“Balli”, “Danze” and “Bassedanze”



Noble and moderated dances, with a solemn course, typical expressions of the XVI century

  • ANELLO (“Ring”), with four people, of Messer Domenico da Piacenza or da Ferrara;
  • CUPIDO (“Cupid”), of Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro;
  • LIONCELLO or LEONCELLO VECCHIO , dance for two people, of Domenico da Piacenza or da Ferrara, composed for the wedding of Leonello D’Este and Margherita Gonzaga;
  • PAVANA FERRARESE (“Pavana of Ferrara”), Anonimous;
  • PRINCIPESSA (“Pricess”),alla fila” (“in the row”);
  • MARCHESANA(“Marchioness”), with two people, composed by Messer Domenico da Piacenza or da Ferrara;
  • SPERO, dance for three people, by Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro;
  • COLONNESE, dance for six people, composed by Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro;
  • LE NOVE MUSE (“The nine muses”), by G. Faugues, “L’armonie du monde” (“The armony of the world”);
  • LA FORTUNA (“The fortune”), by Marsetto da Perugia;
  • CATERVA or CATERVA DI GUGLIELMO;
  • BIALTE’ DE CASTIGLIA;
  • VERÇEPPE, dance for five people;
  • VENUS, dance for three people, by Lorenzo de’ Medici;
  • GIOVE or JUPITER, dance for three people, in the row, for two knights and one dame;
  • PHOEBUS/FEBO, dance for three people, composed by Messer Domenico da Piacenza or da Ferrara;
  • CASTELLANA (“Chatelaine”).