Impropriety Volume II - Country Dances

Impropriety Volume 2 coverHow to order:

To order CD from the Country Dance and Song Society (if you're a member you get a 10% discount), go to their online store, email or call 413-268-7426 ext. 2 (open 9:30AM - 5PM (Eastern time), Monday through Friday).

In the UK, it is available from Folk Sales/Derek and Ann Appleing.


The Play's the Thing has incorrect bar notation in the dance description. There are only four bars to each phrase (rather than eight). The sheet music should indicate 1st ending and 2nd ending.

Pear Blossom B2 should say bars 1-8.

Dances included in Volume II:

  • English Country Dances
    • Alder Cove 
    • Birthday at Pinewoods   
    • Chocolate for Breakfast     
    • The Dancing Betty        
    • Daybreak    
    • Hazelfern Place 
    • Hey Baby Hey 
    • An Improper Notion (NOTE: a new, improved version of this dance, titled An(other) Improper Notion, is published in Volume IV)
    • Joint Effort        
    • Larkin Grace        
    • MacQueen’s Jig    
    • Mendocino Cure 
    • Pear Blossom     
    • The Play’s the Thing        
    • Remembrance        
    • Scales of Justice        
    • Snow Day 
    • Through the Looking Glass        
    • Tributary    
    • Trim the Sails 
    • X Ackley        
    • Yakima Rim 
  • Scottish Country Dances
    • McNeal Pavilion      
    • Orcas Rising        
    • The Solution      
    • Susan Mann’s Jig 
    • Trip to Panama