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Navarro's Discursos Sobre el Arte Del Dançado (1642)

This mid-17th century dance manual discusses dances in a style similar to 16th century Italy. Published in Spain during an era of censorship, it was reprinted in 1945 in Spain during another era of censorship.

A transcription, translation, and discussion of this source are given in:

Brooks, Mynn Matluck. The art of dancing in seventeenth-century Spain; Juan de Esquivel Navarro and his world. Bucknell University Press, 2003. ISBN 0838755313, ISBN13 978-0838755310. 332 pages. Where can I buy it?

This website contains a facsimile scan of the 1945 printing. A transcription of this was done at the Project Gutenberg Distributed Proofreaders website. A big thank-you is due to all of the volunteers who helped proof this transcription!



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