Cassandra Branle

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The branle Cassandra is found in Orchesography by Thoinot Arbeau. It is one of the mixed branles.

Steps Used

Choreography

As with most branles, this dance is performed in a line of people holding hands or (if enough people are present) a circle. It is not necessary for the dancers to be paired with partners.

The two strains of music alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.

1st Strain

DL DR
Repeat

2nd Strain

DL DR SL DR Repeat

Branles

Aridan Branle | Breton Branle | Burgundian Branle | Candlestick Branle | Cassandra Branle | Charlotte Branle | Clog Branle | Double Branle | Gavotte | Gay Branle | Haut Barrois Branle | Hay Branle | Hermits Branle | Horses Branle | Maltese Branle | Montarde Branle | Official Branle | Pease Branle | Pinagay Branle | Poitou Branle | Scottish Branle | Single Branle | War Branle | Washerwomen's Branle