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De pratica seu arte tripudii

Guillaume le Juif (Author), Barbara Sparti (Translator)
Written in 1463, this book is the work of Guglielmo Ebreo - William the Jew - dancing master at the most influential courts in Renaissance Italy. It includes choreographies and music for 36 dances, a theory of the dance, and Guglielmo's first-hand account of the festivities in which he took part.
Print Book, English, 1993
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1993
Early works
XVI- 269 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780198162339, 0198162332
Part 1 Introduction: status and description of "De pratica"; Guglielmo's life; dancing in 15th-century Italian society; the music in "De pratica": transcribing the "Balli" tunes. Part 2 "De pratica seu arte tripudii" - "On the Practice or Art of Dancing". Appendices: additions from the Giovanni Ambrosio copy of "De pratica" - on dancing, choreographies and music; autobiography.
Mention parallèle de titre ou de responsabilité : On the practice or art of dancing
Contient la musique des airs de danse (fac-similés et transcriptions)
En appendice : "Giovanni Ambrosio's autobiography", trad. anglaise seule
Texte italien et trad. anglaise en regard