Orchesography (Paperback)

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The most valuable resource for 16th-century dances and dance music, this volume describes galliards, pavans, branles, gavottes, lavolta, basse dance, morris dance, and more, with detailed instructions of steps. 44 illustrations.

About the Author

Thoinot Arbeau is an anagram of Jehan Tabourot (1519-95), a French cleric who strongly advocated dance for purposes of exercise, courtship and manly display, declaring it as virile a pursuit as fencing and military marching.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486217451
ISBN-10: 0486217450
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: August 18th, 2011
Pages: 272
Language: English