Dances and Tunes Repository (Members Password Required)
Poacher Morris have a repertoire of many traditional and not-so-traditional border Morris dances. In our current dance out list are:
Stick dance for 6. Tune: Amoco Stomp
A Poacher Morris original dance, loosely based on the Tchaikovsky ballet – not.
Stick dance for 8. Tune: Steamboat
Wayzgoose taught Poacher Morris this dance, but it’s not good in the middle?
Stick dance for 6. Tune: King of the Faeries
Diminutive criminals Edward and William?
Stick dance for 4. Tune: Cuckoo’s Nest
Lots of sticks in both, but no eggs in our version.
Stick dance for 7. Tune: Theme Vanitee
A Poacher Morris original dance, about a Jealous Alien?
Hunting the Hare:
Stick dance for 4 (or 6 if we’re feeling brave). Tune: Enlist for a Sailor
Rabbit chasing for balding Morris dancers?
Stick dance for 4. Tune: Variant on Rickett’s Hornpipe
Poacher Morris waving their sticks about – what more could a maiden want?
Stick dance for 6. Tune: William Taylor’s Tabletop Hornpipe
A Lincolnshire delicacy danced delicately (sometimes).
Stick dance for 8. Tune: The Dark Girl
A prickly subject for Jane?
Stick dance for 3’s from Grimspound Morris, adapted and adopted by Poacher Morris. Tune: Foul Weather Call
Solderer’s Binnies in a Can?
Stick dance for 5. Tune: Twiglet / Theme Vanitee
A stick dance originally performed with knobbly snacks made with yeast extract; however we now use hazel sticks that last longer but are not as tasty.
Stick dance for 5. Tune: Waltzing Matilda
Confusingly, not in waltz time, and none of us are called Matilda!
Stick dance for 8. Tune: William Taylor’s Tabletop Hornpipe
The Head or Toes of Nanny Ogg