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The mimed [[Branle]] '''Pease''' (''Branle de Pois'') is found in [[Orchesography]] by [[Thoinot Arbeau]]. According to [[Arbeau]] it is also known as the '''Marguritotte'''.
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The '''Pease [[Branle]]''' (''Branle des Pois'') is found in [[Orchesography]] by [[Thoinot Arbeau]]. According to [[Arbeau]] it is also known as the '''Margueritotte'''. It is a [[mimed branle]]
  
 
==Steps Used==
 
==Steps Used==
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* [[Double left (branle)|Double left]] ('''DL''')
 
* [[Double left (branle)|Double left]] ('''DL''')
 
* [[Double right (branle)|Double right]] ('''DR''')
 
* [[Double right (branle)|Double right]] ('''DR''')
* Large Jump Left (a [[saut majeur]] ending with [[pieds joints]]) ('''JL''')
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* Large Jump (a [[saut majeur]] ending with [[pieds joints]]) ('''J''')
* Small Jump Left (a [[petit saut]] ending with [[pieds joints]]) ('''jL''')
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* [[pied gauche largi|Step left]] ('''L''')
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* Small Jump (a [[petit saut]] ending with [[pieds joints]]) ('''j''')
  
 
==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 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 necessary for the dancers to be paired with partners.
  
The verse and chorus alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
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The two strains of music alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
  
===Verse===
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===1st Strain===
  
 
DL DR<br>
 
DL DR<br>
 
''Repeat''
 
''Repeat''
  
===Chorus===
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===2nd Strain===
  
Men: JL
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Men: J<br>
Women: JL
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Women: J<br>
Men: jL jL jL
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Men: L j j j<br>
Women: JL
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Women: J<br>
Men: JL
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Men: J<br>
Women: jL jL jL
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Women: L j j j
  
 
[[Category:Dances]]
 
[[Category:Dances]]
 
{{Branles}}
 
{{Branles}}

Revision as of 19:57, 22 February 2006

The Pease Branle (Branle des Pois) is found in Orchesography by Thoinot Arbeau. According to Arbeau it is also known as the Margueritotte. 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 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

Men: J
Women: J
Men: L j j j
Women: J
Men: J
Women: L j j j

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