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* [[Single left (branle)|Single left]] ('''SL''')
 
* [[Single left (branle)|Single left]] ('''SL''')
 
* [[Single right (branle)|Single right]] ('''SR''')
 
* [[Single right (branle)|Single right]] ('''SR''')
* [[Pied en l'air gauche]] or kick left ('''KL''')
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* [[Pied en l'air gauche]] or small left foot kick ('''KL''')
* [[Pied en l'air droit]] or kick right ('''KR''')
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* [[Pied en l'air droit]] or small right foot kick ('''KR''')
* [[Sweep Left]] ('''SwL''')
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* [[Burgundian Double Left]] ('''DLburg''')
* [[Sweep Right]] ('''SwR''')
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* [[Grève gauche]] or large left foot kick ('''KL''')
  
 
==Choreography==
 
==Choreography==
  
As with all 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 into partners.
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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 into partners.
  
The verse and chorus alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
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===1st [[strain (music)|Strain]]===
 
 
===Verse===
 
  
 
DL KL KR KL<br>
 
DL KL KR KL<br>
 
''Repeat''
 
''Repeat''
  
===Chorus===
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===2nd Strain===
  
 
DL SL SR SL<br>
 
DL SL SR SL<br>
DL KL KR<br>
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DL KL KR DR<br>
DR SwL SwR<br>
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DLburg SR KL; this bit is done twice as fast, with large kicks<br>
 
''Repeat''
 
''Repeat''
  
 
[[Category:Dances]]
 
[[Category:Dances]]
 
{{Branles}}
 
{{Branles}}

Latest revision as of 08:50, 16 January 2007

The Branle Aridan 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 into partners.

1st Strain

DL KL KR KL
Repeat

2nd Strain

DL SL SR SL
DL KL KR DR
DLburg SR KL; this bit is done twice as fast, with large kicks
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