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29th Annual Washington Spring Ball — May 9, 2015


Resources for callers and dancers

  • Instructions for all dances (8 page PDF, 92 kB) updated icon
    • Single page sets are linked below.
  • Links to select videos of dances (click on a dance title).
  • Sheet music for tunes not found in Barnes.
  • References to dance tunes found in Peter Barnes' The Barnes Book of English Country Dance Tunes, Volumes 1 and 2.  (Source for Peter's books)
Enjoy the Ball!
Dance Title
Click on a dance title to see a video
Source for Tunes in Barnes /
Sheet Music
Instructions for
Dances updated icon
Carolina Farewell Tune: Aire by Dr. Blow Instructions
Charlene's Celebration Tune: Elizabethan Tango Man
Childgrove Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1 Instructions
La Gavre Tune: La Gavre
Halsway Manners Tune: Barnes, Vol. 2
Hambleton's Round O Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1 Instructions
Jack's Health Tune: in Barnes, Vol. 1
Leather Lake House Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1
Marching to Praetorius
     (Danced in a parking lot!)
Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1 Instructions
Miss de Jersey's Memorial Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1
Mount Hills Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1 Instructions
The Old Batchelor Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1
Rebecka Ridinghoode Tune: Rebecka Ridinghoode
Sam's Maggot Tune: Sam's Maggot Instructions
Treasure of the Big Woods Tune: Lamp on the River
Waterfall Waltz Tune: Barnes, Vol. 1 Instructions
Water Lilies Tune: Water Lilies
Whiskey Before Dinner Tune: Whiskey Before Dinner Instructions

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