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16 Ways to Manipulate a Motif | Core Composition | HSC Dance

The 16 Ways to Manipulate a Motif is a fantastic tool to assist with the creation of movement manipulations based off your motif/s.


What are the 16 Ways to Manipulate a Motif?

  1. Repetition

  2. Retrograde

  3. Inversion

  4. Size

  5. Tempo

  6. Rhythm

  7. Quality

  8. Instrumentation

  9. Force

  10. Background

  11. Staging

  12. Embellishment

  13. Levels

  14. Additive

  15. Fragmentation

  16. Combination

How do you use The 16 Ways to Manipulate a Motif in order to create exciting and original movement in core composition to communicate a concept/intent?