[SCA-Dance] German dances?
migulas at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 16:46:03 EDT 2013
Yes, it's the Nurnber manuscript, wit Italian hits such as Amoroso an
Roti-boully. There is a copy at Greg's web pages (
http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/nurnberg/) and translation in Smith.
You might as well do some Allemande, Arbeau believes it's of a German
origin, and the name sure suggest so: "L’allemande est une dance plaine de
mediocre gravité, familiere aux Allemands, & croy qu’elle soit de noz plus
anciennes, car nous sommes descendus des Allemands".
Also, you could probably get away with basse dances from Brussels
manuscript, since Margarette d'Autriche was a daughter of Maxmilian the
1st, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, which covers basicly whole today
That's all my tips, good luck and let us know if you think of something
On 10 September 2013 22:19, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:
> 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
> Daniel Delindquist
> Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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