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 (zhäk′dăl′krōz′, zhăk′-), Émile 1865-1950.
Swiss musician and educator who developed the technique of eurythmics.
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(French ʒakdalkroz)
(Biography) Émile (emil). 1865–1950, Swiss composer and teacher: invented eurythmics
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(ˈʒɑk dælˈkroʊz)

Émile, 1865–1950, Swiss composer and teacher: created eurhythmics.
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Emile Jaques-Dalcroze used the terms anacrusis, crusis and metacrusis to denote the preparation, occurrence and follow-through of a musical gesture.
In his Eurhythmics, Jaques-Dalcroze (1935) intentionally used kinesthetic exercises without an instrument so that students could concentrate on incorporating their bodies in their music- making without the distraction of the external instrument.
Indeed, the many different areas of Gell's work overlap due to the common thread running through all of them, namely the teachings of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze. His broad-based philosophy of an education in music based on body movement was an inspiration which Gell acknowledged in all that she did.
Caddy surveys a wide array of productions in this chapter, from Richard Strauss's Salome, to Albert Roussel's Padmavati and Emile Jaques-Dalcroze's Orpheus, sometimes causing Le Coq d'or to recede completely from view.
The ideas and elements of Zoltan Kodaly Carl Orff, Emile Jaques-Dalcroze and Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi should all be incorporated into a quality music program to ensure that some aspect of music can relate to every student in our care.
This is principally why Steiner appears along with Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Sergey Volkonsky and Rudolf Laban.
Naturally, even teachers had teachers, but it seems to me that these are two readily accessible pedagogic time frames, although some modern dancers can better be traced back to Emile Jaques-Dalcroze and Rudolf yon Laban.
The high point of the 400th anniversary celebrations, as every year, is the traditional Escalade parade through the Old Town on Sunday, December 15, beginning at boulevard Jaques-Dalcroze at 17:00 and finishing in front of the Cathedrale St-Pierre with the lighting of a giant bonfire and the singing of the traditional Escalade anthem, Ce qu'e laino.
(6.) Jaques-Dalcroze, Emile, The Eurhythmies of Jaques-Dalcroze, (Constable and Company, Ltd., London, England, 1912).