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'Allemandes' or 'Almans' are one of the simplest groups of renaisance dances. They are related to [[pavanne]]'s, from which they may be derived. They were danced in ?16th Century France, taught especially in the law schools, or "[[inns of court]]".
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'''Allemandes''' or '''Almans''' are one of the simplest groups of [[renaissance dance]]s. They are related to [[pavanne]]s, from which they may be derived. They were danced in [[16th Century]](?) [[France]], taught especially in the [[law]] [[school]]s, or "[[inns of court]]".
   
 
Allemandes generally start with 4 [[double]]s, which are generally specified as [[hopped doubles]], followed by a verse with some different movements, often combinations of singles, doubles and set and turns.
 
Allemandes generally start with 4 [[double]]s, which are generally specified as [[hopped doubles]], followed by a verse with some different movements, often combinations of singles, doubles and set and turns.

Revision as of 21:46, 30 November 2005

Allemandes or Almans are one of the simplest groups of renaissance dances. They are related to pavannes, from which they may be derived. They were danced in 16th Century(?) France, taught especially in the law schools, or "inns of court".

Allemandes generally start with 4 doubles, which are generally specified as hopped doubles, followed by a verse with some different movements, often combinations of singles, doubles and set and turns.

Some allemandes

  • Black Alman
  • Old Alman
  • New Alman
  • Madam Sosillia's Alman
  • Lorraine Alman
  • Queens Alman

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