Understanding dance as a sensory and mentally grounded organisation of movement is at the core of Stephanie Schroedter's reflections. Of particular interest is the “muscle” or “movement” sense, which Émile Jaques-Dalcroze already insisted upon with great clairvoyance to train the transformation of sounds into spatio-temporal and dynamic nuanced, “plastic” movement creations. Against this backdrop Schroedter traces the “discovery” of our kinaesthesia back to its beginnings – as a sense responsible for the perception of one’s own movements, but also for self-perception based on movements. Subsequently, from a phenomenological perspective, the concept of a “kinaesthetic hearing” is established as an immediate interweaving of auditory perception with (visible or imaginary) movements.
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