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eurhythmics

Line breaks: eu|rhyth¦mics
Pronunciation: /jʊ(ə)ˈrɪðmɪks
 
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(also eurhythmy; US also eurythmics, eurythmy)

Definition of eurhythmics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A system of rhythmical physical movements to music used to teach musical understanding (especially in Steiner schools) or for therapeutic purposes, evolved by Émile Jaques-Dalcroze.
Example sentences
  • In the 1910s, Emile Jaques-Dalcroze taught eurhythmics to the locals here; there was theatre, music and dance, too.
  • Numerous sessions by outstanding presenters are sure to stimulate your thinking and revitalize your teaching, with topics ranging from composition, biofeedback, eurhythmics, chamber music and diversity.
  • Her interest in Steiner led Melissa to eurythmy, the art of movement and its therapeutic and educational benefits.

Origin

early 20th century: from eu- 'well' + rhythm + -ics.

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