Pronunciation: (yoo-ri&thslash;'miks, yu-), [key]
—n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the art of interpreting in bodily movements the rhythm of musical compositions: applied to a method invented by Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, a Swiss composer, aiming to develop the sense of rhythm and symmetry. Also,eurythmics.
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