Dance Articles


Dance Articles, PDF format

Basic Dance Reconstruction


Basic Dance Reconstruction, PDF format

Bella Gioiosa – A Reconstruction Problem


Bella Gioiosa, a reconstruction problem, PDF format


Bella Gioiosa (Caroso), transcribed by Katrina Hunt. This version has no repeats.
Bella Gioiosa (Caroso), arranged by Stephen Hendricks. The repeat structure for this is AA BBB x 7, which matches Etienne de Clermont's reconstruction of the dance.
Bella Gioiosa (Caroso), transcribed by Adina Hamilton. The repeat structure for this is AA BBB ABABAB AAAAAA B, which matches Adina's reconstruction of the dance.

Reading Italian Dances If You Don't Read Italian


Reading Italian, PDF format

Italian Grammar in a Nutshell

An Italian Dance Vocabulary

Some Definitions from Florio

Del’s Top 10 List of Dance Books

Justin’s Top 12 List of Dance CDs

How to Run a Ball

Dance Notes for Musicians


Dance Notes for Musicians, PDF format

The Lochac Dance List