Saltare Collegium 2013
June 15th, 2013
8:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
980 Huffman Road, Birmingham, Al 35215

Are you interested in dance? Do you want to learn some new and interesting dances? Do you need to brush up on the old standards? Do you have a favorite dance you'd like to teach? Do you just want to get out on the floor with the kingdom's best dancers? If so, this is the event you've been waiting for!

This year's Saltare Collegium will be held in birmingham, AL on June 15, 2013, hosted by the Shire des Forges and Shire of Okeborne Keep. This event provides an opportunity for the dancers of the kingdom to teach and learn new things, and also to have a good old fashioned dance party. For more information, consult the main event website.

This year will also feature a European music track taught by Master Avatar of Catsprey, featuring both medieval music theory and practical techniques for playing dance music in the SCA.

This is a DRY SITE. Anyone bringing alcohol will be removed from site.

European Dance

European 1 European 2 European 3
10:00 Overview of Dance Styles and Sources (Lorenzo Petrucci) Introduction to Dance (Brigid of Thorngill) 16th Century Italian Dance (Runolfr Orthlokarr Ulfsson)
11:00 English Country Dances for 2 couples (Mariona Dolores Ruiz de la Costa) Bransles (Fleur Stewart) Dances from the Gresley Manuscript (Serafina Alamanni)
12:00 LUNCH BREAK
1:30 Whirligig (Rachel MacFinney) Gracca Amorosa (Lorenzo Petrucci)
2:30 English Country Dance for sets of 3 or 4 Couples (Yves de Fortanier) 15th Century Italian Dances for couples (Lorenzo Petrucci)
3:30 Advanced English Country Dances (Fleur Stewart) Old Measures & Variations (Yves de Fortanier) 15th Century Italian Dances for groups (Lorenzo Petrucci)
4:30 Review By Request Review By Request Review By Request
5:30 FEAST
7:30 EVENING REVELS
11:00 SITE CLOSES

European Music

Music Classes
10:00 Modal Improvisation: Medieval Improvisation Techniques and Ear Training (Avatar of Catsprey)
12:00 LUNCH BREAK
1:30 Running a Dance Musician Pit (Avatar of Catsprey)
3:30 Musician Practice
5:30 FEAST
7:30 EVENING REVELS
11:00 SITE CLOSES

Eastern Dance and Music

Eastern Dance Eastern Music
10:00 Beginning Bellydance (Maya Ekkadi) Middle Eastern Music for Beginners (Majda Anwar)
11:00 Introduction to Classical Indian Dance (Maya Ekkadi) Middle Eastern Music in a Group Setting (Majda Anwar)
12:00 LUNCH BREAK
1:30 Eastern Dance Costuming Round Table Percussion Performance Practicum (Yves de Fortanier)
2:30 Introduction to Tunisian Dance (Maya Ekkadi) Musician Practice
3:30 Beginning Persian Dance (Jadi Fatima)
4:30 Intermediate Persian Dance (Jadi Fatima)
5:30 FEAST
7:30 EVENING REVELS
11:00 SITE CLOSES

For those of you who like to plan ahead, or who are planning to play music for the Saltare revel, here is the planned European ball list:

Rufty Tufty
Amoroso
Washerwoman's Bransle
Sellinger's Round
Talbott *
Villanella
Cuckolds All a Row
Rostiboli Gioioso/Gioioso in Tre
Petite Riense
Bransles: Cassandra, Charlotte, Pinagay, War, Aridan
Grimstock
Ballo del Fiore
New Alman
Katie's Fancy *
Chirintana *
Chestnut
Pease Bransle
Gelosia
Ly Bens Distonys
Contrapasso in Due
Anello
Whirligig *

Sheet music for most dances can be found in Master Avatar's book or in the Pennsic Pile (link available upon request). Dances marked with * will be done to recorded music.