Difference between revisions of "Branle"

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[[Category: Dance]]

Revision as of 12:53, 1 March 2005

A branle is a 16th century French dance style which moves mainly from side to side, and is performed in either a line or a circle. The only source for the dance steps to branles is Orchesography by Thoinot Arbeau. Arbeau strongly implies that the branle was a dance mainly performed by commoners.

Specific Branles