Dances in July

By | July 31, 2018

6.07.18

  • Princess Royal a Pat Shaw longways dance, check out a good video by typing into Google. Pat Shaw dances.
  • The New Exchange a 3 couple dance.
  • The Prince Regent 1815 – 3 couple dance of unknown attribution.

the first of Wendy’s Birthday requests ( more next week) :-

  • Leah’s Waltz a contemporary dance 1889 by Fried de Metz Herman.
  • Conway Castle 1995.
  • Tipoo Sahib 1792.

13 .07.18 recorded by Elfrida. More of Wendy’s Birthday selection.

  • Comical Fellow longways dance.
  • Black Nag 3 couple dance, did it twice as it’s over in a flash.
  • Wibsey Roundabout circular dance by the great Gary Roodman.
  • Rakes of Rochester longways.
  • St Swithin’s Hornpipe 2 couple dance, with a 1,2,3, hop rhythm- June used it as a rain dance as we desperately need some of the wet stuff. (I think it rained the following day!)
  • A nameless dance so far, longways, but clearly a June Jones composition, music Lord Foppington.
  • Finished with She looked down her nose and sneered. Longways.

20.07 18 again recorded by Elfrida

  • Go to the devil and shake yourself -longways.
  • Sea Breezes – waltz rhythm 3 couple sets.
  • Sion House – Playford 1707 longways.
  • Scotch Cap – Playford 1651 3 couple sets.
  • Mulberry Garden – Playford 1670 longways.
  • Christina  – choreography & music by Naomi Alexander, longways.

plus a feast of food treats today.

27.07.18 Elfrida changes role today & is calling the dances, & I’m back to recording them!

  • Leaving of Liverpool x2, 3 couple dance.
  • Marching to Praetorius x2, 1996 Gary Roodman, 3 couple, music by Michael Praetorius.
  • Birthday Reel x2, 4 couple. Although no one was celebrating a birthday, 2 were celebrating their Wedding Anniversaries. 38 & 68 respectively!
  • Trip to Sheringham a square set dance. Danced to 2 different tunes, Orions Ring CD 17 & 20 (Up & down the City Road or Pop goes the weasel)
  • Jamaica Playford 1670 4 couple set.