Pietosa
a bassadanza for two by Guglielmo
Source: AW Smith (6 mms), reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
Music: Sonare et Balare (DHDS) (not quite a full measure of intro)
Starting position: side by side, hand in hand
Section 1:
1 Two continentie, left and right
2&3 Two sempi, left and right, and a doppio, left
4 Ripresa, right
5 Man does two continentie, left and right, as woman does 2 sempi, left and right, below the man to end up to his left, take hands again
6&7 Two riprese, left and right
8 Two continentie, left and right
Section 2:
9 Two continentie, left and right
10&11 Two sempi, left and right, and a doppio, left
12 Ripresa, right
13 Woman does two continentie, left and right, as man does 2 sempi, left and right, below the man to end up back in his place
14&15 Two riprese, left and right
16 Two continentie, left and right
Section 3:
17 Riverentia
18&19 Two saltarelli, left and right
20 Man riverentia, woman mezavolta (perhaps in two sempi, left and right)
21&22 Move apart with two doppi, left and right; mezavolta to face
23&24 Two riprese, left and right
25 Riverentia
26&27 Approach with two riprese in galone (diagonally?), left and right
28 Join hands and ripresa, left
29&30 Volta del Gioioso (2 sempi, right and left, ripresa right)
31 Riverentia
This music does not repeat.
Note: to make this version (which seems to be correct by the mms) work with the music, omit the shaded instruction.