Pop Goes The Weasel ~ Porter

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Pop Goes The Weasel ~ Porter is an English Country Dance. It was devised by Jas. W. Porter in 1853 and published in Pop Goes The Weasel, monograph. It was interpreted by George Williams in 2020. It is a proper Longways as many as will dance. In this dance the couples are permuted by: 51234. The dance lasts 32 bars.

The animation plays at 120 counts per minute normally, but the first time through the set the dance is slowed down so people can learn the moves more readily. Men are drawn as rectangles, women as ellipses. Each couple is drawn in its own color, however the border of each dancer indicates what role they currently play so the border color may change each time through the minor set.

The dances of George Williams (including this one) are licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike: CC BY-NC-SA license.
An online description of the dance may be found here.

1-41s balance
5-81s gallop down the middle and come back
9-161s+W2 circle three right, then back by the left halfway, W2 pops through
17-241s+M2 circle three right, then back by the left halfway, M2 pops through
25-281s gallop down and come back
29-321s cast down the outside to the bottom, others move up 1 place

If you find what you believe to be a mistake in this animation, please leave a comment on youtube explaining what you believe to be wrong. If I agree with you I shall do my best to fix it.

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The dance itself is out of copyright, and is in the public domain. The interpretation is copyright © 2020 by George Williams. And is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. My visualization of this dance is copyright © 2020 by George W. Williams V and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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