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19 chapter iii lesson 2


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19 chapter iii lesson 2

  1. 1. Lesson Objectives: 1. To interpret Tarantella with the proper counting, costume and formations; 2. To identify the basic steps and terminologies used in Tarantella; and 3. To perform the basic steps and terminologies learned from the previous chapter. A popular dance in Italy, they use tambourine which is hold by the girl.COSTUME: GIRLS -White skirt with bands of colored ribbons, white blouse, velvet bodice, redapron, colored kerchief on head. BOYS - Red knee breeches, full white shirt, red tie, blue stocking drawn high abovethe knees, red jersey cap.MUSIC - is divided into three parts: A, B, AND CCOUNT - one, two to a measure one, two, three, four to measures.
  2. 2. FORMATION - Partners stand side by side, girls at the right of the partners. Each girlcarries a tambourine in her R hand. Two couples Nos. 1 and 2, form a set, one to any numberof sets may take part. ABBREVIATION USED M – measure or measures Ct. – count Cts. – counts L – left R – right Figure 1Music A – All face front.(a) Step-swing-hop sideward R. Raise the R hand over head and swing the L arm across the body on ets.1,2 [1M]. Repeat to L and reverse the position of arms cts. 3,4, (1M) 2M(b) take four touch steps in front, R alternately. Strike tambourine overhead on every touch steps (one touch step for every count) (2M)(c) Repeat (a) and (b), starting with the L foot. Reverse the position of arms. (4M) Figure 2Music B - All face front.(a) Hop on the L foot times, making one complete turn to the right (cts. 1-4), the R foot is raised in front of the L knee. L hand overhead, R hand on waist (2M)(b) Pivot turn right (cts. 4). Raise R hand overhead, L hand on waist. Strike the tambourine as the position of the arms are reversed, shake tambourine continuously overhead (2M)(c) Repeat (a) and (b) starting with the other foot, turning to the left. Reverse the position of arm (4M) Figure 3Music C - Partners turn their backs to each other.(a) Each dancer takes four slide (chasse) steps clockwise to move one position in the set. Girl 1 moves to position of Girl 2, Girl 2 to Boy 2, Boy 2 to Boy 1; Boy 1 to Girl 1. L hand overhead, R hand on waist. Take one count for each slide step (2M)(b) Repeat (b) of figure 1 (touch step) (2M)(c) Repeat (a) and (b), sliding to the next position clockwise in (a) (4M)(d) Repeat all, (a-c) finishing in proper places (8M) Lesson 2: Tarantella (Italy)
  3. 3. Figure 4Music A - Partner face each other.(a) Starting with the L foot, four skip step forward to partner`s place. Pass each other by L shoulders. Hands overhead shake tambourine continuously (2M)(b) Repeat figure 1 (b) (2M)(c) Repeat (a) and (b), moving backward in (a), passing by L shoulder again (4M)(d) Repeat all (a-c) (8M) Figure 5Music B“Matching Pennies.” Boy kneels on his L knee, facing partner. Girl stands close to partner.(a) Boy slaps his R knee with the L hand (ct.1) and raise one finger (ct.2). At the same time the girl slaps her L knee with her L hand and raise one finger, R hand on waist (1M)(b) Repeat (a) three more times, raising two fingers, three fingers and then four finger (3M)(c) Girl skips eight times around partner counterclockwise, starting with L foot. With R hand overhead, L hand waist, shake the tambourine continuously for eight counts. The boy looks at the partner as she turn around him (4M)(d) Repeat all (a-c) (8M) Figure 6Music C - Partner stand back to back with both hands raise overhead.(a) Touch R toe across the L in front (ct. 1), step R close to L (ct. 2). Repeat the same with the L foot (cts. 1,2) (2M)(b) Four slide (chasse) clockwise to partner`s place, starting with R foot. Take one for each slide (2M)(c) Repeat (a) and (b) finish in proper place (4M)(d) Repeat all (a-c) (8M) Figure 7Music A - Partners face each other.(a) Repeat figure 1 (a) (2M)(b) Link or hook R elbow with partner and make one complete turn clockwise with four skipping steps, starting with R foot. Girls hold the tambourine with the L hand and shake them continuously (2M)(c) Repeat (a) and (b), linking L elbow with partner, reverse turn, transfer tambourine to R hand (4M)(d) Repeat all (a-c) (8M) Lesson 2: Tarantella (Italy)
  4. 4. Figure 8Music B - Partners stand side by side facing front.(a) Hop on the L foot and the same time place the R heel sideward right (ct. 1), hop on L again and touch the R toe sideward right (ct. 2). Repeat the same (ct. 3, 4). These four hops are taken moving sideward right. The L hand is raise overhead, R hand on waist (2M)(b) Repeat pivot-turn right (figure II - b). R hand overhead, L hand on waist (2M)(c) Repeat (a), hopping on the R foot, touching with the L, moving sideward (2M)(d) Pivot-turn left L hand overhead, R hand on waist (2M)(e) Repeat all (a-d) (8M) Figure 9Music C (play once) - Partner face each other.(a)Pivot-turn right (2 M), pivot-turn left (2 M) hands as above (4M)(b) Pivot-turn right twice around (4 M) At the end of this figure, girls hold their final position with the weight on the R foot,L foot pointed sideward. R hand overhead, L hand on waist. The boys kneel on the L knee, Lhand overhead, R hand on waist. Partners look at each other. You can watch the video of the dance on the DVD presentation. Lesson 2: Tarantella (Italy)
  5. 5. Practice Quiz: Answer the following:1. Write down the fundamental dance positions of the arms and the feet used in this dance. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___2. Enumerate the basic steps used in the dance and write their corresponding dance patterns. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____3. Enumerate the dance terminologies that you have encountered in the dance then write their step pattern. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____4. What is the symbol of the dance? Why? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____5. Does the dance show the culture of the Italian? How? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____
  6. 6. Lesson 2: Tarantella (Italy) Shall We Dance!!! Perform the Tarantella in front of the class with music and proper costume. You can watch the video of the dance on the DVD presentation. After the dance, answer the following checklist:Questions: Yes No 1. Did you execute the basic steps accurately? 2. Did you follow the dance steps properly? 3. Have you felt the essence of the dance? 4. Did you perform the dance properly? 5. Did you love the dance? After answering the checklist, write your conclusion about the dance and about yourperformance._____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Lesson 2: Tarantella (Italy)