2022 Spring Ball Program (music, videos)

How to prepare!

View the program with written dance instructions (pdf).   

Watch a video of the dances using the links below.

Dance execution

  • Click on a dance title to watch the dance being done
  • The execution of dances in some videos may be slightly different from the manner in which they will be danced at the Ball.
  • Dance tunes found in The Barnes Book of English Country Dance Tunes, Volumes 1, 2, and 3 (source for Barnes books) list which Volume the sheet music is in.
  • When sheet music is not available in one of the Barnes's volumes, a link to sheet music is provided.
  • Dances that do not have links to instructional videos will be linked to videos as those videos become available.


 Dance Execution


Alice (tune "Siciliano" by Georg Telemann)Barnes:  II-3
Braes of DornochBarnes:  II-14
Candles in the DarkBarnes:  III-36 
Cockle Shells Barnes:  II-21
GraphiteBarnes:  III-67 
Hazelfern Place (tune "La Maison de Glace" by Rejean Brunet)Barnes:  III-70
A Jig for Joanna (tune "Rod's Birthday" by Barbara McOwen)Rod's Birthday
Katharine StreetBarnes:  II-69
Key to the Cellar (tune "Cam' Ye O'er Frae France" traditional)Barnes:  II-40
Maiden LaneBarnes:  I-72
Sapphire Sea (tune:  "Tom Kruskal's" by Amelia Mason and Emily Troll)Barnes:  III-121
Sarah (tune "Agatha" by Erasmus Widman)Barnes:  II-115
Slaughter HouseBarnes:  I-118
Sweet Potato Pie (tune by Jonathan Jensen)Barnes:  III-132
Trip to Totality (tune by Dave Wiesler)Trip to Totality
The Two Cousins (tune "Paspie Menuet" from Speelmansboek van Tongeren)Barnes:  II-135
Well Donne (tune "Poet Laureate" traditional)Poet Laureate
Yellow StockingsBarnes:  II-147

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