18th-Century Social Dance - Minuet

18th-Century Social Dance - Minuet

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but woe betide you if you put a foot wrong the set piece of a ball here at the Assembly Rooms was a terrifying dance the minuet performed couple by couple in front of the whole room not for the faint-hearted I asked dance historian Moira golf to put me through my paces Wow okay so this is the Assembly Room where you would
00:33
come to dance yes a good big space but dancing now minuet I have heard tell or particularly tricky kind of dance and you would be doing them what in front of a room full of hundreds of people and they would be watching you absolutely this is the Strictly Come Dancing of the 18th century one two three four five six one two three four five six one two three doing it five six one two three
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one two three four five six that's actually not very easy let me be the man you come together that's it and we actually dance forward another thing that happens but that's incredibly risky physical closest if I'm a young woman who's come to bath and my parents are nearby but I don't know you from Adam knows yes I'm but don't mean that's the closest you're going to get it's you know this
01:36
is nothing like modern ballroom hold when you really look close so let's imagine I'm a young heiress come to Bath to find a husband what I need now is a dance partner and preferably one with a title may I introduce you Lord Yama's hello Lord Yarmouth lovely to meet you now we're going to take right hands you danced sideways right left right left right dancing the minuet isn't as easy as
02:11
those Jane Austen heroines make it look he's going to offer you his hand take it with your right hand not in a circle now come towards me concentrate you're here to find a husband yes that wasn't pretty quite right should we have another gallery Lord Yarmouth we nearly got there well I think we are improving here I think you may make a minuet
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dancer in Time Lord the Agra doesn't look quite so convinced I think your money might outweigh your room lack of practice

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