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Country Dances, Ancient and Modern

Dances in The Dancing Master, 2nd ed. (John Playford, 1652, London)

Table of Contents

B G I O P S T U W

B

Blew BreechesJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways
Blue BreechesJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2022
no music4 Couple Longways

G

Green-Goose FairJohn Playford 1652
Scott Pfitzinger ~2019
no music4 Couple Longways

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

O

Open the Door to Three
Open the Door to ThreeJohn Playford 1652
Cecil Sharp 1912
no musicCircle as many as will
Open the Door to Three ~ PfitzingerJohn Playford 1652
Scott Pfitzinger ~2019
no musicSquare

P

Parson upon Dorothy
Parson upon DorothyJohn Playford 1652
Charles Bolton 1992 Playford Assembly
no musicFacing Couples
Parson upon Dorothy ~ SharpJohn Playford 1652
Cecil Sharp 1922
no music4 Couple Longways

S

The Shepherd's Daughter
The Shepherd's DaughterJohn Playford 1652
Cecil Sharp 1922
no music4 Couple Longways
The Shepherd's DaughterJohn Playford 1652
Charles Bolton 1992 Playford Assembly
no musicFacing Couples
The Silver FalconJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2020
no musicTriple Minor
The Silver FaulkenJohn Playford 1652
George Williams 2020
no musicTriple Minor
Solomon's JiggJohn Playford 1652
Scott Pfitzinger ~2019
no music4 Couple Longways

T

Touch and TakeJohn Playford 1652
Cecil Sharp 1912
no musicDuple Minor
TrenchmoreLovelace Manuscript ~1649
Douglas & Helen Kennedy (mod) 1929
no musicLongways as many as will

U

Under and OverJohn Playford 1652
Scott Pfitzinger 2019
no musicDuple Minor

W

Winifred's KnotJohn Playford 1652
Cecil Sharp 1912
no musicCircle as many as will
Number
of dances
Number
of interpretations
Number
with music
8100

This list contains all dances in the book which I have animated (and which first appeared in this edition of the Dancing Master) for a complete list of dances in the book see here.

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