Our Expected Typical Dance Programme
during Physical Distancing.
Health Regulations will be strictly followed.
Name of Dance
Suggested Music Title
|1901||"Veleta? (Athur Morris)||Waltz||Traditional Sequence (the "original O.T.D. by Arthur Morris|
|1840 or much, much earlier||Varsouvienne||Waltz-Mazurka|
Very Early couple dancce (1700?) repoplularized in the 1800's
Duke of Kent
Traditional (of same name)
|Waltz - Regency style||It can be adapted slightly to be a partner dance and not a group dance.|
"Yearning" (Neil Moret)
played smoothly or in it"s original form as ragtime.
Saunter (smooth foxtrot)
Traditional Sequence. An excellent choice for teaching several basic concepts/moves of the ballroom.
|"La Rinka" (Hurndal)||Sequence waltz. (24 bars!)||Some beautiful moves no longer seen in the modern ballroom but fun to dance. Reminiscent of earlier times.|
|1840 +||"Firesafe Polka" (Joseph Strauss)||Polka / gavotte||Many conventions were introduced by this and similar dances.|
|7||Destiny Waltz||"Destiny" (Sydney Baynes)|
|A delightful & simple dance. Steps are a pleasure but seldom seen in modern ballroom dancing. Pity.|
|1860?||"Veto Galop" (Make Peace)||Galop||Very energetic, but very easy.|
Dinky One Step
|1923||"Jealousy" (Gade)||Sequence tango||Traditional Sequence. Not "Argentine"|
Schottische (or march)
Very simple, and without partner changes
|1938||"Angeline" (Gross)||A novelty "Party Dance"||Done just in pairs, not lines.|
|Traditional||(a) Very slow march (b)waltz (c) jig|
|Ragtime||Two Step / One Step||Very simple.|
"Merry Widow" (Lehar)
Looks hard, but is actually quite easy.
|Ragtime||Two Step & Cakewalk||Simple.|
|As a simple sequence it is fairly easy.|
Too Much Mustard
Very Energetix and complicated.
any traditional waltz