Graham Knight Dance List

June 18, 2024

Live Music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • Jump Frogs Jump — 24 Country Dances for the Year 1804, Henry Thompson
  • Irish Lamentation — The 3rd Book of the Complete Dancing Master, Walsh, 1753 —- interpretation by Colin Hume
  • Jack’s Health — Dancing Master, 6th ed., 1679 —- Interpretation by Jim Morrison —- Tune Bolt the Door
  • The Emperor of the Moon — Dancing Master, 8th ed., 1690 —- Interpretation by Andrew Shaw
  • Love, Port & Sherry — Ron Jones, CDSS News # 153, 2000
  • Salamanca Castanets — 24 Country Dances for the Year 1813, Button & Whitaker —- interpretation by Heather Clarke in Captain Cook’s Country Dances, 2020
  • Final waltz: The Thousandth by Vicki Swan

 

March 19, 2024

Live Music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • Soulton Jigg — Dancing Master, Vol. II, 1st Ed., 1710
  • Oldenburgh Bonnet — Button, Whitaker & Beadnell’s 24 Country Dances for the Year 1815
  • Slaughter House — Dancing Master, 11th Ed., 1702
  • Jack’s the Lad — Down Back o’t’ Shoddy, Ed. Julian Piling, 1973
  • Ramsgate Assembly — 14 Favourite Cotillions and Country Dances, The 25 book for the Year 1795, Thomas Budd
  • Long Odds — Preston, 24 Dances for the Year 1791 

 

November 14, 2023

  • La Gavre — 2nd Recueil de Contredanses, Pierre Trappeniers, c 1777 — reconstructed by Philippe Callens 2002 in Belgian Boutades — Hold the Mustard, Red Star Line
  • Auretti’s Dutch Skipper —  Rutherford’s Compleat Collection, vol 1, 1756 —  reconstructed by Pat Shaw 1970 in Holland as Seen in the English Country Dance — Bare Necessities, Vol 3 Simple Pleasures
  • Bar a Bar — Walsh, The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing Master, 1718 — Fried de Metz Herman 1986, in The Naked Truth — Alchemy, Turning of the Hour
  • Sir Watkin’s Jig — Universal Magazine 1749 amended in Johnson’s Choice Collection, Vol 5, 1750 — Bare Necessities, Vol 5 At Home
  • Wildboar’s Maggot — Thompson Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, Vol 1, 1758 — reconstructed by Bernard Bentley 1980 in Fallibroome Collection vol 5 — Peter Jenkins, For Your Pleasure
  • Kelsterne Gardens — Playford, The Dancing Master, Vol 3, 2nd Ed., 1726 — reconstructed by Tom Cook 1975 in Come Let’s Be Merry — Purcell’s Polyphonic Party, An Invitation to Dance
  • Final Waltz: Waltz of the Little Girls — Childsplay, Twelve–Gated City

 

August 8, 2023

  • The Female Saylor (la Matelotte) – Feuillet, Recüeil de Contredanses, 1706 (translated by John Essex, 1710) — interpreted by Pat Shaw, 1960 — Bare Necessities, Favorites of the Boston Centre, vol 1
  • The Fairy Prince — 1979 from an unidentified collection c. 1772 — interpreted by Tom Cook, Again Let’s Be Merry — Falconers, Haphazard (record)
  • Alice — Philippe Callens, Antwerp Antics, 2004 — Bare Necessities, Favorites of the Boston Center, vol 13, Mrs. Beveridge’s Triumph
  • Ashley’s Ride — Nancy Shepley’s Book c. 1795 (Keller & Sweet, American Country Dances of the Revolutionary Era 1775 — 1795) — The Playford Consort (Marshall Barron and others), Sweet Richard (cassette)
  • Graies Inn Maske — John Playford, English Dancing Master, 1651 — interpreted by Fried Herman, Ease & Elegance, 1995 — West Kirby Band, Not Quite the Same
  • Knives & Forks — John & William Neal, A Choice Collection of Country Dance, 1726 (Rich Jackson & George Fogg, 1990) — Bare Necessities, Take a Dance
  • Royal Fishery — Walsh, 24 New Country Dances for the Year 1715, 1714 (Andrew Shaw, Emperor of the Moon, 2006) — Paul Hutchinson, John Hymas, Emperor of the Moon
  • Final waltz:  Yolande — by Larry Unger — Larry Unger and Ginny Snowe, Waltz Time II

 

July 4, 2023

Live music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • The Fair Quaker of Deal — Dancing Master, vol 2, 4th Ed., 1728
  • Ramsgate Assembly — 14 Favourite Cotillons & Country Dances, The 25th Book for the Year 1795, Thomas Budd, in Playford Ball 1990
  • Fenterlarick — Joyce Walker, in Stafford Folk Dance Club Silver Collection, 1977
  • The Quizzical Snob — Sharon Green, 2014
  • Christina — Naomi Alexander, in Stafford Folk Dance Club 40th anniversary, 1992.
  • Auretti’s Dutch Skipper — Rutherford’s Compleat Collection, vol 1, 1756 — reconstructed by Pat Shaw, in Holland as Seen in the English Country Dance, 1970

May 30, 2023

Live music by Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

  • Dr Who — Richard Sauvain — Tune Dr Who’s Pirate Jig by Martha Stokely
  • Camberwell — Playford Dancing Master, vol 2, 1710? — reconstructed by Bernard Bentley in Fallibroome 6, 1980
  • Chelmsford Assembly — Johnson 200 Favourite Dances, vol 8, c. 1750  — reconstructed by Bernard Bentley in Fallibroome 3, 1968
  • Dr Vincent’s Delight — Charles Bolton, in Occasions, 1989
  • The Happy Marriage — Playford, Dancing Master, vol 2, 1696 — reconstructed by Tom Cook, in Packington’s Pound, 1989
  • From Among Dragons — Leslie Lassetter 2002 — Tune Turning and Spinning by Leslie Lassetter
  • Final waltz — Silence in the Rain by Vicki Swan

 

April 18, 2023

  • The Topaz — Unidentified collection c 1790-1800 — reconstructed by Bentley 1968 in Fallibroome III — Wild Thyme, Wild Thyme plays Fallibroome
  • Miss Sayer’s Allemande — Thomas Budd 1781  — reconstructed by Bentley 1962 in Fallibroome I — Wild Thyme, Wild Thyme plays Fallibroome
  • Tom Jones — Gentlemen’s Magazine 1750 (pg. 41)  — reconstructed by K & D Wright in Wright’s Humours, vol 2 — Julie & Chris Dewhurst, Country Dances from Wright’s Humours
  • Captain Brisbane’s Frolic — Goulding, 24 Dances for the Year 1808 — reconstructed by Heather Clarke, 2020 in Captain Cook’s Country Dances — Phillip’s Dog & The Whoots, Captain Cook’s Country Dances
  • Salamanca Castanets — Button & Whitaker, 24 Country Dances for the Year 1813 — reconstructed by Heather Clarke, 2020 in Captain Cook’s Country Dances — Phillip’s Dog & The Whoots, Captain Cook’s Country Dances
  • Fourpence Halfpenny Farthing — Dancing Master, 10th Edition, 1709 — Bare Necessities, Vol. 13: Mrs Beveridge’s Triumph
  • Final Waltz:  Melbourne Waltz by J. Power, Select Collection of Dances for 1820 — Phillip’s Dog & The Whoots, Captain Cook’s Country Dances

 

March 28, 2023

  • Kelsterne Gardens — Playford, Dancing Master Vol. 3, 1727 — Purcell’s Polyphonic Party (Vicki Swan, Jonny Dyer, John Dipper), An Invitation to Dance
  • The Physical Snob — Unknown collection c.1800, in Fallibroome 1, 1965 — Bare Necessities, Vol 3 Simple Pleasures
  • Frances Ann’s Delight — George Middleton, ED&S Summer 1975 — Wild Thyme, Hunter’s Moon
  • Well Hall — Playford, Dancing Master Vol. I, 1679, in Playford Ball, 1994 — Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, live recording at a Stonesfield dance
  • The Cuckoo’s Nest — Rutherford, Vol. 3, c. 1775, in Fallibroome 5, 1977 — Assembly Players, Dance & Danceability
  • Mount Hills — Playford, Dancing Master 17th ed. 1721, in Fallibroome 2, 1965 — Folkus Pocus, Out of the Hat
  • Final waltz: The Pavilion Waltz, from Thomas Wilson’s A Companion to the Ballroom, c.1816; change tune Miss Barrett’s Waltz, c. 1799 — Keith Smith & Green Ginger, Music for Quadrilles

August 2, 2022

  • Love, Port & Sherry — Ron Jones — CDSS News #153, 2000 — Tunes Love, Port & Sherry; Humours of Glendart; Pretty Jane — 3D (Chris, Julie & Nick Dewhurst), Short & Sweet
  • Lord! What’s Come to My Mother — The Dancing Master vol. 2 1710, The Compleat Dancing Master 1718 (Walsh) — reconstructed by Ken Sheffield, From Two Barns, vol. 9 —  The West Kirby Band, From 2 Barns, vol. 9
  • My Lady Winwood’s Maggot — The Dancing Master, vol. 3 1728 — reconstructed by Andrew Shaw — The Little Tinkers, Both Sides of the Atlantic
  • A Trip to Blenheim — 24 New country Dances for the Year 1714, The Dancing Master, vol. 2, 1718 (Young) — reconstructed by Philippe Callens 2011, Seasons of Invention — A Joyful Noise, Seasons of Invention
  • Machine Without Horses — 12 selected Country Dances with figured basses for the Harpsichord, John Johnson 1772 — reconstructed in RSCDS Book 12 and Pilling 7th ed. — Tune Lochiel’s Welcome — 3D (Chris, Julie & Nick Dewhurst), Short and Sweet
  • Huntington’s Maggot — The Dancing Master 9th ed. 1695 — reconstructed by Bernard Bentley 1971, Fallibroome, vol. 4 — Bare Necessities, Strong Roots: Easy Historical Dances (vol. 9)