Dance 2 - Dance 2 January 30, 2008 Pg 359-392 449-456 Pg....

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Dance 2 January 30, 2008 Pg 359-392 449-456 Pg. 287-304, 309-340 Dance in the 15 th , 16 th , 17 th century *Connect what you see people do in movement with the way they feel and understand *Reading movement western culture 15 th century. 1550 . In Europe, PLAGUE ! So people tried to move out and dance. Typical posture was to lean back and walk around. BASSE DANSE-upper layer-trickle down dance “low dance” In triple beat Courtly dances Left foot back and step back up. Branle- step to the left. Step back. Step backward. Step back. Brawl People were performing. They felt that they were holding back. Women were wearing high hats and more comfortable clothes Men wore jackets that reached their waists something to their thighs. Popular to be skinny 16 th century. Split between Church and state Sailors were beginning to notice ships wear beginning to sink down not forward. So the earth was round. Walking forward with both fists tight and powerful waving of the arms on the side. –
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2009 for the course PERFORMING GE cluster taught by Professor Winter during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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Dance 2 - Dance 2 January 30, 2008 Pg 359-392 449-456 Pg....

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