The Istory of Dance

The dance is the first artistic expression of the human race because it has as its expression and body. All the other arts in fact provide for the use of objects that act as instruments, with the exception of the song that, like dance, uses a body instrument.Dance is an integral part of rituals, it is a form of prayer, it is a moment of aggregation in popular festivals and occasion of aggregation between people in general. The dance accompanies the history of human civilization from prehistoric times up to the consolation of the first settling civilizations acquiring a relevant role especially in Greece.Versa the end of the fourteenth century in the whole of Europe spread the macabre dance, practiced near deicimiteri both by the people and by the nobles.
During the Renaissance period in the Italian courts a refined form of dance developed which provided evanorme to follow and a certain study of steps and movements. In fact, dance was considered a real and proper form of education.
In 1581 at the court of France the first ballet of history, the Ballet Comique de laReine composed of recited, danced and sung passages.
But only in the second half of the seventeenth century in France, by Louis XIV, who he loved a lot dancing and called “King Sun” Acàdemie Royale de Danse was born in the Académie de Musique, institutions responsible for defining the rules inherent in these arts.
With the establishment of the French Academy began the classical dance, also called academy because its characteristic is to depend on codified rules. For this reason laterminology of classical ballet is universally in French.
In the eighteenth century, the Enlightenment thought pushed towards nature, the abandonment of artifice, lari sought the most genuine aspects, the return of humanity to its essence, not conditioned by acivility.

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