Cathy Hollister Dance List

November 2, 2023

  • Childgrove — Playford 1701 — reconstructed by Sharp 1922 — KGB, Red and All Red
  • The Maid’s Last Wish — Walsh 1718 — reconstructed by Tom Cook in Again Let’s Be Merry — The Assembly Players, A Walsh Ball
  • Bar a Bar — Walsh 1718 — reconstructed by Fried Herman in The Naked Truth — Alchemy (Rachel Bell, Eric Martin, Karen Axelrod), Turning of the Hour
  • Ashford Anniversary – Charles Bolton 1986 in More of the Same — Tune by Phalese 1580 — Bare Necessities, Modern Treasures
  • All Saints Day — David Ashworth 1973 — Tune Chestnut from Playford 1651  — played by Bare Necessities, Modern Treasures
  • Jack’s Health — Playford 1686 — reconstructed by Pat Shaw, modified by Jim Morrison, CDSS 1973 — Tune Bolt the Door — The Dancehall Players, Live from Dan’s Hall
  • A Socially Distanced Jig– Neil Stuart — Tune G Minor Jig by Martha Stokely (also used for The Engaging Engineer by Sharon Green) — Jon Berger, Shira Kammen, Jonathan Jensen, Rebecca King, Dances from the Greenery
  • Haymakers – Neal 1726 — reconstructed by Laurie Andres, adapted from Fogg and Jackson 1990, in CDSS News 2001 — Tune Highland Lilt — Bare Necessities, By Choice
  • Final Waltz: My Cape Breton Home by Jerry Holland — Bare Necessities, By Choice

 

August 15, 2023

  • Lord and Lady of the Rings — Gregory Reynolds 2013 –Tune Grace Hay’s Delight, Scottish trad — Jaige Trudel, Sarah Russel & Adam Broom, Flights of Fancy
  • Six for the Six Proud Walkers — Fried de Metz Herman 1994 — Tune Fried’s Triumph by John Stapledon 1993 — Bare Necessities, New Shoots
  • Set for Spring — Joseph Pimentel 2015 — Tune by Dave Wiesler — Dave Wiesler private recording, used with permission
  • Leah’s Waltz — Fried de Metz Herman 1989, in Ease and Elegance 1995 — Tunes Amelia by Bob McQuillan and Nancy’s Waltz by Chris Romaine (in this recording) — Bare Necessities, At Home
  • Lord How’s Jig, 1777 — reconstructed by Porter, Heffer, and Heffer in Apted Country Dances — John Coleman and Dennis Smith, The Apted and Other Country Dances
  • Lark Duo — Alan Winston 2020 –Tune The Queen’s Jig 1701 — Foxfire, Winter Oranges
  • Raggedy Ann — Ann Fallon 2020 — Tune The Ragg — Bare Necessities, Simple Pleasures
  • Revelry — Cathy Hollister 2020 — Tune MacDonald’s March — Persons of Quality (Rebecca King, John Berger, Jim Oakden), Farnicle Huggy

 

May 9, 2023

  • Mulberry Garden –Playford 1690, in Playford Assembly — Bare Necessities, At the Ball
  • Key to the Cellar — Jenny Beer 2004 — Elegant Echoes, English Echoes Vol 1
  • Butterfly Meadow — Bob Olsen — Tune The Butterfly — Supertrad, live recording, used with permission
  • Bar a Bar — Walsh 1718 — Alchemy, Turning of the Hour
  • Leather Lake House — Bishop 1788 — reconstructed Fried Herman in the Naked Truth 1996 – The Dancehall Players, Live from Dan’s Hall
  • Mendocino Redwoods — M Devlin, B Fraley and  E Zekley 2005 — Bare Necessities, Mrs. Beveridges’ Triumph
  • Leah’s Waltz — Fried DeMetz 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, At Home
  • Jack’s Maggot — Playford 1702 — Bare Necessities, Favorites of the Boston Centre

 

August 8, 2022

  • The Maid’s Last Wish — Playford 1695 — Assembly Players, A Walsh Ball
  • Benjamin’s Birthday — Gary Roodman 2000 — MGM & Reunion, Old Friends
  • Leah’s Waltz — Fried de Metz Herman 1989, in Ease and Elegance — Tune Amelia by Bob McQuillen and Nancy’s Waltz by Chris Romaine — Bare Necessities, At Home
  • Key to the Cellar — Jenny Beer 2004 — Bare Necessities, New Shoots
  • Mirror, Mirror — Cathy Hollister 2020 — Tune Apricity by Rachel Bell 2005 — Alchemy, Turning of the Hour
  • Old Wife Behind the Fire — Neal 1726 — reconstructed by Jackson and Fogg  — Elegant Echoes, English Echoes II
  • Jack’s Maggot- Playford 1702 — Bare Necessities, Favorites of the Boston Center
  • Never Love Thee More — Playford 1686 — Alchemy, Turning of the Hour