Music of American Movement and Dance
Lecture no. 5 from the course: America's Musical Heritage
Taught by Professor Anthony Seeger | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
From square dances (the official state dance in over 20 states) to the waltz (one of America’s earliest dance crazes), investigate the relationship between movement and music in the United States. Discover how the human body can synchronize itself to an external rhythm—a response known as rhythmic entrainment.