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Contrast and Continuum Vol.1 (Music For Creative Dance)



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Contrast & Continuum Vol. I
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 from Anne Greene Gilbert that coordinate with her book, Creative Dance for All Ages (item 805110, available separately).   


The 20th Anniversary Edition is packaged in an environmentally friendly eco-wallet and contains a downloadable, printable copy of Creative Dance Ideas by Anne Green Gilbert!


For all ages.   

All In One: 2 contrasting melodies.
Fiddlers Three: continuous music in 3/4 time.
The Add-on Machine: brief motifs entering in succession & accelerating.
Lucky Staff: free flow changing into bound flow.
Echo Lady Who: echo song with each section decreasing in length.
Chirpa Chirpa: folk melody with drum breaks of increasing length.
Skippy: music for skipping, galloping, sliding; second half speeds up.
Adagio for 2 Violins: slow continuous music in 4/4 time.
Western East: 2 contrasting melodies changing speed.
Jammin' on the Porch: continuous music in 4/4 time.
Levelance: changes in pitch - low, high, & medium.
Stone Soup: smooth & sharp motifs played simultaneously.
The Road to Neah Bay: 3 contrasting melodies.
A Tale of 2 Villages: 2 contrasting textures.
Oasis: continuous music in sixes.
Potpourri: musical fragments from the previous pieces.


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Fabulous selection for structuring creative dance.
Vicki P on May 31, 2014
was used in a professional development activity that I wish to replicate.
Barbara E on Aug 28, 2012
I use this music for movement time in my classroom.
Adrienne W on Sep 4, 2012
Highly recommended by a music seminar instructor.
Naomi P on Jun 2, 2012

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