The Dances & The Tunes

We attempt many different dances, some old and traditional and some new and created in-house. The style of AnnieMation is eclectic and evolving and we have been known to add our own unique little flourishes to liven things up.  That way we never have to admit to making A MISTAKE!!!

(You can see some of our musicians at the bootom of the kit page )

Our current repertoire includes:

(If text is red there a link to more details)

At bottom page wa re starting to add music notation.

Dance                                                                                          Music

Ansty Mill                                                                                                            Brian Boru’s March

Banks of Green Willow                                                                                  The Sheffield Hornpipe

Bonny Breast Knot  (Infrequently Danced – Possible 2023)            Bonny Breast Knot 

Carr Lodge Polka (by Trefor Owen)                                                          British Grenadiers

Cosgrove (the Teflon dance, cos there’s no sticks!)                            Merrily Kissed The Quaker

Cotton Reels (created by Sally Messenger video)                                 Old Joe Clark  & GoodBye Liza Jane  

Desperate Dan                                                                                                  Flowers of Edinburgh & My Love she’s but a Lassie Yet

Gisburn                                                                                                               Cock o’ the North (Soul Man maybe one day 🙂 )

Jack’s Rant  (Video  at 40 seconds)                                                            Donkey Ride & Peat Fire Flame

Newtown (created by Rosie Forth)   (soggy practice)                         Horses Brawl

Normandy (New 2024)             Video (Not us)                                          Doctor Fausters Tumlers / Prince William

                                                                                                                               Scottische a Virmoux / Serpentiner och Konfetti

Oyster Feast (by Sally, again)  (Infrequently Danced) 

Pipers Ash                                                                                                          Over the Hills to Glory

Polka Dot (learned Alive and Kicking)   Snippet Practice                    Polka Dot

Preston Royal (thanks Margaret C ) – Video     Video2                        Uncles Jig

Rope Walk (danced with ropes!)    Video                                                  Kafoozalum

Saddleworth                                                                                                      The Oyster Girl

The Seventeenth  (invented on March the 17th!)                                  Speed the Plough

Tinners Rabbit                                                                                                   Not for Joe

Tingley              Video                                                                                                   Ballaquhidder Lasses

Walton Parade   (New 2023)     Video               Video2                          Rattlin’ Bog

We are hoping also to revive some more of the dances we used to do in the past which have been neglected as we’ve been teaching the core repertoire to new dancers.

Here are our Dance Calls Cards

Calling cards 1

1- Tingley, Saddleworth, Cotton Reels, Piper’s Ash, 17th, Green Willow, Anstey Mill, Newton, Polka Dot, Preston Royal

Calling cards 2

2 – Gisburn, Cossgrove, Jack;s Rant, Ropewalk, Tinner’s Rabbit, Carr Lodge, Oyster Feast, Hindley, Clitheroe, Lostock Junction

Music Notaion

We are starting to add our musical notation to not MuseScore (a free program). Then add it here. It lets us add various formats (but not squeezie box dots) fairly essily. The Banjo seem to be obsessed with adding to the high string so may not be that much use. Contact Paul (via AM Facebook) if want specific version added.

Dance / Tune

Tingley  – Ballaquhidder Lasses

Ballaquhidder Lasses – Music Only PDF

Ballaquhidder Lasses – Music and Guitar Tab – PDF

Ballaquhidder Lasses – Music An 5 String Banjo Tab PDF

Walton Parade   – Rattlin’ Bog

Rattlin’ Bog – Music Only – PDF

Rattlin’ Bog – Music and Guitar Tab – PDF

Rattlin’ Bog – Music and 5 String Banjo Tab – PDF