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  DANCE INDEX

This index covers all ten volumes of the Calculated Figures series, plus any new dances written after the last book appeared.  It gives detailed information about the dances, including tune samples and references to recordings if they are available.  (Contra-style dances are shown in italics.)

Please Note: For each of the dances marked with this “<>” symbol below, a change, correction, or
comment has been made in the dance instructions or music since it was first published.  
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Dance Book Shape* Time Sig Key ^Recording^ Tune Sample
Accord for Pinewoods Num 3 6/8 Bb NF  ||> 
After Dinner Maggot Prm LW-3 2/2 Dm BF  ||> 
Alexander's Birth Day <> Fin 2 2/2 C BF  ||> 
And Now the Fourcast Addl 4B - - - -
Ani’s Waltz Odd Cir 3/4 D SS, PoS, GF  ||> 
Ann Arbor Hornpipe EvOdd LW-2I 3/2 Gm -  ||> 
Anna Turns Five Grp Cir5 2/2 F GF  ||> 
Anna's Arrival Odd LW-2I 2/2 D PoS  ||> 
Apollo's Hunt EvOdd LW-2I 6/8 D FF  ||> 
Audrey and Andrea Num 3 9/8 Dm OF  ||> 
Autumn Grove Fin LW-2I 2/2 D - -
Autumn Moon new LW-2 2/2 Bm GF  ||> 
Band of Friends Odd LW-2I 2/2 Dm BF  ||> 
The Belle of Amherst Odd 3 2/2 C FF  ||> 
Belle of Greensboro Grp LW-2I 3/4 D - -
The Belle of Northampton Addl 3 6/8 Gm NW, PT  ||> 
Benjamin's Birth Day Num LW-2I 2/2 A OF  ||> 
Birthday Branle Odd 3 2/2 G BF, DF2  ||> 
Birthday Greetings Num LW-2 9/8 A NF  ||> 
Birthday Jubilee Mult LW-3 6/8 Em GF  ||> 
Boring Meeting Maggot Num 2 2/2 G - -
Cadgers' Caper <> Sum LW-2I 9/8 Em OF  ||> 
Camphouse Hornpipe Mult LW-2I 3/2 G - -
Capital Lads Grp 6/3 Cu 2/4 Dm - -
A Celt's New Dance Sum Sq 2/2 Gm FF  ||> 
Charlene's Celebration <> Prm 4 3/2 Am BF, SS, ST, DF1  ||> 
Chestnut Farewell Fin LW-2 2/2 C - -
Christine EvOdd LW-2I 3/2 G FF  ||> 
Cold Comfort Prm 2 2/2 Am - -
Coming and Going <> EvOdd 4 3/4 Dm - -
The Dancing Wife Addl LW-2 2/2 Am NQ, NF, EI  ||> 
The David Circle CFig SicCir - - - -
Dear Abby Fin LW-2 2/2 G BF  ||> 
The Designing Woman <> Sum LW-2 3/4 Gm NF  ||> 
Dick's Alternate Maggot Addl LW-2 3/2 G BN -
Don't Go Yet EvOdd LW-2I 2/2 D - -
A Double Duet Mult LW-2I 3/4 Am NF  ||> 
Dovetail <> Sum 4I 3/2 Dm NF  ||> 
Dudley's Reel CFig SicCir3 - - - -
Emerald Isle Mult LW-2B 3/4 F - -
Emma Turns Three Fin SicCir3 2/2 D NF  ||> 
The Fair Ladies Palmer Sum LW-2I 3/4 C - -
Far Away <> Fin LW-2 3/4 Bm BF  ||> 
Fast Friends EvOdd 2 2/2 Gm FF  ||> 
Father's Day Num 4 3/2 Dm - -
The Fine Companions Waltz Odd LW-2I 3/4 D PoS  ||> 
The Fine Lady of Homewood Sum 4 9/8 Em OF  ||> 
Forget Me Not new LW-2I 3/2 G GF  ||> 
Fostering Traditions Grp LW-2I 9/8 Gm GF  ||> 
Good Man of Antwerp EvOdd 3 4/4 Em GF  ||> 
Good Man of Cambridge Addl LW-2 2/2 Am OF, NW, W, LA  ||> 
Goodman Jig EvOdd 4 6/8 Dm - -
Grand Mother Circle EvOdd Cir5 3/4 G RB  ||> 
Hand in Hand Prm LW-2I 3/2 Gm BF, OH  ||> 
Handel with Care Addl 2 2/2 D NW, SP, H, FC  ||> 
Happily Emma After Mult 3 2/2 D PP, SI  ||> 
Happy Return Prm LW-2I 6/8 Am - -
Helene's Gavotte <> Num LW-3 4/4 Gm FF  ||> 
Henry's Hornpipe <> Mult LW-2 3/2 Dm NF  ||> 
Hideaway Odd LW-3 2/2 Am UNI, FF  ||> 
The Homecoming Mult LW-2I 9/8 Gm/G OF, MT, OH  ||> 
Honeysuckle Cottage <> Fin LW-2 3/4 Bb BF, EE  ||> 
Hopkinton Lasses Grp LW-2I 2/2 F - -
Horseplay Fin LW-2I 2/2 Gmx NF, FC, MDH  ||> 
The Invitation Grp Sq 3/4 F GF  ||> 
Johnson City Circle Num Cir5 2/2 C - -
Joy(ce) of the Town Odd LW-2I 4/4 Am FF  ||> 
Just Passing Through CFig LW-T - - - -
Keys in the Fridge Addl LW-2I - - - -
Kitty at the Door Odd LW-3 6/8 Dm - -
Kneeland Romp CFig 3 4/8 G NQ, AS, NF, Fox  ||> 
The Ladies of the Vale EvOdd LW-3 2/4 Am - -
Laisteridge Lane <> Sum LW-2 2/2 Dm OF  ||> 
Leaps and Bounds Prm LW-2I 3/2 C GF  ||> 
Little Bug Reel CFig LW-2I - - - -
Marching to Praetorius Sum 2 2/2 G OF, BT  ||> 
Margherita's Waltz Odd LW-2I 3/4 D - -
The Married Andrews Grp LW-2I 3/4 G - -
Mary Ann's Waltz Addl SicCir - - - -
Mary K Fin LW-2I 3/2 Cm NF, UNI, DF1  ||> 
The Matching Pair <> Sum 3 2/2 C NW  ||> 
Merry Boyce and Girls Mult 4I 6/8 Bb - -
Mevagissey Car Park <> Grp 4B 4/4 G GF  ||> 
Midwinter Maggot Grp LW-2 2/2 Dm FF  ||> 
A Mover and Shaker Mult LW-2 6/8 Am GF  ||> 
Mr. Adson's Masque Fin LW-2I 4/4 Gm BF  ||> 
Mr. Bach's Gavotte Num LW-2 2/4 E - -
Mr. Chopin's Waltz <> EvOdd LW-2I 3/4 Em FF  ||> 
Mr. Handel's Gigue CFig 3 12/8 Gm - DC
Mr. Handel's Rigaudon Fin 4I 3/2 Bb - -
Mr. Jensen's Gift Prm 3 3/2 D - -
Mr. Roodman's Fancy <> Sum LW-3 2/2 F - -
A New and Awful Dignity Grp LW-3 4/4 Gm - -
A New Beginning Addl 3 3/4 Bb OF, MT  ||> 
New Friends Fin LW-2 2/2 D NF  ||> 
New Hampshire Nocturne Grp 4 Cu 3/4 Am GF  ||> 
The New Wood Floor Addl LW-2I 4/4 Em - -
Nina's Smile Grp LW-2I 6/8 Bb GF  ||> 
Old Friends Sum LW-2 3/2 C OF  ||> 
Old Muscles Grumble Prm LW-2 2/2 Dm - -
Our Cheers CFig 3 2/2 Bb CC  ||> 
Oxford Hill Stomp CFig LW-T - - - -
Peace and Plenty EvOdd 4 2/2 Dm FF  ||> 
Perennial Friends Prm 4 2/2 Gm - -
Peter and Peggy Fin LW-2 3/2 Am NF  ||> 
Playing (in) the Field Prm Sq 2/2 Cm BF  ||> 
Promise of Spring <> Prm LW-2 2/2 Gm FC, SS, PoS  ||> 
Queen of Heart Addl LW-2 - - - -
A Quick Romp in the Hey <> Fin 3 2/2 Am GF  ||> 
Ramblin' Rosie <> Odd LW-2I 2/2 Gm FF  ||> 
Rational Reel CFig LW-4B - - - -
Redwood Romp Odd LW-2I 2/2 Am - -
A Retiring Fellow Mult 4I 2/2 G OF  ||> 
Rise and Run CFig 4B - - - -
Rowena's Waltz Num LW-2I 3/4 C - -
Sarah Mult LW-2 3/2 Am OF, DH  ||> 
Sarah's Waltz Mixer CFig Cir - - - -
Say I Do Prm 4B 2/2 G BF  ||> 
Silver Lining new Sq 2/2 Am GF  ||> 
Social Symmetry <> Grp 4B 3/4 F - -
A Solstice Snow Grp LW-2I 3/2 A FF  ||> 
Spring Allegro EvOdd LW-2I 3/2 Bb - -
Square Line Special CFig 4I - - BF  ||> 
Stockport Assembly Num LW-2 2/2 C NF  ||> 
Stride Stately Mult LW-2I 3/2 Am FF  ||> 
Swift and Quickly Odd 3 2/2 G - -
Terpsicourante <> Num 4I 6/8 C NF  ||> 
Top of the Deck Addl 4B - - - -
Trip to Chippenham Grp LW-2I 2/2 Gm GF  ||> 
Trip to Greene Addl 3 6/8 Gm CC, FF  ||> 
Trip to the Manors Num 2 2/2 C OF  ||> 
True Kit Mult LW-2 4/4 Am OF  ||> 
Turning By Threes Fin Cir3 3/4 Bm NF, DF2  ||> 
Turning Point Num LW-2I 3/4 D - -
Twenty Something Sum 2 6/8 C OF  ||> 
Unionville Square Prm Sq 3/4 Fm EI  ||> 
Upon the Morning Breeze Addl 4I 2/2 Am CC  ||> 
Vivaldi in Paradise Prm LW-2I 2/4 Gm BF, DF2  ||> 
Waiting on the Corner Addl 4B - - - -
Waltham Abbey Num LW-2 2/2 F EI  ||> 
The Wedding of Mai & David Sum LW-2 2/2 Gm NW  ||> 
Welcome to Winter EvOdd 4 4/4 C - -
Westchester Assembly Odd 3 2/2 Am - -
Whately Barn Prm LW-2 3/2 Em BF  ||> 
Whiskey Before Dinner Odd LW-2I 9/8 D BF, DF2  ||> 
Wibsey Roundabout Sum Cir5 6/8 C NW, MF  ||> 
Winter Dreams Waltz Sum LW-2I 3/4 G OF, NW  ||> 
A Winter's Day EvOdd LW-2I 3/2 Am - -
Woodlands Waltz <> Mult SicCir 3/4 E - -
The Wrights of Lichfield Mult 3 6/8 Am OF  ||> 

Contra-style dances are shown in italics.

*Shape Codes*            
2 Two Couple
3 Three Couple Longways
4 Four Couple Longways
4B Four Couple Longways, Beckett
4I Four Couple Longways, Improper
Cir Circle
Cir3 Three Couple Circle
Cir5 Five Couple Circle
LW-2 Longways Duple Minor
LW-2B Longways Duple Minor, Beckett
LW-2I Longways Duple Minor, Improper
LW-3 Longways Triple Minor
LW-4B Longways Quadruple Minor, Beckett
LW-T Longways for Trio Facing Trio
SicCir Sicilian Circle
SicCir3    Sicilian Circle for Trio Facing Trio
Sq Square
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^ Recordings ^

AS Annie's Song and Other Galway Favorites, James Galway, RCA: ARL1-3061.
BF Band of Friends, Music for a Third Selection of Dances from Gary Roodman's Calculated Figures, The Band of Friends, BOF-1.
BN Bare Necessities: English Country Dances, Bare Necessities, Varrick: VR-013.
BT Brass Tracks, Nick & Chris Dewhurst, Cloverleaf Music, , CM110, 2010.
CC Country Capers: Music from John Playford's The English Dancing Master, The New Renaissance band, Arabesque: 6520.
DC Double Concerto, The Cambridge Buskers, Boot: BIC 9005. or
Not Live From New York, The Cambridge Buskers, Deutsche Grammophon, 336 417.
DF1 Six Dance Tunes, Downfielders, 2008.
DF2 Eight More Dance Tunes, Downfielders, 2009.
DH Live from Dan's Hall, The Dancehall Players, 2010.
EE English Echoes, Liz Donaldson, Becky Ross, and Colleen Reed.
EI early instincts, Childgrove, 2004.
FC Fine Companions -- Playing . . ., The Fine Companions, 2006.
FF Fast Friends, Bare Necessities, CDS Boston English Dance Collection, Volume 15.
Fox Foxfire: The Introduction, Karen Axelrod and Daron Douglas, 2007.
GF Good Friends, Music for a Fifth Selection of Dances from Gary Roodman's Calculated Figures, Cilantrio: Mary Lea, Karen Axelrod, Peter Barnes, and Friends, CF-1.
H Water Music, G. F. Handel, Academy of St. Martins-in-the-Field, Philips: #412 924-4.
LA Late Arrivals, Stradivarious, 2010.
MDH More from Dan's Hall, The Dancehall Players, 2012.
MF More Favorites of the Boston Centre, Bare Necessities, CDS Boston English Dance Collection, Volume 2.
MT Modern Treasures of the Boston Centre, Bare Necessities, CDS Boston English Dance Collection, Volume 4.
NF New Friends, Music for a Second Selection of Dances from Gary Roodman's Calculated Figures, MGM and Reunion, CD02.
NW Playford from the New World, or Capers from the Colonies, The Assembly Players, APCD 9701.
NQ Not Quite the Same, The West Kirby Band.
OF Old Friends, Music for a Selection of Dances from Gary Roodman's Calculated Figures, MGM and Reunion, CD01.
OH Out of the Hat, Folkus Pocus, Caroline and Daniel Hollingshurst, FPCD02.
PoS Promise of Spring, Charlene Thomson with many other fine musicians. Charlene Thomson.
PT John Playford's Popular Tunes, Jeremy Barlow and the Broadside Band, Amon RA: CSAR 28.
PP The Pride and Prejudice Collection: A Selection of Dances Popular in the 18th and 19th Centuries, , The Pemberley Players, Fain: CD 007.
RB The Regency Ball, English Country Dance Music from the era of Jane Austen Spare Parts.
SI This Sceptred Isle, Stradivarious, Rod and Frances Stradling, Poppy Weatherall, 2014.
SS South Side Waltz and other tunes composed by Charlene Thomson, Charlene Thomson.
SP Simple Pleasures, Bare Necessities, CDS Boston English Dance Collection, Volume 3.
ST Stradivarious Celebrates, Stradivarious, Rod and Frances Stradling, Poppy Weatherall, 2012.
UNI Under No Illusion, Folkus Pocus, Caroline and Daniel Hollingshurst, EFDSSCD16.
W Wanderlust, Childgrove, 2008.
WO Winter Oranges, Foxfire: Karen Axelrod and Daron Douglas, 2010.

Most of these recordings are available from the Country Dance and Song Society,
116 Pleasant St., Suite 345, Easthampton, MA 01027, 413-203-5467.

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