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Please use proper sources and citations to answer these questions.

Questions

  • Based on the YouTube interview with Andrew Scott, what is important about the Quadrille dance for St. Lucians?
  • What has been expressed as the importance of revival of the Quadrille dance tradition?
  • Why is quadrille dance, as a performing art form, important to St Lucians (people of St. Lucia)?
  • What is the connection between dancing and community?
  • According to Roger Abrahams, “Creolization, as a cultural process, offers a way by which to negotiate and cultural approximations and disassociations.” Using quadrille dance as an example, describe how participation in the dance ritual assists in negotiating cultural associations.

4 Quadrille for St. Lucians Resources

Resources:

Crowley, Daniel J. 1957, Jan. “Song and Dance in St. Lucia”. Ethnomusicology. Vol. 1, No. 9 p. 4-14. University of Illinois Press on behalf of Society for Ethnomusicology. http://www.jstor.org.library.esc.edu/stable/924597

Cyrille, Dominique O. “Creole Quadrilles of Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, and St. Lucia.” Manuel, Peter. 2009. Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. http://site.ebrary.com.library.esc.edu/lib/empire/docDetail.action?docID=10342375

Videos:

“Exploring Cultural Dance – Quadrille. Andrew Scott & Evette Phillips demonstrate St Lucian Quadrille.” YouTube video, 7:08. Posted by CACOEU2000. Uploaded March 13, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_VzEY4dc54

“Exploring Cultural Dance – Quadrille. Caroline Muraldo & members of her dance groups talk Quadrille.” YouTube videos, 22:24. Posted by CACOEU2000. Uploaded March 13, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfN3prgkTD0

Websites:

Cult .Is https://cult.is/the-national-dance-of-saint-lucia-the-quadrille/

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