Hoopers Jig

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Message 11918 · 2 May 1998 23:06:30 · Variable-width font · Whole thread

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> > Have you considered describing the paths danced by the first man and third
> > woman, for example, as long thin ovals?
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> At least one teacher in southern California refers to it as "the rubber band"
> figure. It's not only shaped like a stretched-out rubber band, but you dance
> out to the 3d woman's/1st man's place ("as far as the music will let you go")
> and then "snap" back to place. Not a very orthodox description, but the
> beginners don't forget it.

We were always taught it as sausages, just as we were for Inveran Reels.

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