Thursday, December 27, 2007

Contrapasso Video

Lord Lorenzo Petrucci made this video at the Kingdom Arts and Sciences event in June 2006, but Blogger only recently made it easy to put up here.

video


CountSteps
The first movement of the music repeats three times.
1-12Start proper, holding hands, and do a Riverenza grave with the left foot.
13-24Do two Continenze, first to the left and then to the right.
1-12Do two Passi gravi and one Doppio presto, starting with the left foot.
13-24Do two Passo backward, starting with the right foot, and then two Riprese to the right.
25-48Repeat the sequence.
Change to the second movement of the music for three repeats.
1-12Take right hands and do two Passi gravi and one Doppio to the left, starting with the left foot.
13-24Take left hands and do two Passi gravi and one Doppio to the right, starting with the right foot.
25-36Release hands and turn to the left with two Seguiti ordinarii; atthe end bend at the knees a little to perform a meza Riverenza.
37-48Do two more Seguiti ordinarii turning to the right.
1-48 Same as the previous verse except take arms (up to the elbow) instead of hands when turning your partner.
1-12 Take both hands with your partner and do two Passi gravi and one Doppio presto to the left.
13-24 Do two Passi gravi and one Doppio presto back to the right.
25-48 Releasing hands, the lady turns as in the previous two verses, but the man will do four Seguiti flanked: two back and two forward. At the end, turn to stand proper and take hands.
Change to the first movement of the music for two repeats.
1-48Walk forward together doing eight Seguiti ordinarii.
Change to the second movement of the music for three repeats.
1-12Riverenza to your partner.
13-24 Do two Continenze gravi, left then right.
25-48Turn to the left with two Seguiti ordinarii; then do two more Seguiti ordinarii turning to the right.
1-12The man does two Passi gravi, and one Doppio presto forward, starting with the left foot: the lady will do the same backward, starting with the right foot;
13-24The lady will do the same forward, and the man back.
25-48Both do turns with Seguiti ordinarii as before.
1-12The man alone will do the Riverenza with the left foot:
13-24The lady alone will do the Riverenza with the left foot;
25-48The lady will do the two said turns as before. The man will do four Seguiti ordinarii: 2 flanked back, and 2 forward.
Riverenza

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