16 December 2006 

Christmas Carol Ball

Here we come a-caroling

Personent Hodie

Ding Dong Merrily on High

Away in the Manger

Uncalled Good King Wenceslaus, Angelus Ad Virginem

Silent Night

O Tannenbaum

Masters in this Hall

Guests Cantorion - with non-danced carol then

The First Noel

Coventry Carol


Joy to the World

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Uncalled Hail Happy Morn

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

Rejoice and be Merry

Guests Cantorion - with non-danced carol then

Carol of the Bells

Deck the Halls 

The Cherry Tree


Uncalled Short Easy Schottische (to Santa Clause is Coming to Town), Rise up Shepherd, Rudolph the Red Nosed RheindeerI, Santa Clause is Coming to Town 

It came upon a Midnight Clear

Twelve Days of Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas

18 November 2006 

Mad Hatter's Ball

Free Polka

The Rewind Waltz

The Bordonian National Polka - part of Part 1

Giddy Promenade - Summer 6

Display of The Great Roundabout

Busy Fellows - Summer 12

Five Step Waltz - 1856 tune

Lancers' Quadrille

Tap dance display

Free Mazurka

Take Eyes - Autumn 2

Medley of Battering Ram (Aut 7), Giant's Backbone (Country 2), Round with Corners (Court 10)

Through the Looking Glass

Medley of Music Box (Court 7), Vintage Bourree (Summer 5),Carousel Waltz (Summer 8) 

Lobster Quadrille

Tap dance display

Free Varsovienna

Cotillion with cards 1870s 

Dancing in the Meadow - Spring 13

A Courtly Accrostic - Court 6

Medley of That Broad Road (Aut 5), The Devil's Mill (Summer 9), A Delightful Play (Winter 9)

Cotillion with chairs 1870s 

Free Zweifacher - The Savvy Wench -Town 6

Free Schottische - e.g. medley of Southern Highland (Country 4), Showdown (Town 10), Switch Swish and Swing (Court 13)

Free quick waltz - Two Steps to Hell - Court 4

21 October 2006 

Baroque Halloween Ball 

Early Baroque

Cold and Raw 1686-

Bonny Grey-Ey'd Morn 1996-

The Spring 1699-

Spring Garden 1651-1709

Braye's Maggot 1699

Excusez Moi 1686 Playford 1688 Lorin and 1706 Feuillet

King of Poland 1728

Display of Minuet a deux, Gavotte du Roi and 

Mr Holt's Minuet and Jig 1711

High Baroque

Mad Robin 1687- aslo Dezais 1712

Barbarini's Tambourine

Love's Triumph 1710

Minuet medley - My Lady's, My Lord's, Whirl of Memories

Minuet à quatre 1714 

Le Rigaudon d'Angleterre 1712

Yellow Stockings 1726

Display of Mr Caverley's Minuet for 5 and 

Bourree d'Achille

Late Baroque

La Baroque 1755

La Strassbourgeois 1764

Contradanza XXXVIII- 1779

The Changing - Lange 1762

Le Palais d'Amour 1770

Le Tourbillion 1755

Free Allemande - Guillaume 1760

16 September 2006 

Pirates of the Caribbean Ball

Free Polka

Juice of Barley 1680-

Row Well Ye Mariners 1651-

Jamaica 1670-

Display of Le Jardin Enchante 1762

Les Plaisir de Jeunesse 1770

Walk the Plank 

Free Allemande 1760

Canberra Youth Music's Camerata Choir 

Le Matellote 1706

Game with scarves

Portsmouth 1701-

Display of Contradanza XXXVIII 1779

Le Rigadoon 1712

Minuet a Quatre 

Rough Seas

Boccharette - Quintet playing Boccharini suite

Why's the Rum always gone

Contra Medley

Les Marinier 1712

Knott between 2 women

Taking Turns

Free Mazurka

19 August 2006 

Cinderella's Fantasy Ball

Petit Rhinense - Ebreo - 1460s

Branle l'Officiel - Arbeau 1589

Black Nag - 1670

Display of 1651 Rufty Tufty, Saint Martin's and Parson's Farewell

Princess Amelia - 1755

Well Hall -1679-1728.

Branle de Chandelier -Arbeau 1581

Personent Hodie - CCDB

Black Almain - 1600s

Display of 1651 All in the Garden Green, Chestnuts, Nightpiece.

Anna Maria - c. 1695

Ballo del Fiore - Caroso 1581

Bobbing Joe - 1651

Display of 16th cent. Italian medley - Canario, Fedelta and Contentezza d'amour

Branle coupe medley - Arbeau 1589

Display of 1651 Lord Carnavon, Nonesuch and Dargeson

Cinderella Waltz Contra 

The Cinderella Set - 1856

Free La Volta - Arbeau 1589

15 July 2006 

Dickensian 1860s Ball

Free Waltz

Drive the Cold Winter Away - CCDB

La Tempete

Mazurka dance game 

Grand March 

The Lancer’s Quadrille 

Guest choir Cantorion

Free Hambo 

The Holly and the Ivy - CCDB

Four Baskets – Spring 15

Waltz-Polka dance game – ‘The canopy’, ‘The mysterious hand’

The Birthday Treat – Country 8 

Mazurka dance game

The Old Year Away is Fled – CCDB

Guest choir Cantorion

Free Mazurka 

Waltz-Polka with chairs – Country 8 & Sp.16 

Dashing Dragoon – Court 15 

Sir Roger de Coverley to Town 16 

Free 2 step Waltz - Court 4

7 -9 July 2006 

Abbey Medieval Tournament


From late 15th century Italian

Amoroso (Guglielmo) 

Gelosia (Domenico – Guglielmo)

Petit Rinense (Guglielmo) 

Rostiboli Gioioso (Domenico – Guglielmo)

From Caroso – Il Ballarino, 1581 

Ballo del Fiore 


Display medley of Fedeltà & Contentezza d’Amore

From Arbeau, Orchesographie, 1589

Branle d’Ecosse 

Branle du Chandelier 

Branle l’Officiel 

Display of Galliarde variants to Dowland’s Frog Galliard.

La Volta

- Branle Double, Single, Gai & de Bourgoigne 

- Branle Cassandre, Pinagay & Charlotte

From the Inns of Court Ms 1570-1670

Black Almaine 

Madam Cecilia Almaine

From early (mostly 1651) Playford 

Gathering Peascods

Jenny Plucked Pears 

Maid in the Moon

Black Nag 

Upon a Summers Day 




Bobbing Jo 

Friar and the Nun

Display medlies of 

- Rufty Tufty, Saint Martins & Parson’s Farewell

- All in the Garden Green, Chestnut & Nightpiece 

- Fine Companion, Hide Park & Kettle Drum 

- Lord of Carnarvan’s Jig, Nonesuch & Dargeson

From the Lost Dance collections

Stomping Around – Spring 2 

The Albert Hall Pavan – Summer 7

The Cloved Orange – Country 9

Farandole – to Country 16 

From the Christmas Carol Book

Angelus ad virginem 


In Dulci Jubio 

Personent Hodie 

Branle l’Officiel 

Unto us a Child is Born

17 June 2006 

Phantom of the Opera Ball

Free Polka - Loose Cannon Galop etc to Unter Donner und Blizten

Clap Waltz - Spring 14

Waltz game

Display of Near Miss Galop / Baltic Crossing / Daring Damsel / Dashing Dragoon medley

Grand March - Radestsky March

Secret Liaisons Waltz - Aut.3

Guest, Elizabeth Teacher singing Plaisir d'amour and Chanson de la Sorciere

Free Schottische - Vill.1

Conjuring L'amour - Country 12

Waltz game - Tales from Viennese Woods & Town 9

Love's Triumph - 1710

Display of Heel and Toe Polka medley - Country 7

The Celtic Spiral - Sp.8

Quadrille Francais - with'Can-can' galop

Free Varsovienna - Country 6

Dance game with chairs - Country 8 & Sp. 16

Free Mazurka

Daring Damsel - Village 11

Free 2-step waltz - Court 4

Free polka to Pizzicato Polka

20 May 2006 

Scarlet Pimpernel Ball

Free Allemande

The Happy Captive 1777

Contradanza no.1, Magri 1779

Deil Take the Wars 1695 - 1728

Le Parfait Contentment c. 1770

Cockney’s Frolic c.1780

Fencing display by Alec Deme

Free Allemande

Contradanza no.2, Magri 1779

Le Jolis Garcons c. 1770

The Scarlet Pimpernel Minuet

Sun Assembly 1757

Le Jeu de Quatre Coins c. 1770

Minuet à deux 1735

Minuet à Quatre 1706

Like a Teddy Bear –William Steed 

Love’s Triumph 1710 - 1728.

The Young Widow - John Griffiths, 1788

Free Allemande

22 April 2006 

Pride & Prejudice Regency Ball

Free listening

Comical Fellow



Mutual Love

Shrewsbury Lasses

Mr Beveridges' Maggot

Lasses of Portsmouth

Black Bess

Aurietti's Dutch Skipper

The Bishop

Wakefield Hunt

The Tythe Pig

Free Mazurka

Pleasures of the Town

Dutch Dollars

Emma's Song

The Duke of Gloucester's March

La Boulangere

17 April 2006 

National Folk Festival

The Mallee, 3:00 to 5:00pm

'Set Dances with a Twist' workshop with some displays

- featuring palindromes and canons

The Palindrome (Summer 13)

Juggling Partners (Summer 15)

Long 4 couple SQUARE 

Turning the Table (Winter 5) 

Tangled Web (Winter 13) 

3 couple ROUND

Past Present and Future (Winter 4)

Northern Stars (Town 16) 

Short 4 couple SQUARE 

There and Back Again (Court 1)

Longway Home (Summer 1)

Where is Santa (CCDB)

4 couple LONG

The Maze (Country 11)

The Tapestry (Town 3)

Snowball Slalom (Court 3) 

8 couple BOURREE

The Labyrinth (Autumn 12)

Quarter Short Square (Winter 3)

Burley Griffin Bourrée (Country 13) 

8 couple SPOKES

The Great Roundabout (Town 12)

Choreographer’s Fancy (Winter 1)

8 couple Proper

The Battering Ram (Autumn 7)

The Giant’s Backbone (Country 2)

Round with Corners (Court 10)

Free Waltz to Court 4

16th April 2006 3:30 to 5:30pm

National Folk Festival

The Coorong, 

CD launch dance with some displays

Free music – slip jig set Town 16

Hot Cross Polka (Country 1)

Potluck Welcome (Village 5)

Cinderella Waltz (Village 8)

Alcuin’s (Village 16) x 2 

Catapult Contra (Country 14) x 2

Contra Quintain (Town 8) x 2

Blackforest Mazurka (Village 5) x 2

Conjuring L’Amour (Country 12)

Daring Damsel (Village 11)

The Music Box (Court 7)

Carousel Waltz (Summer 8)

Making the Bed (Autumn 3)

Handfasting Hambo (Country 10)

Sun and Moon Allemande (Cntry 16) 

Baltic Crossing (Village 13)

My Lady’s Minuet (Town 14)

My Lord’s Minuet (Court 11) 

Whirl of Memories Minuet (Court1 6)

Whirl of Memories Waltz (Court 16)

Short Easy Sotiisi (Village 1)

Barbarous Elegance (Court 2) 

Ad Absurdam Sur Place (Village 15) 

Russian Tour (Town 4)

Vulgarian Salutations (Village 2)

Friday 14th April 2006 

National Folk Festival

The Piazza, 10.30-11.30am

'Bordonia - the Romantic Era'

Loose Cannon Galop (Winter 7) 

Grapevine Polka (Village 3) 

Hot Cross Polka (Country 1) 

Pyrotechnic Polka (Autumn 1) 

The Alexandrina Waltz (Town 9) 

Hands-off Waltz (Village 10) 

Even handed Ländler (Village 12)

I Wonder as I Wander (CCDB) 

The Maze (Country 11)

The Tapestry (Town 3)

Snowball Slalom (Court 3)

Southern Highland Schott. (Country 4)

The Showdown Schottische (Town 10)

Switch, Swish and Swing (Court 13)

Boots and Blades (Autumn 14)

Blackforest Mazurka (Village 5)

Askance Romance (Town 13) x 2

Conjuring L’amour (Country 12) x 2

Past Present and Future (Winter 4)

Northern Stars (Town 16)

Savvy Wench Zweifacher (Town 6) 

La Va ouvert (Country 6)

La Va melangée (Court 9)

La Va croissée (Town 11)

Running the Gauntlet (Autumn 4)

Jesus Born in Bethny (CCDB)

Sun and Moon Allemande (Ctry 16)

Three Baskets (Village 4)

Handfasting Hambo (Country 10)

Harmony Hambo (Town 7)

Honeymoon Hambo (Court 5)

Near Miss Galop (Autumn 8)

Baltic Crossing (Village 13)

Daring Damsel (Village 11)

The Dashing Dragoon (Court 15)

Regatta Room Grapple (Country 15)

The Washing Machine (Court 14 )

Footloose Gypsy (Court 12)

The Cavalier’s Mazurka (Winter 14)

Short Easy Sotiisi (Village 1)

Rise Up Shepherd &Follow (CCDB)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed... (CCDB)

Santa Clause is Coming...(CCDB)

The Mallee, 4:30 to 6:30pm

Fancy Couple's Dances Workshop 

Opposite foot WALTZ 

Hands-off Waltz (Village 10)

Even handed Ländler (Village 12)

Left foot WALTZ

What Child is This (CCDB)

Two to Twirl (Winter 6)

The Little Landler (Country 3)

The Grand Illusion (Town 2)

Opposite foot MAZURKA

Boots and Blades (Autumn 14)

Blackforest Mazurka (Village 5)

Opposite foot POLKA

Grapevine Polka (Village 3)

Hot Cross Polka (Country 1)

Mixed foot POLKA

Fast Forward (Country7) x 2 

Peek-a-boo Polka (Town 15) 

The Courtship Polka (Autumn 13) 

Wrong Foot Polka (Autumn 10) 

Opposite foot ZWEIFACHER

Savvy Wench (Town 6) 

Opposite foot VARSOVIENNA

La Va ouvert (Country 6)

La Va melangée (Court 9)

Outside foot HAMBO

Handfasting Hambo (Country 10)

Harmony Hambo (Town 7)

Opposite foot SCHOTTISCHE

Short Easy Sotiisi (Village 1)

Rise Up Shepherd &Follow (CCDB)

18 March 2006 

Three Musketeer's Ball

Basic branle set (Double, Single, Gai, de Bourgoigne) -Arbeau 1581

Gathering Peascods - Playford 1651-

Rostiboli - 15th c.

Fedelta - Caroso - 1581-

Maid in the Moon - Playford 1670

Madam Cecilia - Inns of Court Mss - late 16th c.-

Jenny Plucked Pears - Playford 1651

Display of The Maze, The Tapestry and the Snowball Slalom to Court 3 and Running the Gauntlet, Jesus Born in Bethny, Sun & the Moon Allemande, Three Baskets to Aut.4

Divided branle set (Cassandre, Pinagay, Charlotte)

Amaroso - mid 15th c.

The Cloved Orange - Country 9 

La Volta - Arbeau 1589-

Rolling Along (William Steed) to Village 16

Black Nag - Playford 1651

Dargason- Playford 1651

BHD Display of My Lady's Minuet, My Lord's Minuet and the Whirle of Memories Minuet-Waltz to Town 14

Ballo del Fiore for 2 - Caroso 1581-

Once I loved a Maiden Fair- Playford 1651-

Contentezza d'Amore - Caroso 1581-

Canario - Caroso 1581-

Nightpiece or the Shaking of the Sheets -1651-

Lord of Carnavan's Jig - Playford 1651

18 February 2006 

Viennese Valentine's Ball

Free waltz - Tales from the Vienna Woods

Fancy Free Flirting - Spring 4

All in the Garden Green - Playford 1651

La St. Simoneon - to Village 11

8 couple gallop - to Court 15

Conjuring L'amour - Country 12

Grand March to Radetsky March

The Lancers

Free Waltz - to Village 10

Free Varsovienna - to Country 6

The Flying Scarves - to Town 2

Valentine's Day - Playford 1690-

Free Polka - to Unter Donner und Blitzen

Lover's Luck - Bray 1699

Free mazurka - to Village 5

The Little Landler - Country 13

Free polka - to Pizzicato Polka

Two Steps to Hell - Court 4

Love's Triumph - early 18th

Sweetheart Quadrille - Autumn 16

Free Mazurka - to Country 15

Les Arches- to Country 8

Savvy Wench Zweifacher - Town 6

Le Beceau (The Arbour) - to Town 8

Free Schottische - to Village 1

Free Waltz - to The Blue Danube

21 January 2006 

Mid Summer Nights Dream

Free listening 

Basic branle set (Double, Single, Gai, de Bourgoigne) -Arbeau 1581

Petit Vriense - mid 15th c,

Amaroso - mid 15th c.

Fedelta - Caroso - 1581-

Black Almain - Inns of Court Ms - late 16th c.-

Half-Hannikin - Playford 1651

Upon a Summer's Day - Playford 1651

Goddesses - Playford 1651

Albert Hall Pavan - Summer 7

Divided branle set (Cassandre, Pinagay, Charlotte)

Ballo del Fiore for 2 - Caroso 1581-

Canario - Caroso 1581-

Chestnuts - Playford 1651

The Friar and the Nun - Playford 1651

Cushion Dance - Playford late 17th c.

The Cloved Orange - Country 9

Rostiboli - mid-15th c.

Gelosia - mid-15th c.

La Volta - Arbeau 1589-

Bobbing Joe - Playford 1651

Hole in the Wall - early 18th c.

Yellow Stockings - early 18th c.

Free Waltz