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dance collection venue caller musicians choreo/music notes date added
Jockey, The Donwfbell Stockade Assembly, Shaker Meeting House, Albany, New York , 21May2017 Nikki HerbstThe Sassy Trio (Alan Thomson, Eric Buddington & Eric Martin) Playford 17th Ed Vol1, 1721, reconstructed by Charles Bolton in Retreads 8 first appearance 22May2017
^King's Maggot, or New York DonwfbellStockade Assembly, Shaker Meeting House, Albany, New York , 21May2017 Nikki HerbstThe Sassy Trio (Alan Thomson, Eric Buddington & Eric Martin) Playford v2 1713-28, reconstruction by Andrew Shaw first appearance 22May2017
FlippancyEnglish Country DanceGainesville, FL 24Aprt2017 Randy ThorpHoggetown Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John MonkusSharon Green (2009) first appearance 24Apr2017
Cupid's Revenge ECandSCDancer DC area. Feb2017 Boldwood recording Jenna Simpson (2016) to the tune Apollo and Daphne (Walsh 1740) first appearance 17Apr2017
Under the Influence ECandSCDancer DC area. Jan017 edited from the recording by Elixir on their cd Rampant Jenna Simpson to the tune "Tom Kruskal's" by Amelia Mason and Emily Troll first appearance 17Apr2017
Way of the World ECandSCDancer DC area. Feb2017 derived from the recording by Belshazzar's Feast on their album "John Playford's Secret Ball Jenna Simpson (2016) to the tune of Mundesse (Playford 1651). first appearance 17Apr2017
Land of Mist and Wonder EnglishCountryDance Gainesville, FL 17Apr2017Randy Thorp Hoggetown Fancy:Pete Turner, Robert Reynierson, John Monkus and David Willkomen Gary Roodman, 2016, tune by Rachel Bell. first appearance 17Apr2017
Jump at the Sun John Newsome AACTMAD Ann Arbor, MI, Apr2025 Dan Blim Steve Schneider, Josh Burdick, Susie Lorand Scott Higgs to tune of the same name by John Kirkpatrick first appearance 17Apr2017
Jumpers Chase John NewsomeAACTMAD Ann Arbor, MI, Apr2017 Dan Blim Steve Schneider, Josh Burdick, Susie Lorand Walsh 1714 reconstructed by Andrew Shaw (2016) first appearance 17Apr2017
Manage the Miser Jeff Bary CD*NY April 2017 The Dancing Master Vol II 1696 reconstruction by Fried de Metz Herman first appearance 8Apr2017
X Ackley Jim Crawford English Country Dance Nashville,April,2017 Joanna Reiner-Wilkinson Bare Necessities(Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea,Kate Barnes & Jacqueline Schwab) Brook Friendly and Chris Sackett a tune by Jonathan Jensen first appearance 8Apr2017
^Heidenröslein Childgrove Westchester CD, Celebration of Spring Dance, Mamaroneck, CT, 25Mar2017 Orly Krasner A Joyful Noise: Barbara Greenberg, Daniel Beerhohm, Kathie Talvitie Pat Shaw/ trad. high video quality 27Mar2017
Fiddler's Wife, The EnglishCountryDance Gainesville, FL 6Mar2017 Annette Merritt Hoggetown Fancy:Pete Turner, Robert Reynierson, John Monkus and David Willkomen Alan Winston (2007) tune by Jon Berger. first appearance 9Mar2017
Slof Galliard, The Bobs English Country Dance Seattle Ball, February 26, 2017 Brooke Friendly Roguery: Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen and Jim Oakden Pat Shaw (1975) first appearance 2Mar2017
Katharine Street Bobs English Country Dance Seattle Ball, February 26, 2017 Brooke Friendly Roguery: Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen and Jim Oakden Walsh 1718 first appearance 2Mar2017
Rare Vintage Bobs English Country Dance Seattle Ball, February 26, 2017 Brooke Friendly Roguery: Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen and Jim Oakden Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett (2015) first appearance 2Mar2017
Bemused Benthologist, The Bobs English Country Dance Seattle Ball, February 26, 2017 Brooke Friendly Roguery: Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen and Jim Oakden Brooke Friendly and Chris Sacket (2009) first appearance 2Mar2017
Ursa Minor Bobs English Country Dance Seattle Ball, February 26, 2017 Brooke Friendly Roguery: Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen and Jim Oakdenk Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett (2008) to "The Bear Dance" first appearance 1Mar2017
Maiden Lane Bobs English Country Dance Seattle Ball, February 26, 2017 Brooke Friendly Roguery: Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen and Jim Oakdenk The Dancing Master 1675) first appearance 1March017
Eastbourne Rover English Country Dance Dancing with the GODS, Gainesville, FL, Feb2017 Gaye Fifer Steam!: David Firestine, Alice Boyle, Robert Rosenberg, Claire Zucker Kevin Prigmore to the tune 'Serpent with Corners' (Thomas Bending, 1999) first appearance 1Mar2017
Tunbridge Beauties Bobs English Country Dance Seattle Ball, February 26, 2017 Brooke Friendly Roguery: Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen and Jim Oakden Dancing Master 1728 first appearance 28Feb2017
Cobbler's Hornpipe John Newsome Ann Arbor Dawn Dance Ypsilanti, MI Feb2017 Melissa Running Earl Gaddis, Karen Axelrod and Matt McCoy Jenny Beer first appearance 23Feb16
Sweet Cream John Newsome Ann Arbor Dawn Dance Ypsilanti, MI Feb2017 Melissa Running Earl Gaddis, Karen Axelrod and Matt McCoy Jenna Simpson to "Sunlight Room" by Dave Wiesler first appearance 23Feb16
Longest Night, The John Newsome Ann Arbor Dawn Dance Ypsilanti, MI Feb2017 Melissa Running Earl Gaddis, Karen Axelrod and Matt McCoy Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett; tune by Dave Wiesler first appearance 23Feb16
Lucky Sevens John Newsome Ann Arbor Dawn Dance Ypsilanti, MI Feb2017 Melissa Running Earl Gaddis, Karen Axelrod and Matt McCoy Melissa Running first appearance 23Feb16
Graphite Carrie Rose MD? Feb 2017 Anna Rain on recorder, and Becky Ross on fiddle Melissa Running, tune by Josh Burdick first appearance 18Feb2017
Beautyberry CarrieRose Maryland, Feb2017 Recording from "The Goldcrest Collection" Dave Wiesler, piano; Daron Douglas, fiddle; Paul Oorts, accordion and fretted instruments. Joseph Pimentel c 2005 tune by Turlough O'Carolan first appearance 15Feb2017
Lobelia Lawn, The EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 7Feb2017 Randy Thorp Hoggetowne Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Bernard Bentley, Fallibroome Collection first appearance 9Feb2016
Bluebonnets EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 30Jan2017 Annette Merritt Hoggetowne Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Joseph Pimentel (2005) tune by Debbie Jackson first appearance 5Feb2016
Tom Jones EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 30Jan2017 Annette Merritt Hoggetowne Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Sudbury collection, 1750, interpretation K. and D. Wright, 1984 first appearance 5Feb2016
Rose of Sharon Jeffrey Bary Lenox Assembly 2014 Robin Hayden Karen Axelrod, Eric Martin, and Doug Creighton Fried deMetz Herman first appearance 12Jan2016
Moveable Feast, A Susan Kevra DC? June, 2016 Susan Kevra to "Duck, Duck, Go" by Rachel Bell first appearance 12Jan2017
Happy Dance, The or A Chase for Martha EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 9Jan2017 Randy Thorp Hoggetowne Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Sharon Green. Tune by Jonathan Jensen first appearance 12Jan2017
Archer, The EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 10Jan2017 Annette Merritt Hoggetowne Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Anna Rain (2015) to "The Huntsmans;s Chorus" first appearance 11Dec2017
Yuletide Cheer EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 19Dec2016 Randy Thorp Hoggetowne Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Fried Herman, 1996, to "O Little Town of Bethlehem" first appearance 28Dec2016
Trip to Provence Susan Kevra Pinewoods, Harmony of Song and Dance Week, July 2016 Old World Charm School: Rachel Bell Karen Axelrod), Susan Kevra with guest fiddler, Becky Tracy. Susan Kevra to "Voyage de la Diabline" by Rachel Bell first appearance 26Dec2016
Sylvan Park theinstrumentplayer Fall Frolic, Aptos CA,Oct2016 Susan Kevra Old World Charm School, Rachel Bell, Karen Axelrod, Susan Kevra Susan Kevra to tune by Rachel Bell. Instructions & tune courtesy of Rachel Bell first appearance 21Oc2016
Turquoise Porpoise Rachel Pusey Fall Frolic, Aptos CA,Oct2016 Susan Kevra Old World Charm School, Rachel Bell, Karen Axelrod, Susan Kevra Susan Kevra to tune by Rachel Bell first appearance 21Oct2016
Indian River Strathspey EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 17Oct2016 Annette Merritt Hoggetown Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Onie & George Senyk to "Lovely Nancy" first appearance 18Oct2016
Winter In Brasstown Jim Crawford Fandango Altanta, GA Sep 2016 Joseph Pimentel Goldcrest: Darran Douglas, Paul Orts, Dave Wiesler Phillipe Callen (2004) to "The Dove Cove" by John Stapledon first appearance 17Oct2016
Mrs. Hill's Dance Jim Crawford Fandango Altanta, GA Sep 2016 Joseph Pimentel Goldcrest: Darran Douglas, Paul Orts, Dave Wiesler Playford 1710; reconstruction by Charles Bolton first appearance 17Oct2016
Master Barton's Arrival EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 3Oct2016 Randy Thorp Hoggetown Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus David Smukler, 2015 to " The Argos Inn" by Rachel Bell first appearance 19Sep2016
Farewell to the Shore EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 19Sep2016 Randy Thorp Hoggetown Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Dan Seppler, 2012 to "Farewell Marian" first appearance 19Sep2016
Bitttersweet EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 19Sep2016 Randy Thorp Hoggetown Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus Victor Skowroski 2003/ tune by Chris Rua first appearance 19Sep2016
Cross My Heart ECandSCDancer ECandSCDancer Jenna Simpson recorded by the band Nova on their album "Little Sky." Jenna Simpson (2016) to the tune "Little Sky" by Guillaume Sparrow-Pepi first appearance 13Sep2016
The  6 links below are to dances performed 9/18 by members of the Germantown Country Dancers demo team in preparation for the GCD Predominantly Playford Ball on Dec 3, 2106.  All but "Take a Dance" and "Gigue for Genny " are first appearances on this list
Take a Dance (Thompson 1765),    Gigue for Genny, (Dan Herr, 1975)    Ivy and a Rose; (Jenny Beer, 2015/ tune by Jonathan Jensen)
Jubilee at Eindhoven (Philippe Callens. l996),    Salute to Preston, (Brian Wedgebury, 1977)    Les Manches Vertes; (Playford 1706, Pat Shaw interp 1960)
Sweet Potato Pie darcyandsimon DC area Sept 2016 Sharon Mckinley/tune by Jonathan Jensen, 2014 first appearance 13Sep2016
Cross My Heart ECandSCDancer ECandSCDancer Jenna Simpson recorded by the band Nova on their album "Little Sky." Jenna Simpson (2016) to the tune "Little Sky" by Guillaume Sparrow-Pepi first appearance 13Sep2016
Sweet Potato Pie darcyandsimon DC area Sept 2016 Sharon Mckinley/tune by Jonathan Jensen, 2014 first appearance 13Sep2016
Michedonia John Newsome Dance, Music & Spice Week, Camp Cavell, MI August2016 David Millstone Daniel Beerbohm, Maria Terres​, and Karen Axelrod Dan Blim (2014), set to The Carpathian Tune first appearance 28Aug
Night Piece, The rsalomonr DelMar Fair Ca. Jul 2016, video@5:25 Playford Plodders recording by The Waits of Southwark Renaissance Band Playford 165l Cecil Sharp (1922) first appearance 27Aug2016
Beach Dancer EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL 23Aug2016 Annette Merritt Hoggetown Fancy:Pete Turner, John Monkus and David Willkomen Scottish country dance, modified by Annette Merritt into an English triple minor to "Perpetual Motion" first appearance 27Aug2016
Gingerbread John Newsome Dance, Music & Spice Week, Camp Cavell, MI August2016 David Millstone Daniel Beerbohm, Earl Gaddis, Karen Axelrod​. Chris Sackett and Brooke Friendly to "Kuparai Eeva" first appearance 27Aug2016
Kingcombe Rejuvinated JeffBarry Spring Dance, Hopewell Junction, NY, 1Jun2014 Robin Hayden Trio Picante: Peter Barnes, Dan Beerbohm. Mary Lea Alan Davies to "Planxty Irwin" by O'Carolan first appearance 18Aug2016
Erie Canal Memories Eric Borresen Erie Canal Heritage Park , 2016 NY Meryton Assembly Dancers Watson Abbey: Jeff Bronfeld, Rob Sieger, Curt Osgood joined by Charlene Thomson Terry Glasspool to tune of the same name by Charlene Thomson first appearance 3Aug2016
Fair One Let Me In, The EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 11Jul2016 Randy Thorp Hoggetown Fancy:Hoggetown Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, JoLaine Jones -Pokorney, John Monkus and David Willkomen Scott Higgs; tune by Thomas Farmer (1683) first appearance 3Aug2016
New London Assembly childgrove New London Assembly, New London CT, Jul2016 Colin Hume` Shira Kamen, Carol Marsh and friends Colin Hume` first appearance 3Aug2016
Folkus Pocus John Newsome AACTMAD Pittsfield Union Grain, Ann Arbor, MI 30Jul2106 Colin Hume` Josh Burdick, Susie Lorand, Debbie Jackson Dance and music by Colin Hume (2005); written for the band :"focuspocus": Dan and Caroline Hollingshurst first appearance 3Aug2016
Jug of Punch John Newsome AACTMAD Pittsfield Union Grain, Ann Arbor, MI 30Jul2106 Colin Hume` Josh Burdick, Susie Lorand, Debbie Jackson Colin Hume (2000) to trad. tune first appearance 3Aug2016
Rose of Tankerton John Newsome AACTMAD Pittsfield Union Grain, Ann Arbor, MI 30Jul2106 Colin Hume` Josh Burdick, Susie Lorand, Debbie Jackson Pat Shaw first appearance 3Aug2016
Titania John Newsome AACTMAD Pittsfield Union Grain, Ann Arbor, MI 30Jul2106 Colin Hume` Josh Burdick, Susie Lorand, Debbie Jackson Colin Hume first appearance 3Aug2016
Bishop's Halloween, The childgrove Lennox Assemnly, Lennox, MA 1May2016 Paul Ross Cynthia Shaw, Eric Martin and Doug Creighton Fried deMetz Herman (2002) to to "The Witch Under the Stars (1995) and "Black Cat Jig (1996) by Jonanthan Jenson ( first appearance 29Jun2016
Middlemarch bobsenglish countrydance Seattle, WA 24Jun2016 Orly Krasner Betsy Alexander, violin Laurie Andres, piano Orly Krasner first appearance 29Jun2016
Lock Keeper, The bobsenglish countrydance Seattle, WA 24Jun2016 Orly Krasner Betsy Alexander, violin Laurie Andres, piano Ron Coxall to the tune “Deep Water” by Heather Bexton first appearance 29Jun2016
V(Vee) bobsenglish countrydance Seattle, WA 19Jun2016 Brooke Friendly Anita Anderson piano, Marni Rachmiel woodwinds and Amy Englesberg accordion. Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett (2014) to "Incunabula" by Dave Bartley (2004) first appearance 21June2016
On Whitman's Golden Floor bobsenglis hcountrydance Seattle, WA 19Jun2016 Brooke Friendly Anita Anderson piano, Marni Rachmiel woodwinds and Amy Englesberg accordion. Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett (2003, tune by Todd Barton (2003) first appearance 21June2016
Sweet Mischief bobsenglis hcountrydance Seattle, WA 19Jun2016 Brooke Friendly Anita Anderson piano, Marni Rachmiel woodwinds and Amy Englesberg accordion. Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett (2014) to tune by Shira Kammen (2014) first appearance 21June2016
On The Midway bobsenglish countrydance Seattle, WA 19Jun2016 Brooke Friendly Anita Anderson piano, Marni Rachmiel woodwinds and Amy Englesberg accordion. Chris Sackett and Brooke Friendly (2014) to "Dance of the Demon Daffodils" by John Kirkpatrick (2009) first appearance 21June2016
Sea Shadows bobsenglish countrydance Seattle, WA 19Jun2016 Brooke Friendly Anita Anderson piano, Marni Rachmiel woodwinds and Amy Englesberg accordion. Chris Sackett and Brooke Friendly (2013) to "Your Slip" is Showing By Chris Sackett (2013) first appearance 21June2016
Noble Dames donwfbell Apple Blossom Ball, Clarksburg, Ontario, Canada; May 28, 2016 Lorraine Sutton Musicians: Steve Fuller, violin; Maureen Keating, keyboard Don & Diane Bell to Part A: Furioso ll’Italiana (1600) by Fabritio Caroso. Part B (2010) by modern Canadian composer Sabrina Schroeder first appearance 20June2016
Come with Voices Singing Richard Jacobs Twelve Dresses Ball, Toronto, 7May2016 video@58:36 Cathy Campbell Ben Bolker and Pat Mearns Joseph Pimentel first appearance 20June2016
Room for Ramblers Richard Jacbos Toronto ECD Assembly10June2016. video@2m36s Cathy Campbell Snow Date: Bruce Randall, Julia Hartman, & Jean Monroe Walsh 1712, interpretation by Chip and Fran Hendrickson, 1984 first appearance 20June2016
Chocolate Moose EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL. 30May2016 Randy Thorp Hoggetown Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, and John Monkus Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett to “The Goldfinch” by Paul Gitlitz (1999) first appearance 17June2016
Mrs. Elton's Barouche-landau bobsenglishcountry dance BellinghamSenior ActivityDenter, Bellingham, WA, 26May2016 Robert Campbell "Hewlett" by O'Carolan, recording by Masquerade on "An Enhnated Place") Bob Olson (2016) first appearance 28May2016
Welcome Dream, A bobsenglishcountry dance BellinghamSenior Center, Bellingham, WA, 29Sep2016 Robert Campbell Daphne Baker pianist, Graham Knibbs violin and Stephen Thomas bass. Bob Olson (2016)to O’Carolan’s “Welcome” first appearance 4Oct2016
Madiera Coastline EnglishCountry Dance Gainesville, FL 23May2016 Randy Thorp Hoggetown Fancy:Peter Turner, Robert Reynierson, David Willkomm and John Monkus John Wood, published in his collection "Ross of Mull". It is danced here to Ashokan Farewell by Jay Ungar first appearance 28May2016
Girl I left Behind Me, The (2) bobsenglishcountry dance Cedar Valley Grange, Lynnwood WA. 22May2016 Peggy Roe Ruthie Cornfield and Marcie Kubbs Peggy Roe to a Lancashire Morris dance tune by the same name. first appearance 24May2016
Safe Home bobsenglishcountry dance Cedar Valley Grange, Lynnwood WA. 22May2016. Peggy Roe. Ruthie Cornfield and Marcie Kubbs Peggy Roe to tune by Vancouver composer Jane Slemonthe first appearance 24May2016
Sherry at the Ball John Newsome AACTMAD Ann Arbor, MI 13May2016 Mady Newfield Debbie Jackson (piano), Susie Lorand (winds), and Earl Gaddis (strings) Steve Otlowski, 2016, to Valse des Pastouriaus by Jacky Molard. In honor of Sherry Brodock first appearance 20May2016
Aird of Coigach, The John Newsome AACTMAD Ann Arbor, MI 13May2016 Mady Newfield Debbie Jackson (piano), Susie Lorand (winds), and Earl Gaddis (strings) John Bayly, 1975. first appearance 20May2016

Videos of dances listed in upcoming Ball/ Event programs


31st Annual Washington Spring Ball

Ball info on FSGW website: sheet music, instructions, videos registration etc,
Silver Spring, MD
May 20 2017
Video links for 18 of 18 dances



    Across The Lake 2017

    Link to event information
    Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael's College
    223 Ethan Allen Lane, Colchester, Vermont (near Burlington)
    June 9-11, 2017
    video links (+1 animation) for 56 of 64 dances

    The dances as called at Across the Lake may be different from the videos. These videos will give you a feel for the event's dance programs; they are not posted to be studied and/or memorized, All dances at Across the Lake will be taught and walked through by the caller, then prompted to the music.


    Whately Ball

    Ball info
    Hayedenville Rd and Masterson Rd, Whately, MA
    June 24, 2017
    Video links for 14 of 18 dances