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Capital English Country Dancers

Capital English Country Dancers gather on
the first Sundays from October to May.

CECD recently celebrated 30 years of dancing!   Dances begin at 2 pm and are held virtually on Zoom at this time. Plan to log in any time after 1:45 to chat a bit before the dancing begins.


For more information contact CapitalECD@gmail.com, 518-477-5684

Capital English Country Dancers is an Affiliate of the DanceFlurry Organization.

 

Nov 7 Capital English CD Dancers – Dance and Chat

Capital English CD Zoom Dance and Chat – This Sunday With Caller Carmen Giunta
Caremen Giunta will call an English Country Dance program of Maggots (whim, fancy or fanciful idea) and Trips this Sunday, Nov 7 at 2 PM Eastern Standard Time (remember to Fall back Saturday night). To get  the link to attend the Zoom dance contact CapitalECD@gmail.com by the Saturday before the dance
  • Corelli’s Maggot
  • Sam’s Maggot
  • Lisa’s Maggot
  • Ten For the Ten Commandments
  • Money in Both Pockets
  • Trip to Tunbridge
  • Trip to Provence
  • Trip to Paris
  • Key to the Cellar
(details about the dances and music are provided below)
For our Zoom dance, English Country dances are adapted for one or two dancers. Carmen Giunta will teach, call and demonstrate dances set to lovely recorded music. As a couple, Jim and Joan Savitt will also demonstrate the dances. You may pin Carmen and/or the Savitts.
 
There are 3 opportunities to chat with dancing friends:
  • At sign on time 1:45 PM EST
  • Intermission
  • After the dance about 3:40 PM

If you cannot dance on Sunday (your body or your living space do not cooperate), join us to listen, to be seen, and to say “hi” to other local dancers. Janet Nardolillo will send the link on Sunday morning, November 7.  Plan to log in any time after 1:45 to chat a bit before the dancing begins.

There is no charge for this event, but we welcome your donation of $5 to $10 per person. Janet will post online payment information in the invitation and during the dance. If you wish to send a check in advance, please make your check payable to Capital English Country Dancers and mail to:

Frederick Barker, Treasurer
27 Rum Cherry Rd
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Remember to reset (Fall back) your clock Saturday night.

Details of Dances, Choreographers, Composers and Musicians

-Corelli’s Maggot (Cathy & John Millar)    Bare Necessities: At the Ball
Details of Dances, Choreographers, Composers and Musicians
-Corelli’s Maggot (Cathy & John Millar)    Bare Necessities: At the Ball
-Sam’s Maggot    Persons of Quality, Elephants Stairs
-Lisa’s Maggot (Carmen Giunta & David Smukler)    Hey for Three (Charlene Thompson, Laurel Sharp, and Eileen Kalfass), Promise of Spring
-Ten For the Ten Commandments (Fried Herman)    Confluence, private recording
-Money in Both Pockets    (English Echoes: English Country Dance Favorites)
-Trip to Tunbridge    Bare Necessities: Mrs. Beveridge’s Triumph
-Trip to Provence (Susan Kevra)    The Dancehall Players: Unexpected Dances
-Trip to Paris    Dancehall Players: More from Dan’s Hall
-Key to the Cellar (Jenny Beer)    Foxfire: The Introduction
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November 07, 2021 @

Zoom English Country Dance and Chat
When: Sun Nov 7, 2021
Time: 2-3:40 PM Dance. Sign on at 1:45 PM   
Caller: Carmen Giunta  with recorded music
Sponsor: Capital English Country Dancers.
To obtain the link to the Zoom dance email your request to CapitalECD@gmail.com by the Saturday before the dance.
The link is also sent to those on the group ECDCAP email of English country dancers in the Capital District.
Phone: 518.477.5684.
CDSS Group Member (501.c3 Non-Profit). and DFO Affiliate
Dances are held on First Sundays October – May.

Zoom English Country Dance