Wrekin Havoc

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Grand Hornpipe midi
Shave and a Haircut midi
Steptoe midi


Six dancers in a longways set
Sticking {(Tips and butts) x 3, 3 quick tips} x 2

Dance on
Sticking
Wrekin hey
Sticking
3 hands round
Sticking
Back to back
right shoulders
Sticking
Back to back
left shoulders
Sticking
Three tops hey
Sticking
New figure
Sticking
New figure
again
StickingWillie hey
and dance off gfdgdfgd


The tunes listed below have been superseded by:

Steptoe and Son for the intro and 

Grand Hornpipe for the dance

The latter tune is converted to a dotted hornpipe towards the end of the piece full details in this document:

Notes for Music and Dance

 


These are the original tunes, dropped in 1999

 Harvest Home

A jaunty well-know hornpipe played in a slightly more decorated form than the midi file suggests. Notable are the "stops" after the second and fourth Bs. I like to feel that if I was editing tape (nobody does this any more) I could just get a razor blade in the silence at these points. We change tunes after six repeats to . . .

Key D
Format AB

Kerry Hornpipe

This tune and its companion go back a long time in the Flagcrackers, and mark the point where I gave up learning all the tunes on the squeeze box. Regular squeezers may be familiar with this feeling. On the last two bars of the tune, during the dance off we break the hornpipe rhythm and mark the seven final beats heavily with the drum.

Key D
Format AB