[SCA-Dance] Misc. questions from KWDS

Justin du coeur jducoeur at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 18:33:24 EDT 2015

On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 6:08 PM, Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com> wrote:

> > Pease Bransle: about the only version I've seen is as in
> > http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/dance/Pease_Bransle.html
> > "In the SCA, this dance is often danced as a partner-switching dance,
> > with the women going past their partners in measures 15-16 to the next
> > man in the circle. Arbeau mentions nothing of this practice."
> The partner-switching version is now less popular than it used to be,
> in fact I haven't seen it in a decade+.

Still near-universal in these parts.  We sometimes point out in teaching
that this quirk is a less-likely SCAdian reconstruction, but it's popular
enough that we've mostly left it alone (similar to the long-line and
partner-switching Horses' Bransle)...

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