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A Room in Europe

The Courtly Arts Performers of Victoria bring you A Room in Europe: chamber Music and Dance from the Baroque Age. In the stately homes of Europe, friends would gather to present and enjoy musical offerings in a relaxed and intimate…

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The European Courtier

The Virtues of DanceIn every dance, of a most ancient custom, there danceth together a man and a woman, holding each other by the hand or the arm, which betokeneth concord. Now it behoveth the dancers and also the beholders…

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A dancing day!

Rise and shine this beautiful morning, An Elizabethan dancing day is dawning; Whilst you lay upon your mattress, Our performers they do practice; For a pittance from your purse, We'll entertain with song and verse And with dance and music…

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Learn the Courtly Art of Dance!

Pavane? Galliard? Almaine? What are these curious dance forms? Would you or a friend like to know more?  Discover the art of dance in the courts of the Renaissance. Our four-week introductory sessions are being held in June, during the…

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Dancing with the Bard

“Welcome, gentlemen! ladies that have their toes unplagued with corns will have a bout with you. Ah ha, my mistresses! which of you all will now deny to dance? Come, musicians, play. A hall, a hall! give room! and foot…

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The Courtly Arts Performers!

The Courtly Arts Performers of Victoria incorporates the groups of the Early Arts Guild of Victoria; the Early Music Consort of Melbourne and the Ripponlea Renaissance and Baroque Dancers. You can see us above with our patron, the illustrious Helga…

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