eurhythmics

eurhythmics

[yoo-rith-miks, yuh-]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
the art of interpreting in bodily movements the rhythm of musical compositions: applied to a method invented by Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, a Swiss composer, aiming to develop the sense of rhythm and symmetry.
Also, eurythmics.


Origin:
1910–15; see eurhythmic, -ics

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eurhythmics or esp (US) eurythmics (juːˈrɪðmɪks)
 
n
1.  a system of training through physical movement to music, originally taught by Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, to develop grace and musical understanding
2.  dancing of this style, expressing the rhythm and spirit of the music through body movements
 
eurythmics or esp (US) eurythmics
 
n

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