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Danc 101 - Dance Appreciation

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DANCE APPRECIATION LECTURE OUTLINE WEEKS TWO AND THREE Medieval Period Middle Ages 400 to 1400 A D The Bubonic Plague The Black Plague Danse Macabre The Dance of Death Fall of the Roman Empire Early Christian Church Dictated Artistic Endeavors Dance because it was physical and pleasurable was frowned upon and even banned unless created specifically for the purpose of glorifying the Church Symbols of death and dying abound skulls skeletons black masks and black draping Dance and other artistic pursuits flourished during this time in the Islamic cultures Aesthetic elements flourish in the East Baghdad cultural center of Islam Renaissance Period 1400 to 1700 A D A rebirth renewed interest in the arts and culture of the Ancient World The long rich history of ballet dates back to the fifteenth century Catherine de Medici 1519 1589 Dance Masters from Italy to France 1559 Court of Henri Duc d Orleans Court Ballets Dazzling spectacles of ballroom and ballet often consisted of simple floor patterns and poses that revolved around the king Always a bow or reverence to the king Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx c 1535 1587 Ballet de Polonais 1573 Comique de la Reine 1581 Pierre Beauchamp 1631 1705 Dance Master first Ballet Master of the Royal Academy of Damce Created the five ballet positions used today developed the technique of using the turnedout leg as well as began a system of dance notation Development of turn out and increased technical proficiency Creation of the proscenium stage in late 16th Century brought a more serious theatrical and pre professional quality to the ballet Folk Dance for Commoners and Working Class Citizens Minuet Pavan Galliard Volta Louis XIV 1638 1715 Louis XIV was King of France from 1643 1715 and commissioned many ballets in which he himself performed The Sun King Patterned after Apollo The Sun God The Palace at Versailles Dance became a weapon of state a way to control the aristocracy Courtiers must be as well versed in the art of dance as they are in



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