Mady Newfield Dance List

February 13, 2024

Dances for Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day

  • Mardi Gras Minnesota — Douglas Schneider 1993 in Wee Hoose on the Prairie (Scottish country dance book) — Tunes Dancing Fingers, The Confluence, The Reversal, Tapsalteerie  (some by Muriel Johnstone) — Muriel Johnstone, Dancing Fingers 1
  • Ties of Love — Jenny Beer, CDSS News Spring 2019 — Tune Rose by the Door by Andrea Hoag 1985 — Naomi Morse, Gene Murrow, Cynthia Shaw, Country Dance New York 2020 Ball preparation recordings
  • Cross My Heart — Jenna Simpson 2016 in Under the Influence — Tune Little Sky March by Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin — Naomi Morse, Paul Oorts and Dave Wiesler, Champagne 2016
  • Bellamira — Playford 17th edition, 1721 — reconstructed by Douglas and Helen Kennedy 1929, in The Country Dance Book New Series No. 1 
  • My Lady Winwood’s Maggot — Dancing Master Vol 3,  1727 — reconstructed by Pat Shaw and Charles Bolton — Assembly Players, Pat Shaw’s Playford I
  • Little Sir Isaac — Sharon Green 2012  — Tune by Debbie Jackson 2012 — Jon Berger, Jonathan Jensen, Shira Kammen, Rebecca King, Dances from the Greenery
  • Love Always — Brooke Friendly & Chris Sackett in Impropriety V 2013 — Tune Love and all the Hijaz by Dave Bartley 2011– Roguery, Impropriety V 

 

October 31, 2023

Halloween-themed dances

  • Opening waltz: Danse macabre (edited by MN) by Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Chocolate Round-O — Fried de Metz Herman 1989 in Ease and Elegance — Tune by Purcell, adapted by Fried Herman —  The Flying Romanos, private recording
  • Black Nag — Playford Dancing Master 1665 — reconstructed by Cecil Sharp 1911 — Phil Merrill and Marshall Barron, CDS6 By Popular Demand 1977 (converted record)
  • Orange Nan — Walsh 1712 — reconstructed by Andrew Shaw 2002 in The She Favourite — Persons of Quality (Jon Berger, Rebecca King, Jim Oakden, Next of Kynaston
  • Halloween Triad — Fried de Metz Herman 1984 in The Naked Truth — Tune Jump at the Sun by John Kirkpatrick — Dave Marcus, Doug Murray and Beth Miller, Jump at the Sun (converted cassette)
  • Cat In The Window — Fried de Metz Herman 1995 in Ease and Elegance — Tune Young Terence Mac Donough by O’Carolan — Triple Time, Dutch Callers Choice
  • Pumpkin Soup — Susan Parkin 2017 in English Country Concoctions — Tune The Ladder Jig by Heather Bexon — Deo Volente, Hillary’s Humours Vol 4 (track titled Wiltshire Wisdom)
  • The Flying Sorceress — Kalia Kliban, 2007 — Tune A Bruxa by Anton Seoane — Bare Necessities, Invitation to Waltz
  • Final Waltz: Itty Bitty Snitty Little Frenchman — Fishtank Ensemble, Super Raoul

 

September 12, 2023

  • Spring In Sebastopol — Phillipe Callens 2004, in Seasons of Invention, 2011 — Tune: “Borre” by Henry Purcell from The Old Bachelor 1691 — A Joyous Noise (Daniel Beerbohm, Barbara Greenberg, Kathy Talvitie), Seasons of Invention
  • King’s Maggot: Or, New York — Dancing Master 3rd edition, 1718, also Walsh 1719 — Reconstructed by Andrew Shaw in Elephants Stairs 2017 — Persons of Quality (Jon Berger, Rebecca King, Jim Oakden), Elephants Stairs
  • Beautious Grove — Nathaniell Kynaston, 24 New Country Dances for the Year 1711 — Reconstructed by Andrew Shaw in Elephants Stairs 2017 — Persons of Quality (Jon Berger, Rebecca King, Jim Oakden), Elephants Stairs
  • Huntington’s Maggot — Playford Dancing Master 17th edition, 1721 — Reconstructed by Bernard Bentley in Fallibroome IV — Bare Necessities, Strong Roots
  • Delia (or the Amorous Goddess) — Ellen Taylor in Tom Cook’s Hunter’s Moon, 1997  — Tune by Samuel Howard, 18th century — The Dancehall Players, More from Dan’s Hall
  • Fandango, The — Thompson, Twenty-Four Country Dances, 1774 — Reconstructed by W.S. Porter 1931 — Childgrove (Debbie Jackson, Anne Ogren, Martha Stokely), Wanderlust
  • Sapphire Sea — Christine Robb 2015 Tune: “Tom Kruskal’s” by Emily Troll & Amelia Mason — Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer recording
  • Final Waltz: Bonnie George Campbell and Wand’ring Willie (for the dance A Girl’s Best Friend by Fried Herman), played by Two’s Company (Fiona and Mark Maurice-Smith), Face the Music

June 20, 2023

Theme: Summer Travel and “Trip to…..”  Dances

  • A Trip to Paris — Walsh 1711 in New Country Dancing Master, Book 2d — interpreted by Douglas and Helen Kennedy 1929 —  Charles Ward, The Vital Organ: English Country Dances of the 178th and 18th Centuries
  • A Trip to Greene — Gary Roodman 1992 in Additional Calculated Figures — Tune Petticoat Wag from Playford — Odd Sundays Garage Band (Judy Linsenberg, Shira Kammen, Patti Cobb)
  • A Trip to Kilburn — Dancing Master II and Walsh 1719 – 1755 — interpreted by Sharp 1916 — Tune Black and Grey — played by Naomi Morse, Gene Murrow, Cynthia Shaw, CDNY Playford Ball 2020 preparatory recording
  • A Trip to Provence — Susan Kevra 2015 — Tune Voyage de la Diabline by Rachel Bell — Rachel Bell and Karen Axelrod, Soundcloud recording edited by MN
  • A Trip to Orpington — Pat Shaw 1959 (dance and tune) — The Assembly Players, Twickenham Ferry
  • A Trip to the Jubilee — Essex 1710, Dancing Master 11th ed, and Walsh 1718 — interpreted by Pat Shaw 1962 — unidentified recording
  • A Trip to Tintagel — Jenna Simpson 2013 in Under the Influence — Tune The King’s Reel traditional Scottish — played by David Knight, Dan Emery, and Dave Wiesler, on Thistle House Live (additional tunes: David Knight’s Farewell to Apathy, Crystal, on the track Capelthwaite)
  • Final waltz: The Ullapool Waltz (Tunes: West of Rhue by Ian Price, By Lovely Loch Broom by David Ross, The Far Isles by Ian Price) — Schiehallion SCD Band, The Canadian West Coast Sound 1982

March 21, 2023

  • Benjamin’s Birthday — Gary Roodman (dance and tune), 2000, in A Number of Calculated Figures– played by MGM (Mary Lea, Gene Murrow, Margaret Ann Martin) and Reunion (Daniel Beerbohm, Barbara Greenberg, Jonathan Jensen), Old Friends
  • The Artful Dodsons — Renée Camus, 2022 — Tune Paddy Fahey’s Jig, trad Irish — Music edited from the Synchopaths, Five Gears, track titled Secret Room
  • Leah’s Waltz — Fried de Metz Herman, 1989, in Ease and Elegance 1995 — Tunes used in this recording Amelia by Bob McQuillen and Nancy’s Waltz by Chris Romaine — Bare Necessities, Vol. 5, At Home
  • Cross My Heart — Jenna Simpson, 2016, in Under the Influence — Tune Little Sky March by Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin — P Naomi Morse, Paul Oorts and Dave Wiesler, Champagne
  • Peace Be with You — Fried de Metz Herman, 1986, in Choice Morsels, and Measured Obsession — Tune Rigadoon Royal, 1718 —  MGM (Mary Lea, Gene Murrow, Margaret Ann Martin), Measured Obsession
  • Ursa Minor — Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett, 2008, in Impropriety Vol. 3 — Tune The Bear Dance, trad Flemish — Roguery (Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Jim Oakden, Shira Kammen),  Impropriety 3
  • The Physical Snob — circa 1800 unidentified source — reconstructed by Bentley, 1962, in the Fallibroome Collection — Played by Bare Necessities, Vol. 3, Simple Pleasures

 

February 28, 2023

  • Blythe Company — Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett 2012, in Impropriety 5 — Tune  All Among the Barley, traditional English song — Roguery, Impropriety 5 
  • Revelations — Jenna Simpson 2017, in Revelations — Tune She’s Sweetest When She’s Naked, traditional Scottish — Naomi Morse, Paul Oorts, Dave Wiesler, Champagne
  • Sir Watkin’s Jigg — Johnson 1750 — reconstructed by Charles Bolton 1985, in Retreads (also in Christian, The Playford Assembly) — Naomi Morse, Gene Murrow, Cynthia Shaw, CDNY Playford Ball 2020 preparation recording
  • A New Leaf — Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett 2018, in Impropriety 6 — Tune Mr Millstone’s Defenstration by Dave Wiesler 2018 — Roguery, A New Leaf – Impropriety 6
  • Sherry at the Ball — Steve Otlowski 2016 — Tune Valse des Pastouriaux by Jackie Molard — Odd Sundays Garage Band recording
  • Mr Ganiford’s Delight — William Ganiford 1940s, in John Stapledon, Not Quite Gold — Tune by William Ganiford — Bare Necessities, Volume 11, A New English Ball
  • A Dance for Mars — Tom Senior 2014 — Tune Mars’ Jig by Mady Newfield — Earl Gaddis and Karen Axelrod, 2015 Chicago Ball recording
  • Final waltz: Osa’s Waltz — Paul Moore 1991 — Daron Douglas and Paul Moore, Just Over the Mountain

 

July 7, 2022

Theme:  American Choreographers and Composers

(First half of shared program with Juliette Webb)

  • Sally’s Choice — Orly Krasner 2010 in Celebrations 2017 –Tune Tagalong by Debbie Jackson — Reunion (Daniel Beerbohm, Barbara Greenberg, Jonathan Jensen), Celebrations
  • Little Sir Isaac — Sharon Green 2012 — Tune by Debbie Jackson 2012 — Jon Berger, Jonathan Jensen, Shira Kammen, Rebecca King, Dances from the Greenery
  • Whirl-A-Jig — Loretta Holz 2006 in Dancing Across the Atlantic — Tune Summer Garden Jig by Charlene Thomson 2004 — The Flying Romanos, Dancing Across the Atlantic
  • Chocolate Equation — Brooke Friendly & Chris Sackett 2009, in Impropriety 3 — Tune 72% by Shira Kammen — Roguery, Impropriety 3
  • Ebb and Flow — Robin Burke 2007 –Tune The Tide by Rebecca King, in Nearer and Farther — Rebecca King, Nearer and Farther
  • Audrey and Andrea — Gary Roodman 2000 in A Number of Calculated Figures — Tune by Jonathan Jensen — MGM and Reunion, Old Friends

 

June 21, 2022

  • The Maid Peeped Out at the Window (or The Friar in the Well) — Playford 1651 — Reconstructed by Cecil Sharp 1922 — Bare Necessities, English Country Dances
  • The Rose and the Lavender — Mady Newfield 2018 — Tune by Mady Newfield 2009 — Jon Berger & Rebecca King, Pinewoods August 2010, private recording
  • Vigo — Playford 1703, Walsh 1718 — Reconstructed by Andrew Shaw, Emperor of the Moon — Paul Hutchinson, John Hymas, Emperor of the Moon
  • Sams Maggot — Walsh, New Country Dancing-Master 3d Book 1728 — Reconstructed by Andrew Shaw, Elephants Stairs — Persons of Quality, Elephants Stairs
  • Sunlight Through Draperies — Tom Roby 2002 — Tune Jim and Judy’s Waltz by Larry Ungar 1988 — Roguery, Minding the Gap
  • After Dinner Maggot — Gary Roodman, Prime Calculated Figures 2005 — Tune by Jonathan Jensen — Band of Friends
  • Sapphire Sea — Christine Robb 2015 — Tune Tom Kruskal’s by Emily Troll & Amelia Mason — Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer, Stonesfield, March 2020

 

March 3, 2022

Theme: Dances with women choreographers and composers

(1st half of shared program with Luanne Stiles)

  • Dancing Across the Atlantic — Loretta Holz 2005 — Tune Dancing Up a Storm by Charlene Thomson — Flying Romanos (Robin Russell, Marnen Laibow-Koser, Norma Castle), Dancing Across the Atlantic
  • Ties of Love — Jenny Beer, CDSS News Spring 2019 — Tune Rose by the Door by Andrea Hoag 1985 — Naomi Morse, Gene Murrow, Cynthia Shaw, Country Dance New York 2020 Ball preparation recordings
  • Gratitude — Sharon Green and Kalia Kliban 2021 — Tune by Rebecca King — Odd Sundays Garage Band (Judy Linsenberg, Shira Kammen and Patti Cobb)
  • Longevity — Orly Krasner 2000 — Tune Lucy’s Waltz by Orly Krasner — Reunion (Daniel Beerbohm, Barbara Greenberg, Jonathan Jensen), Celebrations
  • Unknown Buccaneer — Sharon Green 2009 — Tune Dr. Who Pirate Jig by Martha Stokely, 2006 — Childgrove (Debbie Jackson, Anne Ogren, Martha Stokely), Wanderlust

 

October 12, 2021

  • Mr Ganiford’s Delight — 1940s William Ganiford in Stapledon, Not Quite Gold, 1999 — tune by William Ganiford — Bare Necessities, Vol 11 New English Ball
  • Ramsgate Assembly — 1795 Preston, rec. A Simons 1972, — Assembly Players, Dance and Danceability
  • Twelfe Eve — 1702 Playford, Andrew Shaw unpublished — Tune: own tune (also used by Roodman for Trip to Chippenham) – same tune — Cilantrio (as Trip to Chippenham), Good Friends 
  • Dance for Mars — 2014 Tom Senior, unpublished — Tune Mars Jig by Mady Newfield —  Earl Gaddis and Karen Axelrod, Chicago Ball weekend 2015, private recording used with permission
  • Mr Legge’s Initiation — 2005 Joseph Pimentel, Goldcrest — Tune Lovely Lane by Dave Wiesler, 1997 — Goldcrest, Goldcrest Collection
  • An Early Frost — 2000 Philippe Callens, Belgian Boutades — Tune Midwinter Blossom by Bob Pasquarello 1989 — A Joyful Noise, Red Star Line 
  • Jacob Hall’s Jig — 1695 Playford, rec. Cecil Sharp — Tune: Over and Under 1652 — Bare Necessities, Vol 3 Simple Pleasures 
  • Final Waltz:  Golden Trout Waltz by Shira Kammen — Used by Friendly and Sackett for All Who Wander, in  Impropriety 4 — Roguery, Impropriety 4 

 

August 5, 2021

  • The Mulberry Garden — Playford, 1690 — reconstructed Sharp — Bare Necessities, Vol 6 At the Ball
  • The Braes of Dornoch — Johnson 1753 — reconstructed Bolton, Retreads — Bare Necessities Vol 9, Strong Roots
  • Beautiful Fields — Fried de Metz Herman, Potters Porch, 1992 — Tune A Gigg by William Bird, in Fitzwilliam Virginal Book — Two’s Company, Face the Music
  • Rafe’s Waltz — Victor Skowronski 1996 — Tune The Cutty Wren, traditional — Bare Necessities, Vol 8 By Choice
  • Kitchen Triad — Fried de Metz Herman, Road to Ruin, 1984 — Tune Little Judique — Kate Barnes, At Rainbow’s End
  • Love Always — Friendly & Sackett, Impropriety V, 2013 — Tune Love and all the Hijaz by Dave Bartley, 2011 — Roguery, Sweet Mischief (Impropriety V)
  • Softly Good Tummas — Kynaston 1718 — reconstructed Andrew Shaw, The She Favourite, 2002 — Belshazzar’s Feast, Mr. Kynaston’s Famous Dance