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Historic Dance IV: 1650-1700

 

A4 book by John Gardiner-Garden. 662 pages of research, discussion and analysis with dozens of illustrations, musical scores, dance reconstructions, source extracts, transcriptions and translations.To order, go to Shop.

Part 1 ~ Dance Context ~

~ France ~  4

~ Dance outdoors ~  4
~ Indoor dancing ~  10
~ The Opera balls ~  16
~ New dance venues ~  19
~ The dances of folk origin ~  20
~ Theatrical vers Social ~  21
~ The rise of the contredanse ~  22

~ England ~  26

~ The rustic dance ~  26
~ Public assemblies ~  26
~ The acceptance of the French noble style ~  28
~ Soame Jenys ~  29
~ Links with theatrical world ~  30

~ Scotland ~  32

~ Ireland ~  35

~ Germany and Austria ~  36

~ Saxony, Poland and Russia ~  43

~ America ~  45

Part 2 ~ Dance Forms ~

~ The Bourrée ~  3

~ The Country dance ~  4

~ Before 1675—a variety of forms and mechanisms ~  4
~ After 1675 and the mechanism of the contredanse ~  5

~ The Courante ~  10

~ The Minuet~  11

~ Origin ~  11
~ The spread of the Minuet ~  14

~ Pavan ~  15

~ The Polish Dance ~  16

~ The ‘relay mixer’ ~  18

~ The Rigaudon ~  20

~ The Sarabande ~  21

Part 3 ~ Dance Technicalities ~


~ Style ~  4

~ Etiquette ~  6

~ Kissing ~  8
~ The Bow ~  8
~ The honours that open and close a dance ~  9

~ Formations ~  13

~ Couple facing couple ~  13
~ 3 facing 3~  13
~ Rounds ~  13
~ Squares ~  14
~ Couples on the periphery of dance space  ~  14
~ 3 couple longways ~  14
~ 4 couple longways ~  14
~ Longways for as many as will ~  15
~ Other formations ~  16

~ Orientations ~  17

~ Across / Along / Up / back ~  17
~ Active / Inactive Couple ~  17
~ Clockwise / Anti-clockwise ~  17
~ Tops / Bottoms, Heads / Sides,  ~  17
~ Partner / Contrary ~  17
~ Opposite / Corner / Neighbour ~  17

~ Figures ~  18

~ Tendencies and propensities ~  18
~ Arches~  20
~ Arming ~  20
~ Back-to-back ~  20
~ Back Ring ~  21
~ Cast (off) ~  21
~ Chain / Bootlace ~  21
~ Change (places) ~  22
~ Circle ~  23
~ Clapping ~  23
~ Cross ~  24
~ Fall back / Back~  24
~ Figure ~  25
~ Gesture ~  25
~ Go below ~  26
~ Go about […] not turning your faces ~  26
~ Go round about ~  27
~ Gypsy ~  27
~ Hands across ~  27
~ Hands round ~  27
~ Hey ~  28
~ Kiss ~  30
~ Lead ~  31
~ Lead down [] a double ~  31
~ Lead up a double ~  31
~ Meet ~  32
~ Open and close ~  32
~ Poussette ~  33
~ Right and left ~  34
~ Set ~  34
~ Sides / Siding ~  34
~ Slip down ~  36
~ Turn ~  36
~ Turn back to back ~  36
~ Turn off ~  37
~ Turn single ~  38
~ Up a double ~  38
~ Weave ~  38

~ Steps ~  39
 
~ Assemblé ~  42
~ Balancé ~  43
~ Bazio / Vacío~  43
~ Bourrée à deux mouvements (pas de)  ~  44
~ Cabriole / Cabriola ~  44
~ Campanella ~  46
~ Cargado ~  47
~ Carrerilla ~  48
~ Chassé ~  48
~ Coupé ~  48
~ Cruzado ~  49
~ Degagé ~  49
~ Double ~  49
~ Encaje ~  50
~ Fleuret / Floreo / Floreta~  50
~ Jetté ~  51
~ Llamada ~  52
~ Menuet (pas de) ~  52
~ Paso ~  52
~ Quatropeado ~  53
~ Rompido ~  53
~ Sacudido ~  54
~ Saute / Sauté ~  55
~ Simple / Single ~  55
~ Sissone (pas de) ~  56
~ Slip ~  56
~ Tourné (Pas) ~  56

Part 4 ~ Dances in Detail ~

~ Adson’s Saraband ~  6
~ All in the Garden Green ~  10
~ Anna Maria ~  13
~ Argeers ~  15
~ Aye me, or the Simphony ~  19
~ The Bath ~  22
~ The Begger Boy ~  24
~ Bellamira / The Baulk (1) ~  27
~ Black Bess ~  32
~ Black Nag~  35
~ Boat-man ~  37
~ Bobbing Joe (2) ~  40
~ The Bore, or Sweet William ~  44
~ Braye’s Magott ~  47
~ Broome ~  49
~ Catching of Quails ~  52
~ Cherily and Merrily ~  55
~ Chestnut ~  58
~ The Chirping of the Nightingale (2) ~  62
~ Christchurch Bells (1) ~  65
~ Christchurch Bells (2) ~  71
~ Cobbler’s Jig ~  86
~ Cold and Raw ~  90
~ Confesse ~  92
~ Contredance nouvelle figurée à huit ~  96
~ Cuckolds all a row (2) ~  106
~ Cupid’s Garden ~  109
~ The Cushion Dance (1) ~  114
~ Daphne ~  118
~ Dargason ~  122
~ Deil Take the Wars (1) ~  127
~ The Duke of Gloucester’s March ~  129
~ Easter Tuesday ~  133
~ Emperor of the Moon ~  134
~ Epping Forrest ~  139
~ Excusez Moy ~  141
~ Fain I would ~  149
~ The Fine Companion ~  153
~ Gathering Peascods ~  156
~ The Geud Man of Ballangigh ~  159
~ The Glory of the West ~  161
~ Graies Inne Maske (2) ~  165
~ Greenwood (2) ~  169
~ Grimstock ~  173
~ Half Hannykin ~  175
~ Have at thy coat old woman ~  177
~ The Health ~  181
~ Hearts-Ease (2)~  184
~ Hide Parke ~  188
~ Hobb’s Wedding ~  191
~ Hockley in the Hole ~  194
~ The Hole in the Wall ~  198
~ If all the World were Paper ~  200
~ The Irish Trot ~  203
~ Jack a Lent ~  208
~ Jack’s Maggot ~  211
~ Jacob Hall’s Jig ~  213
~ Jamaica / La Bonne Amitié ~  216
~ Jenny Plucked Pears ~  220
~ Joan’s Placket (1) / Jeanne qui saute ~  223
~ Jog On (2) ~  227
~ The Jovial Beggars ~  231
~ The Juice of Barley ~  233
~ Kelsterne Gardens ~  235
~ Kemp’s Jig ~  237
~ The Kettle Drum ~  241
~ King of Poland ~  244
~ Lavena ~  246
~ Lilli Bulero ~  249
~ Lord of Carnavan’s Jig ~  254
~ Love and a Bottle (1) ~  257
~ The Lover’s Luck ~  261
~ Lulle me beyond thee ~  264
~ Mad Robin (1) ~  267
~ Mage on a Cree ~  270
~ Maiden Lane ~  273
~ Maid in the Moon ~  276
~ The Milking Payle / Merry Merry Milkmaids (2) ~  279
~ The Mill-field ~  282
~ Millison’s Jig ~  285
~ Mr Beveridge’s Maggot ~  288
~ Mr Eaglesfield’s New Hornpipe ~  290
~ Mr Isaac’s Maggot ~  292
~ Mr Lane’s Magot ~  300
~ Mr Lane’s Minuet ~  306
~ Mr Lane’s Trumpet Minuet (1) ~  310
~ Mundesse ~  315
~ My Lady Cullen’s ~  320
~ New Boe Peep ~  323
~ Newcastle ~  325
~ The New Exchange ~  330
~ The Nightpiece ~  333
~ Nobody’s Jig ~  337
~ Nonesuch / A la Mode de France ~  339
~ Pabana / Spanish Pavan (2)  ~  345
~ Parson’s Farewell ~  357
~ Parson upon Dorothy (1) ~  361
~ Parson upon Dorothy (2) ~  364
~ Paul’s Steeple ~  367
~ Peppers Black ~  373
~ Prince Ruperts March ~  377
~ Punk’s Delight ~  380
~ Put on thy Smock on a Monday ~  383
~ Putney Ferry ~  385
~ Red House (1) ~  388
~ Rigadoon (1) ~  392
~ Row Well ye Mariners ~  395
~ Rufty Tufty ~  399
~ Sage Leaf ~  402
~ Saint Martin ~  405
~ Saraband ~  410
~ Scotch Cap ~  415
~ The Scotch Measure ~  419
~ Sellingers Round ~  422
~ Shepheards Holyday ~  427
~ The Slip ~  430
~ Spanish Jig ~  433
~ Spanish Gypsie / The Gypsies (2) ~  435
~ The Spring ~  439
~ Staines Morris ~  441
~ Step Stately ~  445
~ The Stingo, or the Oyl of Barley ~  449
~ Strawberries and Cream (1) ~  453
~ Sweet Kate ~  456
~ Ten Pound Lass (2) ~  458
~ Tythe Pig ~  461
~ Under and Over ~  464
~ Upon a Summers Day ~  467
~ Valentine’s Day ~  469
~ Vienna (1) ~  478
~ Vienna (2) ~  480
~ Well Hall ~  484
~ The Whirligig~  486
~ Whitehall ~  490
~ Windsor Castle ~  495
~ Woodicock ~  500

Part 5 ~ Dancing Masters ~

~ Dance as a study ~  3

~ The Vocation ~  5

~ Wycherley’s play ~  10

~ Publications ~  22

~ John Playford’s 1651 English Dancing Master ~  22
~ Subsequent Dancing Master editions ~  25
~ Other English dance manuals and publications ~  25

~ Notation ~  27

~ Playford’s system ~  27
~ The search for a new system ~  28
~ Lorin’s system(s) ~  28
~ Favier’s system ~  32
~ De la Haise’s system ~  34
~ Beauchamp’s system ~  34

~ Lives and Works ~  36

~ Anonymous and Various ~  36
~ Beauchamp~  37
~ Bray ~  37
~ Jaque ~  37
~ Lorin ~  37
~ Menestrier ~  38
~ Pasch ~  39
~ Playford ~  39
~ Selden ~  43
~ Wycherley ~  44