minstrel: FWD>Fwd- Historical Dance W
jongleur at netcon.net.au
Fri May 9 23:14:40 PDT 1997
Subject: FWD>Fwd- Historical Dance W
Sent: 9/5/97 6:00 AM
Received: 9/5/97 9:52 AM
From: Barbara Ruth, barbara.ruth at yale.edu
Reply-To: ECD at SSRL04.SLAC.Stanford.EDU
To: ECD discussion list, ECD at SSRL04.SLAC.STANFORD.EDU
To any with reach of going
I received this today - I cannot go 'cause my car don't float, but if
some-one does go, please tell us all about it. It looks wonderful!
>Mail*Link(r) SMTP FWD>Fwd: Historical Dance Workshop (long)
>Forgive me if this has already been posted on this list. My mind is in an
>unraveled condition from too much dance organizing work! My room-mate sent it
>to me and it seemed like something of great interest to this group, and I
>recall seeing it before.
New Haven, CT
> The Lute Society of America is sponsoring a dance workshop in conjunction
> with its annual summer seminar, which is focusing on dance-related music in
> renaissance and baroque lute repertoires. It will take place from June 16
> -20 at Smith College In Northampton, MA. The following is excerpted from the
> seminar brochure. If you would like to receive the printed brochure, please
> e-mail your postal address to MEPash at aol.com, or call 413-747-0334.
> Daily Schedule
> 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Baroque Dance. Participants will learn characteristic
> dances of the period, including bourree, minuet, sarabande and gigue. The
> class is open to dancers, actors and musicians at a beginner to intermediate
> level. The class will be accompanied by live music. Instructor: Cheryl
> Stafford (with Meg Pash and Catherine Liddell working with the musicians)
> Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (included in tuition fee). Much informal discussion
> takes place at the lunch tables!
> 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Historical Dance Forum. Open to dancers and actors (and
> musicians who are interested in the research aspect of historical dance).
> Discussion of sources, reconstruction techniques, social context, costume,
> and musical performance practice. Additional studio work as desired by
> participants. Instructors: Cheryl Stafford and Meg Pash
> 3:00p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Renaissance Dance. Participants will learn
> characteristic dances of the period, including pavane, galliard, branles, and
> canario. The class is open to dancers, actors and musicians at a beginner to
> intermediate level. The class will be accompanied by live music.
> Instructor: Cheryl Stafford (with Meg Pash and Douglas Freundlich working
> with the musicians)
> On Monday June 16, at 7:30 p.m. there will be a lecture by noted dance
> historian Rebecca Harris-Warrick on dance type and tempo in baroque music.
> She will be joined by dancer Ken Pierce and lutenist Catherine Liddell.
> On Wednesday or Thursday, June 18 or 19 (tba), at 4:30 p.m. there will be a
> lecture demonstration by dancer Cheryl Stafford on renaissance dance,
> accompanied by members of the workshop faculty.
> Tuition is $275 for all five days, or $60 per day. Lunch is included in the
> tuition fee. Dinner reservations at a cost of $12.25 may be made in advance
> if you wish to stay for the lecture on June 16. There may be a limited
> number of dorm rooms left for out-of-town participants at a cost of $250
> (single) or $275 (double), including meals from dinner on June 15 through
> breakfast on June 21. Contact Meg Pash at 413-747-0334 for information.
> Faculty Bios
> Cheryl Stafford is a consummate performer and choreographer trained in
> classical, modern, ethnic and historical dance. A graduate of the University
> of Cincinnati, she has received many accolades over a distinguished career.
> She is the founder of the Cincinnati Court Dancers and during the past
> twenty years has taught at numerous workshops and institutes. She is known
> for her rigorous approach to authenticity, while at the same time cherishing
> the delight and social aspects of the dances.
> Meg Pash studied historical dance with Julia Sutton at New England
> Conservatory of Music in Boston. She subsequently joined the faculties of
> the Early Music Performance and Music History Departments at NEC, teaching
> early vocal repertoire, renaissance and baroque performance practice, and
> directing the Collegium Musicum. She currently teaches the historical dance
> class in the Five College Early Music Program in western Massachusetts, and
> is the Director of the Outreach Program for the Boston Early Music Festival.
> Rebecca Harris-Warrick (6/16 lecture), Associate Professor of Music at
> Cornell University, brings to her specialization in the field of French
> baroque music an interdisciplinary background in musicology, performance,
> dance history, and literature. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with
> honors in Comparative Literature from Brandeis University and a Doctor of
> Musical Arts degree in the Performance Practice of Early Music from Stanford
> University. She has published extensively in her field.
> Ken Pierce (6/16 lecture), has specialized in early dance for close to
> fifteen years. Currently director of the Ken Pierce Baroque Dance Company,
> he has also performed with the Court Dance Company of New York, the New York
> Baroque DAnce Company, Ris et Danceries (Paris), Danse Baroque Toronto, and
> the baroque dance trio Hemiole (Paris) of which he was a cofounder. Director
> of the early dance program at the Longy School of Music (Cambridge, MA), Mr.
> Pierce has taught at workshops in Europe and the United States.
> This workshop is being given in conjunction with the Lute Society of America
> Summer Seminar which offers classes to lutenists in renaissance and baroque
> techniques, repertoires, and special topics. This year's distinguished
> faculty includes Robert Barto, Douglas Freundlich, Catherine Liddell, Ronn
> McFarlane, and Lyle Nordstrom.
This is Martin Hungerford, aka Martin Jongleur,
"They're not pagans, Frank. Everyone's wearing clothes"
Burns of M*A*S*H
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