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The Corporation
Country Dances, Ancient and Modern

Dances in The Apted Book of Country Dances (W. S. Porter, Marjorie Heffer and Arthur Heffer, 1931, Cambridge)

Table of Contents

A B C D F H L M O P S T

A

The Alderman's Hat
The Alderman's Hat ~ 3 CoupleThompson 1775
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
The Alderman's Hat ~ TripleThompson 1775
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor

B

The Barley Mow
The Barley Mow ~ 3 CoupleThompson 1779
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
The Barley Mow ~ TripleThompson 1779
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor
Bath CarnivalThompson ~1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
no musicTriple Minor
The Bishop ~ AptedThompsom 1778
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
no musicTriple Minor

C

The Comical FellowThompson 1776
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Assembly
no musicDuple Minor
The CorporationThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312

D

The Dressed ShipThompson 1774
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
Simple Pleasures
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor

F

The FandangoThompson 1774
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
The First of AprilThompson 1780
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicDuple Minor
The Free Mason ~ AptedThompson 1778
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor

H

The Happy Captive
The Happy Captive ~ Apted #1Thompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
The Happy Captive ~ Apted #2Thompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor

L

Lord Howe's Jig ~ AptedThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor

M

The Merry MeetingThompson 1778
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor
Mutual LoveThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicDuple Minor

O

Once a NightThompson 1774
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
At Home
Bare Necessities
3 Couple Longways permutation: 213

P

The Parting Lovers
The Parting LoversThompson 1776
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
The Parting Lovers ~ TripleThompson 1776
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor
The Pleasures of the Town ~ AptedThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312

S

A School for ScandalThompson 1778
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor
The Shrewsbury LassesThompson 1765
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
At Home
Bare Necessities
3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
The Spaniard ~ ThompsonThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Assembly
Simple Pleasures
Bare Necessities
Duple Minor

T

The TouchstoneThompson 1780
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931 Playford Ball
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
A Trip to Dublin
A Trip to Dublin ~ 3 CoupleThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no music3 Couple Longways permutation: 312
A Trip to Dublin ~ TripleThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor
A Trip to HighgateThompson 1777
W. S. Porter, M. Heffer, A. Heffer 1931
no musicTriple Minor
Number
of dances
Number
of interpretations
Number
with music
23284

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