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Dance History Final
|French Revolution, Evidence of Aristocratic learnings meant what?
|Death. No more high wigs, heels, panniers, or corsets
|Effect of French Revolution on aristocracy and elitists?
|King and Queen were guillutined in public
|Effect of French Revolution on Religion?
|Got rid of the clergy and the church
|Effect of French Revolution on the arts?
|Money was dropped out of the arts
|Who choreographed L Fille Mal Gardee (1789)?
|What was L Fille Mal Gardee about?
|It reflected interest in common folk rather than gods. Women being able to do whatever they want
|Why was L Fille Mal Gardee significant?
|Debuted just before the revolution and foretold the ethics behind it
|Pierre Gardel (1787 – 1829)
|Became head of the Paris Opera in 1787 after his brother Maximillian and ran it for 40 years
|Why was Pierre Gardel significant?
|Extremely politically conservative. Capitulated to the new regime by presenting ballets that were highly nationalistic
|Post Revolutionary Dance
|Dance steps became simpler and choreography reflected the masses. Mythology gets replaced with revolutionary themed plots, citizens and “liberty” replace gods