Dances

An alphabetical list of all the standardized titles of dances published in Playford’s Dancing Master. For alternate and variant titles, see the index.

A

A la Mode de France
Abergenny
Adson’s Saraband
Akeroyde’s Pad
Alchurch
All in a Garden Green
Althea
Amaryllis
America
Anna Maria
Ape’s Dance, The
Apley House
Arcadia
Argeers
Arundel Street
Astrope Wells
Aye Me

B

Barham Down
Barker’s Maggot
Barley-Mow, The
Bath, The
Beautiful Scrabmagg, The
Beaux Delight, The
Beggar Boy, The
Bellamira
Betty’s Maggot
Beveridge’s Ground, Mr.
Beveridge’s Maggot, Mr.
Bishop of Bangor’s Jig, The
Black and Grey
Black Bess
Black Jack
Black Nag
Black Nell
Blackheath
Bloomsbury Market
Blue Breeches
Blue Cap for Me
Blue Petticoats
Boatman, The
Bobbing Joe
Bonny Dundee
Bonny Grey-Ey’d Morn, The
Bore, The
Bourrée la Bass
Bouzer Castle
Britains, The
Broom: the Bonny, Bonny Broom
Buff Coat
Buford’s March
Bury Fair
Buskin

C

Captain’s Maggot
Carpenter’s Maggot, The
Cary’s Maggot
Cast a Bell
Catch Club, The
Catching of Fleas
Catching of Quails
Cavylilly Man
Cheerily and Merrily
Chelsea Reach
Cheshire Alley
Cheshire Rounds
Chestnut
Childgrove
Chirping of the Lark, The
Chirping of the Nightingale
Christchurch Bells (in Oxon)
Christmas Cheer
Cobbler’s Hornpipe, The
Cobbler’s Jig, The
Cockleshells
Cold and Raw
Colonel’s Health, The
Confess
Cornish Squire, The
Coronation Day, The
Cottey House
Count Tallard
Country Abigail
Country Coll, The
Country Farmer, The
Crosby Square
Cuckolds All a Row
Cuckoo, The
Cupid’s Garden
Czar of Muscovy

D

Dainty Davy
Damme
Daniel Cowper
Daphne
Dargason
De’il Take the Wars
Devil’s Dream, The
Devonshire House
Dick’s Maggot
Dissembling Love
Dr. Pope’s Jig
Dragoon’s March
Draper’s Gardens
Draper’s Maggot
Drive the Cold Winter Away
Duchess, The
Duke of Gloucester’s March, The
Duke of Lorrain’s March, The
Duke of Luxemburgh’s March
Duke of York’s Delight, The
Dull Sir John
Dumps, The
Dunkirk
Dunmore Kate
Durham Stable

E

Eaglesfield’s New Hornpipe, Mr.
Easter Eve
Easter Tuesday
Edinburgh Castle
Ely Court
Ely Minster
Emperor of the Moon, The
Enfield Common
English Pasby, The
Epping Forest
Epsom Wells
Essex Building
Europe’s Revels
Excuse Me

F

Fain I Would
Fiddler’s Maggot
Fiddler’s Morris, The
Fine Companion, The
Fit’s Come on Me Now, The
French Ambassador, The
French King’s Mistake, The
French Rigaudon, The
Friar and the Nun, The
Friday Night
Frolic, The
From Aberdeen
Fy, Nay, Prithee John

G

Garter, The
Gathering Peascods
Gelding of the Devil
George’s Maggot
Geud Man of Ballangigh, The
Gilford, The
Ginnie Pug
Glory of the West, The
Goddesses
Golden Square
Gossip’s Frolic, The
Granny’s Delight
Gray’s Inn Mask
Green Sleeves and Pudding Pies
Green Sleeves and Yellow Lace
Green Stockings
Greenwich Park
Greenwood
Grenadier’s March
Grimstock
Gun, The
Gun Fleet, The

H

Half Hannikin
Hang Sorrow
Haphazard
Happy Marriage, The
Happy Meeting, The
Happy Miller, The
Hare’s Maggot, The
Have at Thy Coat, Old Woman
Health to Betty, A
Healths, The
Heart’s Ease
Hedge Lane
Hemp-Dresser, The
Hey Boys, Up Go We
Hey Ho, My Honey
Hey to the Camp
Highlander’s March, The
Hill’s Maggot
Hit or Miss
Hobb’s Wedding
Hockley in the Hole
Hole in the Wall
Holyrood Day
Hunsdon House
Hunt the Squirrel
Huntington’s Maggot
Hyde Park

I

I Often for my Jenny Strove
Iantha
If All the World Were Paper
Indian Queen, The
Irish Boree
Irish Ground, The
Irish Lady, The
Irish Trot
Isaac’s Maggot, Mr.

J

Jack a Lent
Jack Pudding
Jack’s Farewell, The
Jack’s Health
Jack’s Maggot
Jacob Hall’s Jig
Jamaica
Jenny, Come Tie my Cravat
Jenny Pluck Pears
Joan Sanderson
Joan’s Placket
Jockey, The
Jockey Was a Dowdy Lad
Jog on, my Honey
Johnny, Cock thy Beaver
Johnson’s Jig
Jolly Boy, The
Jolly Breeze, The
Jovial Beggars, The
Juice of Barley, The

K

Kemp’s Jig
Kensington Court
Kettle Drum
King of Poland, The
King’s Jig
Knot, The

L

Ladies’ Conveniency, The
Ladies’ Delight, The
Ladies’ Maggot, The
Ladies’ Misfortune, The
Ladies of London
Lady Banbury’s Hornpipe, The
Lady Cullen
Lady Day
Lady in the Dark
Lady Lie Near Me
Lady Murray’s Delight, The
Lady of Pleasure
Lady Spellor
Lambeth Wells
Lane’s Maggot, Mr.
Lane’s Minuet, Mr.
Lane’s Trumpet Minuet (to be danc’d with the Minuet Step), Mr.
Last New French Rigaudon, The
Last New Rigadoon, The
Last New Vagaries, The
Lavena
Lilli Burlero
Lincoln
Lincoln’s Inn
London’s Loyalty
Lord Chamberlain’s Delight, The
Lord Mayor’s Delight, The
Lord of Carnarvon’s Jig
Lord Phoppington, The
Love for Love: Danc’d in the Play
Love Lies a Bleeding
Love Neglected
Lull Me Beyond Thee
Lumps of Pudding

M

Mad Moll
Mad Robin
Madge on a Tree
Mage on a Cree
Maid in the Mill, The
Maid in the Moon, The
Maid Peeped out of the Window, The
Maiden Fair
Maiden Lane
Maid’s Delight, The
Maid’s Last Wish, The
Maid’s Morris
Mall Peatly
Man Tiger, The
Man Was for Woman Made
Mansell, The
Marlborough, The
Marriage Hater, The
Mask, The
May Fair
Mermaid, The
Merry, Merry Milkmaids, The
Merry Milkmaids in Green, The
Milkmaid’s Bob, The
Miller’s Jig #1
Miller’s Jig #2
Mill-Field
Millison’s Jig
Mock Hobby Horse, The
Mock Match, The
Moll Peatly (the New Way)
More the Merrier, The
Mother Brown’s Cat
Mother Dobney’s Trencher
Motson’s Jig
Mount Hills
Mug House, The
Mulberry Garden
Mundesse
My Lady Foster’s Delight
My Lord Byron’s Delight
My Lord Byron’s Maggot

N

Never Love Thee More
New Bath, The
New Bo-Peep
New Bore, The
New Bourrée, The
New Conceit, The
New Figary, The
New Invention, The
New New Nothing
New Rigadoon, A
New Royal Exchange, The
New Whitehall
New Year’s Eve
Newcastle
Newmarket
News from Tripoli
Night Piece, The
Nobe’s Maggot
Nobody’s Jig
None such
Nonesuch
Northern Nancy
Nottingham Castle

O

O Mother, Roger
Oaken Leaves
Of Noble Race Was Shinkin
Old Abigal’s Delight
Old Bachelor
Old Man Is a Bed Full of Bones, An
Old Mole, The
Old Noll’s Jig
Old Simon the King
Open the Door to Three
Oranges and Lemons
Ormond House

P

Painted Chamber
Parsons upon Dorothy
Parson’s Farewell
Paspe, A
Paul’s Steeple
Paul’s Wharf
Pegasus
Pell-Mell
Pepper’s Black
Petticoat Wag
Phoenix, The
Picking of Sticks
Pilgrim, The
Pool’s Hole #1
Pool’s Hole #2
Pope Joan
Portsmouth
Pretty Miss
Prince George
Prince Rupert’s March
Princess, The #1
Princess, The #2
Princess’s Court, The
Puddings and Pies
Punch Bowl, The
Punk’s Delight (the New Way), The
Purlongs, The
Put on Thy Smock a Monday
Putney Ferry
Pye Corner

Q

Queen’s Birthday, The
Queen’s Delight, The
Queen’s Head, The
Queen’s Jig, The

R

Red Bull, The
Red House
Reeve’s Maggot
Resolution
Rockingham Castle
Roger of Coverly
Rose Is White and Rose Is Red
Round, The
Round O
Row Well, Ye Mariners
Royal Navy, The
Rub Her Down with Straw
Rufty Tufty
Rummer, The
Russel, The

S

Sage Leaf
Sailor’s Delight
Sancho Pancho
Saraband, The
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Sawney Was Tall
Scotch Air
Scotch Cap
Scotland
Sellenger’s Round
Serag’s Hornpipe, The
Sham Doctor, The
Shepherd’s Daughter, The
Shepherd’s Holiday
Shore’s Trumpet Tune
Short’s Garden
Siege of Buda
Siege of Limerick, The
Silver Faulken, The
Simple Simon
Singleton’s Slip
Sion House
Skellamefago
Slaughterhouse
Slip, The
Smith’s New Rant
Smith’s Rant
Soldier and the Sailor, The
Soldier’s Life, A
Solomon’s Jig
Spaniard, The
Spanish Gypsy, The
Spanish Jig
Spring Garden
St. Albans
St. Catherine
St. Martin
St. Martin’s Lane
Staggins’s Jig, Mr.
Stanes Morris
Step Stately
Stingo
Sweet Kate
Sword Dance, The

T

Take Not a Woman’s Anger Ill (for if One Won’t, Another Will)
Taylor’s Trip
Temple, The
Temple Change, The
Ten Pound Lass #1
Ten Pound Lass #2
Thomas You Cannot
Three Sheep Skins
Tom Tinker
Touch and Go
Touch and Take
Trenchmore
Trip to Bury, A
Trip to St. John’s Court, A
Trip to the Jubilee, as ’tis Danc’d at the Playhouse, The
Tunbridge Walks
Twas within a Furlong of Edinburgh Town
Twelfth Eve
Twenty-Ninth of May, The
Twins, The
Tyger, The
Tythe Pig

U

Under and Over
Under the Greenwood Tree
Up Tails All
Up with Aily
Upon a Summer’s Day

V

Valentine’s Day
Valiant Jockey
Vienna
Vigo
Virgin Queen, The

W

Wa Is Me, What Mun I Do?
Wallingford House
Waltham Abbey
Watton Town’s End
Welcome Home, Old Rowley
Well Hall
Well’s Humour
Westminster Hall
Westmorland
What You Please
Whely House
Whim, The
Whirligig, The
Whitehall
Whitehall Minuet
Whitney’s Farewell
Wimbleton House
Winchester
Winchester Wedding
Windsor Castle
Wish, The
Witches, The
Wolverton Hall
Wooden Shoes
Woodycock
Woolly and Georgey

Y

Young Jemmy #1
Young Jemmy #2
Young Sir Solomon
Young’s Delight, Mr.