Baroque Dance DVDs
Introduction to Baroque Dance - Dance Types - 67 minutes
Paige Whitley-Bauguess is joined by Baroque Dancer Thomas Baird and musicians of the Baroque Arts Project on period instruments for this enchanting and informative presentation including step sequences from Raoul-Auger Feuillet’s 1700 publication Chorégraphie and from specific choreographies preserved in 18th-century dance notation, descriptions of the dances found in music and dance writings from the period, discussions and examples showing music and dance rhythm relationships, performances in costume of complete social and theatrical dances reconstructed from notation to illustrate each dance type, and social dances performed in Tryon Palace, an 18th-century governor’s palace in New Bern, NC.
Dance Music of the French Baroque Theatre - 80 minutes
Acclaimed Baroque Dancers Paige Whitley-Bauguess and Thomas Baird are joined by musicians of the Baroque Arts Project on period instruments for this captivating discussion and performance of Baroque Theatre Dances composed by the preeminent French Dancing Masters working in France and England during the early 1700s.
“..in their solos and duets, Mr. Baird and Ms. Whitley-Bauguess provided a
fascinating sampling of baroque choreography...”
The Dancing Times of London