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eu·rhyth·mics

 (yo͝o-rĭth′mĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Variant of eurythmics.

eurhythmics

(juːˈrɪðmɪks) or

eurythmics

n (functioning as singular)
1. (Dancing) a system of training through physical movement to music, originally taught by Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, to develop grace and musical understanding
2. (Dancing) dancing of this style, expressing the rhythm and spirit of the music through body movements

eu•rhyth•mics

(yʊˈrɪð mɪks, yə-)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the art of interpreting through bodily movement the rhythms of improvised music.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eurhythmics - the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
diversion, recreation - an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"
Translations

eurhythmics

[juːˈrɪðmɪks] NSINGeuritmia f

eurhythmics

n singEurhythmie f
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In addition to instrumentalists, drum majors [132], composers [125], vocalists [73,75,77,125,127,135,139], and vocal or eurhythmics teachers [93] were also investigated.
Amongst its past recipients is Martin Longstaff, who performs under the name The Lake Poets and has gone on to have his debut album produced by Sunderland-born Dave Stewart of the Eurhythmics.
As well as U2 the Eurhythmics and Robert Plant performed there.
* Eurhythmics (marching): High School marching band was my (Ben's) saving grace--it "cured" my propensity for tapping rhythms rather than the pulse.
* Show what you hear--Dalcroze Eurhythmics as a tool for listening and musical understanding (Eva Nivbrant Wedin)
In Expressive Singing: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Voice, Timothy Caldwell suggests holding an imaginary baseball bat, swinging and paying attention to how you prepare to hit the ball and how you follow-through with the swing or the release of energy.
The keynote speaker, Dr Paula Foran (Australia), started the conference off in a fun and energetic fashion with a quick exercise regime set to the Eurhythmics "Sisters are doing it for themselves".
Also, the uses of Dalcroze Eurhythmics activities can be an exciting way for students to move expressively to music while learning new musical concepts such as rhythm and meter (Dalcroze Society of America, n.d.).
The main study investigated the effects of 6-month once daily oral whey-protein supplementation in combination with a once weekly Jaques-Dalcroze Eurhythmics training (multicomponent music-based group exercise) on functionality, probability of independence, and/or functional reserve among community-dwelling seniors compared to the effects of 6-month Jaques-Dalcroze Eurhythmics training alone (study abbreviation "NUDAL," ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT01539200).
It will feature a range of popular songs from artists such as Bruno Mars, Eurhythmics and One Direction.
Appia's relationship to Wagner's opera is well explained with quotes from both Die Musik und die Inszenierung and "Eurhythmics and Light," and with references from Richard Beacham and the Bab lets.
Dalcroze Eurhythmics is an excellent approach for early childhood and the music classroom, and is equally relevant for the training and development of professional musicians.