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Country Dances, Ancient and Modern

Dances interpreted by Colin Hume (website)

Table of Contents

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T W

0-9

The 29th of May ~ HumeJohn Playford 1686
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor

A

Abergenny ~ HumeJohn Playford 1657
Colin Hume 1995
no music4 Couple Longways
AlbaronyPlayford (John Young) 1726
Colin Hume 2021
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Arundel StreetHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeDuple Minor

B

Bellamira ~ HumeJohn Playford 1689
Colin Hume 1995
More Favorites of the Boston Centre
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Bobbin JoneLovelace Manuscript ~1649
Colin Hume 2013
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Bobbing Joe ~ HumeLovelace Manuscript ~1649
Colin Hume 2013
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Bulock's HornpipePlayford (John Young) 1726
Colin Hume 2009
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312

C

Chelsea Reach ~ HumeJohn Playford 1657
Colin Hume 2013
At Home
Bare Necessities
Square
The Comical Fellow ~ HumeThompson 1776
Colin Hume 2018
Colin HumeTriple Minor
The CookowHenry Playford 1703
Colin Hume 2010
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Cottey House ~ HumeHenry Playford 1702
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor
The Country BumpkinSylvan Harmer ~1830
Colin Hume
Colin Hume4 Couple Longways permutation: 4123
The CuckooHenry Playford 1703
Colin Hume 2010
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Cupid's GardenJohn Playford 1688
Colin Hume 2020
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312

D

DameyHenry Playford 1698
Colin Hume 2013
Colin HumeDuple Minor
DammeHenry Playford 1698
Colin Hume 2013
Colin HumeDuple Minor
DampierHenry Playford 1698
Colin Hume 2013
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Devonshire House ~ HumeHenry Playford 1698
Colin Hume 2018
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Dick's Maggot ~ HumeHenry Playford 1702
Colin Hume 1995
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Dr. Fausters' Tumblers
Dr. Fausters' TumblersPlayford (John Young) ~1726
Colin Hume 2018
Colin HumeTriple Minor
Dr. Fausters' Tumblers ~ DuplePlayford (John Young) ~1726
Colin Hume 2018
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Draw Cupid Draw ~ HumePlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2007
Colin HumeDuple Minor
The Duke of Kent's Waltz ~ HumeW.M. Cahusac 1801
Colin Hume 2017
A Playford Ball
Bare Necessities
Triple Minor

E

Easter Thursday ~ HumeJohn Johnson ~1733
Colin Hume 1995
Colin HumeDuple Minor

F

Fain I Would ~ HumeJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume
At Home
Bare Necessities
Square
From Aberdeen ~ HumeHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 2016
More Favorites of the Boston Centre
Bare Necessities
Triple Minor

G

Grimstock ~ HumeJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume 2020
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways

H

Her Killing Eyes ~ HumeNathaniel Kynaston 1716
Colin Hume 2021
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Hobb's WeddingHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 2007
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Humours of the Age ~ HumeNathaniel Kynaston 1710
Colin Hume 2018
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312

I

Irish Lamentation ~ HumeWalsh ~1735
Colin Hume 1995
Colin HumeDuple Minor

J

Jack PuddingLovelace Manuscript ~1649
Colin Hume 1998 Playford Assembly
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Jamaica
Jamaica ~ HumeJohn Playford 1670
Colin Hume ~2000
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Jamaica ~ Hume, Old Style ProgressionJohn Playford 1670
Colin Hume ~2000
Colin Hume5 Couple Longways
Jenny Come Tie My Cravat
Jenny Come Tie My Cravat ~ HumeJohn Playford 1687
Colin Hume 1995
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Jenny Come Tie My Cravat ~ Hume (3 in 5)John Playford 1687
Colin Hume 1995
no musicTriple Minor
Jenny Come Tie My Cravat ~ Hume (Quadruple)John Playford 1687
Colin Hume 1995
no musicQuadruple Minor
Jenny Come Tie My Cravat ~ Hume (Triple)John Playford 1687
Colin Hume 1995
no musicTriple Minor

K

A Kissing Dance in the Country WakeHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 2007
Colin HumeDuple Minor

L

Labour in Vain ~ HumeJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume 1995
no music3 Couple Longways
Lady Banbury's Hornpipe ~ Hume/SharpJohn Playford 1657
Colin Hume 2021
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Lady Day ~ HumeHenry Playford 1698
Colin Hume 2016
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Lilli Burlero ~ HumeHenry Playford 1690
Colin Hume 2014
More Favorites of the Boston Centre
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Love's Triumph
Love's Triumph ~ HumePlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2007
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Love's Triumph ~ TriplePlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2007 Playford Ball
Colin HumeTriple Minor

M

Mad Moll ~ HumeHenry Playford 1698
Colin Hume 2007
Simple Pleasures
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
The MaskJohn Playford 1688
Colin Hume ~1992
Colin HumeDuple Minor
The Merry AndrewLovelace Manuscript ~1649
Colin Hume 1998 Playford Assembly
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Millison's Jigg ~ HumeJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume 2011
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways
Mr. Beveridge's Maggot ~ HumeHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 2011
A Playford Ball
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Mr. Isaac's Maggot ~ HumeHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 1996
Strong Roots
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Mr. Young's Delight ~ HumeHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor
My Lady Winwood's Maggot ~ HumePlayford (John Young) 1726
Colin Hume 2016
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312

N

Nampwich Fair ~ HumePlayford (John Young) 1726
Colin Hume 1995
no musicTriple Minor
Nantwich Fair ~ HumePlayford (John Young) 1726
Colin Hume 1995
no musicTriple Minor
Never Love Thee More ~ HumeJohn Playford 1679
Colin Hume 1996
At the Ball
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Newcastle ~ HumeJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume 2016
Colin HumeSquare
Nine ElmsPlayford (John Young) 1726
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor
The Nobles of BetlyPlayford (John Young) 1726
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor

O

Old Batchelor ~ HumeHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor
Oranges and Lemons ~ HumeJohn Playford 1657
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeSquare
Oranges and Limons ~ HumeJohn Playford 1657
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeSquare

P

Parson's FarewellJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume 2020
At Home
Bare Necessities
Facing Couples Becket
Parthenia ~ HumeJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume
At Home
Bare Necessities
Square
The Prince's FavouriteDale ~1800
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeDuple Minor
The Princess 1701 ~ HumeHenry Playford 1701
Colin Hume 2009
By Choice
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
The Punch Bowl ~ HumeHenry Playford 1701
Colin Hume ~1995
More Favorites of the Boston Centre
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Pye CornerHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeDuple Minor

R

Red and all RedThompson 1753
Colin Hume 2003
By Request
Bare Necessities
3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Red-House ~ HumeHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume ~2000
At the Ball
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Romford AssemblyUniversal Magazine 1755
Colin Hume 2003
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
The Rose in JuneCharles and Samuel Thompson 1802
Colin Hume 2019
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 231
Rumford Assembly
Rumford AssemblyUniversal Magazine 1755
Colin Hume 2003
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Rumford Assembly ~ TripleUniversal Magazine 1755
Colin Hume 2003
Colin HumeTriple Minor

S

Saint Margaret's Hill ~ HumePlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2016
Colin HumeTriple Minor
Savage DanceDale ~1800
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Shepherd's Holiday ~ HumeJohn Playford 1651
Colin Hume 1995
no music3 Couple Longways
Step Stately
Step Stately ~ Duple, Hume (Old Style Progression)Lovelace Manuscript ~1649
Colin Hume 1995
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Step Stately ~ HumeLovelace Manuscript ~1649
Colin Hume 1995
Colin Hume5 Couple Longways
Step Stately ~ Hume (3 in 7)Lovelace Manuscript ~1649
Colin Hume 1995
Colin Hume7 Couple Longways
Stourbridge FairPlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Sturbitch FairPlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2020
Colin HumeDuple Minor

T

The TempleHenry Playford 1701
Colin Hume 2010
Colin HumeDuple Minor
A Trip O'er Tweed
A Trip O'er Tweed ~ HumePlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2013
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
A Trip O'er Tweed ~ Hume/TriplePlayford (John Young) 1710
Colin Hume 2013
Colin HumeTriple Minor
The Twenty-Nineth of May ~ HumeJohn Playford 1686
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor

W

Whimbleton House ~ HumeHenry Playford 1701
Colin Hume 2011
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Whitney's FarewellHenry Playford 1695
Colin Hume 2021
Colin HumeDuple Minor
The WitchesJohn Playford 1675
Colin Hume 1995
no musicDuple Minor
Number
of dances
Number
of interpretations
Number
with music
667662

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