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Dance at court
-Ballet same here as in Russia
-Louis XIV-as "sun king" in :Ballet de la Nuit"
-Early ballet demonstration
-Dance manuals-Fevillet system
-Elaborate system of notations
-ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE founded by Lous XIV
-Louis XIV was ballet's 1st star
Louis XIV
-France, 1638-1715
-Reigned 1643-1715
-Boy King
-Became king at age 4
Louis XIV-The Dancer
-"Dancing King"
-Dancer at age 13
-Took dancing very seriously
-Court Ballet @ peak during his reign
-Stopped performing 1670
-Others stopped also then
"Ballet de la Nuit"
(Ballet of the Night)
-Louis XIV portrayed "rising sun"
-Debuted in 1653 @ 14
-13-Hour Ballet
-Moral Lesson: King will protect
Jean-Baptiste Lully
-Italy 1632-1687
-Musician age 14; played violin
-Dancer & musician in Ballet de la Nuit
-Composer: Commissioned to write ballet music
-Appointed conductor of Court String Ensemble
-Director- Royal Academy of Music, 1672
Royal Academy of Dance
-Founded by Louis XIV in 1661
-Professional organization of dancing masters
-Merged w/Royal Academy of Music 1672