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Definition of the noun Orchesis

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  1. the act and/or art of dancing.


Orchesis is an annual event at Ohio Wesleyan University. It occurs at the end of the academic year, often scheduled for the Sunday before Commencement day and prior to the university's final exams week. The center of the event is choreography, created by Ohio Wesleyan University theatre and dance students.

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Google previewUniversity Musical Encyclopedia: University dictionary of music and musicians (1912)

by Louis Charles Elson

Orchesis. Gr. The art of dancing. Orchesographie. " Description of dancing." A work of that title by " Thoinot Arbeau " or Jehan ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1849)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

(orchesis, dancing Gr.) A genus of Coleopterous insects : Family, Stene- lytra. Orchesograpiiy, awr-ke-sog'ra-fc, s, ( jorchesis, ...

Google previewStokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians (1909)

Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to the Season of 1908-09 by Leander Jan Bekker

Orchesis. Or. The art of...

ORCHESIS. Orchestra. The modern grand orchestra, of which the Boston Symphony Orchestra is an excellent type, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

orchesis of the Greeks, was another disadvantage; for Declina. by this means they determined, by notes or characters "onplaced after the long and short syllables, not only the na- W Declam words, should therefore be employed by those ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial Phrases, Found in Literary Sources of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (2005)

by George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder

Orchesis, 1994. 1994 Article title: "Profile of the Accident Prone ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: Ine-Rhe (1897)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

«PXv«r (orchesis) = dancing, and yooijioi (ffraplw) — to write, ...

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