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cracovienne, pas dansé dans La gypsy, par Fanny Elssler. arrangee pour le piano L. Gomion. [Lithograph by A. Newsam] P. S. Duval Lither. Phila.

cracovienne, pas dansé dans La gypsy, par Fanny Elssler. arrangee pour le piano L. Gomion. [Lithograph by A. Newsam] P. S. Duval Lither. Phila.

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Summary

During Middle Ages, Church considered dance as a sin and condemned it. Records of Medieval dance are fragmented and limited, but a noteworthy dance reference from the medieval period is the allegory of the Danse Macabre. During the Renaissance, dance experienced growing popularity. Country dances, performed for pleasure, became distinct from court dances, which had ceremonial and political functions. In Germany, originated from a modified ländler, the waltz was introduced in all the European courts. The 16th century Queen of France Catherine de' Medici promoted and popularized dance in France and helped develop the ballet de cour. The production of the Ballet Comique de la Reine in 1581 is regarded by scholars as the first authentic ballet. In the 17th century, the French minuet, characterized by its bows, courtesies and gallant gestures, permeated the European cultural landscape.

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Date

1810
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Elssler, Fanny, 1810-1884
Newsam, Albert, 1809-1864
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Location

Philadelphia
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Source

New York Public Library
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Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication ("CCO 1.0 Dedication")

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