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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.
 
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 two strains of the tune alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
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The two [[strain (music)|strain]]s of the tune alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
   
 
===1st Strain===
 
===1st Strain===

Latest revision as of 20:37, 14 March 2006

The Hermits' branle is found in Orchesography by Thoinot Arbeau. It is a mimed branle.

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.

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

1st Strain

DL DR (Repeat)

2nd Strain

KR KL KR Close (during these three kicks, the dancers turn to face outwards)
TTR TTL TTR Close (during these toe touches, the dancers cross their arms and bow)
KR KL KR Close (during these three kicks, the dancers turn to face inwards again)
TTR TTL TTR Close (during these toe touches, the dancers cross their arms and bow)

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