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The [[branle]] '''War''' is found in [[Orchesography]] by [[Thoinot Arbeau]]. It is one of the [[mixed branles]].
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The '''War [[branle]]''' is found in [[Orchesography]] by [[Thoinot Arbeau]]. It is one of the [[mixed branles]].
  
 
==Steps Used==
 
==Steps Used==
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* [[Single left (branle)|Single left]] ('''SL''')
 
* [[Single left (branle)|Single left]] ('''SL''')
 
* [[Single right (branle)|Single right]] ('''SR''')
 
* [[Single right (branle)|Single right]] ('''SR''')
* [[Pied en l'air gauche]] or kick left ('''KL''')
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* [[gauche]] or kick left ('''KL''')
* [[Pied en l'air droit]] or kick right ('''KR''')
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* [[]] or kick right ('''KR''')
* [[Capriole]] ('''Cap''')
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* [[Pieds joints|Close feet]] ('''Close''')
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* [[Saut majeur]] with [[Capriole]] ('''Cap''')
  
 
==Choreography==
 
==Choreography==
  
As with all branles, this dance is performed in a line of people holding hands or, if enough people are present, a circle. It is not necessary for the dancers to be paired into partners.
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As with most branles, this dance is performed in a line of people holding hands or (if enough people are present) a circle. It is not necessary for the dancers to be paired into partners.
  
The verse and chorus alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
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The two strains of the music alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
  
===Verse===
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===1st Strain===
  
 
DL DR DL DR (Repeat)
 
DL DR DL DR (Repeat)
  
===Chorus===
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===2nd Strain===
  
 
The chorus is performed at double speed.
 
The chorus is performed at double speed.
  
DL DR<br>
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DL DR <br>
SL SR DL<br>
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SL SR <br>
SR SL DR<br>
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DL <br>
SL KL KR KL (''feet together'') Cap
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SR SL <br>
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DR <br>
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SL <br>
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KL KR KL Close Cap
  
 
[[Category:Dances]]
 
[[Category:Dances]]
 
{{Branles}}
 
{{Branles}}

Revision as of 20:32, 22 February 2006