Thursday, December 9, 2010

Contra dance tomorrow - Dec. 10th

There's a Contra Dance on Campus

Friday, December 10th, 2010
in Beckham Hall

Calling by Hannah Bary (Wes '09)
Live music by Emily Troll (Wes '10), Rebecca McCallum (librarian at Olin), and Linda Henry (from Amherst, MA)

Sit-in musicians will be welcome for the second half of the evening!
If you play fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, or anything else you think would fit in, bring it along, and play with us! Here are the sets we'll choose from:


Galen’s Arrival (G) / St. Anne’s Reel (D)

Needlecase (D) / Speed the Plow (A)

Greasy Coat (Am) / Liza Jane (A)

Far from Home (G) / Brenda Stubbert (Am)

Reel de Mattewa (Em) / Lady Anne Montgomery (D)

Old Gray Cat (Em) / Kitchen Girl (A)

Scotland the Brave (G) / Highland Laddie (A)


Maison de Glace (D) / Korolenko (G)

Road to Lisdoonvarna (Em) / Hundred Pipers (A)

Many of these tunes are in the Portland Collection volumes 1 and 2.

For those who are dancing:
All dances are taught, beginners are welcome, and it's free!

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