Music 147D - Early Music Ensembles: 'Renaissance and Baroque Dance I'
Early Music:Ren/Baroque Dance
Nona Monahin,Margaret Pash
Mount Holyoke College
Kendall Hall/Sports Complex ST3
Sixteenth- through eighteenth-century European social dance, contemporary with the eras of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare in England, the Medicis in Italy, Louis XIV in France, and colonial America. The focus will be on learning the dances, supplemented by historical and social background, discussion of the original dance sources, and reconstruction techniques.
Repeatable for credit.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.