Bransles for One or More

These easy dances come from 16th century France. No partner needed, no experience needed, just a desire to have fun, and learn something new. Possible dances include: Horse's, Maltese, Washerwoman's', Scottish, and Pease Branles.

Other classes by the teacher(s) listed above are highlighted yellow below.

Schedule for KWDS XIV

Deadline for Class Submissions: April 29, 2024

This schedule is not finalized and is still subject to change.
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Day 1: Thursday

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Day 2: Friday

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Day 3: Saturday

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Day 4: Sunday

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Great Hall South - Stage Side

For a personalized schedule, check each class that you want to take above, then click the button below. It will show you the classes you are interested in taking in chronological order.

Unscheduled Classes

"Bobbing Joe" Lovelace & Playford Versions
 
 
 
 
"Scale Warriors" Bowed strings technique workout
 
 
 
 
3D Printing of Musical Instruments
 
 
 
 
An Introduction to the harp: how to hold it, pluck it, and play around!
 
 
 
 
Bassa Toscana
 
 
 
 
Be Kind and Unwind
 
 
 
 
Bransles for One or More
 
 
 
 
Contrapasso Da Farsi in Tutti I Modi
 
 
 
 
Coranto d'espagna
 
 
 
 
Dancing with Disabilities
 
 
 
 
Entrance, Dialogue, Resolution
 
 
 
 
Frets & Fingers: Basics of Fretted String Instruments
 
 
 
 
From the Iron Age to Royal Courts: How the Recorder Found its Voice
 
 
 
 
Ganggangsullae - Korean dance
 
 
 
 
Going Retro: Early-music performance practice for modern instrumentalists
 
 
 
 
Grazioso (Guglielmo) & la Graziosa (Giorgio)
 
 
 
 
Harp Concert
 
 
 
 
Here. Play This. Now.
 
 
 
 
Hey there!
 
 
 
 
How to Teach Dance (or anything else)
 
 
 
 
Hula Kahiko Mauna Kea dances from Hawaii
 
 
 
 
Hula Kahiko Poliahu dance from Hawaii
 
 
 
 
Inns of Court Dances
 
 
 
 
Interpreting Cantigas on Your Own: one possible approach
 
 
 
 
Japanese Festival Dancing
 
 
 
 
My favorite galliards
 
 
 
 
Newcastle
 
 
 
 
Non-Gendered Dance Calling - More than Robins and Larks
 
 
 
 
OPDB: Gurdy Gathering For Those Who Play (at least a little)
 
 
 
 
OPDB: Intro to Hurdy-Gurdy
 
 
 
 
OPDB: Intro to Pipe and Tabor
 
 
 
 
OPDB: Pipe and Tabor Practicum
 
 
 
 
Parsons Farewell, Whirligig
 
 
 
 
Period Arabic Music: What do we know?
 
 
 
 
Planning a Choral Ball (Set)
 
 
 
 
Playing the harp with others
 
 
 
 
Plucking Around on the Harp
 
 
 
 
Pungente Dardo and Rustica Amorosa
 
 
 
 
Renaissance Dance in Central Europe
 
 
 
 
Renaissance Loud Band
 
 
 
 
Saint Paul's Cathedral
 
 
 
 
SCA Dancing 101
 
 
 
 
Scotch Cap and Old Mole
 
 
 
 
Simple ECD for Beginners
 
 
 
 
Simple Rhythms of Zils, Zills, Sagats or Finger Cymbals
 
 
 
 
So You Want To Dance?!
 
 
 
 
Sources for Renaissance Dance
 
 
 
 
Step by Step 16th Century Italian
 
 
 
 
String Cheats, or How to sound better than you really are
 
 
 
 
String Theory, or, a Naturo-Philosophic investigation into the Properties of the Vibrating String.
 
 
 
 
The Other Measures
 
 
 
 
Torneo Amoroso - A New Translation
 
 
 
 
Two dances from Il Papa
 
 
 
 
Uncommon Gresley
 
 
 
 
Uncommon Gresley part II