[yoo-rith -miks, yuh-]
- 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.
Origin of eurhythmics
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Eurhythmics is essentially an original contribution to education.
Eurhythmics, a general term, but usually used to denote a system of education evolved by mile Jaques-Dalcroze of Geneva.
A modern student of Dalcroze Eurhythmics would find the problem easy.Pagan & Christian Creeds
esp US eurythmics
- a system of training through physical movement to music, originally taught by Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, to develop grace and musical understanding
- dancing of this style, expressing the rhythm and spirit of the music through body movements
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