Sunday, 8 January 2012

Event: Baroque Dance Summer School

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Female Baroque Dancer Fri 17 Aug

Cardiff; South Glamorgan

Organised by: Consort de Danse Baroque

Early, English Country, Baroque Dance

Instruction, Course, Summer-School, Workshop

Baroque dance, a precursor of classical ballet from the late 17th/early 18th centuries, was danced at royal balls and on the stage. The dance rhythms may be familiar to those with a knowledge of the music of the period, and include the minuet, sarabande, bourée, gavotte, gigue and the French courante. Composers to write Baroque dance music include ...

Edited: Sat, 7 Jan 2012