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Renaissance Dance Introduction (01:12)

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16th century dance sequences express royal grandeur. Italian dance suites reveal social relationships and emotional innuendos.

Renaissance Dance Context (01:26)

Dance was a basic social skill for nobility. Court dance masters gave lessons and created new dances. Some wrote instruction manuals, including the Nido d'Amore written in 1600.

Riverenza (01:19)

Dancers demonstrate the bow and kiss before beginning the Nido d'Amore.

Continenza (00:58)

Dancers demonstrate the Continenza movement from the front and rear, including the bow.

Pavoneggiare (00:17)

Dancers demonstrate the Pavoneggiare movement, used to demonstrate nobility.

Seguito Spezzato (00:35)

A dancer demonstrates the Seguito Spezzato movement.

Fioretto (00:17)

A dancer demonstrates the Fioretto movement.

Trabucchetto (00:17)

A dancer demonstrates the Trabucchetto movement.

Sottopiede (00:19)

A dancer demonstrates the Sottopiede movement.

Saffice (00:30)

A dancer demonstrates the Saffice movement.

Nido d’Amore BB Sequence (01:10)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence including Fioretto and Saffice movements.

Corinto (00:43)

A dancer demonstrates the Corinto movement.

Nido d’Amore CC Sequence (01:01)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence including Spezzatto and Corinto movements.

Nido d’Amore Opening Part I (00:41)

Dancers demonstrate the first part of the Nido d'Amore dance, from the Riverenza to the Corinto.

Trango (00:39)

A dancer demonstrates the Trango movement.

Groppo (00:45)

A dancer demonstrates the Groppo movement.

Nido d'Amore AA Sequence (01:12)

Dancers demonstrate the Trango and Groppo movements.

Nido d'Amore BB Sequence (00:54)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence including the Trango, Groppo, Fioretto, and Spezzato movements.

Nido d'Amore CC Sequence (01:23)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence including the Saffice and Spezzato movements.

Nido d'Amore Opening Part 2 (00:43)

Dancers demonstrate the second part of the Nido d'Amore dance, from the Trango to the Saffice.

Arbeau Galliard (00:42)

A male dancer demonstrates Arbeau's "Cinq Pas de la Galliarde."

Caroso Galliard (00:50)

A male dancer demonstrates Caroso's "Cinque Passi in Galliarde."

Galliard Flourishes (00:33)

A male dancer demonstrates the Pirlotto, Botte, Capriole, and Salto movements.

Seguito Ordinario (00:35)

A female dancer demonstrates the Seguito Ordinario and Sequito Finto movements.

Nido d'Amore Sequence DD (00:47)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring Galliard movements.

Nido d'Amore Sequence EE (00:25)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring Galliard movements.

Nido d'Amore Sequence FF (00:23)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring Galliard movements.

Nido d'Amore Galliard Sequence (00:59)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring Galliard movements.

Destice (00:34)

A dancer demonstrates the Destice Saltarello movement.

Nido d'Amore Sequence GG (00:47)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring the Destice Saltarello movement.

Nido d'Amore Sequence HH (00:50)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring the Destice Saltarello movement.

Nido d'Amore Part II (00:56)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring the Spezzato and Corinto.

Nido d'Amore Saltarello Sequence (00:36)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring Saltarello movements.

Nido d'Amore Sequence JJ (00:53)

A dancer demonstrates the Spezzato and Schifsciato Canary movements.

Battuto al Canario (00:46)

Dancers demonstrate the Battuto al Canario movements.

Trito Minuto (00:39)

Dancers demonstrate the Trito Minuto movements.

Sequito Spezzato Puntato (01:10)

Dancers demonstrate the Sequito Spezzato Puntato movements.

Passo Puntato (00:28)

Dancers demonstrate the Passo Puntato movements.

Nido d'Amore Canary Sequence (01:32)

Dancers demonstrate a Nido d'Amore dance sequence featuring Canary movements.

Nido d'Amore with Music and Subtext (04:08)

Dancers perform the Nido d'Amore with a commentary on their relationship.

Nido d'Amore with Music and Costume (04:12)

Dancers perform the Nido d'Amore with music and in costume.

Credits: The Majesty of Renaissance Dance: How to Dance Through Time, Volume 3 (01:34)

Credits: The Majesty of Renaissance Dance: How to Dance Through Time, Volume 3

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The Majesty of Renaissance Dance: How to Dance Through Time, Volume 3


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The third volume of How to Dance Through Time explores Italian Renaissance dance through the famous suite, Nido d’Amore (Nest of Love) comprising a romantic, episodic story of a couple’s courtship. The suite begins with a refined introduction (The Opening), explodes with energetic jumps into a male display of bravado (The Galliard), builds to mutual ecstasy (The Saltarello), and culminates in a statement of strong individualism (The Canary). This film includes concise instructions for each step demonstrated by professional dancers in period costume, a historical background, and a final performance.

Length: 42 minutes

Item#: BVL60392

Copyright date: ©2000

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