HAREWOOD HAZE

HAREWOOD HAZE  (Sibby 2018)

Square set (progression to Corner)

4x40 bar reel Harewood Haze” (Anne Skinner)

[]  Circle left & right

[]  HAREWOOD HEY:

Head couples do half-dolphin hey with Side couple on the right

THEN Head couples do  diagonal reel of four started by Head men passing right shoulder WHILE Side couples left-hand turn 1½

[]  Head couples circle left halfway with left-hand Side couple, Head men pull into lines of four across;  Lines go forward & back

[]  With opposite couple, square thru 2; Swing Corner

[]  Promenade that Corner to Men’s home positions.

<seq>Heads twice; Sides twice

RUNSELL GREEN  (Sibby 2018)

4 couple longways – progression 1342

32 bar reel (“Runsell Green” © Anne Skinner)

[]  In fours, Right-hand star; Half-pothook* (1st Corners Right Shoulder)

[]  Middle four left-hand star and half-pothook* (2nd corners Left Shoulder)

[]  In fours, circle left & right

[]  Lines forward & back; right-hand turn partner

*half-pothooks

Designated dancers pass diagonally and fall straight back WHILE their partners loop one place along

HAREWOOD LULLABY  (Sibby 2018)

Couple

24 bar waltz (“Harewood Lullaby” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Two-hand hold: balance forward & back then half-turn to cuddle hold* rotate clockwise

[]  Florida twirl**, california twirl; sway2,solo turns

[]  Allemande hold: forward (against line-of-dance) with half-twist, cross-chasse swing

* without releasing hands

** sibby’s term for reverse california twirl (man’s left hand to lady’s right hand)

HAREWOOD LÄNDLER  (Anne & Sibby 2018)

Couple

32 bar waltz (“Harewood Ländler” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Tulloch turn*;  

push away & come together (two-hand push) and spin clockwise (turn single)

[]  Tulloch turn (linking left arms);

push away & come together, then man twirls lady into ballroom hold

[]  Chasse two bars along line of dance, back two; swing and end in open hold

[]  Forward two, step away & together;  forward 2, face partner, spin anti-clockwise

*Tulloch turn: Link right arms and hold partner’s left hand behind back, rotate

COUSTEAU REEL  (Sibby 2018)

Square set – clockwise progression

4x48 bar reel (“Cousteau Reel” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Circle left

[]  Heads do-si-do opposites to an ocean wave; balance the wave & right-hand turn 3/4

[]  Dolphin hey across (with sides)

[]  Heads circle left 3/4, pass thru to side waves;

balance the wave & step thru, california twirl

[]  Dip & Dive half-way (Couples facing towards men’s wall dip to start and do not turn when reaching opposite end)

[]  Promenade half-way (Heads leading) to progressed places; swing

LEAH  (Sibby 2018)

Four couple becket (anti-clockwise progression)

4x40 bar jig (“Leah” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Do-si-do Partner to ocean wave; balance, right-hand turn halfway

[]  Balance the wave, 8-box circulate*;  Repeat

[]  Heys for four  across

[]  Grand Chain halfway; swing

[]  All 8 circle left 3/4; Lines go forward & back

*8-box circulate

Ladies box circulate anti-clockwise around centre places

WHILE Men box circulate clockwise around outside places 

Box circulate: the dancers facing another dancer’s back move into that dancers place WHILE that other dancer loops into the next position in the ‘box’ (in a semi-circle)

In loving memory of  Leah, a harlequin-magpie bunny 2018

HAREWOOD FLIP  (Sibby 2018)

Three couple longways – Men progress 1-2-3 WHILE Ladies progress 1-3-2 

3x32 bar reels (“Margaret Matthew” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Lines go forward & back; Do-si-do to tidal wave of six

[]  Balance the wave, right-hand turn halfway;

Balance the wave, those who can left-hand turn halfway and face that person

The line now has two dancers at each end facing in

and two dancers in the centre facing one of those pairs

 

[]  Dolphin hey (7 changes) with end pairs dancing as single units (start passing left) …

[]  … and then the two dancers at ends of the line dance clockwise to the other end

WHILE two in the centre of the line gypsy;

All swing new partner into longways set.

The name of the dance refers to St Margarets and St Matthews - two year 6 classes at St Ursula’s School in Harold Hill, London.

MIDNIGHT HAZE  (Sibby 2018)

Four couple longways - standard progression

4x32 reel (“Midnight Haze” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Lines go forward & stamp thrice, fall back & stamp thrice;

Lines cross (Ladies make arches) and stamp thrice - do not turn to face

[]  Lines go backwards & forwards (with stamps as before);

Lines cross (Men make arches) and stamp thrice

[]  In fours, star right; Top couple cast to bottom

[]  Do-si-do partner; swing

TWITTY FEE  (Sibby 2018)

4 couple longways (3s & 4s improper) – progression 1243

4x32 bar jig (“Twitty Fee” © Anne Skinner)

Leading couples are 1s & 4s (end couples)

[]  Leading couples set, right-hand turn halfway to promenade hold;

Half-reel across with neighbouring couple (start right shoulder to neighbouring man)

[]  Then half-reel along to end 1s between 2s (at bottom) & 4s between 3s (at top);

handy-turn nearest opposite-sex dancer

[]  Leading couples circle left, then star left half-way & cross by left shoulder

(to progressed positions)

[]  Lines fall back & go forward; Two-hand turn partner

Twitty Fee is a select area in Danbury, Essex. 

DANBURY DAZE  (Sibby 2018)

Three couple longways - progression 1-2-3

3x32 bar minuet with 16-bar intro & coda (“Danbury Daze” © Anne Skinner)

INTRO

[]  Lead up (2 bars), balance away & together (touching both hands); cast to invert set

[]  Same, start leading down

FIGURE

[]  Grimstock hey with one extra move (i.e. top couple cast to middle place)

[]  Top corners cross; all circle left half-way - set now (3)21

[]  End couples chase clockwise half-way;

Top couple draw-pousette to middle place WHILE middle couple pousette to top

[]  Half-hey along (start bottom neighbours left shoulder); all two-hand turn Partner

CODA

Repeat INTRO

Anne composed this piano piece for Rob Sibthorpe.

LINGWOOD  (Sibby 2018)

6 couple longways – progression 145632

6x32 bar jig (“Lingwood” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Lines go forward & back; in fours, circle left

[]  In lines of three, fall back; same sixes circle left halfway

[]  Do-si-do; Balance the star & star right halfway

[]  Gypsy; Swing (or set & turn single)

WOLERY  (Sibby 2019)

Longways - 3 couples - Men progress 123; Ladies progress 132

3x32 bar reel (“Sandon Bridge” © Anne Skinner)

Active couple in middle place

[]  Active dancers go separately to right for three-handed circles left half-way,

then active dancers pop under arch made by others and left-hand turn partner 1½

[]  Repeat (Active dancers at other end of set)

[]  Three-handed (right) stars, Active dancers cross; three-handed (left) stars at other end.

[]  Chevron* on right diagonals WHILE 2nd long corners** cast along their own lines;

all set & turn single

* back-to-back passing on the diagonal and falling straight back to progressed places

** Lady in 1st place & Man in 3rd place

NETHERWYKE DANCES

SEBASTIAN NETHERWYKE FFORBES OF DANBURY

(Sibby 2018 first published in Harewood Heights)

Square set – progression clockwise

32 bar tune in 5/4 time (“Eves Corner” © Anne Skinner)

Notation in 4 bar phrases*:

[]  Grand Square

[]  Reverse Grand Square

[]  Side couples square thru 4 (to end facing Corners)

[]  Star right and left in fours

[]  Hey up & down (start passing Corner left shoulder)

[]  Left-hand turn Corner; Grand Chain (start with Partner)

[]  …finish Grand Chain (in home place) and swing Partner

[]  Promenade ¾ (progression)

*There are two versions of the music on the CD. The second has a bell at the start of every bar (to help dancers unfamiliar with the 5/4 rhythm); the first has no bell.

S N F of D is Sibby’s pet rabbit residing at Danbury Heights.

Eves Corner is at the centre of Danbury village.

NETHERWYKE WALTZ

(Anne & Sibby 2018 - first published in Harewood Heights)

Three couple circle - progression to Corner

3x32 bar waltz (“Pavilion Waltz” © Anne Skinner)

[]  In circle, balance forward & back, with partner, link* to change places;

With next person, left-hand turn

[]  Ladies star right WHILE Men chase anti-clockwise; when home, see-saw Partner

[]  Petal star** anti-clockwise, then clockwise

[]  Sway out & in and turn to face Corner for Swing

*Link:

In each pair, Lady casts WHILE Man loops (so both moving clockwise in a semi-circle)

**Petal Star

Men make left-hand star WHILE Ladies make right-hand star AND hold other hands out to side to form petals.

Star rotates with Men going forwards, then back with Ladies going forwards

TRIP TO NETHERWYKE

(Anne 2018)

Square set – no progression

4x32 bar reel (Trip to Netherwyke” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Four Ladies’ Star Chain (across & back)

[]  Head couples tricycle*

[]  Head couples advance to centre, making lines across with Corners, tandem reels across (Head Ladies lead)

[]  All balance twice & swing Partner

Sequence: Heads lead, Sides lead, Heads lead, Sides lead

Tricycle:

Active couples right-hand turn Corner half-way, left-hand turn next person all the way,

right-hand turn Corner half-way, left-hand turn Partner all the way

MARCHING TO NETHERWYKE

(Sibby 2018)

Longways - 8 couples - standard progression

32 bar reel (“Penny Royal”/2nd Innings © Anne Skinner)

[]  March forward 8 steps, turn; Same to places and face partner

[]  Those who can, right-hand turn with person on right diagonal;

Those who can, left-hand turn with person on left diagonal

[]  Top couple start mexican wave; Repeat

[]  Top couple gallop to bottom; All swing

NETHERWYKE JIG

(Sibby 2018)

Square set - progression: Ladies clockwise

32 bar slip jig (“Elm Green” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Join hands in circle, go forward & back twice; Rainbow stroll one place

[]  Rainbow stroll two more places

[]  Promenade to Man’s home (this is the progression) and swing;

Ladies star right half-way, left-hand turn that man one-and-a-half

[]  Men star right half-way, left-hand turn current partner three-quarters;

Grand Chain three changes, start with next person, honour current partner

Rainbow stroll:

Lead current partner in to centre (3 steps), turn away to face out (3 steps),

lead corner out (3 steps), california twirl (3 steps)

NETHERWYKE BUBBLE

(Sibby 2019)

Longways - 3 couples - standard progression

32 bar waltz (“Daydream” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Lines go forward & back twice; Left-hand turn partner

[]  Top 2 couples dance half-figure-eight (1s cast to begin);

End couples same through middle couple

[]  Bubble

[]  Morris hey

Bubble:

Top couple cast while others do half right-hand turn moving up;

Repeat thrice (from new positions).  

Thus, the original 1st couple do four moves:

  1. cast to bottom
  2. half-turn to 2nd place
  3. half-turn to top place
  4. cast to bottom

Other couples perform sequence from relative places.

GRAND NETHERWYKE STROLL

(Sibby 2019)

Square set - Ladies progress anti-clockwise

7x32 bar reel (“Hopping Jack Junior”/”Elm Tree Reel” © Anne Skinner)

chorus - ab lib

figure

[]  GRAND NETHERWYKE STROLL*

[]  …continued

[]  Swing Corner (progression)**

[]  Promenade to Man’s home

Sequence: chorus, Heads lead twice, chorus, Sides lead twice, chorus

* Heads forward & star through with opposites & pass thru two & face to fall back to corner & then forward to meet partner (in opposite original square place) then repeat all this to place

WHILE Sides wait 2 bars then follow same movements as Heads

NB when designated couples pass thru, other couples arch

** or balance & swing

chorus suggestions:

intro:

Honour other dancers / Circle left / Left-hand turn Corner, Grand Chain / finish Grand Chain, Swing 

break:

Ladies Star Chain / Gypsy left with current Partner, then gypsy right with Corner /

Balance & box the gnat, begin Reverse Grand Chain / ..to place, Swing

finale:

Grand Square / Reverse Grand Square / Do-si-do Partner, then Corner / Promenade

GRAND NETHERWYKE WEAVE

(Sibby 2019)

Square set - no progression

48 bar reel (“7 o’clock swing” © Anne Skinner)

[]  Circle left and right

[]  Grand Weave* (all now with original Corner)

[]  Grand Weave (all now with original Opposite)

[]  Ladies Star Chain halfway (to original Partner); Grand Chain home (start left-hand)

[]  Left-hand turn three-quarters; Men star right

[]  Texas star right, wheel half-way; texas star left

[]  Circle right and left

[]  Reverse Grand Weave** (all now with original Corner)

[]  Reverse Grand Weave (all now with original Opposite)

[]  Ladies weave half-way (to original Partner); Gypsy

[]  Grand Chain half-way; Do-si-do

[]  Grand Chain half-way; Swing

*GRAND WEAVE

Ladies loop clockwise around their corner and stand behind him; Men pass across the set (all at the same time),followed by the ladies (who allow man from right to cross between her and the man she is following); Men turn to face the ladies and star through; Promenade one place around the set (men on the inside), and square the set

**REVERSE GRAND WEAVE

Men loop counter-clockwise around their corner and stand behind her; Ladies pass across the set (all at the same time), followed by the men (who allow lady from left to cross between him and the lady he is following); Ladies turn to face the men and star through; Promenade one place around the set (men on outside), and square the set

NETHERWYKE DODGE

(Sibby 2019)

Square set - Corner progression

7x32 bar reel (“Here we Pyr-go!”/”Bluebell Stroll” © Anne Skinner)

chorus - ad lib

(The tune is based on PYRGO POLKA written for the Pyrgo Priory School in Harold Hill, London)

figure

[]  Right-hand turn Partner halfway into alamo ring and balance; Repeat to places

[]  Walk & Dodge* to alamo ring & balance; Repeat

[]  Grand Chain half-way; Do-si-do

[]  Ladies star chain three-quarters (progression); Swing

sequence: chorus - figure twice - chorus - figure twice - chorus

*WALK & DODGE

as box-circulate with opposite couple, heads & sides simultaneously

NETHERWYKE

(Sibby 2019)

Longways - 3 couples - progression 1-2-3

24 bar waltz (“Harewood Lullaby” © Anne Skinner)

[1]

[]  Lead up a double and back; Same down

[]  Top couple half-figure-eight through 2nd couple; 2nd couple same through third couple

[]  Bottom couple cross up between 2nd couple & up outside to top;

all pass partner left-shoulder & loop right

[2] Swirly sidings right & left - etc

[3]  Arm right & left - etc

Arming:  in renaissance style (touching wrists, with straight arms)

Extra challenge:

The recording plays the tune six times. Dancers may repeat the moves as above OR

Reverse the moves thus:

[4]

[]  lead down a double & back; same up

[]  Bottom couple half-figure-eight ..etc

[]  … all pass partner right-shoulder & loop left

[5] Swirly sidings left & right - etc

[6]  Arm left & right - etc

 
 
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