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  • Sauer, Michael F.
    OK its still in draft, but here it is, any glaring errors? any other suggestions? Thanks, Conrad ======================================================= First
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 8 9:13 AM
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      OK its still in draft, but here it is, any glaring errors?
      any other suggestions?

      Thanks,

      Conrad

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      First Set

      Petit Riens (Italian balli)
      Calontir Bransle (style of Arbeau)
      Ly Bens Distonys (Greesly)
      Heralds in Love (style of Playford)
      Mannschaft Pavan (SCA)
      Quen Quer Que (SCA to 13th cent. music)

      Second Set

      Carloingian Pavan (style of Arbeau)
      Il Piantone (The Pinwheel) (Italian)
      Official Bransle (Arbeau)
      Rufty Tufty (Playford)
      Hearts Ease (Playford)
      SCA Maltese Bransle (style of Arbeau)

      Third Set

      Ballo del Fiore (Italian balli)
      Horses Bransle (Arbeau)
      Black Allemande (Arbeau/Inns of Court)
      Gathering Peascods (Playford)
      Charlotta Bransle (Arbeau)
      Amoroso (Italian balli)

      Fourth Set

      New boe Peep (Playford)
      Gelosia (Italian balli)
      Earl of Salisbury Pavan (SCA)
      Scottish Bransle (Arbeau)
      Jenny Plucks Pears (Playford)
      Rostiboli (Italian balli)

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      Italian balli - Italy 1450-1500 (Ebreo)

      Amoroso

      S= single, P = piva

      12 Piva (starting left)
      (man leaves) SL, SR, PR, SL, SR, SL
      (woman catch up) same as above

      (man leaves) PL, PR, PL, SR
      (woman catch up) same as above

      (man leaves) SL, SR, PR, SL, SR, SL - should end facing partner
      reverenza left
      (man returns) PL, PR, PL, SR

      (woman leaves) SL, SR, PR, SL, SR, SL - should end facing partner
      reverenza left
      (woman returns) PL, PR, PL, SR

      the entire dance repeats with the woman doing everything first.

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      Ballo del Fiore

      Gelosia

      S= salterelli, P = piva, D = double

      line of 3 couples - holding inside hands

      8 Salterelli (starting left)

      Man 1 - 3 DL around W1, reveranza to W2
      Man 2 - SR up one place
      Man 1 - 3 DL around W2, reveranza to W3
      Man 3 - SR up one place
      Man 1 - SR behind W# to M3 place

      (join hands) - 8 Piva (starting left)

      (drop hands)
      Couple 1 - turn over outside shoulders to face
      Couple 2 - same
      Couple 3 - same
      (join right hands) - 3 singles, LRL to trade places
      (join left hands) - 3 singles, RLR to trade back (ends with all facing
      forward)

      Repeats twice more, until each man returns to start.
      Can be repeated 3 more times with the women doing the active part.

      Petit Riens (also Petit Vriens)

      Lines of 3 people

      16 piva starting on the left

      Person 1 - 4 piva (away from line)
      Person 2 - 4 piva (catch up to P1)
      Person 3 - 4 piva (catch up to P2)

      Person 1 - double L (away from line)
      Person 2 - double L (catch up to P1)
      Person 3 - double L (catch up to P2)

      Person 1 & Person 2 - reverance R
      Person 2 & Person 3 - reverance R
      All reverance L

      All double L backwards (move away)
      All double R forward (move toward)
      All ripresia left and right
      All turn over left shoulder

      Repeats

      Il Piantone (The Pinwheel)

      Couples in a wheel, women on the inside (5-6 couples max per wheel)

      to the music, walk forward
      Forward # - men switch partners # wonem forward
      Back # - men switch partners # wonem backward
      Switch - partners change places, above commands apply to women
      Turn - all turn 180 degrees
      Reverse - all start walking backwards

      Rostiboli

      E = repressa, T = salterello, S = single, D = double

      Couples, hands joined

      Reverenza
      EL, ER (drop hands)
      (man leaves) SL, SR, DL, DR (turns to face partner)
      EL, ER
      (man returns) SL, SR, DL, DR (take hands)

      EL, ER (drop hands)
      (woman leaves) SL, SR, DL, DR (turns to face partner)
      EL, ER
      (woman returns) SL, SR, DL, DR (take hands)

      EL, ER
      SL, SR, DL, DR, DL (drop hands)
      (turning left) SR, SL (join hands) ripresa to right
      EL, ER
      SL, SR, DL, DR, DL (drop hands)
      (turning left) SR, SL (join hands) ripresa to right

      16 Salterelli (starting left)
      Man Movimento
      Woman Movimento
      (man leaves) DL
      Woman Movimento
      Man Movimento
      (woman catches up) DL

      Man Movimento
      Woman Movimento
      (man leaves) DR
      Woman Movimento
      Man Movimento
      (woman catches up) DR

      the entire dance repeats with the woman doing everything first.


      Inns of Court - England 1570 (?)

      Black Allemande

      Couples in a line, holding hands

      4 doubles forward - starting left
      (drop hands) face partner, DL backward (away from partner)
      DR forward (towards partner)
      1/4 turn left (men face up the hall, women face down) double L forward
      1/2 turn right (men face down the hall, women face up) double L forward
      face partner, men single left, single right, turn over left shoulder
      women single left, single right, turn over left shoulder
      (take both hands) swicth places using a double (clockwise)
      4 slips up the hall (right for men, left for women)
      swicth places using a double (clockwise)
      4 slips down the hall (right for men, left for women)
      (drop hands) face partner, DL backward (away from partner)
      DR forward (towards partner)

      repeat with women doing the set turn first on even numbered repeats


      Earl of Salisbury Pavan (Modern variation)

      Couples in a line, holding hands

      Pavane forward L
      bransle out, bransle in, double right back
      Pavane forward L (face partner)
      bransle up, bransle down, double right back (away from partner)

      Pavane forward L (passing partner, right shoulders)
      single right (1/4 turn), single left (1/4 turn), double right back (away
      from partner)
      Pavane forward L ( join hands after second single - 1/2 turn clockwise on
      double)
      bransle up, bransle down, double right back (break up hands, move down the
      hall)

      Carolingian Pavan (SCA)

      Couples in a line, holding hands

      pavane forward L, R, L
      pavane back R

      pavane forward L, R, L
      pavane back R

      Woman pavans around partner L, R
      Man pavans around partner L, R

      Repeats

      Greesly Manuscript - England 1580? (Greesly)

      Ly Bens Distonys


      French Rennisanse - France 1589-? (Arbeau)

      Charlotta Bransle

      circle of dancers, no partners necessary, hands joined

      D = double, S = single, K = kick

      DL, KL, KR
      DL, KL, KR

      DL, KL, KR
      SR, KL, KR, KL
      SL, KR, KL, KR
      DR

      Horses Bransle

      circle (or line) of couples, facing, both hands joined

      DL, DR
      DL, DR
      DL, DR
      DL, DR
      (Men) paw, paw, step right, turn left
      (Women) paw, paw, step right, turn left (new partners)

      Official Bransle

      circle of couples, hands joined

      DL, DR
      DL, DR
      1-6 6 Slips Left
      7-8 women jump in place (assisted by man)
      1-6 6 Slips Left
      7-8 women jump in front of man (assisted by man) (new parrtners)

      repeat

      Scottish Bransle

      circle of dancers, no partners necessary, hands joined

      D = double, S = single, K = kick, x = end step with foot in the air

      DLx, DRx, SLx, SRx
      DLx, DRx, SLx, SRx

      DLx, SRx, SLx, DRx,
      DLx, SRx, KR, KL, KR, Capriole (jump in place)


      Calontir Bransle (SCA)

      circle of couples, hands joined


      DL, DR, SL, SR
      DL, DR, SL, SR

      DL into the center, DR back out
      Women turn in front of partner (left) (new partners)
      DL into the center, DR back out
      Men pass in front of partner (right) (new partners)

      dance repeats

      Maltese Bransle (SCA)

      circle of dancers, no partners necessary, hands joined

      DL, DR
      DL, DR
      (into circle) SL, SR, SL (3 claps)
      (out of circle) SL, SR, SL (3 claps, or 3 kicks)

      dance repeats, normally getting faster


      English Country dance - England ?-1651 (Playford)

      Gathering Peascods

      circle of couples, hands joined

      8 slips to left, turn single
      8 slips to right, turn single

      Chorus:
      men form inner ring and go around (left), break to place
      women form inner ring and go around (left), break to partner
      men double forward (into circle) and clap
      women double forward (into circle) and clap, while men double back to place
      men double forward (into circle) and don't clap, while women double back to
      place
      women double forward (into circle) and clap
      men double forward (into circle) and clap, while women double back to place
      women double forward (into circle) and don't clap, while men double back to
      place

      Side right, turn single
      Side left, turn single

      Chorus, but with women first

      Arm right, turn single
      Arm left, turn single

      Chorus, as first time

      Hearts Ease

      2 couples in a square, facing opposite couple, inside hands joined with
      partner

      Double L toward other couple, double right away
      repeat

      Chorus:
      face partner, double backwards away
      double forwards toward partner
      turn contrary by right
      face contrary, double backwards away
      double forwards toward contrary
      turn partner by left


      Side right, with partner
      Side left, with contrary

      Chorus

      Arm right, with partner
      Arm left, with contrary

      Chorus


      Jenny Plucks Pears

      sets of 3 couples in circle holding hands

      8 slips to left, (face partner) set turn single
      8 slips to right, (face partner) set turn single


      Chorus:
      First man place partner into center
      Second man place partner into center
      Third man place partner into center
      all reverance
      (men) 8 skips clockwise around circle
      (Men) 8 skips to return to place
      First man hand out partner
      Second man hand out partner
      Third man hand out partner
      reverance

      Side right, set turn single
      Side left, set turn single

      Chorus, but with men being set in and women around

      Arm right, set turn single
      Arm left, set turn single

      Chorus, as first time


      New boe Peep

      Line of couples, fancin forward, holding hands

      Double L forward, double right back
      repeat.

      Chorus:
      Woman face away from partner and double toward wall
      Men follow
      Men peep 4 times
      All turn back to line
      Men face away from psrtner a double toward wall
      Women follow
      Women peep 4 times
      All turn back to line

      Side right
      Side left

      Chorus, but with men walking to wall first

      Arm right
      Arm left

      Chorus, as first time

      Rufty Tufty

      2 couples in a square, facing opposite couple, inside hands joined with
      partner

      Double L toward other couple, double right away
      repeat

      Chorus:
      set turn single, repeat
      take partners hand, double out
      turn around, double back
      turn single
      take contrarys hand, double out
      turn around, double back
      turn single

      Side right
      Side left

      Chorus

      Arm right
      Arm left

      Chorus


      Heralds in Love (SCA)

      Line of 4 couples, facing forward hands joined
      2nd and 4th couples improper

      Double L toward other couple, double right away
      repeat

      Chorus:
      end men change places with opposites by right hands
      middle men change places with each other by left hands
      end men change places with opposites by right hands
      middle men change places with each other by left hands
      end men change places with opposites by right hands
      middle men change places with each other by left hands
      end men change places with opposites by right hands
      middle men change places with each other by left hands

      Side right
      Side left

      Chorus
      middle women change places with each other by left hands
      end women change places with opposites by right hands
      middle women change places with each other by left hands
      end women change places with opposites by right hands
      middle women change places with each other by left hands
      end women change places with opposites by right hands
      middle women change places with each other by left hands
      end women change places with opposites by right hands

      Arm right
      Arm left

      Chorus
      both first and second chorus at the same time.

      The improper formation of the 2ns and 4th couples
      is not necessary, but helpful for teaching.


      SCA dances

      Quen Quer Que (SCA to 13th cent. music)

      circle of dancers, no partners needed

      D = double, S = single, T = turn to the left

      Verse
      DL, DR, SL, SR, DL, SR
      TL, DR, SL, SR, DL, SR
      DL, DR, SL, SR, TL, SR
      TL, DR, SL, SR, TL, SR

      Chorus:
      DL (in), DR (out and toward the left), SR, SR, DL, SR
      DL (in), DR (out and toward the left), SR, SR, DL, SR

      Dance alternates verse and chorus.


      Mannschaft Pavan

      Line of 4 couples, facing forward hands joined
      2nd and 4th couples improper

      Long reverance, bransle out, branlse in
      Pavane L forward (slow)
      (with parther) Palm L, palm R, Palm L and trade
      Palm R, palm L, Palm R and trade (face down)

      Pavane L, Pavane R
      (with opposite of group of 4)
      Women palm left, men palm right, women palm left and trade
      Men palm right, women palm left, men palm right and trade (face up)

      Pavane L, Pavane R
      (with all women or men)
      Women palm left, men palm right, women palm left and trade
      Men palm right, women palm left, men palm right and trade (face down - new
      partner)

      Pavane L, Pavane R
      (with opposite of group of 4)
      Women palm left, men palm right, women palm left and trade
      Men palm right, women palm left, men palm right and trade (face up)

      Pavane L, Pavane R
      (with opposite of group of 4)
      (with parther) Palm L, palm R, Palm L and trade
      Palm R, palm L, Palm R and trade (long reverance)
      >
    • Paul A. Byers
      ... You forgot the part where a group of drunken Huscarls, lead by me, comes in and demands, and gets, the Manchaft Pavan. Pav Serious
      Message 2 of 3 , Jun 8 9:27 AM
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        At 11:13 AM 6/8/00 -0500, you wrote:
        >OK its still in draft, but here it is, any glaring errors?
        >any other suggestions?
        >
        >Thanks,
        >
        >Conrad


        You forgot the part where a group of drunken Huscarls, lead by me, comes in
        and demands, and gets, the Manchaft Pavan.

        Pav
        Serious
      • Katriana
        Pav, that s anticipated, yet unschedule-able event. Impossible to cover in a cheat sheet. katriana
        Message 3 of 3 , Jun 8 3:32 PM
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          Pav, that's anticipated, yet unschedule-able event. Impossible to cover in
          a cheat sheet.

          katriana
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