Irish Dance & Music - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

irish dance music n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Irish Dance & Music PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Irish Dance & Music

play fullscreen
1 / 10
Irish Dance & Music
260 Views
Download Presentation
carr
Download Presentation

Irish Dance & Music

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Irish Dance & Music By: Kyra Fournier Maddy Ix Anastasia Laneuville

  2. Irish Dance • Performed at weddings, fairs, on holidays and other social gatherings • Early 1700s, the ‘Travelling Dance Master’, appeared in Ireland • An educated man, who taught dance for a living • Introduced ‘Step Dancing’

  3. Irish Step Dancing • Executed in eight bar ‘steps’ (Eight bars: eight counts of music) • High discipline showed by holding arms by your side • Done solo, in pairs or in groups • Types of dance: jigs, hornpipe and reels (difference depends on speed and the bars) • Use two different pairs of shoes • Hard shoes (made with fiberglass) are mainly for jigs, the noises make rhythms • Soft shoe (made of black leather) are used for all types of dance, they are flexible and do not make noise

  4. Step Dancing Shoes Soft Shoes Hard Shoes

  5. Step Dance Costumes • Dresses are worn, never kilts • Only the boys wear kilts • Dresses are heavy “A”-line dresses, often bright colors • Girls tend to have long, curly hair • No rule for the hair • Wigs or extensions are normally worn • Costumes and hair accessories can be very expensive

  6. Irish Music

  7. Traditional & Folk • Instruments used • Bodhran (Irish Drum) • The Fiddle • The Flute • The Tin Whistle • Uilleann Pipes • Can be traced 2000 years ago to when the Celts arrived in Ireland • Traditional music has thrived the most in Ireland

  8. Irish Rock • Rock and roll became popular in the 60s in Ireland • The British Invasion, while big in the United States, was also big in Ireland • Van Morrison put Irish Rock music on the charts • Songs: Have I Told You Lately That I Love You, Brown Eyed Girl, Moondance, etc. • The most influential band that came from Ireland is U2 (formed 1980) • Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. • U2 have a total of 90 awards, including 22 Grammy Awards • Songs: Invisible (RED), Sunday Bloody Sunday, Beautiful Day, With or Without You, Pride (In The Name Of Love), etc.

  9. Websites Pictures • http://cdn3.free-power-point-templates.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/333_example.jpg • http://www.bubblews.com/assets/images/news/974879030_1396283882.jpg • http://faganirishdance.com/stepdancing.jpg • http://3.bp.blogspot.com/---6Enp6IH1c/TW0nLhIFqxI/AAAAAAAAANQ/5qYrDA80M4E/s400/soft%2Bshoes.png • http://www.irish-danceshoes.com/images/REG10.jpg • http://blogs.haverford.edu/celticfringe/files/2011/02/green1.jpg • http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/c8/57/90/c8579044516f8bb996947df19c5336ae.jpg • http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-UkbHJQVTZng/T6M5mUj3JHI/AAAAAAAACUg/EQBaMEzrp5M/s1600/Neil3.jpg • http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-rMHPJ5p9gTE/Tzh3FCDUkHI/AAAAAAAABR8/N818bWkESRA/s1600/reagan_brothers_2011.jpg • http://eugenelambe.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/fulls.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d8/U2-teenagers.jpg • http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ZfS1RF1hXso/TNh56X5Pz-I/AAAAAAAAAhI/Ff5M-cfvCYs/s1600/u211.jpg • http://www.emerald-isle-gifts.com/images/big/bodhran.jpg • http://www.baltimorerecorders.org/seminstpics/Hardanger9674j.jpg • http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_OVZMTFpV6M4/TSLz8qRSoBI/AAAAAAAADf0/avOxF9PcME4/s1600/264173.jpg • http://www.dirkcampbell.co.uk/Uilleann_pipes_files/uilleann%20pipes.jpg

  10. Websites Information • http://www.marie-duffy-foundation.com/HistoryOfIrishDance.htm • http://histclo.com/act/dance/danceir.html • http://www.yourirish.com/culture/music/ • http://rockmusic.mu/irish-rock-music.html • http://www.discoverdublin.ie/musical-pub-crawl/story-of-irish-music/