On Common Ground 2: Continuity and Change (1998)

London, 14 March 1998

The conference explored the concepts of continuity and change as seen in the sources for historical dance, and in current research, re-creation and performance.

All of the papers are available to download.

Barbara Sparti – Early Dance research and performance: past, present and future (Keynote paper)

Hazel Dennison – Beyond the ballroom: dance as theatre art in 15th-century Europe

Michael E. Lutz – Continuity and change within the two dance treatises of Fabritio Caroso

Diana Cruickshank – Caroso’s two versions of ‘Allegrezza d’Amore’

Jennifer Thorp – The effectiveness of Beauchamp-Feuillet notation as a means of recording dance in the eigtheenth century

Helene Kázarová – One music – two dances: Sarabande by Lully

Madeleine Inglehearn – Queen Anne’s dancing master

Sarah McCleave – A continuing tradition? Manifestations of the grotesque in Purcell and Handel

Anne Daye – Strange and fantastic motions: witches and furies in theatre dance

David Wilson – The missing link