Tag Archives: quadrilles

Historical dance resources page (Richard Powers)


Now and again I come across resources on the web that make me wonder how it was possible to have missed them all this time. Richard Powers’ website about historical dance is one of those. I was looking for an … Continue reading

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Learn quadrilles for a day in Charing, Kent, 28th April 2019


Here’s a lovely idea for a Sunday in April—come to Charing in Kent for a day of learning to dance 19th century quadrilles with early dance expert Nicola Gaines. Nicola and I have done a few of these workshops before, … Continue reading

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Playing for ballet class tips #5: Stock up on quadrilles


Apart from fiddle tune books (see tip #3), another great source of music for class is quadrilles.  There are just hundreds of them out there for free on the net, and they’re all in eight bar phrases, so you can use them … Continue reading

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