- Faber, Steve (SCA pseud. Shaul ben Yisrawael). "Hole in the Wall:
A Guide to Kidnapping." The Letter of Dance, no. 3 (1989).
Justin du Coeur: A reconstruction of Hole in the Wall, from
The English Dancing Master (1698 edition), with
extensive discussion of the SCA practice of "kidnapping" or
"sharking", in which dancers switch partners during the course
of the dance. Note that the reconstruction does *not* get into the details
of the steps that would have been used in this period, but describes the
dance as it is done today.
- Feves, Angene.
- Dances of a Noble Gathering. Pleasant Hill, CA: 1985.
- "Caroso's Patronesses." In Proceedings of the ninth annual
conference of the Society of Dance History Scholars, 53-64. Riverside:
Dance History Scholars, 1986.
Lizbeth Langston: Information on five noble ladies and their families.
- "Trying to Discover the Renaissance Dancing Body." Dance
Chronicle 12, no. 3 (1989): 386.
Ian Engle: Review of the Franko book.
- "Fabritio Caroso and the Changing Shape of the Dance,
1550-1600." Dance Chronicle 14, no. 2/3 (1991): 159.
Ian Engle: Important article. Read!
- Feves, Angene and Sandra Noll Hammond. "La Bacchante: Alternate
Performance Styles." In Proceedings of the Sixth annual conference
of the Society of Dance History Scholars, 179. Milwaukee, WI: Dance History
Lizbeth Langston: Introduction to a performance.
- Flavy, Zoltan. "Middle-East European Court Music (11th-16th Centuries):
A Preliminary Survey." Studia Musicologica 29 (1987).
- Florio, John. "Queen Anna's New World of Words" Printed by Melch,
Bradwood for Edw. Blout and William Barret, London, 1611. Facsimile edition by
The Scholar Press Limited, Menston (England) 1968.
Nathan Kronenfeld: An English/Italian dictionary from the period of several
dance sources. Andrew Draskoy has entered in some relevent dance terms from this
- Fojtik, K. "Musik, tanz und gesang in den Tschechischen urjunden
des 16 jahrhunderts." Studia Musicologica 13 (1971): 101.
- Forrest, John.
- "Here We Go a Fossiling." Dance Research Journal 17 (1985).
- Morris and Matachin: A Study in Comparative Choreography. Centre For
English Cultural Tradition and Language, no. 4. University of Sheffield, 1984.
John Forrest: The first version of this work was written before the
microcomputer revolution and was an attempt to show how using a paper-and-pencil
equivalent of a computer database one could use snippets of information
on dances from primary sources to build up a "profile" of the
dances for reconstructive or comparative purposes. The immediate point
of this exercise was to demonstrate that morris dancing owed its chorographic
character to courtly dances such as the matachin and not to some mythic
- Fortenberry, Helen. "An Investigation of the Types and Forms of
Dance Existing From 476 to 1500." Master's Thesis (Woman's College,
University of North Carolina), Microform Publications, University of Oregon,
iv, 88 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm
- Foster, Susan Leigh. "On Dancing and the Dance: Two Visions of
Dance's History." In Proceedings of the Sixth annual conference of
the Society of Dance History Scholars, 133-141. Milwaukee, WI: Dance History
Lizbeth Langston: Foster establishes some techniques for examining
histories of the dance by analyzing two documents: John Weaver's Essay
towards a History of Dance and Curt Sachs' World History
of the Dance,
- Francalanci, Andrea. Una Stravaganza Dei Medici. London: Dance Books,
1992. VHS/PAL videocassette.
Del (D.Elson): This is a reconstruction of a 1589 Flotentine masque.
Currently only available in PAL format on VHS (for England, Australia,
NZ, Europe except France), but well worth a look.
- Frank, Priska. "A Coranto With a Diagram." Historical Dance
2, no. 3 (1983): 3-5.
Andrew Draskoy: Discusses the two corantos with diagrams in the "Ashmole
(Rawl D. 864)
Includes photographs of pages on dancing. Should be read with D. R. Wilson's
- Franko, Mark.
- The Dancing Body in Renaissance Choreography (C. 1416-1589). Birmingham,
AL: Summa Publications, 1986.
Justin du Coeur: This book explores the motifs of motion found in the
Renaissance, and tries to draw some conclusions about dance movement from
them. Franko's writing style is extremely dense, making the book quite
difficult to read, but he has some interesting things to say about the
notion of movement as a form of communication. The book is very heavy on
quotes; roughly a third of the text is quotes. Most quotes are given both
in the original language and in English.
- "Geometric Dance in French Court Ballet." In Proceedings
of the ninth annual conference of the Society of Dance History Scholars,
13-30. Riverside: Dance History Scholars, 1986.
- "Repeatability, Reconstruction and Beyond." Theatre Journal
41 (March 1989): 56.
Ian Engle: Of some little use for philosophy of reconstruction.
Main index |
Author index |
Subject index |