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Historic Dance V: 1700-1750

Historic Dance 1700-1750
  
 
A4 book by John Gardiner-Garden. 738 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 Allemande ~  4

~ The Bourrée ~  6

~ Cotillon / Contredanse français ~  7

~ The Country Dance ~  9

~ The 3 couple set ~  9
~ The Country Dance / Contredanse ~  10

~ The Courante ~  15

~ The Gavotte~  19

~ The Minuet ~  20

~ The Pass(e)pied ~  31

~ Other courtly dances ~  32

~ The Sarabande ~  32
~ The Rigaudon ~  32
~ The Chaconne and Passacaglia ~  32

Part 3 ~ Dance Technicalities ~

~ Style ~  5

~ Timing and grace ~  5
~ Body mechanics ~  6
~ Body disposition ~  8
~ Walking ~  10
~ The lady’s disposition and movement ~  11
~ Arms ~  13
~ At a grand occasion ~  17
~ Kissing ~  18

~ Honours ~  20

~ Standing bow for the gentleman ~  20
~ Standing courtesy for the lady ~  23
~ Passing bow for the gentleman ~  24
~ Passsing courtsey for lady ~  26
~ Retiring bow for the gentleman~  27
~ Retiring courtesy for the lady~  29
~ Honours before dancing (the minuet) ~  29
~ Before dancing ~  30
~ The first honour—honour to presence ~  31
~ The second honour—honour to partner ~  32
~ Preparation to dance / minuet ~  33
~ The Hat ~  35

~ Holds and Positions ~  37

~ Foot positions ~  37
~ Arm holds ~  41

~ Formations  42

~ Couples dances ~  42
~ 2 couples squares ~  43
~ 4 couples squares ~  43
~ 4 couples longways ~  43
~ Dances for other set numbers ~  43
~ Longways for as many as will ~  44

~ Orientations ~  46

~ Across / Along ~  46
~ Active / Inactive Couple ~  46
~ Clockwise / Anti-clockwise ~  46
~ Tops / Bottoms, Heads / Sides,  ~  46
~ Partner / Contrary ~  46
~ Opposite / Corner / Neighbour ~  46

~ Figures ~  47

~ 3 in line ~  47
~ 4 in file or line ~  47
~ Allemande ~  48
~ Arm ~  49
~ Back to back ~  49
~ Balance ~  49
~ Cast (off) ~  49
~ Chain / Bootlace~  50
~ Change (places)  ~  50
~ Chase ~  50
~ Circle ~  51
~ Clap ~  51
~ Contra corners ~  51
~ Cross ~  51
~ Down and back ~  51
~ Draw ~  52
~ Fall back and meet ~  52
~ Figure ~  52
~ Guesture and jumps~  52
~ Gypsy ~  53
~ Hands across ~  53
~ Hands round ~  53
~ Hey ~  53
~ Kiss ~  54
~ Lead ~  54
~ Meet ~  54
~ Moulinet ~  54
~ Poussette ~  54
~ Right and left ~  55
~ Rond ~  55
~ Set ~  55
~ Sides / Siding ~  55
~ Turn ~  55
~ Turn back to back ~  56
~ Turn single ~  56
~ Up and back ~  56

~ Steps ~  57

~ Assemblé ~  59
~ Balancé ~  61
~ Balloté ~  63
~ Balonné (Pas ) ~  64
~ Bourrée (Pas de) of 1 movement or Fleuret ~  64
~ Bourrée (pas de) with 2 movements ~  67
~ Bourrée with a bound / Bourée vite (pas de) ~  68
~ Changement de Jambe ~  69
~ Chassé ~  70
~ Contredance steps in general ~  72
~ Contredance steps in 3/2—the ‘Hornpipe’ ~  76
~ Contretemps de gavotte ~  78
~ Contretems à deux mouvemens / Contretems balonné ~  81
~ Contretemps de minuet ~  81
~ Coupé ~  84
~ Courante (Tems de) / Pas Grave ~  87
~ Demi-Contretemp ~  91
~ Demi-coupé ~  92
~ Demi-Jeté ~  94
~ Echappé (Pas) ~  94
~ Fleuret ~  95
~ ‘Gavotte tune’ stepping ~  96
~ Jeté ~  98
~ Jeté-Chassé ~  99
~ Menuet steps in general ~  99
~ Minuet step (0)—0 movement ~  109
~ Minuet step (1)—1 movement ~  109
~ Minuet step (2a)—2 movements, hemiolic ~  112
~ Minuet step (2b)—2 movement, non-hemiolic ~  123
~ Minuet step (2c and 2d)—2 movement, late 2nd movement ~  125
~ Minuet (3a & 3b)—3 movements without and with leap ~  133
~ Passacaille ~  137
~ Passepied ~  138
~ Pirouette ~  138
~ Rigadoon / Rigaudon ~  141
~ The rigadoon of two springs ~  146
~ Set ~  149
~ Sissone ~  149
~ Tems (Temps) de Cuisse ~  150
~ Tems (Temps) levé ~  15
~ Zephyr (Pas de) ~  150

Part 4 ~ Dances in Detail ~

~ Aimable Vainqueur / Louvre ~  4
~ Allemande (2) / L’Allemande ~  13
~ Always Drunk and Never Sober (1) ~  25
~ Apley House ~  27
~ Auretti’s Dutch Skipper (1) ~  30
~ Barbarini’s Tambourine ~  32
~ Bob in the Bed ~  34
~ La Bohaimiene ~  37
~ Bonny Grey-Ey’d Morn ~  43
~ La Bourgogne ~  45
~ La Bourrée d’Achille ~  59
~ The Busie Body ~  66
~ Butter’d Pease (1)~  69
~ La Chaîne ~  71
~ La Chasse ~  76
~ Cheshire Rounds ~  81
~ Childgrove ~  84
~ The Collier’s Daughter ~  86
~ La Coquette / Coquette (1) ~  89
~ Le Cotillon des Fêtes de Thalie ~  92
~ Deil Take the Wars (2) ~  98
~ Draw Cupid Draw ~  101
~ Easter Thursday ~  103
~ Entrée pour un Berger et une Bergere ~  106
~ Fair and Softly ~  110
~ The Fair Quaker of Deal ~  112
~ Les Galeries d’Amour ~  115
~ La Gavotte du Roy à quatre ~  120
~ Granadiais ~  125
~ The Great Turk ~  129
~ Greensleeves and Yellow Lace ~  132
~ Hamstead Heath ~  136
~ Hunt the Squirrel (2) ~  141
~ Indian Queen ~  144
~ Irish Lamentation ~  147
~ Knives and Forkes ~  149
~ Lady Mary’s Courant ~  151
~ Love in a Bottle (2) ~  153
~ Love and a Bottle (3) ~  156
~ Love’s Triumph ~  158
~ Madame Robin / Mad Robin (2) ~  161
~ Les Mariniers ~  166
~ The Marlborough ~  169
~ La Matelote ~  171
~ Le Menuet à quatre (1) ~  175
~ Menuet à quatre (2) ~  178
~ Menuet de la Reine (1) ~  183
~ The Merry Conclusions ~  186
~ Minuet (1) / Menuet à deux (1) ~  189
~ Moll Peatley, the New way / Moll Peatley (2)  288
~ Mr Caverley’s Minuet ~  292
~ Mr Holt’s Minuet and Jig ~  301
~ Mr Priest’s Minuet ~  310
~ My Lady Winwood’s Maggot ~  318
~ My Lord Byron’s Maggot (1) ~  320
~ My Lord Byron’s Maggot (2) ~  322
~ L’ Nosse de Paysan ~  327
~ Le Nouveau Pistolet ~  330
~ Orleans Baffled ~  336
~ La Pantomime ~  338
~ Le Pistolet ~  341
~ Portsmouth ~  343
~ Prince George’s Birthday ~  345
~ Princess Amelia / Holborn March ~  347
~ Prince William ~  350
~ The Punch bowl ~  354
~ The Pursuit ~  356
~ Les Quatres Faces ~  358
~ The Queen’s Jigg ~  363
~ The Recruiting Officer ~  365
~ Red House (2) ~  368
~ Rigadoon (2) / Rigaudon d’Angleterre ~  370
~ Sir Roger de Coverley (1) / Roger de Coverly ~  375
~ Softly Good Tummas ~  379
~ Le Soleildieu ~  381
~ St Margaret’s Hill ~  384
~ Strawberries and Cream (2) ~  387
~ Subligny’s Minuet ~  389
~ The Toast ~  392
~ A Trip to Paris ~  398
~ La Vieille Bourrée ~  401
~ Vienna (3) ~  404
~ We’ll Wed and We’ll Bed ~  408
~ Wou’d you have a young Virgin (1)/(2) ~  412
~ Yellow Stockings ~  416
~ Young Sir John / Happy Bride ~  419
~ Zephirs and Flora ~  422

Part 5 ~ Dancing Masters ~

~ The Vocation ~  3

~ The apprenticeship ~  7
~ Connection with fencing ~  9
~ The social regard ~  9
~ The class repertoire ~  13

~ Notation ~  14

~ Publications ~  47

~ Technical publications ~  47
~ Annual publications in France ~  48
~ Annual publications in England ~  49

~ Teaching technique ~  51

~ Lives and Works ~  52

~ Alexander ~  52
~ Anonymous ~  52
~ Behr ~  52
~ Bickham ~  53
~ Bonin ~  53
~ Bonnefond ~  54
~ Bonnet ~  54
~ Burette ~  54
~ Caverley ~  55
~ Descan ~  55
~ Dezais ~  55
~ Dubreil ~  55
~ Dufort ~  56
~ Essex ~  56
~ Ferriol ~  57
~ Feuillet ~  57
~ Holst ~  61
~ IHP ~  61
~ Isaac ~  61
~ Jayme ~  63
~ Jenyns ~  63
~ Kynaston ~  64
~ L’Abbée ~  64
~ Lambranzi ~  65
~ La Vigne ~  65
~ Minguet e Irol ~  66
~ Neal ~  66
~ Nivelon ~  67
~ Pasch ~  67
~ Pécour ~  68
~ Pemberton ~  68
~ Playford ~  68
~ Priest ~  69
~ Rameau ~  69
~ Siris ~  70
~ Taubert ~  70
~ Tomlinson ~  71
~ Walsh ~  73
~ Weaver ~  74
~ Young ~  76