Translation, ‘Hanter’ means ‘half’ (as distinguished from the ‘An’ (full) ‘Dro’). Source, Numerous places. Last time before writing this was from Yves Leblanc at the. Album · · 10 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free. A traditional Irish three-two with two settings and two comments that has been added to thirteen tunebooks.

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Available on-line at http: In our folk-dances, as it rarely has as many men as women, the alternation is not necessarily respected and the position of the arms is more left arm from below, right arm over.

This and the previous count together are normally counted as simply a slow step but in style it is more like step followed by a pause as the weight support rocks onto the L foot, teeters, and falls to the R naturally hanfer the first step of bar 2 with a suspended feeling inbetween. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Hanter-dro is a native Breton dance from pays vannetais. A very simple Breton dance that is still very popular in Breton Festou Noz folkdance parties.

This is enough to lift the other foot for next low step without much knee effort and temporarily stores the energy during the pause in the slow direction changing steps. Leave a Reply Cancel hwnter Enter your comment here Create hantrr free website or hatner at WordPress.


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Mistakes are quite likely in janter notes and no guarantees are made as to accuracy. Hanter-dro is danced in chain, traditionally with men and women alternatively. There may be other versions of the same dance or other dances with the same name.


The tempo is about Rock onto supporting leg during the slow steps. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This site uses cookies. The constant stepping to the sides can cause fatigue in the legs particularly the R knee because of the sideways force needed. You are commenting using your WordPress. Flat footed small low steps.

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Folk Dance Musings: Hanter Dro (Brittany France)

The solution is to maintain a small side to side swinging of the hips swinging onto the side of the foot that weight is being transferred onto as the foot goes onto the ground. Alternatively it can done without musical accompaniment with the dancers singing.

Start Facing the centre of the circle. Notes by Andrew Hardwick. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. The name comes from it being half a banter Dro the Triple Step to the L then, instead of doing the same thing to the R, cut it down to just a single rock R.


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This entry was posted on Friday, April 19th, at Triple Step to the side L, rock R. This can be a lot more challenging, especially if one does not speak Breton! Repeat counts in mirror image on the opposite feet step R to the side and pause rocked onto it but with the R foot slightly behind. The arms do not move during the dance.

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Weight on R foot. It is pretty boring even easier than the An Dro uanter goes on monotonously for hours but it was hantet designed as the sole entertainment in Fest Noz but as a background for beer drinking which is not taxing on the mental abilities of drunks unused to dancing much like clubbing disco dances are. Email required Address never made public. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Better than using notes, go to a dance class where it is taught.

hamter Music may differ, particularly in speed, introduction and duration, between performers. Notify me of new comments via email. The body is slightly turned to the left.