Nouvel amour

Dating: XIII century

Source of nores: Chansonnier de l`Arsenal. The same tune is also found as one of the 13th century Spanish Cantigas.

Description completed: Natalya Skornyakova (Ukraine)

Author: Cait Webb (Scotland)

The tune is repeated five times. Each time through the A music there is a different variation, based on the steps found in the 16th century French branles. The B section stay the same. 

 

In a circle, all do:

Part A:

Notes
1st repetition
2nd repetition
3rd repetition
4th repetition
5th repetition
 Double to the left (around the circle)  Double to the left   Double to the left    Double to the left    Double to the left 
   Double to the right (other way).

Two steps (right, left) to the right and three stamps (right, left, right)

 

Two steps (right, left) to the right and facing into the circle, three little jumps on both feet, travelling slightly to the right.

 

Two steps (right, left) to the right and facing into the circle, do three kicks (left, right, left).

 

 Two steps (right, left) to the right and facing into the circle with feet together, clap the hands three times.

 

   Double to the left  Double to the left  Double to the left  Double to the left   Double to the left 
    Double to the right  

Two steps (right, left) to the right and three stamps (right, left, right)

Two steps (right, left) to the right and facing into the circle, three little jumps on both feet, travelling slightly to the right.

 

Two steps (right, left) to the right and facing into the circle, do three kicks (left, right, left).

 

 Two steps (right, left) to the right and facing into the circle with feet together, clap the hands three times.

 

 

Part B

Notes
Steps 
   Double left forvard into the circle
   Double right backward
   Single left sideways, single right sideways
   Complete turn left on the spot with a double.