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Fieldtown dances & jigs

Bert Cleaver

Fieldtown dances & jigs

by Bert Cleaver

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Published by B. Cleaver in [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morris dance -- England.,
  • Dance notation -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesThe Morris Ring, founded 1934, Fieldtown dances and jigs
    StatementBert Cleaver.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1796.M7 C52 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1910833M
    LC Control Number90116804

    Dances: Fieldtown: Dearest Dicky, Old Molly Oxford, Balance the Straw, Trunkles, Princess Royal, Shepherd's Hey (Signpost), The Rose, Walk of the Twopenny Postman Adderbury: Lads a Bunchum, Shepherd's Hey, Rory O'More, The Buffoon, Constant Billy, Blue Bells of Scotland Badby: Beaux of London City (shooting) Bampton: Step & fetch her, Flowers. Nonesuch Morris is a Bristol-based Cotswold morris team that performs dances in the styles of Raglan, Bucknell, and Sherborne. Our repertoire includes dances for two, three, four, five and six dancers which we aim to perform to a high standard while providing an entertaining show for any audience that displays Cotswold morris at its best.

    Some of the tunes are, quite clearly, of fairly modern (e.g. “Dance Hall) origin, but the majority appear to be ancient and, like the dances themselves, their sources are mostly unknown. All East Surrey musicians are required to dance with the side before joining the band and this helps to ensure that the music supplements and supports the. There are some fine pieces here. There is the "leapfrog" dances with tunes such as Glorishears" and The Hammersmith flyover". "Old Molly Oxford" is an exciting tune collected by Cecil Sharp. There is a heal and toe dance with "Monks March", Jigs with "Lumps of plum pudding", "Highland Mary" and "Fools jig".5/5(2).

    Subject: RE: THE HUNT FOR PRINCESS ROYAL From: Snuffy Date: 14 Sep 00 - PM Jacob. It's not as clear-cut as I had thought - there seems to be a fair major/minor split in both set dances and jigs. What follows is the result of a trawl through the Morris Ring's "Handbook of Morris Dances" ABINGDON (set) G maj, F maj ADDERBURY (set) D min.   tunes (65 reels, 25 jigs, 10 hornpipes) with chords, classified and alphabetical (with alternative titles) indexes. Important note from Mally The tune settings in this book are all 'session friendly', i.e. you can learn them exactly as written and know that you will have a .


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Fieldtown dances & jigs by Bert Cleaver Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Handbook of Morris Dances The purpose of these pages is to provide details of each of the tunes in Lionel Bacon's A Handbook of Morris Dances. For each traditional village (see list in the left sidebar or click here if using a smart phone), tunes are given in abc notation, the score in pdf format and a simple mp3 file of the melody.

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Jennifer Cutting, Folklife Specialist at the Library of Congress, describes and displays some of the folk traditions surrounding May Day (May 1) in Britain and the United States. Journeys and Crossings, Library of Congress Digital Reference Section. THE MORRIS SHOP (April/May ) THE MORRIS (BOOK) SHOP.

(All items + P&P) Bk: THE KEYS TO HEAVEN by David Sutcliffe £ This is the first ever biography of Charles Marsden, one of the early Christian socialists. Fieldtown Dances and Jigs £ Morris Jigs £ THE MORRIS SHOP (April/May ) Bk: WRAGGLE TAGGLE GYPSIS.

The. Two stands were danced in the street, to an appreciative crowd, who happy contributed Fieldtown dances & jigs book the potty, and enjoyed the show. Bampton dances included Over the Hills and Highland Mary.

The display included Adderbury Constant Billy and several Bidford and Fieldtown dances, all executed well. Maid of the Mill, Brackley probably needs a bit more practice. With Steve as an unexpected and very welcome bonus there were four of us to dance and three to play plus Jenny.

We managed our Christmas dances plus Young Collins, Banbury Bill and Vandals (all adapted for 4) with varying degrees of success, chaos and confusion - but all entertaining.

Plus Headington and Fieldtown jigs, ditto. Dances from the village are known as Fieldtown dances among morris dance circles today. The title "Step-Back" was Cecil Sharpe's descriptive name for the dance (which has a figure with a distinctive step-back movement) and subsequently the melody, which was collected by.

Jigs are dances for just one or two people accompanied by a solo musician. They give dancers the opportunity to showcase their skills, although we have yet to master the pinnacle of technical morris dancing, the Threpple Hammer Damson.

its dances and brim-full of vitality and proud gaiety. DESCRIPTION OF THE DANCES The notes which follow are written in the form of a supplement to Part IV of The Morris Book, to which page references are con-stantly given.

Apart from the practical advantages of following this course, its adoption is appropriate as emphasizing the fact. Oxford University Morris Men (OUMM) is a mixed-gender morris side performing Cotswold morris dances in Oxford and beyond.

Our membership is made up of students, staff and alumni of Oxford University. We often dance together as ‘Town & Gown’ with our friends the Oxford City Morris Men. New members are always welcome – see join us for more.

SIX MORRIS DANCES AND JIGS - - - - - - - - - -• 75 Instructions and music for Abram Circle Dance, Upton-on-Severn Stick Dance~ Princess Royal and The Nutting Girl (Fieldtown;, and the 29th of Hay (Headington The Contra Dance Book By RICKEY HOLDEN with technical and research assistance by FRANK KALT:t-'.!AN and OLGA KULBITSKI.

FIELDTOWN. The Place. The core of Leafield is a small and fairly open area on a hill in the centre of what was the post- Roman Wychwood Forest. It was originally named La Felde by the Normans, not being recorded as Leafield until the 18th century. The settlement in it became known as Fieldtown (the tun or homestead in the field).

Long Fieldtown. Dances described as ‘Long Fieldtown’ have a longer Basic. This is a whole normal Basic except that the FTJ is replaced with 2 more step-hops backwards and followed by 2 triple steps in place facing partner then Galley Round [direction determined by starting ft.

Morris Dance Notation using abc abc is a musical notation system developed by Chris is in widespread use for the transmission of folk music via ASCII text, and there are numerous programs which convert the abc source code into beautifully typeset score and/or audio outputs.

One of these abc client programs is abc2ps by Michael Methfessel. Leafield was called Fieldtown by the collector Cecil Sharpe, and the group of dances from that village are today known in morris circles as Fieldtown dances.

The tune also goes by the name “The Marquis of Harlington”, which in the 18th century was the title of the eldest son of the Duke of Devonshire. Edited by Dave Mallinson, this book contains core repertoire of 52 Cotswold morris tunes, with chords, presented in keys favoured by today’s players.

The complex sequence of parts which contribute to the unique character to Cotswold morris are clearly indicated. Mally's Cotswold Morris Book Vol. 1 quantity. It appears in print in London publisher Samuel, Ann and Peter Thompson’s Twenty-Four Country Dances for the YearCampbell/Aird’s Selection, vol.

5 (Glasgow, ), Preston’s Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year (“As they are performed at Court, Bath, and all Public Assemblys”), and Wilson’s Companion to the Ballroom. A characteristic feature of Fieldtown, used to assist the dancer in making 90°, ° and ° turns during the dance.

The knee is kept parallel with the ground, as 2 circular movements are made with relaxed foot whilst hopping on supporting foot. Due to the Covid crisis and ongoing lockdown, Oxford's May Morning celebrations were cancelled this year, with our dancers all safely isolated at home.

However, tradition finds a way. And so, plans for a virtual May Morning were hastily made Our marking of the occasion began, as it does every year, with dressing Jack-in-the-Green. Book Creator Remove this page from your book.

Manage book (0 page(s Teams. Jolley Hatters Morris (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia) Traditions. Cotswold: fieldtown, bleddington aderbury,hinton, trying to learn some jigs Border: dances Beer preference.

Have not drunk beer since I was 18 when I had to scull againt the uni men's rowing side in. Processional dances are sometimes used to start or finish a dancing display, i.e. to get the men onto or off the dancing site in an orderly way!. They are also used, as the name suggests, to move the men from one dancing spot to another, or for the side to join in a larger procession.

The dances we use for this are: Wheatley processional.The ballroom was packed beyond capacity, around people, and the Boys of the Lough were great players but so used to speeding up in their stage performances that I was struggling to make the contra dances work.

So I called different dances, first a southern square dance to jigs, which was better.Some extra jigs are noted in the collected notes of RD which have been given here. The dances appear very similar to those of the same name in other traditions.

Music is not given and the tunes we have used for these (see New Tune Book) are the tunes used elsewhere, adjusted to reflect the feel and inflection of the collected Oddington music.