(Re)examining the Relationship between Music and Dance from the Perspective of Learning and Memorizing Folk Dance Choreography

Authors

  • Maja Krasin Matić Lecturer, Belgrade Dance Institute, Belgrade, Serbia

Keywords:

perception, choreography learning, players’ memory, kinetics, Ensemble “Kolo”

Abstract

This article contributes to the study of the relationship between music and dance through the elaboration of questions such as: how music and dance coexist in the perception of the performer; whether dance is always inseparable from music or it becomes independent from it in formal learning conditions; whether music influences learning and memorising the choreography of the folk dance. Incorporating aspects of cognitive research into the study fields of ethnomusicology and ethnochoreology creates fertile ground for (re)examining previous opinions about the relationship between music and dance, as well as the need for future interdisciplinary research of the process of learning and remembering choreography as an art form.

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Published

30.12.2022

How to Cite

Krasin Matić, Maja. 2022. “(Re)examining the Relationship Between Music and Dance from the Perspective of Learning and Memorizing Folk Dance Choreography”. MUZIKOLOGIJA-MUSICOLOGY, no. 33 (December). Belgrade, Serbia:231-52. https://muzikologija-musicology.com/index.php/MM/article/view/66.