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cho·re·og·ra·phy / ˌkôrēˈägrəfē/ • n. the sequence of steps and movements in dance or figure skating, esp. in a ballet or other staged dance. ∎  the art or practice of designing such sequences. ∎  the written notation for such a sequence. DERIVATIVES: cho·re·o·graph·ic / ˌkôrēəˈgrafik/ adj. cho·re·o·graph·i·cal·ly / ˌkôrēəˈgrafik(ə)lē/ adv.

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choreograph

cho·re·o·graph / ˈkôrēəˌgraf/ • v. [tr.] compose the sequence of steps and moves for (a performance of dance or ice skating). ∎ fig. plan and control (an event or operation): the committee choreographs the movement of troops. DERIVATIVES: cho·re·og·ra·pher / ˌkôrēˈägrəfər/ n.

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choreography

choreography.
1. The system of describing dances, esp. in ballet, by signs for the steps, written alongside the melodies. An early method was Arbeau's, described in his Orchésographie (1588–9). The term choreography was introduced by Lefeuillet in 1699. Today one speaks of a ballet having been ‘choreographed’ by its creator.

2. The visual comp. of the ballet.

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choreographic poem

choreographic poem. An orch. work designed for ballet but also self-sufficient because it has something of the quality and form of a tone-poem, e.g. Ravel's La Valse (1920), described on the score as poème choréographique.

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choreography

choreography XVIII. f. Gr. khoreíā dancing + -GRAPHY.
So choreographer XIX.

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choreograph

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choreographer

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choreographic

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