Difference between revisions of "Fleuret"

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a ''fleuret'' is a combination of 3 dance steps which is described by [[Arbeau]] which is used in some dances including the [[galliard]] and [[spanish pavanne]]. It is a lively combination of kicks.
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A ''fleuret'' is a combination of 3 dance steps which is described by [[Arbeau]] which is used in some dances including the [[galliard]] and [[spanish pavanne]]. It is a lively combination of kicks.
   
 
[[Arbeau]] gives the following steps comprising a fleuret:
 
[[Arbeau]] gives the following steps comprising a fleuret:
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The low kicks take one beat each, but the high kick is given two beats to be completed. No [[petit saut]] (small repositioning jump) is made between the low and high kicks.
 
The low kicks take one beat each, but the high kick is given two beats to be completed. No [[petit saut]] (small repositioning jump) is made between the low and high kicks.
   
The following '''fleuret'' to the one described above will of course begin with the opposite foot.
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The ''fleuret'' following the one described above will of course begin with the opposite foot.
   
===example use===
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===Example use===
 
Here is a '''five step''' pattern for a [[galliard]] which incorporates the fleuret.
 
Here is a '''five step''' pattern for a [[galliard]] which incorporates the fleuret.
   
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This is of course followed by a repeat starting on the opposite foot.
 
This is of course followed by a repeat starting on the opposite foot.
   
The two fleurets take the same ammount of time as the 4 high kicks (before the saut majeur) in a unelaborated [[galliard]] would, and are intended as an alternate set of steps which may be danced to the same piece of music.
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The two fleurets take the same amount of time as the 4 high kicks (before the saut majeur) in a unelaborated [[galliard]] would, and are intended as an alternate set of steps which may be danced to the same piece of music.
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