Historical dance
Historical dance (or early dance) is a term covering a wide variety of Western European-based dance types from the past as they are danced in the present. Historical dances are danced as performance, ...
Historical dance - Wikipedia
Dmitri Shostakovich - The First Waltz
Making the clip I used scenes from movies The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) by Luchino Visconti from 1963. Anna Karenina by Maurizio Millenotti from 1997, Anna Karenina by Joe Wright from 2013, Fanfan & A...
June, 24-A Strange Case of Dancing Mania Struck Germany Six Centuries Ago Today
Six-hundred and forty two years ago today, citizens in the German city of Aachen started to pour out of their houses and into the streets where they began to writhe and whirl uncontrollably. This was ...
History of ballet - Ballet 101: The History of Ballet
Ballet 101, Episode 4. Ever wondered where ballet came from? And what are the different styles of ballet? In this Ballet 101 we explain how ballet originated...
Ballets de cour - Le Roi Danse - Lully
Three amazing dance scenes from the movie Le Roi Danse (The King Is Dancing), directed by Gérard Corbiau (the director of Farinelli). The music is writte...
Historical dance - Historical dance
The Beginnings of European Social Dance 25th of October 2010, Spanish Fighters cultural center, Ljubljana, Slovenia PROGRAM I BARCELONNE (basse danse) Nizki ...
Fandango - Boccherini Fandango Castanets
The Carmina Quartet (Matthias Enderle, violin 1, Susanne Frank, violin 2, Wendy Champney, viola & Stephan Goerner, violoncello) plays the fourth movement (F...
Căluşari - Calusari From Romania
IULIAN ROMANIA ^^^^^^^ The Calusari were the members of a Romanian fraternal secret society who practiced a ritual acrobatic dance known as the calus. The or...
Minuet
Minuet, an influential French Baroque Court dance, is performed by professional dancers. This is an excerpt from the DVD: How To Dance Through Time Vol. 4, w...
Historical dance
Allemande, an influential French Baroque Court dance, is performed by professional dancers. This is an excerpt from the DVD: How To Dance Through Time Vol. 4...
Renaissance dance - Branle Du Chandelier
Renaissance Dance is an ensemble at Melbourne University. This video was taken in Melba Hall on 26 May 2006.
Renaissance dance - Renaissance Dance (1)
Renaissance Dance is an ensemble at Melbourne University. This video was taken in Melba Hall on 26 May 2006.
Renaissance dance - If My Complaints
Renaissance Dance is an ensemble at Melbourne University. This video was taken in Melba Hall on 26 May 2006.
Renaissance dance - Renaissance Dance (2)
Renaissance Dance is an ensemble at Melbourne University. This video was taken in Melba Hall on 26 May 2006.
Renaissance dance - Parsons Farewell
Renaissance Dance is an ensemble at Melbourne University's Faculty of Music. This video was taken in Melba Hall on 26 May 2006.
History of dance
Dance history is difficult to access because dance does not often leave behind clearly identifiable physical artifacts that last over millennia, such as stone tools, hunting implements or cave paintin...
History of dance - Wikipedia
History of ballet
Ballet is a formalized form of dance with its origins in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th and 16th centuries. Ballet spread from Italy to France with the help of Catherine de' Medici, where...
History of ballet - Wikipedia
Byzantine dance
The art of Dance in the Byzantine Empire, developed during the periods of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, was centered in the capital city of Byzantium, later renamed Constantinople. Byzantine cu...
Medieval dance
Sources for an understanding of dance in Europe in the Middle Ages are limited and fragmentary, being composed of some interesting depictions in paintings and illuminations, a few musical examples of ...
Medieval dance - Wikipedia
Renaissance dance
Renaissance dances belong to the broad group of historical dances.During the Renaissance period, there was a distinction between country dances and court dances. Court dances required the dancers to b...
Renaissance dance - Wikipedia
Baroque dance
Baroque dance is dance of the Baroque era (roughly 1600–1750), closely linked with Baroque music, theatre and opera.
The majority of surviving choreographies from the period are English country da...
English country dance
English Country Dance is a form of social folk dance which originated in Renaissance England, and was popular until the early 19th century in parts of Europe, the American colonies and the United Stat...
Regency dance
Regency dance is the term for historical dances of the period ranging roughly from 1790 to 1825. Some feel that the popular use of the term "Regency dance" is not technically correct, as the actual E...
Regency dance - Wikipedia
Allemande
An allemande (allemanda, almain(e), or alman(d), French: "German (dance)") is a renaissance and baroque dance, and one of the most popular instrumental dance styles in baroque music, with notable exam...
Allemande - Wikipedia
Bourrée
The bourrée (also borrèia) is a dance of French origin common in Auvergne and Biscay in Spain in the 17th century danced in quick double time, somewhat resembling the gavotte. It is also a ballet step...
Bourrée - Wikipedia
Estampie
The estampie (French: estampie, Occitan and Catalan: estampida, Italian: istampitte) is a medieval dance and musical form, it was a popular instrumental and vocal form in the 13th and 14th...
Gavotte
The gavotte (also gavot or gavote) originated as a French folk dance, taking its name from the Gavot people of the Pays de Gap region of Dauphiné, where the dance originated. It is notated in 4/4 or 2...
Gavotte - Wikipedia
Gigue
The gigue (/ʒiːɡ/; [ʒiɡ]) or giga ([ˈdʒiːɡa]) is a lively baroque dance originating from the British jig. It was imported into France in the mid-17th century and usually appears at the end of a suite....
Gigue - Wikipedia
Minuet
A minuet (/ˌmɪnjuːˈɛt/; also spelled menuet), is a social dance of French origin for two people, usually in 3/4 time. The word was adapted from Italian minuetto and French menuet, possibly from the Fr...