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Duns Tew Dances

Seaside Shuffle ++ - hankies, corner, 6/4 |

Tune: Constant Billy

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jocelyn Reynolds via Rebecca Jordan

Chorus: 4 sidesteps, distinctive figure cross & back to center, hockle back, FTJ. D.F. are: #1: 2 double steps; #2: 4 plain capers; #3: 4 double capers; #4: 2 upright capers (pass right shoulders on first; spin to face on second)

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus/sidesteps, face-to-face, chorus/plain capers, top-to-bottom, chorus/double capers, bottom-to-top, chorus/uprights, rounds & all-in
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The Wheat Sheaf ++ - hankies, set, 6 |

Tune: The Wheat Sheaf by Chris Ricciotti

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Rob Berra

Chorus: 4 sidesteps into center, around, and back out to new position. Repeat with 1st triangle, 2nd triangle, then everybody. At end of full chorus, dancers have traded places with their corners.

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus, face-to-face, chorus, top-to-bottom, chorus, bottom-to-top, chorus, rounds & all-in
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The Ugly Duckling ++ - hankies, set, 6/4 |

Tune: Lumps of Plum Pudding

Type: set/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jocelyn Reynolds via Rebecca Jordan

Chorus: 4 sidesteps & half hey

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus, face-to-face, chorus, top-to-bottom, chorus, bottom-to-top, chorus, rounds & all-in
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Old No. 5 ++ - handclap, 6 |

Tune: The Rose Tree

Type: set/handclapping (no hankies)

Dancers: 6

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jocelyn Reynolds via Rebecca Jordan

Chorus: 2 sidesteps to face partner, clap self-self-right, self-self-left, 2 sidesteps back to place, clap front-under (R)-front-under (L)-front-back-front

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus/partner, face-to-face, chorus/middles-up, top-to-bottom, chorus/middles-down, bottom-to-top, chorus/partner, rounds & all-in
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Fireworks ++ - sticks, 6 |

Tune: Fireworks by Jeff Bigler

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: modified from the Fieldtown dance by Jeff Bigler

Chorus: 4 plain capers into a circle. Toss/clash sequence:



then foot-together-jump. “Explode” and return (3 double steps), all-in clash, galley, FTJ.

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus, face-to-face, chorus, top-to-bottom, chorus, bottom-to-top, chorus, rounds & all-in
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Banks of the Swere ++ - hankies, set, 6/4 |

Tune: Banks of the Dee

Type: set/bagged hankies (arm clashing)

Dancers: 6

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jocelyn Reynolds via Rebecca Jordan

Chorus: clash forearms & stamp R-L-R-L. Half-hey. Repeat.

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus, face-to-face, chorus, top-to-bottom, chorus, bottom-to-top, chorus, rounds & all-in
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Mrs. Casey ++ - hankies, column, 6 |

Tune: Mrs. Casey

Type: column/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jocelyn Reynolds via Rebecca Jordan

Chorus: Face up. distinctive figure by tops, middles, bottoms, then everybody. Half hey. Repeat facing down. D.F. are #1: 2 sidesteps; #2: 4 plain capers; #3: 2 double capers; #4: 1 upright caper (moving forward)

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus/sidesteps, face-to-face, chorus/plain capers, top-to-bottom, chorus/double capers, bottom-to-top, chorus/uprights, rounds & all-in
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Trunkles ++ - hankies, corner, 6/4 |

Tune: Trunkles (Headington version)

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jeff Bigler

Chorus: each corner challenge (2 double steps, hockle back, FTJ), then each corner cross and back to center on distinctive figure, then hockle back, FTJ. D.F. are #1: double steps; #2: sidesteps; #3: 8 double capers; #4: 4 upright capers

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, challenge, chorus/double steps, face-to-face, challenge, chorus/sidesteps, top-to-bottom, challenge, chorus/double capers, bottom-to-top, challenge chorus/uprights, rounds & all-in
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Lass of Richmond Hill ++ - hankies, column, 6 |

Tune: Lass of Richmond Hill, by James Hook

Type: column/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: modified from the dance by Martin Johnson of the Hammersmith Morris Men

Chorus: Face up; top couple 2 sidesteps and hocklebacks; second & third couple the same, then process. First processional is sidesteps, second is 8 plain capers (slow music), third is 4 double capers (slow music), fourth is leapfrogs (using upright capers). Spread the set out before the final chorus; (after Bottom-to-Top).

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus/sidesteps, face-to-face, chorus/plain capers, top-to-bottom, chorus/double capers, bottom-to-top, chorus/leapfrogs, rounds & all-in
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Froggy's First Jump ++ - stick, set, 6/4 |

Tune: Froggy's First Jump by the Albion Band

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: modified from the Fieldtown dance by Paul Handford of Thames Valley International

Chorus: sticking & cross over, hockle back, FTJ; repeat. Sticking is: RB-RB-PF PB-PB-LF RB-RB-PF-PB LF-PB. Rhythm is “Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot, too old!” Crossings are struts (#1 & #2) and plain capers (#3 & #4).

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus/struts, face-to-face, chorus/struts, top-to-bottom, chorus/plain capers, bottom-to-top, chorus/plain capers, rounds & all-in
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Bungalow Bill ++ - hankies, corner, 6/4 |

Tune: Bobbing Around

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jocelyn Reynolds via Rebecca Jordan

Chorus: Corner challenge, hockle back, FTJ. Challenges are: #1 & #3: double caper; #2 & #4: upright caper.

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus/double capers, face-to-face, chorus/uprights, top-to-bottom, chorus/double capers, bottom-to-top, chorus/uprights, rounds & all-in
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Oak Apple Day ++ - hankies, corner, 6 |

Tune: The Twenty-Ninth of May

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Rebecca Jordan

Chorus: #1 & #3: “birdcage” & half hey. Repeat. #2 & #4: “cannons” & half hey. Repeat.

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus/birdcage, face-to-face, chorus/cannons, top-to-bottom, chorus/birdcage, bottom-to-top, chorus/cannons, rounds & all-in
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Car Park and Garden ++ - hankies, rounds, 6/4 |

Tune: The Gallant Hussar

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jocelyn Reynolds via Rebecca Jordan

Chorus:

Sequence: once to yourself, rounds/double steps, chorus, rounds/double capers, chorus, rounds/uprights, chorus, rounds/double steps & all-in
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The Gallant Weaver ++ - sticks, corner, 6/4 |

Tune: The Gallant Weaver by Robert Burns

Type: corner/bagged hankies

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: modified from the Bledington dance by Peter Redgate of Green Fiddle Morris

Chorus: Each corner cross on distinctive figure: dib tips, butts, clash forehand, backhand. 2 hockle-backs, FTJ (clash), turn 180° on 2 double steps, hockle back, FTJ/clash.

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus, face-to-face, chorus, top-to-bottom, chorus, bottom-to-top, chorus, rounds & all-in
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Shooting ++ - sticks, set, 6/4 |

Tune: When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again

Type: set/long stick

Dancers: 6 (can be modified for 4)

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jeff Bigler

Chorus: Masters dib butts-tips, “shoot.” Apprentices repeat. Half hey. Then “hand-to-hand” clashes right hand high, then left hand high, then “baseball” clashes forehand-backhand-forehand. Half hey.

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus, face-to-face, chorus, top-to-bottom, chorus, bottom-to-top, chorus, rounds & all-in
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The Dummerston Stick Dance ++ sticks, additive, 6 |

Tune: Saturday Night (Bucknell)

Type: additive/long sticks

Dancers: 6

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: adapted from the Hogtown dance of the same name by the Toronto Morris Men (TFMM)

Chorus: 2 double steps (clash as you pass), hockle-backs, repeat. Dance around (clash & hold), hockle back to partner's spot, clash & pass to meet next partner, then sticking: masters (people already in the set) hit 3x, apprentices (newcomers) hit 3x, forehand, backhand, FTJ (clash)

Sequence: chorus for 1, chorus for 2, chorus for 4, chorus for rounds & all-in
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Ladies' Pleasure ++ - hankies, jig, 1/2 |

Tune: Ladies' Pleasure (same as the Bledington jig)

Type: jig/bagged hankies

Dancers: 1- or 2-person jig

Stepping: Duns Tew stepping

Source: Jeff Bigler; based on Bledington jig

Chorus: 2 sidesteps, hockle-backs, FTJ, 2 double steps, hockle-back, FTJ

Sequence: once to yourself, foot up, chorus, double capers, chorus, upright capers, chorus ++

dances/duns-tew/duns-tew.txt · Last modified: 2010/09/28 21:23 by Administrator