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Orchesography (original 1589; edition 1995)

by Thoinot Arbeau

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Orchesography by Thoinot Arbeau (1589)

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Translation of the 1589 publication with lots of music too
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Thoinot Arbeauprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Backer, MireilleContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Evans, Mary StewartTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sutton, JuliaIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To Maitre Guillaume Tabourot, Sieur of Agreements, son of that great man and wise teacher Etienne Tabourot counsellor to the King and Sire and his Procurator at the Bailiwick of Dijon.
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Not to be confused with Orchesography by Raoul Auger Feuillet (1700)
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Generally regarded as the most valuable book on 16th-century dance and music available, this volume offers detailed instructions for all of the steps involved in pavans, gavottes, galliards, and more. References to the practices of instrumental music of the 1500s appear throughout the text, in addition to 47 dance tunes with period barring and notation. 44 illustrations.

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