FW: [SCA-Dance] dance event: Basse e Balli
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[mailto:sca-dance-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Katherine
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 10:19 AM
Subject: [SCA-Dance] dance event: Basse e Balli
"Basse e Balli: European dancing from 1400-1550" has a
When: 22nd of April
Where: The Shire of Mynydd Seren in the Middle Kingdom, otherwise known
as Bloomington, Indiana.
What: A small workshop and ball with a more specific focus than the
average SCA event.
Day: Classes and discussions on all and any aspects of European dancing
from 1400-1550. Dances from the evening ball list will be taught, and
there'll be more scholarly sessions for the confirmed geeks amongst us.
We'll have a 'sideboard' of tasty dance-sources and articles, including
facsimiles of many of the primary sources for this period (feel free to
Evening: A feast of delicious 15thC food, followed by a small ball
composed entirely of dances from our
period: stately basse danses, slinky Italian balli, rousing saltarelli,
bransles from Arena and as much more as we can fit! Various musical and
theatrical entertainments will be scattered throughout.
Whom: 15th dances are often fiendishly hard to reconstruct, yet
relatively easy to dance, so there should be something for everyone
interested in this period, from raw beginners to seasoned saltarellists.
How Much: Site by donation. Dinner $5 (please book by 15th April for
For more information, to offer or request a class, or a particular dance
for the ball, contact the stewards, Katharine & Ludwig von Regensburg,
at katherine_may@..., or (812) 333 8191.
If you are considering travelling from out of town please get in touch:
I may be able to help with crash space and/or rides to and from
your humble servant,
Katharine von Regensburg
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