Ithaca-on-Hemp Tradition (Heartwood Morris)

A dance in the (modern) tradition of Ithaca-on-Hemp for a multiple of 3 dancers with a multiple of 6 long sticks. The music is the folk tune "Elsie Marley", arranged for Morris dancing by Peter Hoover. This dance features a pattern of sticking in the chorus where clashes are alternated with striking the ground.

Dance Notes

Danced with two long sticks held at the base. Standard 3-person Ithaca-on-Hemp stick dance figures. Ends on rounds (bonfire).

TODO: Describe the chorus

Sheet Music


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