2019 George Washington Ball dance prep aids

Below are links to videos and suggested recordings to aid you in preparing for the 2019 George Washington Ball.

Barham Down [video]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “English Country Dances”; Foxfire, “Winter Oranges”

Cockle Shells [video]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “By Choice”

Dancing Across the Atlantic [video]

Suggested recordings: Flying Romanos, “Dancing Across the Atlantic”

Emperor of the Moon [video]

Suggested recordings: Persons of Quality, “Next of Kynaston”; Hutchinson/Hymas, “Emperor of the Moon”

Fandango [video]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “Take a Dance”; Childgrove, “Wanderlust”

Honeysuckle Cottage [video]

Suggested recordings: English Echoes, “English Country Dance Favorites”; MGM/Reunion, “Band of Friends”

Indian Princess [video]

Suggested recordings: Wild Thyme, “Dances with a Difference, Volume 2”.  (Alternately, use “Indian Queen”)

The Introduction [video 1] [video 2]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “Favorites of the Boston Centre”; Foxfire, “The Introduction”

Jack’s Health [video]

Suggested recordings: Hold the Mustard, “English Country Dance Favorites”

Key to the Cellar [video]

Suggested recordings: Foxfire, “The Introduction”; Bare Necessities, “New Shoots”; English Echoes, “English Country Dance Favorites”

Leather Lake House [video]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “At the Ball”

Noisette [video] – note, first in a medley; should not take hands in balance

Suggested recordings: Joyful Noise/Hold the Mustard, “Seasons of Invention”

Orange Nan [video]

Suggested recordings: Persons of Quality, “Next of Kynaston”; Childgrove, “Wanderlust”

The Pursuit [video]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “At the Ball”

The Ragg [video]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “Simple Pleasures”

Soldier’s Joy – video to be added

Suggested recordings: Legacy Trio, “Yorktown Victory Ball”

St. Margaret’s Hill – video to be added

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “Take a Dance”; Banger and Mash, “Breakfast at Fezziwig’s”; KGB & Fred Nussbaum, “Red and All Red”

Six for the Six Proud Walkers [video]

Suggested recordings: Bare Necessities, “New Shoots”

Turning by Threes – video to be added

Suggested recordings: MGM/Reunion, “New Friends”

Young Phillis of Wakefield – video to be added

Suggested recordings: Persons of Quality, “Elephants Stairs”