Difference between revisions of "Galliard"

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*[[grve gauche]] - high kick left
 
*[[grve gauche]] - high kick left
 
*[[grve droit]] - high kick right
 
*[[grve droit]] - high kick right
*[[saut majeur]]
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*[[saut majeur]] - jump
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*[[posture gauche]] - left foot some distance in front of the right, both with soles flat to the floor, front foot pointing forwards, back foot sideways. Legs are held fairly stright.
*[[posture gauche]]
 
   
 
This is followed by repeating these steps, beginning on the opposite foot, and then beginning on the the left foot again. The sequence of ''' five steps ''' (the [[saut majeur]] isn't counted) is continued, with variations, for the duration of the music. [[Arbeau]] appears to prefer that two ''five steps''', ie one starting with each foot, are completed before choosing a new variation, or repeating the variation.
 
This is followed by repeating these steps, beginning on the opposite foot, and then beginning on the the left foot again. The sequence of ''' five steps ''' (the [[saut majeur]] isn't counted) is continued, with variations, for the duration of the music. [[Arbeau]] appears to prefer that two ''five steps''', ie one starting with each foot, are completed before choosing a new variation, or repeating the variation.
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**[[entretaille gauche]] '''resulting in''' [[grve droit]]
 
**[[entretaille gauche]] '''resulting in''' [[grve droit]]
 
**[[grve gauche]] - high kick left
 
**[[grve gauche]] - high kick left
**[[saut majeur]]
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**[[saut majeur]] - jump
**[[posture gauche]]
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**[[posture gauche]] - posture, left foot in front
 
*For the galliard 'love let me kiss""
 
*For the galliard 'love let me kiss""
**[[ruade droit]]
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**[[ruade droit]] - right foot raised behind the body
**[[pied crois]] '''or''' [[grve gauche]]
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**[[pied crois]] - (right?) foot crossed in front of body '''or''' [[grve gauche]] - high kick left
**[[ruade droit]]
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**[[ruade droit]] - right foot raised behind the body
 
**[[entretaille droit]] '''resulting in''' [[grve gauche]]
 
**[[entretaille droit]] '''resulting in''' [[grve gauche]]
**[[saut majeur]]
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**[[saut majeur]] - jump
**[[posture droit]]
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**[[posture droit]] - posture, right foot in front
 
*More variations suggested for the galliard 'love let me kiss""
 
*More variations suggested for the galliard 'love let me kiss""
**[[pieds joits]]
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**[[pieds joits]] - feet together with straight legs
**[[grve droite]]
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**[[grve droite]] - high kick right
**[[ruade droite]]
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**[[ruade droite]] - right foot raised behind the body
**[[entretaille droit]] '''resulting in''' [[grve gauche]]
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**[[entretaille droit]] '''resulting in''' [[grve gauche]] - transfer of weight leading to high kick right
**[[saut majeur]]
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**[[saut majeur]] - jump
**[[posture droit]]
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**[[posture droit]] - posture, right foot in front
*substitute [[posture]]s for the [[pied joints]] in the above two variations
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*substitute [[posture]]s for the [[pied joints]] (feet together) in the above two variations
*substitute [[posture]]s danced sideways as if they were [[pieds largis]], for the [[pied joints]] in the above two variations
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*substitute [[posture]]s danced sideways as if they were [[pieds largis]] (feet flat, legs apart, weight evenly distributed), for the [[pied joints]] (feet together) in the above two variations
*Very nimble dancers may replace the [[saut majeur]] with a [[capriole]], however they should not attempt it if prevents them from acheieving the [[posture]] in the correct timing.
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*Very nimble dancers may replace the [[saut majeur]] (jump) with a [[capriole]] (kicking jump), however they should not attempt it if prevents them from acheieving the [[posture]] in the correct timing.
 
*galliards which consist of seven steps or eleven steps or other combination are also described by [[Arbeau]]
 
*galliards which consist of seven steps or eleven steps or other combination are also described by [[Arbeau]]
 
*[[La volta]] is a variety of galliard
 
*[[La volta]] is a variety of galliard

Revision as of 01:41, 17 June 2005