Courtly Dance of the Renaissance: A New Translation and Edition of the NobiltÓ Di Dame (1600)
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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Problems of Translation
Dance Types in Nobilta di dame
The Music by Julia Sutton and F Marian Walker
The Musical Edition by F Marian Walker
Figures to the Dances
Table of the Rules for Dancing
Relating Carosos Step TimeValues to the Music
IFV Riverenza Reverence
Alta Arbeau Ballarino balletto balletto suites Ballo bass Bassa beats of music breve continences breve Reverence breve sequence breve stopped steps broken sequences broken sequences flankingly cadence canary caper Caroso cascarda choreographies Codetta Contrapasso Corinthian step d'Amore dance types dexterous step Dotted drop hands duple emended Fabritio Caroso falling jumps feet flankingly forward flourishes forward four Gagliarda galliard gentleman grave half Reverence half-double sequence Illustrious and Excellent Illustrious Lady Julia Sutton knees a little knot Labanotation left foot left hip limping hop long Reverence mensural Negri Nobilta di dame notation ordinary sequences passo e mezzo Pavaniglia repeat reprise with foot right foot Rule Saltarello Sapphic step Sciolta second playing semibreve steps semigrave Sequence Seguito Sermoneta side Spagnoletta step patterns stopped steps forward style tablature tactus take customary hands take left hands take right hands tempo term third playing tordiglione triple beats turning