eurythmics


eu·ryth·mics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \-miks\

Definition of EURYTHMICS

:  the art of harmonious bodily movement especially through expressive timed movements in response to improvised music

Variants of EURYTHMICS

eu·ryth·mics or eu·rhyth·mics \-miks\

First Known Use of EURYTHMICS

1912

eurythmics

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Method of musical training for young children. Eurythmics was developed by Swiss musician Émile Jaques-Dalcroze in the early years of the 20th century. It called for movements of the arms and legs in specific ways in response to changing rhythms and pitches. The initial aim was to encourage a physical response to music in the young, in the hope that it would educate them musically. Very popular in the early 20th century, it has declined in recent decades.

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