BCD 2022 Dance Programs

Sunday May 1, 2022 – Outdoors in Jericho, VT

Teacher: Val Medve
Musicians: Carol Compton (keyboard), Sarah Babbitt Spaeth (viola), Will Patton (mandolin)

    1. The Bashful Swain (2/2, Dm)
    2. Mulberry Lane (2/2, D – tune is Jim’s Birthday by Dave Wiesler)
    3. To Dance Divine (3/2, Cm)
    4. I Care Not for These Ladies, circle mixer (6/8, C)
    5. Lilliburlero (6/8, G)

*** BREAK ***

    1. The Dancing Betty (6/8, Gm)
    2. Elephants Stairs (3/4, G)
    3. Bransle in the Barn (4/4, Dm)
    4. Trip to Provence (3/4, F)
    5. Old Wife Behind the Fire (6/8, G)

Sunday May 22, 2022 – Indoors at Elley-Long Music Center, Colchester, VT

Teacher: Val Medve (first half) & Martha Kent (second half)
Musicians: Thal Aylward (violin), Aaron Marcus (keyboard), Anna Patton (clarinet), Will Patton (mandolin)

    1. Elverton Grove (4/4, A)
    2. Bellamira (2/2, Gm)
    3. Autumn Gifts (9/8, G/Em)
    4. Anna Turns Five (2/2, F)

*** BREAK ***

    1. Christina (2/2, F)
    2. Turn of the Tide (3/4, G)
    3. Key to the Cellar (3/2, Em)
    4. Easter Thursday (3/2, Dm)
    5. Corelli’s Maggot (2/4, F)

Sunday June 19, 2022 – Outdoors in Jericho, VT

Teacher: Val Medve
Guest Teacher: Barrett Grimm (Anniversary Dance)
Musicians: Thal Aylward (violin), Carol Compton (keyboard), Will Patton (mandolin)

    1. Indian Queen (6/8, D) (Video link) OR (Video link with Gene Murrow’s style tips)
    2. Anniversary Dance (3/4, C) No video
    3. O Frabjous Day (6/8, C) (Video link)
    4. Fair and Softly (3/4, Dm) (Video link)

*** BREAK ***

    1. Fair Quaker of Deal (6/8, D) (Video link)
    2. The New Long Room at Scarborough (9/8, D) No video
    3. Alice (3/4, A) (Video link) OR (Video with dance instruction at start)
    4. Jack’s Health (6/8, Am) (Video link)

Sunday June 26, 2022 – Outdoors in Jericho, VT

Teachers: Martha Kent (first half), Val Medve (second half)
Guest Teacher: Barrett Grimm (Atossa’s Gift)
Musicians: Peter Macfarlane (octave mandolin), Susan Reid (violin), Linda Young (harp)

    1. Take a Dance (6/8, Bm) (Video link)
    2. Champagne (2/4, E) (Video link)
    3. Moonflower (3/4, G/D) (Video link)
    4. Kill Him with Kindness (3/2, Am) (Video link)
    5. The Minor Spaniard (6/8, Em) (Video link)

*** BREAK ***

    1. Changeling (6/8, C/G) No video
    2. Mr. Isaac’s Maggot (3/2, C) (Video link)
    3. Atossa’s Gift (3/4, F/Dm) (Video link)
    4. Jack’s Maggot (2/2, D) (Video link)

Sunday July 10, 2022 – Outdoors in Jericho, VT

Teachers: Martha Kent (second half), Val Medve (first half)
Guest Teacher: Barrett Grimm (Cockle Shells)
Musicians: Larks in the Attic (Pam Bockes – guitar, Susan Reid – violin, Linda Young – harp)

    1. Devil’s Maggot (6/8, C/Cm) (Video link)
    2. Mr. Isaac’s Maggot (3/2, C) (Video link)
    3. Bransle in the Barn (4/4, Dm) (Video link)
    4. Northdown Waltz (3/4, Bb) (Video link)
    5. Old Wife Behind the Fire (6/8, G) (Video link)

*** BREAK ***

    1. Cockle Shells (2/2, Dm) (Video link)
    2. Come with Voices Singing (3/2, D) (Video link)
    3. Eastbourne Rover (6/8, Am) (Video link) OR (Video link)
    4. Emma’s Commencement (3/4, F) (Video link) OR (Video link)
    5. Off She Goes (6/8, D) (Video link – tune only)

Sunday July 24, 2022 – Outdoors in Jericho, VT

Teacher: Val Medve
Guest Teacher: Barrett Grimm (Gavin’s Fancy, Mendocino Redwood)
Musicians: Carol Compton (keyboard), Joanne Garton (violin), Ana Ruesink (viola)

    1. The Queen’s Jig (6/8, D) – no video for our version of the dance
    2. Gavin’s Fancy (3/4, Am) (Video link)
    3. The Dressed Ship (2/2, A) (Video link)
    4. Bluebonnets (9/8, Dm) (Video link) OR (Video link)
    5. Midnight Ramble (2/2, D) (Video link)

*** BREAK ***

    1. Mendocino Redwood (6/8, Dm) (Video link)
    2. Leah’s Waltz, 3 couple set (3/4, D) (Video link)
    3. The Collier’s Daughter (2/2, Gm) (Video link)
    4. Well Hall (3/2, F) (Video link)
    5. Mile of Smiles (2/2, C) (Video link) OR (Video link)

Sunday July 31, 2022 – Outdoors in Jericho, VT

Teacher: Val Medve
Guest Teacher: Barrett Grimm (Mendocino Redwood, Bob’s Boomerang)
Musicians: Larks in the Attic (Pam Bockes – guitar, Susan Reid – violin, Linda Young – harp)

    1. Freeford Gardens (2/2, G) (Video link)
    2. Mendocino Redwood (6/8, Dm) (Video link)
    3. Trip to Provence (3/4, F) (Video link)
    4. Emperor of the Moon (2/2, Gm) (Video link)
    5. Bob’s Boomerang (6/8, G) (Video link)

*** BREAK ***

    1. Enfield Wash (6/8, G) (Video link)
    2. Six for the Six Proud Walkers (2/2, D) (Video link)
    3. Kneeland Romp, 3 couple set (2/4, G) (Video link)
    4. The Prince of Westborough (3/4, Em) (Video link) OR (Video link)
    5. The Farmer’s Joy (6/8, A) (Video link) OR (Video link)

  • EXTRAS:
  • Knives and Forks (3/2, G) (Video link)
  • Northdown Waltz (3/4, Bb) (Animation link)

  • Sunday August 7, 2022 – Indoors in Montpelier, VT

    Teacher: Val Medve
    Guest Teacher: Barrett Grimm (Come with Voices Singing, Bob’s Boomerang)
    Musicians: Peter Macfarlane – octave mandolin, violin; Susan Reid – violin; Linda Young – harp

      1. Take a Dance (6/8, Bm) (Video link)
      2. Freeford Gardens (2/2, G) (Video link)
      3. Come with Voices Singing (3/2, D) (Video link)
      4. Champagne (2/4, D) (Video link)
      5. Sapphire Sea (2/2, F) (Video link)
      6. Minor Spaniard (6/8, Em) (Video link)

    *** BREAK ***

      1. Bob’s Boomerang (6/8, G) (Video link)
      2. Mr. Isaac’s Maggot (3/2, C) (Video link)
      3. Ashford Anniversary, 3 couple mixer (2/2, G) (Video link) OR The Dancing Wife (2/2, Am) (Video link)
      4. Moonflower (3/4, G/D) (Video link)
      5. The Farmer’s Joy (6/8, A) (Video link) OR (Video link)

    Sunday August 28, 2022 – Outdoors in Jericho, VT

    Teacher: Val Medve
    Musicians: Aaron Marcus (keyboard), Laura Markowitz (violin), Will Patton (mandolin), Ana Ruesink (viola)

      1. Take a Dance (6/8, Bm) (Video link)
      2. Six for the Six Proud Walkers (2/2, D) (Video link)
      3. Sapphire Sea (2/2, F) (Video link)
      4. Movement Afoot (3/4, Gm) (Video link) OR (Video link)
      5. Lilliburlero (6/8, G) (Video link)

    *** BREAK ***

      1. Bluebonnets (9/8, Dm) (Video link) OR (Video link)
      2. The Hop Ground (6/8, D) (Video link)
      3. Benjamin’s Birthday (2/2, A) (Video link) OR January Girl, 3 cpl (4/4, C) No video
      4. Prince of Westborough (3/4, Em) (Video link)
      5. Corelli’s Maggot (2/4, D – transcribed from F) (Video link)