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Contrast and Continuum Vol. 3 (Music For Creative Dance)



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Contrast & Continuum Vol. III
Music for Creative Dance series
By Eric Chappelle

Recordings of dance accompaniment music featuring contrasts in tempo, texture, and other musical elements which correspond to the elements of dance. Includes ideas for creative dance (by Anne Greene Gilbert) that coordinate with her book, Creative Dance for All Ages (item 805110, available separately).   

For all ages.   

Dakota Dawn: Native American 4/4 which builds through 5 repetitions of the chorus, 6th is like the first.
Rock 'n Stop: rock-style theme with variations of differing lengths separated by pauses.
Dancing Digits: quick 4/4 using African-type percussion in phrases of 8.
The Bayou Both-step: Cajun style, alternation between a 2-step and waltz feel.
Raggedy March: in 4/4 with asymmetrical phrases.
Fiesta!: 4/4 up-tempo Mexican style.
Breathe: non-meter non-pulse environmental soundscape.
Tambourine: moderate tempo 4/4, 12 measure phrases alternating with 8 measure sustained sections.
Tempo Tantrum: theme with variations of differing lengths and tempos.
Morning Fours: moderate tempo 4/4 with continuously evolving violin line.
I Say You Say: 4/4 alternating a sitar sound phrase with a bell & drum sound phrase.
Fiddle Fantasy: steady pulse but with shifting feel between a quick 4/4 and slow 4/4.
Fairytale: episodic adventure with musical signals between sections, ABCDCBA form
Variations in Three: slow 3 or moderate 6
Mr. E: smooth 4/4 phrases, moderately fast alternating with stop-time phrases
Celtic Suite - Skip the Jig (6/8), Planxty Irwin (3/4 waltz), Spootiskerry (2/4 reel).
Potpourri 3: musical fragments from the previous pieces with pauses between sections - 10 sections.


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I love this series and have used it for years with my preschool class. Unfortunately, I lost this volume and I needed to replace it. I'm so glad you have it!
Anita M on Jan 28, 2013
Recommended for music and creative dance classes
Margaret K on Jan 2, 2012
Highly recommended by a music seminar instructor.
Naomi P on Jun 2, 2012

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