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- adj. Of or pertaining to choreography.
- adj. Balletic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to choreography.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or concerned with choreography
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The various "choreographic" movements seen at piano recitals may sometimes be showy rather than useful, but they all grow out of this same aim: the control of acceleration.
Formally, it is rhythmical and choreographic, balancing blocks of text and images against blank areas.
The choreographic text, however, was less engaging.
I was in the studio with her and her rehearsal director and choreographic assistant, and we got to work on the new piece that Trisha was starting to make.
I feel like my choreographic style has come more in line with what Trisha's is now, which has been great for me because I feel like I've kind of molded the two together.
The rehearsal director and the choreographic assistant joined the company in the 80s, so they have this long history as well, and they gave me so much information about the work.
Any celebration of Stravinsky must include dance, and Mark Morris, whose choreographic work for a previous festival, "Mozart Dances," miraculously captured every musical shape and impulse in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 11, is now offering Stravinsky's "Renard," a small theater piece based on a Russian tale about farmyard animals outwitting a prowling fox.
The production draws on a range of dance techniques, from ballet to modern to breaking's gravity-defying acrobatics, but the most choreographic fun comes in "Do Re Mi," which invents a little step for each note, and a phrase for each of the song's phrases - "So, a needle pulling thread," for example - then combines them all, as the song does, into a busy, multilayered composition.
It's a rare, sustained instance of cinematic poetry, which illustrates perfectly how Mr. Assasyas meshes intuitive camera movements, music and the almost choreographic movement of his actors into moments of cinematic revelation.
The dancers, and especially those with choreographic ambitions, had to turn their gaze outwards: to learn from the world beyond the confines of the Royal Opera House.
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