Playing for Morris
A video of this workshop will appear in our YouTube channel soon.
The Green Man Jig (Bucknell)
Pipe and Tabor – Andy Richards, Dancer – Ollie Simons
Have fun building on skills covered in the recent Beginners Workshop on Shepherds’ Hey Bucknell morris jig (scroll down this page to see that).
Enjoy working on pipe and tabor for the Green Man Bucknell morris jig (interspersed with “Fiz the Quiz”).
Get super sounds using the 7 notes E to D in the key of D.
With this super tune, tabor for Bucknell foot up, sidestep, half caper, plain caper, double caper and upright caper.
Dance instructions (“Black Book format”)
Shepherds’ Hey (Bucknell) Morris Jig
Dancer: Ollie Simons
Pipe & Tabor: Andy Richards (Travelling Morrice)
Tune collected from Joe Powell, Bucknell Morris taborer, in 1927 by Arthur Peck of the Travelling Morrice.
Dance arrangement and augmentation by Russell Wortley, Travelling Morrice dancer and taborer.