Ted Sannella Calling
Camp Letts
April 3-5, 1987

Twelve tracks supplied by Joel Bluestein from the Chesapeake Spring Dance Weekend 1987, near Annapolis, MD, sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Musicians are Kate Barnes, piano; Ruthie Dornfeld and Mary Lea, fiddles. The walk-through and at least once through the dance are both included.

Beneficial Tradition (Becket formation contra by Dan Pearl)
British Sorrow (triple minor, proper contra, traditional)
CDS Reel (duple improper contra by Ted Sannella)
Chorus Jig (duple proper contra, traditional)
Do-Si-Do and Face the Sides (square by Ted Sannella)
Labor Day Quadrille (Ted Sannella variant of a square by George Rainne)
Six Pass Through (square by Tony Parkes)
Ted’s Elbow Mixer (scatter mixer by Ted Sannella)
Ted’s Mixer (Ted Sannella improvising a scatter mixer based on Appalachian big circle figures)
Ted’s Triplet #3 (triplet by Ted Sannella)
Ted’s Triplet #29 (triplet by Ted Sannella)
TGIF (square by Steve Schnur)

Pinewoods Camp
July 24, 1983

Recorded by Ted Sannella at American Dance and Music Week (CDSS), Pinewoods Camp in Plymouth, MA. Musicians are Laurie Andres, accordion; Kate Barnes, piano; Ruthie Dornfeld, fiddle; Jim Guinness, winds; Mary Lea, fiddle.

Ted was well-known for this particular tour de force. No walk-through on this recording; what would be the point?