SCA Dance Cheat Sheets
Source: Music by Anthony Holborne (1598), steps by Master Robyyan Torr d'Elandris (Dennis Sherman), 1993.
Setting: A processional line of couples.
Note that the steps in this dance all occur in pavane sets: single, single, double.
A: 1- 82 pavan sets forward starting on the left, face partner.
9-12Set and turn single.
13-24As 1-12, with left and right reversed.
B: 25-28Face partner, hold both hands, turn in a circle clockwise with a
pavane set starting on the left,
29-32circle in the opposite direction with a pavane set starting on
the right, drop hands,
33-36single left back, single right back, double left forward to face
37-38double right forward to change places with partner, passing right
39-52Exactly the same as 25-38, not switching left and right.
The steps in this dance always appear in single, single, double sets, alternating feet, except for the extra double at the end of the B music (measures 37-38 and 51-52). As a result, this dance is fairly easy to remember.
Master Robyyan (Dennis Sherman) may be contacted at email@example.com.