15 December 2007

Christmas Carol Ball

St. John’s

Angels from the Realms of Glory – led by William

The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came

Gower Wassail – led by Eddie

Hark the Herald Angels Sing

The Holly and the Ivy

I saw Three Ships

It came upon a Midnight Clear (double time)– led by Lawrie

Jingle Bells

Medley of: Angelus Ad Virginem / Good King Wenceslas

Medley of: Jesus Born in Bethny / Sun and Moon Allemande / Three Baskets 

Choir Cantorion - listening carols then dancing to:

Sans Day Carol

While Shepherds Watch

In Dulci Jubilo

On Christmas Night

Past three o'clock

The Rocking Carol

Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day

Twelve Days of Christmas

Contra Medley: Joy to the World x 3 / Masters in this Hall x 3 / God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen x 3/ Deck the Halls x 3

Schottische medley: Short Easy Sotiisi / Rise Up Shepherd and Follow / Rudolph the Red-Nosed Rheindeer / Santa Clause is Coming to Town 

Choir Cantorion - listening carols then dancing to:

Quem Pastores Laudevere

Carol of the Bells


Veinticinco di Diciembre

We Three Kings – led by Josh

Von Himmel, o Englein kommt

Where is Santa

Free Waltz - We Wish you a Merry Christmas

17 November 2007

Mad Hatter’s Ball

St. John’s Church Hall 

Free Varsovienna 

Cotillion with circles 

The Palindrome 

The Russia – plus free Mazurka

Beau between Belles

The Maze/ The Tapestry / Snowball Slalom 

Alcuin’s Contra 

Mazurka cotillion for 4 couples and for as many as will 

Free Schottische – Southern Highland, Showdown, Switch, Swish and Swing etc 

Cotillion with hat and gloves 

The Lancers Quadrille

Free Bordonian National Polka 1&2 

Making the Bed 

Mazurka medley: Barbarous Elegance/Ad Absurdam /Russian Tour/ Vulgarian Salutations

The Lobster Quadrille 

Cotillion in column with choices – waltz to polka

Can-can show 

Free Five Step Waltz 

Cotillion with scarf blindfolds 

Varietes Parisienne 

Ridicule and Repartee Zweifacher 

Sir Roger de Coverley 

Cotillion with cards – waltz to polka

20 October 2007

Pride and Prejudice Ball 

St. John’s Church Hall

Free waltz e.g. Hands off medley

The Comical Fellow

Wakefield Hunt

A Trip to Highgate

Emma’s Song.

Mutual Love

The Happy Captive

Tythe Pig (Duple)

Mr Wilson’s French Waltzing (1)

The Fete Champetre

Mr Isaac’s Maggot (Duple)

Shrewsbury Lasses

Le Jardin Enchante

Pleasures of the Town

Mr Beveridge’s Maggot (Duple)

Supper and photos

Les Quadrilles

The Duke of Kent’s Waltz 

Dutch Dollars

The Young Widow

Les Jolis Garcons (Cotillion)

La Boulangere

29 Sept - 1 Oct 2007

Baroque Weekend with

Dorothee Wortelboer

Live music socials and ball

Aurietti’s Dutch Skipper

Barbarini's Tambourine 

Bonny Grey-Ey’d Morn 

Bourrée d’Achille 

Braye’s Magott



Cold and Raw.

Contradanza XXXVIII

Deil Take the Wars

Excusez moy 

Hunt the Squirrel

Jamaica/La Bonne Amitie

King of Poland 

La Baroque

La Chase D’Amour (cotillion)

La Coquette 

La Fuiarde

La Gavotte du Roy à quatre 

Le Cotillon des Fêtes de Thalie

Le Jeu des quatre coins 

Le Palais d’amour

Le Pistolet

Le Rigaudon d’Angleterre 

Le Tourbillon (from a Dutch source)

Les Noces de Paysan 

Les Plaisir de la Jeunesse 

Love’s Triumph 

Mad Robin 

Minuet à deux 

Minuet à quatre 

Mr Caverley’s Minuet 

Mr Holt’s Minuet-Jigg 

Picking of Sticks

Princess Amillia (Dutch and English source)

Scotch Measure

The Changing

The Collier’s Daughter

The Fair Quaker of Deal 

The Hole in the Wall 

The Juice of Barley 

The Lover’s Luck 

The Maid in the Moon 

Trip to Paris 


Well Hall 

Yellow Stockings 

Zephirs and Flora

Saturday & Sunday 22 -23rd September 2007

Renaissance weekend with Dorothee Wortelboer

live music socials and ball

St. Edmunds 7:30-11:00

Ballo del Fiore in 2

Black Almain

Black Nag

Bobbing Jo 

Branle Double/ Single/Gai/Bourgoigne/Cassandre/Pinagay/Charlotte

Branle l’Officiel

Branles– des lavandiers, des pois, des hermites, des sabots, des Chevaux


Chiara Stella


Cloved Orange/Albert Hall


Fine Companion/Hide Park/Kettle Drum/Lord of Carnarvan’s Jig/Nonesuch/Dargeson

Friar and the Nun

Gathering Peascods


Gracca Amarosa


Il Canario

Jenny Plucked Pears

La Caccia d’Amore

La Catena d’Amore

La Volta

Les Bouffons

Madam Cecilia Alman

Merry Merry Milkmaids

Petit Rinensis

Picking of Sticks

Rostiboli Gioioso

Spagnoletta Nuova/Spagnoletta

The Slip

Torneo Amoroso

Upon a Summers Day 


16 September 2007 11:30-12:30 and 1:00 to 2:00pm


Loose Cannon Galop/Grapevine Polka (Village 3)/Hot Cross Polka/Pyrotechnic Polka 

Boots and Blades/Blackforest Mazurka (Village 5)/Askance Romance/ Conjuring L’amour

Past Present and Future (Winter 4* - ea 1x)/ Northern Stars Southern Skies (Town 16* - ea. 1x) 

Alexandrina Waltz/Hands-off Waltz (Village 10)/Even handed Ländler/I Wonder as I Wander 

Battering Ram/Giant’s Backbone/Round with Corner (Court 10)

La Va ouvert (Country 6*- ea. 1x then reprise)/La Va melangée /La Va croissée/Reprise

Turning the Table (Winter 5)/Tangled Web 

Southern Highland Schott. (Country 4)/Showdown / Switch, Swish and Swing /Reprise

Scarf Cotillion (Country 8* ea x 1 then tail)

Fast Forward/Peek-a-boo Polka/The Courtship/Wrong Foot Polka (Autumn 10)

Regatta Room Grapple (Country 15)/Washing Machine/Footloose Gypsy/Cavalier’s Mazurka 

Near Miss Galop/Baltic Crossing /Daring Damsel / Dashing Dragoon (Court 15) 

Zweifacher (Town 6* - ea x 1 then reprise)

15 September 2007 7:30-11:30pm

Pirates Ball


Free Waltz – e.g Hands off medley 

Jamaica/La Bonne Amitie

Merry Merry Milkmaids 

The Juice of Barley

Minuet à deux (1700-)

Excusez moy 

Deil Take the Wars

Walk the Plank - Will calling

La Gavotte du Roy à quatre 

Mr Holt’s Minuet and Jigg for Four 

Free Minuet à quatre 

Le Pistolet

La Materlote

Les Mariniers 

Mr Caverley’s Minuet for Five 


Battering Ram

SUPPER - Bourree d’Achille 

Auretti’s Dutch Skipper 

La Chase D’Amour

Le Jeu des quatre coins 

Les Plaisir de la Jeunesse

Le Palais d’amour

Rough Seas

Free Free Allemande

18 August 2007

Moulin Rouge Ball

St.John’s Church Hall

Southern Highland Schottische 

Cotillion non-mixer – waltz 

Baby Polka

Polka Mazurka variants – eg. short polka mazurka, long polka mazurka, La Koska, Giraudete, Gitana Waltz, La Russe, or La Czarine 

Chase the Squirrel – the Cuckoo 

Ganglovienne Waltz 

Les Varietes Parisienne 

Cotillion with 8 Chairs

Elias Howe’s Coquette

Jason & Ally – display to short version of ‘Roxane’

Bordonian National Polka

Cotillion mixer 

Free Mazurka or Boots and Blade Mazurka set 

Free heel & toe polka variants

Two to Twirl 

Zulma l’Orientale (or Polka Russe, Bohemian Polka) 

Russian Mazurka Quadrille 

Daring Damsel 

Cotillion blindman’s bluff 


Free Mazurka or Regatta Room Grapple set 

Free polka - L’Exentrique, Ostendaise, Stephanoise, Esmeralda 1 or Loose Canon Galop

Cotillion with Scarfs 

8 couple Galop medley 

Lady’s choice - Quadrille Français 

*Cotillion with 4 Chairs 

Free 2 step waltz

21 July 2007

Shakespeare Ball 

 St.John's Church Hall

Farandole – Country 16

Stomping Around Spring 2

Black Almain


English Medley: 

Fine Companion / Hide Park / Kettle Drum

Lord of Carnarvan's Jig / Nonesuch / Dargeson

Epping Forrest

Friar and the Nun / Bobbing Jo

French style Medley:

Cloved Orange Pavan Galliard / Albert Hall Pavan / La Volta

Les Bouffons

Branles – des lavandiers, des pois, des hermites, des sabots

Branle de la Montarde

Branle Medley: Double / Single / Gai / Bourgoigne

Cassandre / Pinagay / Charlotte

Branle l'Officiel

Branle du Chandelier


Il Canario

Chiara Stella


La Caccia d'Amore

Torneo Amoroso

Rostiboli Gioioso

Ballo del Fiore in 2

Italian medley:

Spagnoletta Nuova / Spagnoletta

Spagnoletta – Inns of Court

Jenny Plucked Pears 

The Chess Dance 

Black Nag

The Slip

Petit Rinensis

20 June 2007 7:30-11:30pm

Marie Antoinette Ball

St. John’s

Free Allemande – Guillaume, c. 1760

Vienna 1706

Le Pistolet - Feuillet, 1706 

Cotillion- La Chase D’Amour c. 1770

Les noces de paysan Ernst August Jayme, 1717 

La Venitienne - Ernst August Jayme, 1717 

Cotillion - Le Jolis Garçons c. 1770

MINUET medley - My Lady’s / My Lord’s / Whirl of Memories Minuet Waltz 

Minuet a quatre 1709?

La Baroque - Willims 1755 

Auretti’s Dutch Skipper - Willims 1755 

Cotillion - La Strassbourgeois c. 1764 

Le Tourbillion - Willims 1755 

The Changing – Lange 1762

Cotillion - Allemande du Devin de Village – c. 1764

Les Quadrilles

Feltenstein No.5 J.J. v. Feldenstein, 1772

Feltenstein No. 6 J.J. v. Feldenstein, 1772

Cotillion - Le Plaisir de la Jeunesse c. 1770

The School for Scandal - Thompson 1778

Auretti’s Dutch Skipper - Thompson 1776

Cotillion - Le Palais d’Amour c. 1770

Free Allemande – Guillaume, c. 1760

19 May 2007 7:30-11:30pm

Phantom of the Opera Masquerade

St.John’s Church Hall


Conjuring L’amour 

Hunt the Squirrel 

Carlokowski/ Gitana Waltz 

Ganglovienne Waltz 

Esmeralda or Coquette (2) 

Even Handed Landler 

Cotillion in follow the leader lines 

Chess Dance 

Bordonian National Polka tune set 

Baby Polka 

Secret Liaison Waltz 

La Koska / Giraudete 

Bohemian Polka / Zulma l’Orientale 

Potluck Welcome/Riverbank Ramble/Taking Turns 

Riverbank Ramble 

Cotillion blindman’s bluff – polka 

Display by Andreas, Jason, Ally and Jane

Free Mazurka 

The Russia 

La Czarine 

Quadrille Français 

Near Miss/Baltic Crossing/Daring Damsel/Dashing Dragoon 

Near Miss Galop 

Mazurka Cotillion

21 April 2007 7:30-11:30pm

Three Musketeers Ball

St. John’s 

Free La Volta or waltz.

Mimed Branles – des lavandiers, des pois, des hermits, des sabots

Branle des Chevaux

Torneo Amoroso

Branle de la Haye


Spagnoletta for 2 then 3

Cloved Orange

Il Villanicco in a circle 

La Battaglia

Lord Carnarvan’s Jig/ Nonesuch / Dargeson

Branle de la Montarde

Epping Forrest 

Chiara Stella 

Black Almain

Grimstock (in G)

Fine Companion / Hyde Park / Kettle Drum

Merry Milk Maids

Once I lov’d a Maiden Fair

Les Bouffons

Black Nag


Near Miss Galop

Potluck Welcome / Riverbank Ramble / Taking Turns

The Slip

31 March 2007 

Monaro Folk Society Bushdance

St. John's Church Hall, Reid

Free Varsovienna (John danced basic Australian Varso, La Va ouvert, La Va melangee and La Va croissee)

Nymphes and Satyrs 


Waltz game with words 

Progressive Barn Dance

The Lancers Quadrille

Free Polka (John danced the Heel and Toe, the Fast Forward Polka, Peek-a-boo polka, Courtship Polka and Wrong Foot Polka)

Opposites Attract

Pride of Erin

Waltz Game with lines and circles

Indoor Games

Strip the Willow

Display of contra medley Alcuin's Contra, Catapult Contra, Contra Quintain

Free Mazurka (John danced the Regatta Room Grapple, The Washing Machinge, Footloos Gypsy, Cavalier's Mazurka, Barbarous Elegance, Ad Absurdam sur Place and the Russian Tour)

Vulgarian Salutations

The Tempest 

Dance games with chairs - the whirligig, the figure 8, the seated ladies (the'prisoners') and the 4 corners.

Baltic Crossing - led by Andreas

Free Schottische (John danced the Highland Schottische, Southern Highland Schottsiche, Showdown Schottische, Switch Swish and Swing)

Dizzy Mixer

Quadrille Francais (longways First Set)

Dance game - couples dance medley

La Boulangere

17 March 2007 

Cinderella Fantasy Ball

Free Waltz 

Rostiboli c.1450 

La Catena d'Amore 1602

Childgrove 1701- 

Display of Minuet à deux c.1735 

and Gavotte a quatre 1715

La Caccia d'Amore 1581

Hearts Ease 1651 

Lull Me Beyond Thee 1651

Cotillion des Fetes de Thalie 1716

Display of Bourree d'Achille 1700 

and Mr Holt's Minuet Gigue 1711 

Hole in the Wall 1695-

Put on Thy Smock on a Monday 1651-

Minuet à Quatre

Mr Caverley's Minuet 1711

William's new dance

La Chase d'Amour c.1770

Lover's Luck 1699

Free Mazurka

17 February 2007 

Jane Austen Napoleonic Era Ball

Free French Waltzing - 1816 

Comical Fellow - 1776

Shrewsbury Lasses 1780

Display of 

Slow French, Sauteuse and Quick Sauteuse Waltz 

Wakefield Hunt 1780

Tythe Pig 1695-

Le Jeu des quatres coins- Cottilion c.1770

Free Waltz

Dusky Night 1777

Magri's Contradanza I 1779

Display of Contradanza XXXVIIII

Mr Beveridge's Maggot 1695

Cockney's Frolic c. 1780

Les Plaisir de la Jeunesse, Cotillion 1770

Free Waltz

Barley Mow 1779

Duke of Kent Waltz 1801

Display of Le Jardin Enchante, 1776

Feltenstein No.4 1772

La Boulangere

20 January 2007 

Midsummer Nights Dream Ball

Free music

Branle Double, Single, Gai, Bourgoigne 1589 

Petit Vriens c. 1450 

Anello c. 1450

Gracca Amarosa 1581

Black Almain - ealry 17th cent.

Nonesuch 1651-

Upon a Summer's Day 1651

Goddesses 1651

Branle Cassandre, Pinagay, Charlotte 1589

Ballo del Fiore for 2 -1581

Madam Cecilia - early 17th cent.

Chestnuts 1651-

The Friar and the Nun 1651- 

Uncalled Fidelta, Contentezza d'amour 

Amaroso c. 1450

Bobbing Joe Pt.1 1651

Branle de Chandelier 1581

Branle des Chevaux 1581

Spagnoletta - Inns of Court version

Conto dell Orco 1581

Rostiboli c. 1450

Gelosia c. 1450

All in the Garden Green 1651- 

Villanella 1581

Lord Carnavon's Jig 1651-

Free La Volta