Arundel Street

Arundel Street is an English Country Dance. It was published by Henry Playford in 1695 in The Dancing Master, 9th ed.. It was interpreted by Colin Hume in 2020 and published in Colin Hume's Website. It is an improper duple minor longways dance. The dance lasts 32 bars.

Originally a triple minor.

Cleverly, couples out at top and bottom do not need to cross over. They merely wait for the half figure eight with next neighbors, do it, and they are crossed.

The animation plays at 120 counts per minute normally, but the first time through the set the dance is slowed down so people can learn the moves more readily. Men are drawn as rectangles, women as ellipses. Each couple is drawn in its own color, however the border of each dancer indicates what role they currently play so the border color may change each time through the minor set.

An online description of the dance may be found here.

The dance contains the following figures: cast, lead, figure eight, double figure eight (and probably others).

If you find what you believe to be a mistake in this animation, please leave a comment on youtube explaining what you believe to be wrong. If I agree with you I shall do my best to fix it.

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The dance itself is out of copyright, and is in the public domain. The interpretation is copyright © 2020 by Colin Hume. My visualization of this dance is copyright © 2021 by George W. Williams V and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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