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Dance Test 2

dance test 2

Ballet Comique de La Reine Ballet Comique de La Reine, Grandmother of ballet, Married Henry II (France), From Italy, Commissioned the ballet for her sister’s wedding, Not as detailed facial expressions/hand movements, Focus on space details
Symbols for Truth, Justice, etc.. Triangle → justice Target symbol → perfect truth Three intertwined circles → truth known
Louis XIV 16th century: Catherine de Medici; long ballets, audience above dancers, king and queen are most important
Catherine de Medicis Catherine de Medici 16th century No risen stage Audience was above the dancers Called a “spectacle” instead of a “ballet” Recitations and songs Queen Louise participates 6 hours long, Plot: King and Queen are most important in society Many ballets display
Jules Cardinal Mazarin King Louis’s tutor, Criticized for stressing dance over grammar
Major Figures and Advances from 16th century 17th century, The Sun King → said he was the center of the universe, Ballet de la Nuit (1653), founded the Académie Royale de Danse/Musique, Pierre Beauchamps was his dance master, always the star, wore tights and slippers to show off his legs and feet, r
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