Terpsichore Grand Ball

Ball List

Set 1

  • Black Alman
  • Half Hannikan
  • Gracca Amorosa
  • Gathering Peascods
  • Petite Riens
  • Black Nag
  • Fedelta
  • Hearts Ease
  • Contra Passo
  • Upon a Summer’s Day

Dessert Revel!!

Set 2

  • Amoroso
  • Petite Rose
  • Anello
  • Vita di Cholino
  • Belfiore
  • Rufty Tufty
  • Whirligig
  • Bransle Suite
  • The Milking Payle (or Merry Merry Milkmaids)
  • Burley Mariners

Set 3

  • Villanella
  • Hyde Park
  • Gelosia
  • Picking of Sticks
  • Montarde Bransle
  • Hit or Miss
  • Rostiboli Gioioso
  • Bella Gioiosa



Musicians are welcome to play for the ball!

All sets are open to all interested musicians who are comfortable playing dance music at dance tempos on any instrument.


Most music is from Pennsic Pile 46, but there are different arrangements or keys for: Contrapasso, Upon a Summers' Day, Amoroso, Petite Rose, Anello, Vita di Cholino, Merry Merry Milkmaids, Burley Mariners, Hyde Park, Montarde Bransle, Chirping of the Nightingale (for Hit and Miss), and Rostiboli Gioso.

The files below include all the music needed for the ball.

  • Everything together in one file: PDF
  • PDFs for individual tunes: ZIP.

Copies will be available to play from at the ball.

Note: A previous version of the music posted here had an error - Black Nag was in the incorrect key. It is now re-posted in the same key (A minor) as in Pennsic Pile 46.

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