Revelations Revision

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1. Which episode is being descrobed here: 'in unison, and in close wedge-shaped formation, the deep plie is repeated with variation of the gestures. The arms open sharply to second position and are held during the second plie.

  • Sinner man
  • I Been Buked
  • I feel Pretty
  • Processional
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2. What is the chief choreograpghic device used by Alvin Ailey after revelations

  • motif development
  • counterpoint
  • call and response
  • levels

3. What is the correct order for Revelations

  • I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • Move, members move! I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the WaterI Been Buked, Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • Fix me, jesus, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? I been buked, , Processional, Take me to the WaterWade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham
  • Preaching Spiritual, I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.

4. What is Ailey's typical dance-music relationship

  • violin
  • music visualisation
  • direct correlation
  • samba

5. Which section? The music adds atmosphere which enhances the narrative context, as well as providing a clear rhythum for the actions. The words provide the basis for the actions and walking with the predominant action in this number.

  • Wade in the Water
  • Past and Gone
  • fix me, jesus
  • Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham

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