The effects of the creative dance on the analysis of fugue
1 Res. Assist. University of Dokuz Eylul Buca Faculty of Education Music Education Department, Buca Izmir 35150, TURKEY
2 Assist. Prof. Dr. University of Dokuz Eylul Buca Faculty of Education Music Education Department, Buca Izmir 35150, TURKEY
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Fugue form which can be acknowledged as peak point of polyphonic notation perceptivity is one of the most important of fugal forms. It can be thought that the analysis of fugue is tougher than the analysis of other musical forms. Thus, it is considered that creative dance which forms the basis of “Play, Dance and Music” course would provide benefit on fugue analysis. In this context, problem sentence of study is: Is there a positive effect of creative dance on the analysis of fugue? This study has been carried out in the 2014- 2015 education year on the fourthyear Music Education 12 major students in the Department of Education of Fine Arts and in Dokuz Eylul University, Buca Faculty of Education. The pretest-posttest model has been utilized. The research data has been analysed with the Mann-Whitney U Test.The results of the research have shown that creative dancing activities have a meaningful effect on the analysis of fugue (p<0.05).
Key words: Play-dance-music / creative dance / musical forms / fugue
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