Dansez en Français

Themes & Variations


Dansez en Français: French Dances for Classroom and Community by Marion Rose is a collection of 21 dances with roots in France and Quebec, suitable for use in school classrooms (Grades 2 and up), and in adult recreational dance groups.

Dansez en Français is accompanied by a compilation CD of vibrant dance music from France and Canada, some of it from commercial sources, others recorded by Marian and her stable of musicians. The book is written in English, with song lyrics and titles in French. It includes musical scores, historical notes, a bibliography and web links for French music and dance.

Resource Index

  • Farandole
  • Lo Brisa-Pè
  • Galop Nantais
  • Branle Suite
  • Branle de la Montarde
  • An Dro Retourné
  • Maître de la Maison
  • Sept Sauts Basque
  • Branle des Rats
  • Branle à Six
  • Polka Piquée
  • Les Jumeaux
  • Bourrée des Dindes
  • Bourrée des Dindes
  • Bourrées à Deux Temps
  • Bourrées à Deux Temps (faster)
  • Cercle Québécois
  • La Chapelloise
  • La Chapelloise (faster)
  • Cercle Circassien
  • La Pieternelle
  • Valse Ballonette