Moresca


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Moresca

 

a music and dance scene (type of ballet) in 16thand 17th-century Italian theater. It developed from an old dance of the same name that was popular in Spain in the Middle Ages and in other European countries from the beginning of the 15th century. The moresca was performed at the end of court presentations and festivities. C. Monteverdi introduced it in the finale of the opera La Favola d’Orfeo (1607).

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There is a theory that the name morris evolved from 'Moorish' or that it may be related to the celebratory dances performed in the Moresca pageants of 1492 when the Moors were expelled from Spain.
Jahrhundert Moment musical Monodie Monodram Monolog [right arrow] Rezitativ monothematisch [right arrow] Fuge, [right arrow] Kontrastierende Ableitung Montage Monumentalfuge [right arrow] Fuge Morceau (also Stuck) Moresca
THE moresca is a literary-musical form that appeared in 16th-century Naples as an offshoot of a genre variously called canzone villanesca, villotta, villanella or napolitana, all of these describing a secular song in the Neapolitan dialect (Cardamone, 25-27; 155).
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European acts include La Moresca Antica (Italy), Les Souilles de Fond de Cale (Brittany) Qftry (Poland) and Armstrong's Patent (Holland).
Performers include Bernie Davis, Stormalong John, Johnny Collins, the Boat Band, La Moresca Antica, Hugh Jones (ex- Spinner), Armstrong's Patent, Four and Aft, Les Souilles de Fond de Cale, Liverpool Tradition and many more.
Zeffirelli's feast, by contrast, is a family celebration defined by an elegant Moresca filmed with a handheld camera.
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Most sources agree that the English morris dance derives its name from the Spanish moresca, or "Moorish dance.
I luoghi, ovvero l'ambientazione del romanzo moresco, e le tipologie dei personaggi di parte moresca sono al centro dell'analisi dei capitoli che compongono la seconda parte del libro.
They danced the gioiosa, the chirintana, and the moresca, and at one point one of the brigata emerged from a room travestito in one of Lucrezia's own dresses.