Sheffield City Morris as International Performers

To illustrate the broad repertoire of the group the following is the programme of items in our principal performance at the Gyöngyös International Folklore Festival, Hungary in 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Leap Frog"

Morris dance

The group's traditional 'coming-on' dance.

 

 

Langsett Stick Dance

Morris dance

A dance of the group's own creation.

 

 

"Liverpool Hornpipe"

Clog dance

Traditional steps from East Fife, Scotland

 

 

"Maid of the Mill"

Morris dance

Our version of a dance from the village of Bampton-in-the Bush, near Oxford.

 

 

"Strike the Bell"

Morris dance

A dance of the group's own creation.

 

 

Hebridean Weaving Dance

Display dance

A traditional, women's dance from the Western Isles of Scotland, portraying the sounds and movements of a hand loom.

 

 

"Little Bony"

Morris dance

A dance of the group's own creation.

 

 

Reels

Irish dance

A mixed heavy and light shoe Irish reel sequence.

 

 

"Westmoreland Reel"

Clog dance

Traditional steps from the North West of England

 

 

Upton-on-Severn Stick Dance

Morris dance

The group's own interpretation of an outline notation of this 'lost' tradition.

 

 

"Cumberland Square Eight", "Waves of Tory", "Dorset Four Hand Reel"

Social dance.

A sequence of three 'leisure' dances from the north west of England, Ireland and the south west of England, respectively.

 

 

Five hand reel

Irish dance

An Irish Reel sequence

 

 

"Rolling Home"

Song

Our traditional 'farewell' song in our usual choral style.

 

 

"Viragom"

Song

Our encore - a traditional Hungarian Song, "The Flower Seller"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During this performance the group provided its own announcements, in Hungarian, the only group to do so.

A video of this performance is available.

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