LA MUSIQUE DU ROI
Dance Music of the French Baroque
"The Music seems to inspire the Dancing, and the latter the former"
Kellom Tomlinson - 1735 - The Art of Dancing
"All Europe knows what a Capacity and Genius the French have for dancing, and how universally it is admired and followed"
Luigi Riccoboni - 1738 - Réflexions historiques et critiques sur les différens théâtres de l’Europe
"There is hardly a Court in Europe where the dancing master is not French"
Pierre Rameau - 1725 - Le Maître à Danser
Louis XIV as Apollo, le Roi Soleil