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  • n. Variant of eurythmics.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of eurythmics.

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  • n. the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding

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  • A student of Dalcroze eurhythmics in New York and Paris, Talmud was one of the most important dance teachers at the Playhouse from the early 1920s into the 1940s.

    Dance Performance in the United States.

  • Kivel also worked with the sabra children in the moshav school of Tel Mond as a eurhythmics and folk dance teacher.

    Israeli Folk Dance Pioneers in North America.

  • In 1909 Rambert met Emile Jacques-Dalcroze, the famed inventor and teacher of eurhythmics, a system for using specific movements to teach rhythm.

    Marie Rambert.

  • Not one of them has undergone the special training upon which I lay stress and without which I deny absolutely that any one has the right to pass a definite judgment on my meaning; for one does not learn to ride by reading a book on horsemanship, and eurhythmics are above all a matter of personal experience.

    The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze

  • Further, the aim of this group like that of all subversive Esoteric Orders, is, by means of such processes as eurhythmics, meditations, symbols, ceremonies, and formulas, to awaken this force and produce false "Illumination" for the purpose of obtaining

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  • But when a talent scout discovered young Allegra in a eurhythmics class at the age of 3 and wanted to put her on television, her parents' initial reaction was that she was too young.

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  • Towards the end of the nineteenth century, Switzerland's Emil Dalcroze developed what he called eurhythmics.

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  • Born and educated in Vienna, Austria, her early music and dance studies included not only ballet, but Dalcroze eurhythmics, modern dance and gymnastics.

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  • And still more, the power of phrasing and shading music with feeling depends equally upon the training of the nerve-centres, upon the co-ordination of the muscular system, upon rapid communication between brain and limbs -- in a word, upon the health of the whole organism; and it is by trying to discover the individual cause of each musical defect, and to find a means of correcting it, that I have gradually built up my method of eurhythmics.

    The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze

  • After three years with Dalcroze, first as a student and later as a teacher and demonstrator, she joined Serge Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes in late 1912 to train the dancers in eurhythmics and assist Nijinsky in using the technique to create his ballet Le Sacre du Printemps, with its complex score by Igor Stravinsky.

    Marie Rambert.

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