[SCA-Dance] German dances?
tmcd at panix.com
Tue Sep 10 16:19:39 EDT 2013
In the local dance group's list:
> 11/1/13: Blanken Museum has requested we perform a half hour dance
> demo with Germanic theme if possible on Friday evening. I agreed to
> this plan. Oh Daniel...you wanna teach some German Dance?
Erm. Eek, even. The only German-based dances I've heard of are from
that letter from northern Italy to Germany, where the dances were (as
I dimly recall) somewhat mutated from the Italian versions. Thea of
Jaravellir's work. Is this called the Nurnberg Manuscript? I'm at
work and can't refresh my memory, but the one I recall vaguely has
what I think of as the "three blind mice" chorus -- Vite de Colei, I
think, for two dancers "improper".
Any suggestions of something I can work up relatively easily, or
should I just try to dig out Thea's handout and flog my failing
Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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