15th CENTURY DANCE AND THE LUTE — A Joint Study Day
Saturday 22nd April 2017
11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Dutch Church, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA
Listen to expert speakers discuss the role and influence of the lute as an instrument for the accompaniment of dance in the 15th century. Hear live music demonstrations and take part in dance workshops.
In the morning, Bill Tuck will speak about The Instrumental accompaniment of 15th century dance and David van Edwards will discuss The iconography of the 15th century lute and and of its use in dance accompaniment. After discussion and lunch, Hazel Dennison will lead a demonstration/workshop and the day will close with a dance display and recital by Renaissance Footnotes with music from Matthew Spring & Chris Elmes (lute).This event is hosted by the Early Dance Circle and The Lute Society.