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Half Hannikin


   (Couples as many as will in a circle.)
   Holding hands, double into the center and back. Repeat.
   Side left and right with your partner.
   Arm right once around with your partner.
   Arm left one and a half times, so that you end up in a new spot.
   Take hand in a circle & begin again.

From John Fitzhugh Millar's 1985 book, Elizabethan Country Dances. (Thanks to Charlene Charette.) The original Playford is a longways dance. See

See an animation of this dance.

ins_half_hannikin.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/21 02:16 by nashjc