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==Choreography==
 
==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.
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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 doubles may be done with running steps as in the [[Haut Barrois Branle]].
  
 
The two strains of music alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.
 
The two strains of music alternate until such time as the musicians decide to stop.

Revision as of 18:33, 23 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 doubles may be done with running steps as in the Haut Barrois Branle.

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