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Transcript of ELIZABETHAN DANCE
Men and Women
Dance and Social class
*In this era, gender part was not as rigid as many discrimination among women.
* From this era onwards there were couple dances introduced.
*Many women used to play many instruments as they wish.
*Upper class enjoyed court dances and couple dances.
*16th century leaping and turning
* originating from Italy.
*It is a slow processional dance.
* Originated from Europe.
* Renaissance Style.
*Elizabethen times was from 1558-1603.
* That era was full of charming music and dances.
*most of the dances where influenced from many countries such as France, Italy & Germany.
* During elizabethen era,dances varied for different
*Upper class enjoyed court dances by royalty and
* lower class had only dances in festivals.
*Upper class dances were
performed in courts and
*Lower class dances was mostly performed in fairs and
* Their steps were mostly perfect and highly sophisticated.
* Clothing they used to were heavy and
looked really royal.
*Form of Renaissance dance.
*It was popular in Europe in 16th
*Originated in Baroque Era.
* Linked from Baroque theatre,
*Gavotte, was one of famous advanced dances in 17th-18th century.
* Mostly in France and England.
* Originated by the natives of Gaps.
* lower class were not in position to hear in court or theatres.
* Dances were mostly performed during any fairs, festivals, or in churches.
* examples of dances for lower class were Brawle, Hornpipe, Baffoons.
*In modern world, people are very
open to all kinds of music, They get to
enjoy music through TV, internet,
radio and so on
*Still have the concept of ballroom dances
* Clothing from that era to our modern era changed a lot, dresses become more lighter and comfortable.
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*Rowse, A.L. The Elizabeten Renaissance: The Life of the Society. first edition. Edinburgh: R.R. CLARK LTD, 1971. Print.