Does this work? Lovelace MMS Workbook

Transcribed and, as noted, reconstructed, by Dafydd for the dancers of the East Kingdom's Barony of Bhakail (though not exclusively)

All dances from the 1651 edition, unless otherwise noted.

Adsons Saraband | 3 couple, line | |
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All a Mode de France | 4 couple, line | |

All in a Garden Green | 3 couple, line | |

Argeers | 2 couples, facing | (This is the only 1st edition ECD that I'm fairly certain cannot work as written, though it is not the only one with errors in the manuscript) |

A Soldier's Life | A line of as many as will | |

An Old Man is a Bed Full of Bones | A line of as many as will | |

Aye me, or the Symphony | 4 couple, line | |

The Bath | A line of as many as will | |

Beggar Boy | 3 couple, line | |

Black Nag | 3 couple, line | (3rd Edition) |

Blew Cap | 3 couple, line | |

Boate Man | 3 couple, line | |

Bobbing Joe | A line of as many couples as will | |

Bonny, Bonny Broome | 4 couple, line | |

Cast A Bell | A line of as many couples as will | |

Cheerily and Merrily | 4 couple, line | |

Chestnut | 3 couple, line | |

Chirping of the Lark | 4 couple, line | |

Chirping of the Nightingale | A line of as many couples as will | |

Confesse | 6 people | |

The Country Coll | A line of as many couples as will | |

Cuckolds All A Row | 2 couple, facing | |

Daphne | 4 couples, line | |

Dargason | A column of men facing a column of the same number of women | |

Dissembling Love | 3 couple, line | |

Drive the Cold Winter Away | A line of as many couples as will | |

Dull Sir John | 4 couples in a square | |

Faine I Would, If I Could | 4 couple, line | |

Fine Companion | 4 couple, circle | |

Friar and the Nun | A line of as many couples as will | |

Gathering Peascods | A circle for as many couples as will | |

Glory of the West | 2 couple, facing | "Fix" of the dance as commonly (formerly?) done - requires only a single repeat of the chorus (B) part. |

Goddesses | A line of as couples as will | |

Gray's Inn Maske | 4 couple, line | |

Greenwood | 3 couple, line | |

Grimstock | 3 couple, line | |

The Gun | A line of as many couples as will | |

Half Hannikin | A line of as many couples as will | |

Have At Thy Coat, Old Woman | A line of as many couples as will | |

The Health | 4 couple, line | |

A Health to Betty | A line of as many couples as will | |

Heart's Ease | 2 couple, facing | |

Hit and Miss | 2 couple, facing | |

Hide Park | 4 couple, square | |

Hockley in the Hole | A line of as many couples as will | |

If All the World Were Paper | 4 couple, line | |

The Irish Lady, or Anniseed-water Robin | A line of as many couples as will | |

Irish Trot | A line of as many couples as will | |

Jack a Lent | 3 couple, line | |

Jack Pudding | 3 couple, line | |

Jenny Pluck Pears | 3 couple, circle | |

Jog On | A line of as many couples as will | |

Kemps Jegg | 3 couple, circle | |

Kettle Drum | 4 couple, square | |

Lady Lie Near Me | A line of as many couples as will | |

Lady Spellor | 4 couple, line | |

Lavena | A line of as many couples as will | |

The London Gentlewoman or the Hemp-Dresser |
A line of as many couples as will | |

Lord Carnarvon's Jig | 4 couple, line | |

Lull Me Beyond Thee | 4 couple, line | |

Mage On A Cree | 4 couple, circle | |

The Maid Peeped Out at the Window or The Frier in the Well |
A line of as many couples as will | |

Maiden Lane | 3 couple, line | |

The Merry Merry Milk Maids | A line of as many couples as will | |

Mill-field | 4 couple, circle | This is my own version of the very boring "as many as will" Playford instructions |

Mill-field (the Playford version) |
a circle of as many as will | |

The Milk Maid's Bob | A line of as many couples as will | |

Millison's Jig | 3 couple, line | The properly period Black Nag, written to be done 3 times in a row ... |

Mundesse | 3 couple, circle | |

My Lady Cullen | A line of as many couples as will | |

New Boe Peep | A line of as many couples as will | |

The New Exchange | 3 couple, line | |

New New Nothing | A line of as many couples as will | |

Newcastle | 4 couple, square | |

The Night Peece | 3 couple, line | |

Nonesuch | 4 couple, line | This version fits the dance into 12 whole repeats and tweaks some minor points |

Nonesuch (v2) | 4 couple, line | This version follows the source much more closely than is the normal convention, and requires 15 repeats of the music to complete. |

Nonesuch (v3) | 4 couple, line | This version fixes an oversight in the previous version. It still requires 15 repeats of the music to complete. |

The Old Mole | 3 couple, line | |

Once I Loved a Maiden Fair | A line of as many couples as will | |

Parson's Farewell | 2 couples, facing | |

Paul's Steeple | A line of as many couples as will | |

Paul's Wharfe | A line of as many couples as will | |

Peppers Black | 4 couple, square | This is Sorcha's modified version of Playford's "as many as will" version |

Peppers Black (the Playford version) |
a circle of as many as will | |

Petticoat Wag | A line of as many couples as will | |

Picking of Sticks | 3 couple, line | |

Prince Rupert's March | 4 couple, line | |

Punk's Delight | A line of as many couples as will | |

The Rose is White, the Rose is Red | A line of as many couples as will | |

Row Well Ye Marriners | A line of as many couples as will | |

Rufty Tufty | 2 couple, facing | |

The Saraband | A line of as many couples as will | |

Saturday Night and Sunday Morn | A line of as many couples as will | |

Scotch Cap | 3 couple, line | |

Shepheard's Holyday | 3 couple, line | |

Skellemafago | A line of as many as will | |

The Slip | A line of as many as will | |

The Spanyard | 4 couple, line | |

Spanish Jeepsie | 4 couple, line | |

Staines Morris | A line of as many couples as will | |

Step Stately | 3 couple, line | |

Stingo, or the Oyle of Barley | 3 couple, line | |

St Martin's | 2 couple, facing | |

Tom Tinker | A line of as many couples as will | |

Up Tails All | A line of as many couples as will | |

Upon a Summer's Day | 3 couple, line | |

Wherligig | 3 couple, line | |

The Whish | 3 couple, line | |

Woodicock | 3 couple, line |

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