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Minuet to Mazurka (1745 – 1845) – downloadable book and 4 CDs

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Available as digital download only.  Note that the book is supplied in PDF format and the CD tracks are supplied in MP3 format.

Book in three sections, each containing an introduction, step descriptions, dance descriptions and music notations. The book and CDs were originally prepared for the Summer School in 2001, and are no longer available as a physical product.

Dances from Europe by Jørgen Schou-Pedersen  (Dances 1-14, corresponding to CD1)
Dancing in Scotland by Anne Daye  (Dances 15-29, corresponding to CD2)
Dances of France and England by Ellis Rogers  (Dances 30-41, corresponding to CDs 3&4)

Book contents: 1. Menuet de la Cour, 2. Menuet and Gavotte de la Cour (Gardel), 3. La Gerbe, 4. La Strasbourgeoise de Fischer, 5. Cockney’s Frolic, 6. Contradanza XXX, 7. Contradanza XXXVII, 8. La Pastoril, 9. La Danemark, 10. Der Herr von Cornwallis, 11. Cottillon No 3, 12. La Böehmiene, 13. Het Royaal Koffi Huys, 14. Le Jeu des Quatres Coins, 15. Up in the Morning Early, 16. The Key of the Cellar, 17. Strathspey Minuet, 18. The Menzies Rant and ‘America’, 19. Open the Door to Three, 20. Straglass House, 21. The Minuet, 22. La Mignonette, 23. Miss Charlotte Hope of Craigiehall, 24. Duke of Perth, 25. Pas di Trois for the Misses Glennie, 26. Reels, 27. Corn Rigs, 28. Spanish Country Dance, 29. Balmoral Castle Quadrilles and Sixdrilles, 30. Cotillion: Le Jardin Enchanté, 31. Cotillion: Les Quatre Nymphes, 32. Cotillion: La Graziosetta, 33. The Merry Wives of Westminster, 34. Kew Gardens, 35. Mungo’s Delight, 36. The Duchess of Devonshire’s Reel, 37. Paine’s First Set of Quadrilles, 38. Mazurka Quadrille, 39. La Beaudri, 40. Les Jolis Garçons, 41. Wilson’s Royal Scotch Quadrille

All rights reserved, public performance or broadcasting without permission is prohibited. When used for teaching, recognition must be given to The Historical Dance Society. © 2001 The Historical Dance Society

Tracklist CD1 – Dances from Europe. Arranged by Jørgen Schou-Pedersen
Played by various baroque musicians in Copenhagen

  1. Menuet de la Cour
  2. Gavotte du Menuet de la Cour
  3. La Gerbe
  4. La Strasbourgeoise de Fischerr
  5. Cockney’s Frolic
  6. Contradanza XXX
  7. Contradanza XXXVIII
  8. La Pastoril
  9. La Danemark
  10. Der Herr von Cornwallis
  11. Cotillion No 3
  12. La Böehmiene
  13. Het Royaal Koffi Huys

Tracklist CD2 – Dancing in Scotland. Musical adaptation by Ian Cutts, played by String Beans

  1. Up in the Morning Early
  2. The Key of the Cellar
  3. The Strathspey Minuet – Cadger O’Crief
  4. The Menzies’ Rant
  5. Open the Door to Three
  6. Straglass House
  7. The Countess of Errol’s Minuet
  8. La Mignonette
  9. Miss Charlotte Hope of Craigiehall
  10. Duke of Perth
  11. Pas di Trois for the Misses Glennie
  12. Strathspey and Reel
  13. Reel, Strathspey and Jig
  14. Corn Rigs
  15. Spanish Country Dance
  16. Balmoral Castle Quadrilles and Sixdrilles – 1 Le Pantalon
  17. Balmoral Castle Quadrilles and Sixdrilles – 2 L’Eté
  18. Balmoral Castle Quadrilles and Sixdrilles – 3 La Poule
  19. Balmoral Castle Quadrilles and Sixdrilles – 4 La Trenise
  20. Balmoral Castle Quadrilles and Sixdrilles – 5 Finale
  21. Goodnight and Joy be we ye a’

Tracklist CD 3 – Dances of France and England part 1. Music researched by Ellis Rogers.
Mazurka quadrille played on piano by Christopher Arkell. Other music played by Green Ginger.

  1. Cotillion – Le Jardin Enchanté
  2. Cotillion – Les Quatre Nymphes
  3. Cotillion – La Gaziosetta
  4. The Merry Wives of Westminster
  5. Kew Gadens
  6. Mungo’s Delight
  7. The Duchess of Devonshire’s Reel
  8. Pain’s First Set of Quadrilles – 1 Pantalon
  9. Pain’s First Set of Quadrilles – 2 L’Eté
  10. Pain’s First Set of Quadrilles – 3 La Poule
  11. Pain’s First Set of Quadrilles – 4 Trenis
  12. Pain’s First Set of Quadrilles – 5 Pastourelle
  13. Pain’s First Set of Quadrilles – 6 Finale
  14. Mazurka Quadrille

Tracklist CD 4 – Dances of France and England part 2. Music researched by Ellis Rogers and played by Green Ginger.

  1. Les jolis Garçons
  2. La Beaudri
  3. Quadrille – He’s aye Kissing Me – Reel
  4. Quadrille – Lady Elizabeth Cole’s Reel – Jig
  5. Quadrille – The Duchess of Buccleugh – Reel
  6. Quadrille – Major James Munro’s Strathspey
  7. Quadrille – Col Upton’s Merry Conceit – Jig

All rights reserved, public performance or broadcasting without permission is prohibited. When used for teaching, recognition must be given to The Historical Dance Society. ℗ & © 2001 The Historical Dance Society