charlene281 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 16:47:56 EDT 2013
On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Justin du coeur <jducoeur at gmail.com> wrote:
> So if we seem to consistently find Burgundian dance dull, that sings out to
> me that we're doing *something* wrong. Could be the reconstructions; could
> be that we're being too rigid in the interpretations of the style, not
> giving ourselves enough latitude to mess around; might even be that our
> *mindset* is simply wrong -- we might be over-thinking dances that were
> deliberately simple so that people could socialize during them.
Tastes do change. There's a discussion right now on the MECD list about how
the dance repetoire has changed radically in the last 40-50 years because
folks like different dances now.
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