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The Corporation
Country Dances, Ancient and Modern

Dances in Cracking Chestnuts (David Smukler and David Millstone, 2008)

Table of Contents

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

B

The Boston MarchTraditional (date unknown)
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
British SorrowSaltator 1807
Ralph Page ~1950
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

C

Careless Sally
Calais SallyTraditional 1808
Ralph Page 1969
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Careless SallyTraditional 1808
Ralph Page 1969
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Careless Sally ~ CalaisTraditional 1808
Ralph Page 1969
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Chorus Jig (duple)Saltator 1802
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Chorus Jig (triple)Saltator 1802
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Christmas HornpipeElias Howe 1862
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor

D

Dandies' Hornpipe
Dandies' Hornpipe ~ DupleTraditional ~1820
Ralph Page 1968
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Dandies' Hornpipe ~ TripleTraditional ~1820
Ralph Page 1968
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Devil's DreamSaltator 1802
Ralph Page 1967
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
The Doubtful Shepherd ~ ContraThompson 1780
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

E

Elegance and SimplicityLadies and Gentlemen's Companion 1803
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

F

The Fisher's Hornpipe ~ Chestnut, DupleJohn Griffiths 1788
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
French FourElias Howe 1858
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor

G

Genet's Recall
Genet's Recall ~ DupleTraditional 1799
Ralph Page ~1965
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Genet's Recall ~ TripleTraditional 1799
Ralph Page ~1965
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

H

Hull's Victory
Hull's Victory ~ (Swing)Essex Manuscript ~1830
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Hull's Victory ~ (Symmetric)Essex Manuscript ~1830
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Huntsmen's Chorus
Huntsmen's Chorus ~ ImproperElias Howe 1862
David Kaynor
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Huntsmen's Chorus ~ ProperElias Howe 1862
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

J

Jamie Allen
Jamie Allen ~ ImproperElias Howe 1862
David Kaynor
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Jamie Allen ~ ProperElias Howe 1862
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Jimmy Allen
Jimmy Allen ~ ImproperElias Howe 1862
David Kaynor
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Jimmy Allen ~ ProperElias Howe 1862
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

L

Lady of the LakeElias Howe 1858
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Lady Walpole's ReelElias Howe 1862
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Lamplighter's Hornpipe
Lamplighter's Hornpipe ~ DupleElias Howe 1858
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Lamplighter's Hornpipe ~ TripleElias Howe 1858
Holden et al 1956
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

M

Market LassAnonymous 1792
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Megunticook ReelH. G. O. Washburn 1863
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Money Musk
Money Musk ~ Contra 24barsWerner/Preston 1785
Traditional
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Money Musk ~ Contra 32barsWerner/Preston 1785
Thomas Hillgrove 1857
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
My Heart's DesireTraditional (date unknown)
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

N

New Century HornpipeSaltator 1802
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor

O

Old Zip CoonElias Howe 1858
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

P

Petronella
Petronella ~ ContraNathaniel Gow 1820
David Smukler 2005
Cracking Chestnuts
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Petronella ~ Contra VariantsNathaniel Gow 1820
David Smukler 2005
Cracking Chestnuts
Colin HumeDuple Minor
Portland Fancy ~ 32barElias Howe 1862
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicFour Face Four

Q

Queen VictoriaTraditional ~1870
Ralph Page ~1950
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor

R

Rory O'More ~ ContraElias Howe 1858
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor

S

Sackett's HarborElias Howe 1858
Ralph Page ~1984
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Soldier's Joy ~ ChestnutsElias Howe 1858
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Speed the CableElias Howe 1858
Ralph Page ~1984
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor
Speed the Plough ~ ChestnutsElias Howe 1858
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor

T

The Tempest ~ Holden #1Washburn 1855
Rickey Holden 1956
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTempest

W

Washington QuickstepElias Howe 1858
Smukler & Millstone ~2008
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicDuple Minor
Ways of the WorldVermont Manuscript ~1795
Ralph Page
Cracking Chestnuts
no musicTriple Minor

Y

The Young Widow ~ SmuklerJohn Griffiths 1788
David Smukler 2005
Cracking Chestnuts
At The Ball
Bare Necessities
Triple Minor
Number
of dances
Number
of interpretations
Number
with music
35433

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