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The Corporation
Country Dances, Ancient and Modern

Dances interpreted by George Williams

Table of Contents

A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P R S T W Y

A

À la Mode de France ~ WilliamsJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways
Albion's Queen ~ Playford+WilliamsHenry Playford ~1698
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor

B

The BathJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
La Belle FrêneHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Blew BreechesJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways
Blew CapJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways
Blew Cap for MeJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways
Blue BreechesJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways
Blue Cap for MeJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways
British white Feathers
British white FeathersHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
British white Feathers ~ DupleHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
La Buona FiguiliolaHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor

C

The Carnival of Venice ~ Old Style ProgressionG.M.S. Chivers 1821
George Williams 2021
no musicThree Face Three
Cast a BellJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
The Cherping of the LarkJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no music4 Couple Longways
Cheshire Rounds - Wilson #2Thomas Wilson 1809
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Cheshire Rounds - Wilson #1
Cheshire Rounds - Wilson #1Thomas Wilson 1809
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Cheshire Rounds - Wilson #1 ~ DupleThomas Wilson 1809
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
The Chirping of the LarkJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no music4 Couple Longways
Cuckles all a RowLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2022
A Playford Ball
Bare Necessities
Facing Couples
Cuckolds all a Row ~ LovelaceLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2022
A Playford Ball
Bare Necessities
Facing Couples

D

Ding Dong BellThompson 1791
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
Dunrobin Castle ~ Triple Minora Person of Quality 1718
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor

E

Ecossoise #2 ~ Chivers, Old Style ProgressionG.M.S. Chivers 1821
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
Edinborough Castle ~ WilliamsHenry Playford ~1698
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
Edinburgh Castle ~ WilliamsHenry Playford ~1698
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
Every Lad His Lass ~ DuplePlayford (John Young) 1710
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor

F

The Fair EmigrantHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Fairy QueenPlayford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways
The FestivalLongman & Broderip 1790
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
The Firr TreeRutherford ~1756
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
The French Ambassador
The French Ambassador ~ DupleHenry Playford 1701
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
The French Ambassador ~ WilliamsHenry Playford 1701
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
French Embassader
French EmbassaderHenry Playford 1701
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
French EmbassaderHenry Playford 1701
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
French Four ~ HoweElias Howe 1858
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor

G

George's Maggot #1Henry Playford 1701
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
George's Maggot #2
George's Maggot #2 ~ DuplePlayford (John Young) 1710
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
George's Maggot #2 ~ TriplePlayford (John Young) 1710
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
The Gloucester - ChiversG.M.S. Chivers 1821
George Williams 2021
no musicFour Face Four
Grant's Reel ~ WilliamsDavid Rutherford 1756
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Green Grow the Rushes O?
Green Grow the Rushes O?Thomas Wilson 1809
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Green Grow the Rushes O? ~ DupleThomas Wilson 1809
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor

H

The Hamiltonian
The HamiltonianHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
The Hamiltonian ~ DupleHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
Hamstead Heath #2
Hamstead Heath #2Playford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2022
no musicQuadruple Minor
Hamstead Heath #2 ~ 4 CouplePlayford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways permutation: 4123
Hamstead Heath #2 ~ Quadruple ProgressionPlayford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2022
no musicQuadruple Minor
Haste to the Wedding ~ ChiversG.M.S. Chivers 1821
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Have at thy Coat, Old WomanJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
Hunt the Squirrel ~ DuplePlayford (John Young) 1709
George Williams 2020
A Playford Ball
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor

I

I Loved Thee once, I Love no MoreJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways
I'le love no moreJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways

J

Jack Pudding ~ LovelaceLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
Colin HumeCustom permutation: 312
Jackey Tarr ~ DupleThomas Wilson 1816
George Williams 2021
Colin HumeDuple Minor

L

Lady Amelia Murray's Choice
Lady Amelia Murray's ChoiceHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Lady Amelia Murray's Choice ~ DupleHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
Lady George Murray's Reel
Lady George Murray's ReelHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Lady George Murray's Reel ~ 3 CoupleHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Lady Jean Murray's DanceHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Lady Lye near MeJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
The Lady's Triumph ~ WalshWalsh 1740
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
The Lassie in the Yellow CoatieDavid Rutherford 1756
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Linnen Hall
Linnen HallThompson 1779
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Linnen Hall ~ 3 CoupleThompson 1779
George Williams 2022
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 231

M

The Machine without Horses ~ RutherfordJohn Rutherford 1772
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
The Maid in the MillHenry Playford 1698
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
Mall Peatly ~ WilliamsLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
no music4 Couple Longways permutation: 4123
Margravine's WaltzPreston 1799
George Williams 2021
Simple Pleasures
Bare Necessities
Triple Minor
Masquerade Royal
Masquerade Royal ~ 3 Couple, WilliamsPlayford (John Young) 1718
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 231
Masquerade Royal ~ Triple, WilliamsPlayford (John Young) 1718
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Maxwell's Rant ~ ECDDavid Rutherford 1756
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Maxwill's Rant
Maxwill's RantDavid Rutherford 1756
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Maxwill's Rant ~ DupleDavid Rutherford 1756
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
The Merry Andrew ~ LovelaceLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
Colin HumeCustom permutation: 312
The Milk-maid's BobJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
The Milke-Mayds BobbJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
Millison's Jigg ~ WilliamsJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2021
Colin Hume3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
Moll PeatleyLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
no music4 Couple Longways permutation: 4123
Moll PeatlyLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
no music4 Couple Longways permutation: 4123
The Monckton
The MoncktonHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
The Monckton ~ DupleHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
Mountain HornpipeElias Howe 1862
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Mrs. Dawson's DelightHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Mrs. Lt. Colonel Johnson's ReelHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor

N

Nonesuch ~ WilliamsJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways

O

An Old Man is a Bed Full of BonesLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways
The Old Man with a Bed Full of BonesLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways
An Old Man, a Bed Full of BonesLovelace Manuscript ~1649
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways
Old OxfordPlayford (John Young) 1718
George Williams 2022
Fast Friends
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor

P

Paddy Whack ~ Rutherford/WilliamsDavid Rutherford ~1760
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Paston's Maggot ~ WilliamsPlayford (John Young) 1710
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Peace and Plenty ~ PlayfordPlayford (John Young) 1718
George Williams 2022
Fast Friends
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor
Pop Goes The Weasel ~ PorterJas. W. Porter 1853
George Williams 2020
no musicLongways as many as will permutation: 51234
Portland Fancy ~ HoweElias Howe 1862
George Williams 2021
no musicFour Face Four
Pretty Nun ~ WilliamsPlayford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
The Princess 1721Playford (John Young) 1721
George Williams 2020
By Choice
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor

R

The Rainbow ~ WilliamsThompson 1774
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
Roger de CoverleyThomas Wilson 1809
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Roger of CoverlyHenry Playford 1695
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor

S

SicilianG.M.S. Chivers 1821
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
The Siege of BelgradeThompson 1792
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
Siege of BudaJohn Playford 1689
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
The Silver FalconJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2020
no musicTriple Minor
The Silver FaulkenJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2020
no musicTriple Minor
Roger de Coverley
Roger de CoverleyThomas Wilson 1809
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Roger of CoverlyHenry Playford 1695
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
Sir Roger de Coverley ~ WilsonThomas Wilson 1808
George Williams 2021
no musicLongways as many as will permutation: 51234
Softly Robin ~ WilliamsPlayford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
A Soldier's LifeJohn Playford 1651
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
The Sword Dance, 1702Henry Playford 1702
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor

T

Temple Barr
Temple Barr ~ WilliamsPlayford (John Young) 1718
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Temple Barr ~ WilliamsPlayford (John Young) 1718
George Williams 2021
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 231
A Trip to Aberdeen ~ ECDDavid Rutherford 1759
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
A Trip to BengallThomas Straight 1784
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
A Trip to Pancridge
A Trip to PancridgePlayford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2022
no musicQuadruple Minor
A Trip to Pancridge ~ DuplePlayford (John Young) 1726
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
The Triumph ~ PrestonPreston 1793
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
The Lady's Triumph ~ WalshWalsh 1740
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor

W

The WaltonHezekiah Cantelo 1785
George Williams 2022
no musicDuple Minor
Well's Humour
Well's HumourHenry Playford 1701
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
Well's Humour ~ DupleHenry Playford 1701
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor
What You Please - SkillernT. Skillern 1780
George Williams 2021
no musicTriple Minor
What You Please - Skillern/DupleT. Skillern 1780
George Williams 2021
no musicDuple Minor

Y

Ye Social PowersThompson 1778
George Williams 2021
At Home
Bare Necessities
Triple Minor
The Young Widow ~ FentumFentum 1803
George Williams 2022
no musicTriple Minor
Number
of dances
Number
of interpretations
Number
with music
78949

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