Tag Archives: Country Dancing

April’s dances

14.04.23  Some of Elfrida’s Birthday choices. Rostilion John & William Neal 1726, a longways dance. Bar a Bar from the Walsh collection 1719 a longways dance reinterpreted by Fried de Metz Herman. Happy Heys a 3 couple dance, as the name suggests, full of ‘heys’. Professor Martin’s maggot a 3 couple dance. ” The notated melody & dance directions were… Read More »

Welcome to the New Year dances.

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR DANCERS.  6.01.23 Gasconne from 1710 with an interpretation by Pat Shaw. A longways dance. Homebound a dance compiled during lockdown by Judy Keeling, a duet in diamond formation with ‘Petronella turns’. Floss Galliard a 4 couple dance x2. Nonesuch from 1615 Playford “Both these dances are not danced enough” June’s quote. Another 4 couple dance x2. Two’s… Read More »