[Anst-dancers] Hermit's Bransle?

Antonello del Bello antonello at integrity.com
Fri Sep 9 23:54:15 PDT 2005


oh my, a flogging!  might the populace have invitation?  it's been a spell
since a good flogging has been had in our barony!

Antonello

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charlene Charette" <perronnelle at earthlink.net>
To: "Ansteorran Dancers" <ansteorra-dancers at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 11:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Anst-dancers] Hermit's Bransle?


> tmcd at panix.com wrote:
> > On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Charlene Charette <perronnelle at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >
> >>Having "spoken" with Daniel off-list, apparently the bottom-wiggle
> >>was caused by the way he was doing the marque pied.  I explained my
> >>interpretation to him and that seems to have helped.
> >
> >
> > Specifically, you got me a photocopy of a page showing the step -- was
> > that from a translation of Arbeau?
>
> Well, I sent a photocopy and my personal herald to demonstrate.  If he
> didn't deliver the demonstration he shall have to be flogged.
>
> > It looks to me more like jogging in place.  It's also curiously hard
> > to do the bowing and the jogging at the same time, rather like rubbing
> > your tummy and patting your head.
> >
> > Still, so our forefathers danced it, so will I essay to do, or the
> > kingdom is doomed.
>
> Not necessarily.  We don't know how exactly they did the bows.  I don't
> usually do this dance.  I'll have to play with it some more.
>
> --Perronnelle
>
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