Thoinot Arbeau scores
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Thoinot Arbeau is the anagrammatic pen name of Jehan Tabourot (17th March 1520-23rd July 1595), a Catholic priest, a canon of Langres, and a theoretician and historian of the dance. A dance manuscript written by Tabourot was published in 1588, and reprinted in 1589 and 1596. This manual, Orchésographie (Orchesography), contains detailed instructions for numerous styles of dance (branle, galliard, pavane, tourdion), as well as short sections about military music, drumming, and marching, and a few details about dance forms such as the Morisco (whence...
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