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Research Article: Renaissance Europe 1300-1600: Dance

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Important Events in Dance

c. 1420 A Burgundian manuscript preserved at Brussels outlines the steps necessary to perform the bassedance.
c. 1445 Domenico da Piacenza, dance master to the D'Este family at Ferrara, completes the dance handbook, The Art of Leaping and Dancing. Piacenza's work is the first to discuss the theory of dance.
1459 The lively Italian dance known as the chiarentina is performed before Pope Pius II. The chiarentina is full of hops and jumps and elaborate reel constructions.
1488 The anonymous book, The Art and Instruction of Good Dancing appears in print in Paris. It is the first dancing manual to be written for use in urban, rather than aristocratic society.
1499 A total of 144 performers are needed to stage the moresca dances that are performed in the intervals between the acts of four comedies staged in Ferrara. Throughout the following years the practice...

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