Tag: 16 c

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medieval dance steps

Bransle des Lavandieres

Hands-down my favorite of all the Arbeau bransles. Just complex enough to be truly satisfying, and still simple enough to let the dancers have fun with it. The ‘Washerwoman’s Bransle’ is one of the mimed […]

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french folk dance

Bransle de Bourgogne

Also called the Burgundian Bransle (pronounced ‘brawl’). This simple dance makes a great addition to the SCA repertoire. It’s perfect for demos where you can get mundanes up and dancing an authentic 16th century French […]

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medieval dance steps

Bransle Pinagay

An easy dance that can be surprisingly aerobic. As with many (most, all?) dances originating in 16th c France called a bransle (pronounced brawl for no discernible reason), Pinagay is a mixed bransle.  This video […]