>How about Ballo del Fiore?
This and Candlestick bransle are similar dances and the music is similar
too. Yep, I can play it (and take brief naps while playing for large
>Even in 4 hours I can't imagine well get through all the Ball dances let
>alone most of the requests :)
Nope, that's why I thought we'd group them by types. If people do a group
of branles, they will at least walk out with the knowledge that branles are
simple dances, usually in a circle with double and single left and rights.
Same principle with Elizabethan-style English Country.
>Enclosed is a general Intro/Background class I've worked up.
>I taught a quick 1 hour version at a Stevens College dance history class.
>Its more of an overview of the various times and styles with a little less
>emphasis on actual dancing than I normally do. Its a html file.
And most of the big objections I hear is that I talk more than people
expect. I used to try to have a theory class, then a lab class, but even
that confused people.
We should probably get the paperwork for our respective classes as link
to's from your European Dance page off the main Calontir webpage.