Esperance Morris Book vol 1 - online book

A Manual Of Morris Dances Folk-songs And Singing Games With Sheet Music And Instructions

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THE ESPERANCE MORRIS BOOK.
9
Hand clapping. 8 bars. Back to back. 8 bars. Hand clapping. 8 bars. All in. Face as at start.
Hand clapping is as follows : all clap hands twice, partners clap right hands ; all clap twice, partners clap left hands; all clap twice, partners clap right hands ; partners clap left, then fling hands above heads, this takes four bars; at the same time you hop on alternate feet as follows :
JOCKEY TO THE FAIR {Morris Jig).
This is a solo dance, and can be danced by one, two, or more persons. A very effective number is five, and in that case the dancers should stand thus :
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