dance in the United States each influenced the other in their mutually dependent evaluations. In Floyd's essay he touch's base with only some of the numerously wide variety of historical dancers, dances of the Afro-American culture, and music compositions that lead to the development of Black dance in the United States. This essay serves the purpose for the use of springboard for more esoteric research for cla...

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