Information: A culture.
The Renaisance existed from about 1465 to 1600.
- Barbara Sparti. "Breaking Down Barriers in the Study of Renaissance and Baroque Dance," in Dance Chronicle 19:3 (1996), pp. 255-276.
Tables I and II on pp. 259-260 contain a timeline of the various treatises from 15th-century sources through the "transition" or early 16th-century ones, to the early 17th century.
- Of unknown relevance and quality: Nellie Chaplin's books.
RENAISSANCE DANCE VIDEOS
- Julia Sutton, "Il Ballarino: the Art of Renaissance Dance," A Dance Horizons Video, 1990, Princeton Book Company, Box 57, Pennington, NJ 08534. Detailed step vocabulary plus specific dances from Caroso and Negri.
- Le Gratie D'amore, European Court Dance of the Late Renaissance, Filmocentro; Taller de Danzas Antiguas, y Charles Garth y Elizabeth Aldrich. New York: Historical Dance Foundation, 1992 (Spanish with English subtitles). Includes pavannes, bransles, galliards, and balli. 30 minutes.
- Library of Congress video library. Cheryl Stafford and Tom Baird demonstrate some of the steps and sequences from the manuals. Contains "Butterfly Dance."
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