Traditional music of East Asia tends to utilize multiple melodies rather than balancing a single melody against harmonies. While there is no set terminology, members of the company most often refer to the different segments of fixed movement as themes. This is also referred to as “free polyphony”. contrapuntal polyphony. After the exposition the composer alternates between episodes and subject presentations. CONTRAPUNTAL FORMS A. The form of a dance determines the way it is organized. When they do, it can take many different forms. Once the choreographer has conceived key movement phrases, he or she can combine, manipulate and organize them into longer sequences, paying attention to:. Ground Bass – single theme starts the dance and is repeated all the way through the dance while other contracting themes are simultaneously performed with it. a. Italy b. France c. Russia d. United States 2. What is the best way to categorize the forms of dance? Forms: The Fugue. Not every culture has polyphonic or multi-part singing. CHOREOGRAPHIC FORMS IN DANCE I. Sequential II.Contrapuntal III.Episodic IV.Other compositional forms 66. The 25 main themes are repeated and recombined over the course of the dance in their full and partial forms. In part 3, I wrote about canonic polyphony. Musical Forms From the Baroque Period . Ground bass II.Round or Canon III.Fugue or Accumulation IV.Suite 68. A fugue begins with an exposition. PART 1: DANCE HISTORY A. Form . 1. In part 2, I wrote about drone polyphony. In part 1, I wrote about parallel polyphony. a. ethnic, ballet, modern, jazz b. street, folk, theatre c. social/recreational, theatre d. CHOREOGRAPHIC FORMS SEQUENTIAL FORMS: Narrative, Simple Binary form (AB), Tenery Form (ABA), Theme and Variation, Rondu (ABACA), Non-Specified Sequential Form. CONTRAPUNTAL FORMS I. Aside from the opera, composers also wrote numerous sonatas, concerto grosso, and choral works. Making Dance The Choreographer's Toolbox Form & Structure . This week it’s contrapuntal polyphony. It is important to point out that composers at the time were employed by the Church or by aristocrats and as such, were expected to produce compositions in large volumes, at times in a moment's notice. Each fugue has its own structure that changes according to the composers invention and needs. In music theory, contrapuntal music appears in many forms. CONTRAPUNTAL FORMS: Situation, Dance by Chance, Canon (Round), Ground Bass and Fugue. Multiple Choice: CIRCLE the letter of the best answer. The Exposition. This contrapuntal dance is composed of fixed movement material with some instances of structured improvisation. This is similar to the way musical forms like the suite, symphony or concerto shape their overall contour or identity. 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