Madeira Dream

By: Tom Senior (2004)
Music: Godesses (Playford Dancing Master, 1651)
Formation: Longways duple improper

A 1-4 Circle left  
  5-8 Gate  (with neighbor, lady forward man backs up, end facing partner)  
       
B 1-4 1/2 pousette (cw, styarts with ladies pushing)  
  5-8 Set & turn single  
       
Notes 1 Published in CDSS News #192, Sep/Oct 2006  
  2

Tune is published in:

  • Barlow (Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 29, p. 23.
  • Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes<), 1989.
  • Chappell (Popular Music of the Olden Times), vol. 1, 1859; p. 276 (appears as "Quodling's Delight").
  • Fleming-Williams & Shaw (English Dance Airs; Popular Selection, Book 1), 1965; p. 5.
  • Karpeles & Schofield (A Selection of 100 English Folk Dance Airs), 1951; p. 14.
  • Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; pp. 25
    • Sharp (Country Dance Tunes), 1909; p. 24
 
  3 The dance was originally known as Madera Dream but is now Madeira Dream  

 

 

© Tom Senior, 2004

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