Courtly Dance of the Renaissance: A New Translation and Edition of the NobiltÓ Di Dame (1600)

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Courier Corporation, 1995 - Music - 408 pages
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Renaissance classic includes choreography and music for 49 dances, plus all-important guidance on how to dress, how to behave, and how to carry oneself while dancing at court, set down with utmost clarity and precision. Indispensable source of authentic information on courtly dance in the period from 1550 to 1610.
 

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Contents

Problems of Translation
5
Carosos Life
13
LateRenaissance Dance
21
Dance Types in Nobilta di dame
32
The Music by Julia Sutton and F Marian Walker
49
The Musical Edition by F Marian Walker
57
Bibliography
65
DAME
71
Glossary
333
Figures to the Dances
345
Table of the Rules for Dancing
355
Appendix 363
363
Preface
365
Key Signatures
369
Relating Carosos Step TimeValues to the Music
373
IFV Riverenza Reverence
382

To the Reader
87
Required of Gentlemen and Ladies at a Ball and Elsewhere
134
BOOK
151
Notes on the Musical Transcriptions
317
Seguito Doppio Double Sequence
388
Index to the Manual
406
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