Difference between revisions of "Contrapasso (dance)"

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[[Fabritio Caroso]] wrote dances primarily for the nobility, and many of his dances are dedicated to prominent Ladies of the time: he wrote ''Contrapasso'' itself
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[[Fabritio Caroso]] wrote dances primarily for the nobility, and many of his dances are dedicated to prominent Ladies of the time: he wrote ''Contrapasso'' itself
   
 
''Contrapasso'' is easy to interpret as a romantic dance, especially with an arrangement of the music such as the one by [http://www.dragonscaleconsort.com/ The Dragonscale Consort]. The title means Counterstep, presumably describing the way the dancers frequently move together around a central point or repeat each others movements.
 
''Contrapasso'' is easy to interpret as a romantic dance, especially with an arrangement of the music such as the one by [http://www.dragonscaleconsort.com/ The Dragonscale Consort]. The title means Counterstep, presumably describing the way the dancers frequently move together around a central point or repeat each others movements.

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