Trip to the Manors is an English Country Dance. It was devised by Gary Roodman (website) in 2000 and published in A Number of Calculated Figures. It is a Facing Couples dance. There is no progression in this dance. It is a USA dance. The dance lasts 96 bars. It is in the key: C major. Someone thought this dance was Intermediate / Hard.
The tune, called Kemp's (Augmented) Jig, was augmented by Gary Roodman from Kemp's Jig found in Listen by Joseph Kerman. It was performed by MGM and Reunion on the album Old Friends.
The animation plays at 109 counts per minute. Men are drawn as rectangles, women as ellipses. Each couple is drawn in its own color.
The dance contains the following figures: USA, hand turn (allemande), set, lead, hey, siding, arming (and probably others).
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The dance is copyright © 2000 by Gary Roodman. 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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