It is supposed that the first Moresca Dance was performed in Spanish Lerida in 1150 as a reminiscence of the expulsion of the Moors.
It is also an Italian Dance, one the most frequently mentioned of all the dances of the fifteenth century.
In Renaissance writings it is almost always mentioned that a Mouresca, Morisque or Moresque (Arab Lambra,) or Morisco was danced and it can be summarized as the story about the fight for a girl, it can be performed as a solo or group.
The classic Form is done with two rows and three dancers each. These rows move...