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liaMistress Lia da Padova*

*Shown with her wonderful children, a lace lady and two unicorns.

Major Fields: Early music, Women's domestic work in period (herbery, spinning, weaving, embroidery, cooking, gardening, etc).

Other Areas of Interest: Early Dance (European social dancing), Lacemaking, Illumination & Calligraphy, Games.

Teaching: Please feel free to contact her if you would like her to teach any of the following classes:

    Period Monody (troubadours, trouveres, minnesingers..)
  • Medieval and Early Renaissance polyphony
  • Period Music repertory
  • Period Performance Practice (voice and recorder)
    Women Performers in Period
  • 15th Century Italian Dances
  • Period dance/music for children
  • Non-Music/Dance Classes:
  • Spinning flax/wool
  • Spanish Stitch (aka Blackwork)
  • Needlelace
  • Natural Dyeing
  • Smocking
  • Sewing/needlework

Current Group: Shire of Sylvan Glen

E-mail**: ballata AT

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