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Interactive app makes teaching music theory possible online

Interactive app makes teaching music theory possible online | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

University of Illinois music professor Heinrich Taube has developed a computer application that could change the way music theory is taught. Called Harmonia, the program allows teachers to create an endless variety of composition or analysis assignments, provides students with immediate feedback, and performs instant harmonic analysis of complex compositions.

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Cindy Perkins's curator insight, March 15, 2014 9:51 PM

New app that could allow music theory to be taught in a MOOC.  It generates and grades music composition assignments.

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A fierce portrait of the battles, snaps and outrageous outfits of voguing culture from Ewen Spencer

A fierce portrait of the battles, snaps and outrageous outfits of voguing culture from Ewen Spencer | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The attitude, the poise and the glittering glory of the costumes make the voguing scene one that’s instantly compelling: its place in gay history and its fierce sense of community make it a vital part of 20th Century history. For the uninitiated, voguing is a type of dancing typified by spiky, stylish movements and narrative gestures. While Madonna made the word part of pop parlance, the scene itself is rather more complex than the queen of pop conveyed. Its roots lie in Harlem, New York, where
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Wayne Shorter: Jazz For the Sake of Future-Sound

Wayne Shorter: Jazz For the Sake of Future-Sound | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Legendary, 82-year-old jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter chats with Artbound about L.A. living, Bill Clinton, and his involvement with the Thelonious Monk Institute.
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Here's What Real Ballet Dancers Think Of "Flesh And Bone"

Here's What Real Ballet Dancers Think Of "Flesh And Bone" | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
As a lover of ballet and depictions of dance onscreen, I've been eagerly anticipating Starz's new ballet show Flesh and Bone. When the show finally premiered last night, I was a bit disappointed. It's on a premium cable channel, so naturally I expected sex and nudity. What I didn't expect is a show
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William Forsythe, Keeping the Brain Engaged

William Forsythe, Keeping the Brain Engaged | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
An exhibition in Frankfurt tracks the choreographer’s other art: the installation.
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Choreographer William Forsythe: Why He’s not the 'Heir of Balanchine'

Choreographer William Forsythe: Why He’s not the 'Heir of Balanchine' | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The internationally recognized choreographer discusses his history with the Joffrey Ballet, the de-gendering of ballet, and who – if not him – acts as the true successor to the father of American Ballet.
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Debating ‘Otello,’ Blackface and Casting Trends

Debating ‘Otello,’ Blackface and Casting Trends | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Ben Brantley and Anthony Tommasini weigh in on the debate set off by the Metropolitan Opera’s decision to forgo darkening makeup in its latest production.
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Challenging the gender status quo in American theater

Challenging the gender status quo in American theater | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The need for the Women’s Voices Theater Festival reflects a lack of representation for female playwrights.
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12 Broadway Choreographers All Actors Should Know

12 Broadway Choreographers All Actors Should Know | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
From the early days of the Great White Way to the greatest hits of the past 10 years, here are 12 legendary choreographers who have given shape to Broadway as we know it.
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Crowd-sourced Choreography

Crowd-sourced Choreography | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Although #instaballet seemed “a really whacky idea and risk” at first, it has worked better than imagined.
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Respect for Children: There Are No Children

Respect for Children: There Are No Children | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
In the second installment of Teresa Simone’s Why I Hate Children’s Theatre series, the author discusses the problems with binary constructions of "child" and "adult."
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Lenny Henry, thanks for bringing theatre to life | Elizabeth Day

Lenny Henry, thanks for bringing theatre to life | Elizabeth Day | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
When the actor forgot his lines, he almost made me warm to this stilted, overrated art form
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How Do You Dance to Jazz?

How Do You Dance to Jazz? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The attendees at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival taught our music writer a step or two
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There's A New Instructional Video That Will Teach You To Dance Like A North Korean

There's A New Instructional Video That Will Teach You To Dance Like A North Korean | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
A newly-released video shows how people in the most isolated country in the world prepare to get on down at their mass dance events.
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Akram Khan moves into classical ballet with Giselle - BBC News

Akram Khan moves into classical ballet with Giselle - BBC News | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Choreographer and dancer Akram Khan is to create his first full classical ballet with a new version of Giselle, which will open in Manchester in 2016.
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Fears and frustrations of modern India told through dance

Fears and frustrations of modern India told through dance | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Dance Umbrella’s Out of India programme unites contemporary choreographers who are crossing borders, breaking boundaries and exploring issues of corruption and urbanisation in their country through dance
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Lights, Gestures, Action! How to Stage a Broadway Musical With Deaf Actors

Lights, Gestures, Action! How to Stage a Broadway Musical With Deaf Actors | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
A new production of “Spring Awakening” from Deaf West Theater prompted a burst of theatrical innovation.
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Philip Martin-Nielson: an autistic life transformed by dance

Philip Martin-Nielson: an autistic life transformed by dance | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
He was told his autism meant he could never have an independent life – but the non-verbal world of dance changed everything
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Performania: Dance Finds a Home in the Visual Arts

Performania: Dance Finds a Home in the Visual Arts | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Laura Gutierrez in Laura Elena Gutierrez (1987); 64 x 61 1/2 in.  created and performed and in conjunction with Líneas de la Mano  at Sicardi Gallery. Photo by Lynn Lane. Hope Stone Dance Company performing i scream  at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2015. Photo by Atmosphere Dance Photography. Watching Jane Weiner’s i scream at The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, I was stuck by one thing: it looked more vibrant than it did the previous day in a traditional theater. Perhaps it had to do w
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Streetwise Afro-Brazilian dancers storm across the racial divide

Streetwise Afro-Brazilian dancers storm across the racial divide | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Dance company composed of young people from Brazil’s favelas celebrates a vibrant African heritage that was once repressed
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Misty Copeland Is Promoted to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater

Misty Copeland Is Promoted to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
She becomes the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history.
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A Holocaust Survivor's Story in Postmodern Dance

A Holocaust Survivor's Story in Postmodern Dance | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Taking testimony from a Holocaust survivor and turning it into a dance is an intriguing but risky proposition, especially if you're not a Jew.
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Are We All Mistuning Our Instruments, and Can We Blame the Nazis?

Are We All Mistuning Our Instruments, and Can We Blame the Nazis? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
A small cadre of fanatics insists music would sound better if instruments were tuned differently. Ted Gioia spent a week putting put their theories to the test.
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