The Millbrook (Stalybridge) Morris Dance -- (3 of 4)

Research notes from D. Howison, collected in October 1957


3 concertinas, some of which were played by fathers of the dancers. Other tunes than those given would be used when marching. The first and second figures were done "at about 100 to the minute, while the Tittle-eara was done slower, about 80 to the minute."

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These tunes were copied out by Mr. Sykes, who for many years has been choirmaster at the local Sunday School, He said that the music for the third figure (Tittle-eara) "was played slightly dotted".

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