Music for Dancers

Music for Dancers
Basic music notation, simple and complex rhythmic patterns, and polyrhythms; analysis of selected international music styles; brief historical survey.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 264
Course Outcomes

Performance Outcomes

Demonstrate an understanding of basic musical concepts through physical movement.

Performance Outcomes

Acquire improved awareness of his/her physical responses to music.

Teaching Outcomes

Demonstrate the ability to utilize music appropriately in the technique class and collaborate with musicians.

Teaching/Choreography Outcomes

Demonstrate musical awareness by creating appropriate movement to odd meter music and binary/ternary rhythms.

Choreography Outcomes

Acquire improved listening skills to use music to stage or create choreography