Frances Richardson dance list

November 8, 2022

Live music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • Opening waltz: Hands Across the Water by Jonny Dyer
  • Mount Hills — Playford 17th ed. 1721 — reconstructed by Bentley in Fallibroome
  • Northdown Waltz — Goulding & Cos. Collection 1820 — reconstructed A Simons, 1971
  • John Tallis’s Canon — Pat Shaw 1965
  • Midnight Ramble — Thompson 1773 Thompson — reconstructed by George Fogg, published in The Playford Assembly 2015
  • Culford Heath Camp — Ignatius Sancho, Twelve Country Dances for the Year 1779 (dance and tune)
  • Severn Bore — Fried de Metz Herman 1997 in Fringe Benefits — Tune Sarabande by A. Corelli
  • Mendocino Redwood — Mary Devlin, Bob Fraley and Elizabeth Zekley, 2005 — Tune Woodlands Walk by Jonathan Jensen
  • Final waltz: Logan Rock, by Jonny Dyer

 

October 4, 2022

  • Chocolate Round-O — Fried de Metz Herman 1989, in Ease and Elegance — Tune adapted from Purcell — Assembly Players, A Purcell Ball
  • Bonny Cuckoo — Gail Ticknor 1986 — Tune Sheebeg,Sheemore, traditional — Assembly Players, Playford from the New World
  • Mistwold — David Newitt 1993 — Tune Mistwold by Dudley Laufman 1972 — Roguery, Minding the Gap
  • Braes of Dornoch — Johnson 1753 — reconstructed by Charles Bolton in Retreads —  version for Zoom by Victoria Yeomans — Bare Necessities, Strong Roots
  • Helena — Colin Hume 1988 (dance and tune) — The Rampions, Dances with a Difference
  • Well Done Jack – -Kynaston 1718 — reconstructed by Andrew Shaw in The She Favourite — Persons of Quality, Next of Kynaston
  • Break Music:  Adele’s Delight by Colin Hume — The Masquerades, Elizabeth and Other Dances
  • Final Waltz:  Allan Water — Stradivarious, Blue Sky Thinking

 

September 6, 2022

Live music by Vicki  Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • Salute to Preston — Brian Wedgbury 1977, Not Quite Shaw; also The Dances of Brian Wedgbury, ed. Andrew Shaw
  • Tyrolean Waltz  (aka Die Woaf) — traditional Austrian, interpretation and additional music by Colin Hume
  • Merrymaker’s Jubilee — Ellen Taylor, Not Quite Gold — Tune by Joan Gilbert
  • Pelorus Jack — Barry Skelton (Scottish version in RSCDS Book 41) — interpreted for English by Ron Coxall, Walls
  • Beauty in Tears  — Manuscript from 1700s — interpreted by Ken Sheffield
  • Benjamin’s Birthday — Gary Roodman 1999, A Number of Calculated Figures

 

July 5, 2022

  • Dancing Across the Atlantic — Loretta Holz 2005 — Tune Dancing Up a Storm by Charlene Thomson –Flying Romanos, Dancing Across the Atlantic
  • Felicity — Colin Hume — Tune by Dave Brown 2002 — Dave Brown, Outside the Square
  • Nick’s Maggot– Charles Bolton, More of the Same 1986 — Assembly Players, Old World New Dances
  • Astonished Archaeologist — Philippe Callens 1992, in Continental Capers 2004 — Bare Necessities, At Home
  • Well Hall — Playford 1679 — Pemberley Players, Pride & Prejudice, vol III
  • Leaving of Liverpool — David Carpenter 1974, in The Country Dance Club Book — Stradivarious, This Sceptered Isle

June 7, 2022

Live music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • Brickmakers, The — Johnson, Two Hundred Favourite Country Dances (18th c) — reconstructed by Ken Sheffield in  From Two Barns, Vol 6, Ten Country Dances for 1992
  • Strawberrys and Cream — Ignatius Sancho, Twelve Country Dances for the Year 1779
  • Turn of the Tide — Ron Coxall 2002 — Tune Moonlight Moorings by Heather Bexon
  • Softly Good Tummas — Nathaniel Kynaston 1718 — reconstructed by Andrew Shaw in The She Favourite 2002
  • Waves of Grain — Bob Green 2013 — Tune Wheat by Martha Edwards 2012
  • Tythe Pig — Playford 9th edition 1695 — reconstructed by Nicolas Broadbridge 1995

 

May 3, 2022

 

April 5, 2022
Live music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • Mendocino Redwood — M Devlin, B Fraley and E Zekley 2005 — Tune Woodlands Walk by Jonathan Jensen
  • An Enchanted Place — Antony Heywood 1990 — Tune Hewlett by O’Carolan
  • Physical Snob — circa 1800 source unknown — reconstructed by Bernard Bentley, Fallibroome Collection
  • Algorhythms —  Orly Krasner 2014 —  Tune Frank Palmer by O’Carolan
  • Juniata —  Sharon Green 2011  — Tune Drifting  on the Dreamy Juniata by Jonathan Jensen
  • Auretti’s Dutch Skipper — Rutherford 1756

March 1, 2022
Live music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

 

February 1, 2022

  • Take a Dance — Thompson 1765 — reconstructed in Wright’s Humours — Chris & Julie Dewhurst recording
  • Well Hall — Dancing Master 1701 — Pemberley Players, Pride & Prejudice Collection 3
  • Softly Good Tummas — Kynaston 1718 — reconstructed by Andrew Shaw —  Bare Necessities,  By Choice https://cdss.force.com/commons/s/store
  • Orleans Baffled — Dancing Master 1728 — Bare Necessities, A Playford Ball
  • Winter Dreams — G Roodman — MGM, Old Friends
  • Mount Hills — Dancing Master 1721 – -reconstructed in Fallibroome — Childgrove, Early Instincts

 

January 4, 2022
Live music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer