Monday, September 19, 2011

But It's Almost Fall!

My Most Honourable Dancing Friends, never mind what the calendar says. It's almost time for the Pride & Prejudice Ball, which means your humble servant shall be offering a week-long sample of period dances for your diversion and enjoyment.

Here's a dance from the Leicestershire Victorian Dancers' Regency ball, "Upon A Summer's Day," which happens to feature some fine period military attire:

You might be surprised to know many Regency dances were also popular during the Renaissance. Here's the same dance performed a little earlier in time:

Set, turn single, and join us again tomorrow...

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