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 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)|
|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|
|10:00||Modal Improvisation: Medieval Improvisation Techniques and Ear Training (Avatar of Catsprey)|
|1:30||Running a Dance Musician Pit (Avatar of Catsprey)|
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)|
|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)|
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:
Cuckolds All a Row
Rostiboli Gioioso/Gioioso in Tre
Bransles: Cassandra, Charlotte, Pinagay, War, Aridan
Ballo del Fiore
Katie's Fancy *
Ly Bens Distonys
Contrapasso in Due
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.