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  • Tsire Tuzevo
    Emelye, I understand where you re coming from. Thanks to you and to Murdoch for putting so much energy into this. I hope that your friend will continue to
    Message 1 of 10 , May 10 6:38 AM
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      Emelye,

      I understand where you're coming from. Thanks to you and to Murdoch for putting so much energy into this. I hope that your friend will continue to explore period dancing while she is in Calontir.
      As for the Circle Waltz....it's most likely a Laendler. The Laendler is a polka/waltz country dance style that formalized over time into the waltz we know today. Documentation and woodcuts presumably depicting this dance appear to be from the 1800's or later. The interesting trivia about this one is that those who did it in the SCA used the same music and polka waltz chorography that you can see bits and pieces of in the father daughter dance and ballroom scenes of the movie The Sound of Music. Extra out of period bonus points there - folk dance, 1800's, AND from a movie! WOW! :)

      Keep up the good work guys!
      Tsire


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    • Lady Sara Sophia von Kolmar
      Emelye, I m sorry I didn t make it last time. Playdate plans got changed too late for me to make other arrangements for Nathaniel. Next time I may just try
      Message 2 of 10 , May 10 2:47 PM
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        Emelye,

        I'm sorry I didn't make it last time. Playdate plans got changed too late for me to make other arrangements for Nathaniel. Next time I may just try bringing a 6 year old and see if he likes dance. :-D

        I will try to have Ly Bens worked up for next time. :-) I learned so many dances at Crown, I'm not sure I can remember them all. :-)

        Sara Sophia



        To: CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com
        From: boltb4@...
        Date: Sat, 10 May 2008 04:28:41 -0700
        Subject: RE: [CalontirDance] Re:Horse's Bransle




















        OK Tsire - you make a good point with Korbushka. The Stupid Squire Dance/Ly Bens shall replace Korbushka for next dance practice. I was trying to fill up time with Korbushka since we don't know that many dances and one of our members already knew it. Sara Sophia couldn't make it last time to teach the new dances you taught her at Crown. Murdoch led ALL the dances in her place though. He even told the group how much dancing helps with footwork, which thereby improves fighting technique!



        Also, my friend, who used to live in the Outlands (Unser Hafen), said she used to dance something called a "Circle Waltz." I asked her to hum the tune. She couldn't remember it, but said it sounded like something you'd hear in a Chinese restaurant. Do you know what she could be talking about?



        Thanks,



        Emelye



        Tsire Tuzevo <tsire@...> wrote: Emelye



        There is indeed nothing wrong with Horses Bransle it's just not built for the short of attention span like myself.



        The Stupid Squire Shuffle is Ly Bens Dystonis



        Re Korobushka:

        I (and many others who may speak on thier own) have been working for a long time to get this 1920's broadway take on a Russian folk dance out of the popular vernacular of the European Dancer in Calontir and the Known World. Adding it to your local repertoire and introducing it to new folks debilitates a cause near and dear to me. While it is indeed and enjoyable dance, it has about as much to do with living history of our period as the Electric Slide. Please consider this before deciding to add it to your repertoire.



        Tsire



        To: CalontirDance@yahoogroups.comFrom: boltb4@...: Fri, 9 May 2008 04:59:56 -0700Subject: Re: [CalontirDance] Re:Horse's Bransle



        That sounds interesting. We might try the "Hurried Negotiations" variant when we get more advanced. Regarding the "Korbushka clap," one of the other members of the Barony is supposed to teach Korbushka next time. She's from the Outlands and apparently, they danced Korbushka frequently out there. I can hear a "Korbushka clap" when I'm playing music, but I'm usually not looking up enough from the music to register a visual. That shall soon change. EmelyeChristopher Mortika <c.mortika@...> wrote: So, what's wrong with "Horse's Bransle"? (Well, other than thepossibility that it might be deadly dull?)For what it's worth, I came up with a variation of Horse's that wekind of liked.(THIS IS AN A-HISTORIC CHANGE TO THE DANCE!!)The second part of the dance (Stamp-stamp, single R, turn L withdouble L) is interesting enough. But the first part (double L, doubleR until even the mildly autistic dancers get bored) is just tedious.So, here's what we did.The first double L double R

        is as normal.The second time, the lead couple does ...something... and back. Theymight do three little kicks at the end. It can be a diagonal, doubleL and back out, and then R and back in. It can be a double L andswitch places, and then a double R and switch back. It can be a turnL with a clap at the end, Korobushka-style. Whatever. Something.The third time, they repeat their move, and the second couple follows suit.The fourth time, al three couples dance the variation.Since the lead man changes each time, there are new ideas about whatto do. That first double L, double R is usually spent in hurriednegotiations. The lead woman needs to be pretty on-her-toes.--Christian---------------------------------Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now.[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]



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      • Debbie Sullentrup
        I want to start off by saying thankyou to everyone that is teaching this year at Lilies! I know that it is going to be a great summer for dance and fun.
        Message 3 of 10 , May 13 2:29 PM
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          I want to start off by saying thankyou to everyone that is teaching this year at Lilies! I know that it is going to be a great summer for dance and fun. Attached is the completed dance class list as was comunicated to the Lilies staff. A few minor adjustments had to be made as some things needed to be held at the perminant shelter as well. Please look it over. Thanks again, and I will see you there! Helena.



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        • lucia_b3r
          Helena, is there a chance you could mail me the attachment directly?? I d love to be able to pick up all the dance & music class info from it. Thanks, Lucia
          Message 4 of 10 , May 13 3:39 PM
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            Helena, is there a chance you could mail me the attachment
            directly?? I'd love to be able to pick up all the dance & music
            class info from it.

            Thanks,
            Lucia

            --- In CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com, Debbie Sullentrup
            <kell100312@...> wrote:
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            > I want to start off by saying thankyou to everyone that is
            teaching this year at Lilies! I know that it is going to be a great
            summer for dance and fun. Attached is the completed dance class list
            as was comunicated to the Lilies staff. A few minor adjustments had
            to be made as some things needed to be held at the perminant shelter
            as well. Please look it over. Thanks again, and I will see you
            there! Helena.
            >
            >
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          • Chris Lewis
            She s in class right now, but I ll mention it tonight or in the morning to her :-) -Roberto _____ From: CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com
            Message 5 of 10 , May 13 3:49 PM
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              She's in class right now, but I'll mention it tonight or in the morning to
              her :-)



              -Roberto



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              From: CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com]
              On Behalf Of lucia_b3r
              Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 5:39 PM
              To: CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com
              Subject: [CalontirDance] Re: Finished dance list for Lilies.



              Helena, is there a chance you could mail me the attachment
              directly?? I'd love to be able to pick up all the dance & music
              class info from it.

              Thanks,
              Lucia

              --- In CalontirDance@ <mailto:CalontirDance%40yahoogroups.com>
              yahoogroups.com, Debbie Sullentrup
              <kell100312@...> wrote:
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              > I want to start off by saying thankyou to everyone that is
              teaching this year at Lilies! I know that it is going to be a great
              summer for dance and fun. Attached is the completed dance class list
              as was comunicated to the Lilies staff. A few minor adjustments had
              to be made as some things needed to be held at the perminant shelter
              as well. Please look it over. Thanks again, and I will see you
              there! Helena.
              >
              >
              >
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            • Debbie Sullentrup
              I am sorry, I was unaware that they group did not transfer attachments. I will try to cut and paste it on the actuall email. MON WED FRI SAT 1 The Odd
              Message 6 of 10 , May 13 6:08 PM
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                I am sorry, I was unaware that they group did not transfer attachments. I will try to cut and paste it on the actuall email.

                MON WED FRI SAT 1 The Odd Itialians Ball Review Balli Itallian for Beginners Intermediate Various Basic Basic Her Ladyship Rowan Houndskeeper of Three Rivers Their Ladyships Rowan and Tsiri Her Ladyship Tsire Tuzevo Lady Ingeborg Ulfsdottir European Dance Requests from the Ball List European Dance European Dance 2 English Country for Three Couples Ball Review Cascaide Flirting Dances Basic Various Intermediate Intermediate Lady Arina Their Ladyships Rowan and Tsiri Her Ladyship Tsire Tuzevo Lady Azenari Basandere European Dance Requests from the Ball List European Dance European Dance 3 Progressions Ball Review Two Italian Dances for Three Couples Progressions Basic Various Advanced Basic Her Ladyship Tsire Tuzevo Their Ladyships Rowan and Tsiri Master Conrad Martin von Kassel Lady Alessandra de Piro European Dance Requests from the Ball List
                European Dance European Dance
                TUE 11 English Country Square Dances Basic Her Ladyship Rowan Houndskeeper of Three Rivers European Dance 12 Beginning English Country Dances Basic Lord Ermenrich von Duisberg European Dance 2 Bransles Basic Master Conrad Martin von Kassel European Dance THUR 11 New English Country Dances Basic His Lordship Cathus the Curious European Dance 12 English Country for Three Couples Basic Lady Arina European Dance 2 Bassa Intermediate His Lordship Cathus the Curious European Dance



                Chris Lewis <pretzelbear@...> wrote:
                She's in class right now, but I'll mention it tonight or in the morning to
                her :-)

                -Roberto

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                From: CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com]
                On Behalf Of lucia_b3r
                Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 5:39 PM
                To: CalontirDance@yahoogroups.com
                Subject: [CalontirDance] Re: Finished dance list for Lilies.

                Helena, is there a chance you could mail me the attachment
                directly?? I'd love to be able to pick up all the dance & music
                class info from it.

                Thanks,
                Lucia

                --- In CalontirDance@ <mailto:CalontirDance%40yahoogroups.com>
                yahoogroups.com, Debbie Sullentrup
                <kell100312@...> wrote:
                >
                > I want to start off by saying thankyou to everyone that is
                teaching this year at Lilies! I know that it is going to be a great
                summer for dance and fun. Attached is the completed dance class list
                as was comunicated to the Lilies staff. A few minor adjustments had
                to be made as some things needed to be held at the perminant shelter
                as well. Please look it over. Thanks again, and I will see you
                there! Helena.
                >
                >
                >
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