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Odd Sundays English Dance Party in the cloud!

Today’s Odd Sundays Dance features Kalia Kliban calling solo adaptations of English country dances to recorded music.

500 persons max.

We are still learning how to run dances on Zoom. There will be glitches. Bring your patience, sense of humor, and love of ECD.

Before the meeting, clear a safe, spacious (to some degree of spacious) area in which you can dance. Put on your dance shoes.

When you join, please keep your mic muted, except when you speak, and then re-mute immediately. (Computer users: If you mute your mic yourself, you can quickly unmute yourself by pressing the space bar. Hold it down while you speak. When you release the space bar, that automatically will re-mute you.)

Click on Participants at the bottom of your screen to see who else is online. Click on Chat to follow conversations or to write comments.

Please raise your hands (use the icon, if you have that option) to signal that you want to speak. If we continue to have a large number of dancers, it will be hard to spot the raised hands. Forgive us if we miss your signal.

Doors open 1:00 pm PDT (sound check and chat), dance starts at 1:30PM PDT. The Zoom invitation will not be posted online; it will be shared via the BACDS-announce email list a couple of days before the event and on the Odd Sundays mailchimp list (to learn how to join that Odd Sundays email list, email Sharon at

Tentative set list for Odd Sundays dance 08/29/21 - Sharon & recorded music, with links for listening to the tunes; tune keys as written in Barnes, which may or may not match the recordings:

  • In the Fields in Frost and Snow
    Walsh 1719, Bentley 1962
    2/2 2M B1 p56 Dm
    Bare Necessities “By Request (Boston Centre vol. 7)”

  • Mrs. Pomeroy’s Pavane
    (or Bridgewater's Gain); tune by Charles Bolton
    B1, 82 2/2 Gm
    Bare Necessities, At Home

  • Neat, Mr. John
    B2, 92 cut A
    Belshazzar’s Feast, Mr. Kynaston’s Famous Dance

  • Foxfire
    tune by Daron Douglas
    B3, 63 6/8 Em
    [Sharon says: not sure about key - so maybe the recording is in Em rather than as written (Dm)?)
    Foxfire, The Introduction

  • Lady Williams’ Delight
    tune by Jonathan Jensen
    B2, 72 3/2 D
    Bare Necessities, New Shoots

  • Whiskeyjack
    Tune: Ichabod's Last Ride by Jay Edmunds (NIB)
    4/4 Dm
    Odd Sundays English Garage Band

  • Whiskers
    B2, 142 2/4 G
    Persons of Quality, Next of Kynaston

  • The Merry Conclusion
    B2, 84 3/2 Am
    Belshazzar’s Feast, Mr. Kynaston’s Famous Dance

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