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DoM = Dance of the Month
September 4, 2019
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Linda Nelson, Tom Roby, Christine Robb, Rich Jackson
Opening party with music by Emily O'Brien and Jacqueline Schwab
Barbara:
Mile of Smiles - The Goldcrest Collection
The Gypsy Round - Ease and Elegance
Bonnets So Blue - Community Dances Manual
Linda:
Autumn Gifts - Impropriety V
Bloomsberry Market - The Playford Assembly
Elverton Grove - The Playford Assembly
Tom:
Joint Effort - Impropriety II
Cream Pot - Johnson Vol.6 1751 (A. Shaw interp)
Alterations - The Playford Assembly
Christine:
Midwinter Maggot - A Group of Calculated Figures
Shawberry Delight - by Christine Robb, cds-boston.org
Blythe Company - Impropriety V

Rich:
Revelations - by Jenna Simpson
The Potter's Wheel - Impropriety III
September 11, 2019
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Linda Nelson
Music: Kate Barnes, Dave Langford, and Jacqueline Schwab
Christine:
The New Long Room at Scarborough - Johnson Vol.4 1748 (A. Shaw interp)
Mulberry Garden - The Playford Assembly
The Merry Andrew - Maggot Pie
The Great Turk - Another Look at Playford
Bristol Cross - Wright 1740 (A. Shaw interp)
Hit or Misse - Dancing Master 1651 (A. Shaw interp) (modified)
Michedonia - by Dan Blim
Linda:
Honeysuckle Cottage - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
Bury Fair - The Playford Assembly
Mr Isaac's Maggot - The Playford Ball
Bluebonnets - The Goldcrest Collection
Hackney Minuet - Walsh 1735 (A. Shaw interp)
The Collier's Daughter - The Playford Assembly
The Flying Sorceress - by Kalia Kliban
Smithy Hill - Hunter's Moon
September 18, 2019
Dance Leaders: Linda Nelson, Christine Robb
Music: Dave Langford and Jacqueline Schwab
Linda:
Faithless Nancy Dawson - Everyday Dances
Irish Lamentation - The Playford Assembly
Eastbourne Rover - by Kevin Prigmore
The Dressed Ship - The Playford Ball
The Fuerst Maggot - by Don Theyken
Leaving of Liverpool - Ring O'Bells Barn Dance
Wa' Is Me, What Mun I Do - The Playford Assembly
Morecambe Bay - Pat Shaw 2
Christine:
Swab the Decks - colonialdance.com.au (H. Clarke interp)
Mill Hill - by Nigel Barrell
Rock the Boat - Impropriety III
Evans's Delight - The She Favourite
Heyloft - by Alan Winston
Ebb and Flow - by Robin Burke
The King's Penny - Maggot Pie
Sapphire Sea - by Christine Robb, cds-boston.org
September 25, 2019
Dance Leaders: Miriam Newman, Tom Roby
Music: Mary Lea, Catherine Miller, and Jacqueline Schwab
Miriam:
Fourpence Ha'Penny Farthing - Sharp 6
Easter Morn - CDSS News #121
Ashford Anniversary - More of the Same
Michael and All Angels - Potter's Porch
Rain on the Roof - Impropriety IV
Orleans Baffled - The Playford Ball
Mendocino Redwood - CDSS News Summer 2009
Leah's Waltz - Ease and Elegance
Tom:
Bristol Cross - Wright 1740 (A. Shaw interp)
Cream Pot - Johnson Vol.6 1751 (A. Shaw interp)
Bishop of Chester's Jigg - Dancing Master 1696 (A. Shaw interp)
The Night Crossing - by Colin Hume, colinhume.com
Well Done Jack - The Playford Assembly
Fair and Softly - The Playford Assembly
Lilliburlero - The Playford Ball
October 2, 2019
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Miriam Newman
Music: Mary Lea, Cecile Leroy, and Jacqueline Schwab
Tom:
Tambourine Dance - The Playford Assembly
The Humours of Dublin - The Playford Assembly
Hole in the Wall - The Playford Ball
Kelsterne Gardens - The Playford Ball
Apollo's Hunt - Even Odder Calculated Figures
An Early Frost - Belgian Boutades
Pine in the Path (DoM) - by Scott Higgs
Miriam:
Minnows - by Melissa Running
Hudson Barn - Hudson Barn II
Brittain's Glory - Walsh 1715 (A. Shaw interp)
Puck's Deceit - Impropriety I
Turn of the Tide - Dances from Barnes Two
Softly Good Tummas - The Playford Assembly
October 9, 2019
Dance Leaders: Linda Nelson, Barbara Finney
Music: Dave Langford, Jean Monroe, and Bruce Randall
Linda:
Jack's Maggot - The Playford Ball
Geud Man of Ballangigh - The Playford Ball
A Trip to Tunbridge - The Playford Ball
The Lover's Knot - Gems
Maiden Lane - The Playford Assembly
Alice - Antwerp Antics
Spanish Jigg - The Playford Assembly
Hambleton's Round O - The Playford Ball
Barbara:
Juice of Barley - The Playford Ball
Rose of Sharon - Potters' Porch
Mile of Smiles - The Goldcrest Collection
Pine in the Path (DoM) - by Scott Higgs
Linda's Wedding - Legacy
Sun Assembly - The Playford Ball
October 16, 2019
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Barbara Finney
Music: Earl Gaddis, Cecile Leroy, and Jacqueline Schwab
Rich:
Indian Queen - The Playford Ball
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
Yellow Stockings - Neal/The Playford Assembly
Bonny Cuckoo - Legacy
Look Both Ways - Hudson Barn II
Jack's Health - The Playford Ball
Smithy Hill - Hunter's Moon
Barbara:
Nottingham Swing - Community Dances Manual
The Minor Spaniard - Dances from Barnes Two
The Gay Young Squire - The She Favourite
Pine in the Path (DoM) - by Scott Higgs
Safe Haven - Celebrations
Key to the Cellar - Dances from Barnes Two
Lilli Burlero - The Playford Ball
October 23, 2019
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Tom Roby
Music: Bare Necessities
Christine:
Long Odds - The Playford Assembly
Take A Dance - The Playford Assembly
A Moveable Feast - by Susan Kevra
Muriel's Measure - Dances With a Difference 4
Hudson Barn - Hudson Barn II
The Return of Spring - by Monica Cellio
Companions - CDSS News #183
Tom:
The Play's the Thing - Impropriety II
Bare Necessities - Pat Shaw
Scotch Morris - The Playford Assembly
Pine in the Path (DoM) - by Scott Higgs
Fair and Softly - The Playford Assembly
Apollo's Hunt - Even Odder Calculated Figures
Jack's Health - The Playford Ball
October 30, 2019
Dance Leaders: Linda Nelson, Miriam Newman
Music: Dave Langford and Jacqueline Schwab
Linda:
The Midnight Ramble - The Playford Assembly
Indian Summer - by Elizabeth Goossen
Black Nag - The Playford Ball
Autumn in Amherst - Antwerp Antics
The Fuerst Maggot - by Don Theyken
Red and All Red - The Playford Assembly
Round About Our Coal Fire - The Playford Assembly (Schwab/Boston variation)
Miriam:
The Wrights of Lichfield - Multiple Calculated Figures
Candles in the Dark - Dancing Across the Atlantic
Pine in the Path (DoM) - by Scott Higgs
Treasure of the Big Woods - Goldcrest Collection
Autumn Moon - A Sequence of Calculated Figures
Key to the Cellar - Dances from Barnes II
November 6, 2019
Dance Leaders: Miriam Newman, Linda Nelson
Music: Karen Axelrod, Dave Langford, and Eric Martin
Miriam:
Queen's Jig - The Playford Ball
Midwinter Maggot - A Group of Calculated Figures
Hare's Maggot - Another Look at Playford
Winter Solstice - Further Flights of Fancy
Catch if you Can - by Judy Erickson, cds-boston.org
Heading for Zero - Dances from Barnes II
Linda:
Randolph Farewell - Fringe Benefits
Elverton Grove - The Playford Assembly
The Night Cap (DoM) - Maggot Pie
Fenterlarick - Legacy
Eastbourne Rover - by Kevin Prigmore
Moonflower - by Susan Kevra
Emperor of the Moon - The Playford Assembly
November 13, 2019
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Rich Jackson
Music: Karen Axelrod and Rachel Bell
Tom:
The Farmer's Joy - The Goldcrest Collection
The Dancing Wife - Additional Calculated Figures
Turning By Threes - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
Ransom Note - by Susan Kevra
Bloomsberry Market - The Playford Assembly
A Trip To Kilburn - The Playford Assembly
The Eclipse - by Susan Kevra
Rich:
The Night Cap (DoM) - Maggot Pie
Sun Assembly - The Playford Ball
Night Watch - CDSS News Summer 2012
Trip To Tunbridge - The Playford Ball
Revelations - by Jenna Simpson
The Potter's Wheel - Impropriety III
November 20, 2019
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Barbara Finney
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, and Jacqueline Schwab
Rich:
Apley House - The Playford Ball
Jack's Maggot - The Playford Ball
Stepping Stones - Spoil the Broth
Shrewsbury Lasses - The Playford Ball
The Longest Night - Impropriety V
Fenterlarick - Legacy
Barbara:
After Dinner Maggot - Prime Calculated Figures
Foula Reel - Community Dances Manual
Peter and Peggy - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
The Night Cap (DoM) - Maggot Pie
Mad Robin - The Playford Ball
Puck's Deceit - Impropriety
Jack's Health - The Playford Assembly
November 27, 2019
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Linda Nelson
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, and Catherine Miller
Barbara:
Geud Man of Ballangigh - The Playford Ball
Indian Queen - The Playford Ball
The Fine Lady of Homewood - Sum Further Calculated Figures
A Trip to Kilburn - The Playford Assembly
Willy Nilly - Dances from Barnes Two
Moonflower - by Susan Kevra
Kelsterne Gardens - The Playford Ball
Widows Shall all Have Husbands - Farnicle Huggy
Linda:
Autumn Gifts - Impropriety V
Morecambe Bay - Pat Shaw 2
The Haymakers - CDSS News #161 (Neal)/The Playford Assembly
The Night Cap (DoM) - Maggot Pie
Autumn in Amherst - Antwerp Antics
The Goose and Gridiron - Come Let's Be Merry
Flora and Phaon - Elephants Stairs
Barbarini's Tambourine - The Playford Assembly
December 4, 2019
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Rich Jackson
Music: Kate Barnes, Earl Gaddis, and Jacqueline Schwab
Christine:
The Beaux Delight - Fallibroome
The Round - The Playford Ball
Helena - Dances with a Difference 3
Female Saylor - The Playford Ball
In the Bleak Midwinter - CDSS News 134 Jan/Feb 1997
Goodwin's Maggot - 24 Country Dances (Van Cleef)
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
Pluck Me a Fig - by Anna Rain
Rich:
Fringe Benefits (DoM) - Fringe Benefits
Mr Isaac's Maggot - The Playford Ball
On The Midway - Impropriety V
Saint Margaret's Hill - The Playford Ball
Red House - The Playford Assembly
Honeysuckle Cottage - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
December 11, 2019
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Christine Robb
Music: Kate Barnes and Mary Lea
Rich:
Mile of Smiles - The Goldcrest Collection
Jack's Maggot - The Playford Ball
Easter Thursday - The Playford Assembly
Once a Night - The Playford Ball
Ramblin' Rosie - Odd Calculated Figures
Far Away - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
Christine:
Fringe Benefits (DoM) - Fringe Benefits
Leaves of Autumn - Impropriety III
Twelfe Eve - Playford 1702 (A. Shaw interp)
Candles in the Dark - Dancing Across the Atlantic
Merrily on High - by Sharon Green
A Child's Christmas in Berkeley - by Sharon Green
December 18, 2019
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Rich Jackson
Music: Mary Lea, Catherine Miller, and Jacqueline Schwab
Barbara:
Freeford Gardens - Not Quite Playford
Rafe's Waltz - CDSS News #132
Scotch Cap - The Playford Ball
A Trip to Amsterdam - Continental Capers
Christmas at Zeist - Continental Capers
Jaque Latin - The Playford Assembly
Fringe Benefits (DoM) - Fringe Benefits
Rich:
Midwinter Maggot - A Group of Calculated Figures
St. Katherine's - Neal
Miss De Jersey's Memorial - Pat Shaw
The Lover's Knot - Gems
Hambleton's Round O - The Playford Ball
January 1, 2020
Dance Leader: Linda Nelson
Music: Jean Monroe and Vince O'Donnell
In the Fields of Frost and Snow - The Playford Assembly
Juice of Barley - The Playford Ball
A New Beginning - Additional Calculated Figures
Sun Assembly - The Playford Ball
Winter in Brasstown - Seasons of Invention
Night Watch - CDSS News Summer 2012
Winter Solstice - Further Flights of Fancy
Round About Our Coal Fire - The Playford Assembly (Schwab/Boston variation)
Knives and Forks - Neal/The Playford Assembly
The Longest Night - Impropriety V
Chestnut - The Playford Ball
Hazelfern Place - Impropriety II
The Turning of the Year - CDSS News #152
The Homecoming - Multiple Calculated Figures
January 8, 2020
Dance Leaders: Linda Nelson, Tom Roby
Music: Kate Barnes and Mary Lea
Linda:
The Hop Ground - The Playford Assembly
An Early Frost - Belgian Boutades
A Trip to Tunbridge - The Playford Ball
Elverton Grove - The Playford Assembly
Winter in Asheville - by Carl Dreher
The Dusty Miller - The Playford Assembly
Spanish Jigg - The Playford Assembly
Bury Fair - The Playford Assembly
Tom:
Perro (DoM) - Elephants Stairs
Widows Shall All Have Husbands - Farnicle Huggy
Joint Effort - Impropriety II
Pat's Tradition - Dutch Crossing
Turning By Threes - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
Jack's Health - The Playford Ball
January 15, 2020
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Christine Robb
Music: Jean Monroe and Vince O'Donnell
Rich:
The Maid's Last Wish - The Playford Assembly
Orca - Walls
Alex and Charles - by Victor Skowronski
Once a Night - The Playford Ball
Round About Our Coal Fire - The Playford Assembly (Schwab/Boston variation)
Saint Margaret's Hill - The Playford Ball
Key to the Cellar - Dances from Barnes Two
Christine:
Fiji's Return - by Christine Robb
Perro (DoM) - Elephants Stairs
Mulberry Garden - The Playford Assembly
Wooden Shoes - The Playford Assembly
The Wrights of Lichfield - Multiple Calculated Figures
The Potter's Wheel - Impropriety III
January 22, 2020
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Barbara Finney
Music: Kate Barnes and Mary Lea
Tom:
The Farmer's Joy - The Goldcrest Collection
The Bashful Swain - New Series
The Eclipse - by Susan Kevra
The Beggar Boy - The Playford Ball
Nottingham Swing - Community Dances Manual
Siege of Limerick - The Playford Assembly
Dunant House Waltz - colinhume.com
Barbara:
Perro (DoM) - Elephants Stairs
The Young Widow - The Playford Assembly
Charlene's Celebration - Prime Calculated Figures
Dublin Bay - The Playford Ball
Peter and Peggy - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
Mad Robin - The Playford Ball
The Emperor of the Moon - Emperor of the Moon
January 29, 2020
Dance Leaders: Miriam Newman, Rich Jackson
Music: Carol Bittenson, Cecile Leroy, and Jean Monroe
Miriam:
Mendocino Redwood - CDSS News Summer 2009
Ashford Anniversary - More of the Same
Easter Thursday - The Playford Assembly
Lilli Burlero - The Playford Ball
A Trip to Kilburn - The Playford Assembly
Shandy Hall - Still Not Quite Playford
Hambleton's Round O - The Playford Ball
Rich:
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
Knives and Forks - Neal/The Playford Assembly
Perro (DoM) - Elephants Stairs
After Dinner Maggot - Prime Calculated Figures
The Punch Bowl - Legacy
Heading for Zero - Dances from Barnes Two
February 5, 2020
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Miriam Newman
Music: Jean Monroe and Emily O'Brien
Tom:
Trip to Richmond (Lass of Richmond Hill) - Everyday Dances (EFDSS)
The Cotery - The Playford Assembly
Flora and Phaon - Elephants Stairs
Cream Pot - Johnson Vol.6 1751 (A. Shaw interp)
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
Valentine's Day - The Playford Assembly
Key to the Cellar - Dances from Barnes 2
Miriam:
Kelsterne Gardens - The Playford Ball
The Whirligigs' Last Bow (DOM)- Pat Shaw 3
Sun Assembly - The Playford Ball
Scotch Cap - The Playford Ball
Mile of Smiles - The Goldcrest Collection
Sapphire Sea - by Christine Robb, cds-boston.org
Yellow Stockings - The Playford Assembly
February 12, 2020
Dance Leaders: Miriam Newman, Barbara Finney
Music: Mary Lea and Jacqueline Schwab
Miriam:
The Female Saylor - The Playford Ball
Widows Shall All Have Husbands - Farnicle Huggy
Rafe's Waltz - CDSS News #132
The Wrights of Lichfield - Multiple Calculated Figures
Lilli Burlero - The Playford Ball
The Introduction - Fringe Benefits
Apollo's Hunt - Even Odder Calculated Figures
Barbara:
Cumberland Square 8 - Community Dances Manual
Candles in the Dark - Dancing Across the Atlantic
The Whirligigs' Last Bow (DOM)- Pat Shaw 3
Mad Robin - The Playford Ball
Charlene's Celebration - Prime Calculated Figures
Well Hall - The Playford Ball
February 19, 2020
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Barbara Finney
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, and Jacqueline Schwab
Rich:
Mile of Smiles - The Goldcrest Collection
The Haymakers - CDSS News #161 (Neal)/The Playford Assembly
Alice - Antwerp Antics
Village Brawl - by Gary Roodman
Easter Thursday - The Playford Assembly
Round About Our Coal Fire - The Playford Assembly (Schwab/Boston variation) Smithy Hill - Hunter's Moon
Barbara:
The Whirligigs' Last Bow (DOM)- Pat Shaw 3
Speed the Plough - Community Dances Manual
Miss de Jersey's Memorial - Pat Shaw
Prince William - The Playford Ball
Jack's Health - The Playford Assembly
February 26, 2020
Dance Leaders: Miriam Newman, Rich Jackson
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, and Jacqueline Schwab
Miriam:
Juice of Barley - The Playford Ball
Leather Lake House - The Playford Assembly
Turning by Threes - Finite Set of Calculated Figures
The Young Widow - The Playford Assembly
A Trip to Amsterdam - Continental Capers
The Astonished Archaeologist - Continental Capers
Easter Morn - CDSS News #121
Puck's Deceit - Impropriety I
Rich:
The Whirligigs' Last Bow (DOM)- Pat Shaw 3
1A - Impropriety IV
Crimson Velvet - by Gary Roodman
Once a Night - The Playford Ball
The Longest Night - Impropriety V
Hambleton's Round O - The Playford Ball
March 4, 2020
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Rich Jackson
Music: Earl Gaddis, Cecile Leroy, and Jacqueline Schwab
Barbara:
Rich:
Cobbler's Hornpipe (DOM)- by Jenny Beer
Mile of Smiles - The Goldcrest Collection
California Sunshine - Combination of Calculated Figures
Siege of Limerick - The Playford Assembly
The Fandango - The Playford Ball
Revelations - by Jenna Simpson