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Entries in the Ildhafn journal of Dance

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Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Mar 8th, 2014

A vigorous and enjoyable evening, in spite of some traffic-induced delays.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Feb 28th, 2014

Only six of us tonight, just before St Sebastian's, but a lovely evening all the same.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Feb 21st, 2014

The first dance class of 2014 was delightfully well-attended (thanks, everyone!) and lots of fun, in spite of the humidity.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Nov 3rd, 2013

A wonderfully varied evening, with some new dancers, and some challenges for the old hands.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Oct 10th, 2013

Here is the likely Ball List for Canterbury Faire in 2014. Many thanks to Her Excellency Isabel Maria!

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Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Oct 4th, 2013

A good mix of harder and easier matieral this evening:

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Sep 5th, 2013

A quiet evening, with just three of us.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Aug 30th, 2013

Four of us tonight, and another fairly intense session.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Aug 16th, 2013

We revised some old repertoire, then attempted Pavana Matthei.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Jun 9th, 2013

Dance journal entries have been a little sparse for the last few weeks, but dancing has not.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on May 26th, 2013

Many of our usual dances, with a few twists.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on May 19th, 2013

Group photo of all those that attended.Thank you to everyone who attended the Ball on Saturday - it was a great success (at least for me, and I hope for all of you).

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on May 16th, 2013

Lots of dances this evening, as we brushed up for the ball on Saturday.

Posted by William de Cameron to the Dance journal on May 10th, 2013

Some more intense practice on recent material rather than dancing by request this week. A good workout for the knees!

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on May 2nd, 2013

A new dance - Bassa Colonna, and several old ones.

Posted by William de Cameron to the Dance journal on Apr 26th, 2013

A fairly quiet night at dance practice this week, but we got through a number of dances in preparation for the upcoming Birthday Ball and Bal d'Argent.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Apr 12th, 2013

We think we've settled on a new version of Rustica Amorosa, and will feel no need to change it soon.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Mar 28th, 2013

Things we've known well in the past, but not done recently, or which our recent practice has taught us we need more work on.

Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Feb 28th, 2013
  • Amoroso
  • Rostiboli for two, then for three, focussing on ombreggiare and ondeggiare
  • Branle de Poictou
  • Branle de Montarde
Posted by Katherina Weyssin to the Dance journal on Feb 15th, 2013

Our first class for the year: revisiting a bunch of old favourites, practicing the galliard, and learning Gelosia for the first time in several years.

  • Amoroso
  • Rostiboli Gioioso
  • Anello
  • Gelosia
  • Galliards
  • Triory
  • Washerwomen's branle
  • Horses' branle
  • Earl of Essex Measure

Present: Anna de Wilde, Catherine, Katherine of Glastonbury, Caterine de Vantier, William de Cameron, Katherina Weyssin

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