Translation, ‘Hanter’ means ‘half’ (as distinguished from the ‘An’ (full) ‘Dro’). Source, Numerous places. Last time before writing this was from Yves Leblanc at the. Album · · 10 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free. A traditional Irish three-two with two settings and two comments that has been added to thirteen tunebooks.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In our folk-dances, as it rarely has as many men as women, the alternation is not necessarily respected and the position of the arms is more left arm from below, right arm over. This is enough to lift the other foot for next low step without much knee effort and temporarily stores the energy during the pause in the slow direction changing steps.

This can be a lot more challenging, especially if one does not speak Breton! Better than using notes, go to a dance class where it is taught. There may be drro versions of the same dance or other dances with the same name. The name comes from it being half a full Dro the Triple Step to the L then, instead of doing the same thing to the R, cut it down to just a single rock R. Available hanterr at http: You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Hanter-dro | Folk dances in Europe

The body is slightly turned to the left. Start Facing the centre of the circle. Triple Step to the side L, rock R.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Music may differ, particularly in speed, introduction and duration, between performers. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The solution is to maintain a small side to side swinging of the hips swinging onto banter side of the foot that weight is being transferred onto as the foot goes onto the ground.

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The arms do not move during the dance. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Rock onto supporting leg during the slow steps. You are commenting using your WordPress. Notes by Andrew Ero.

Alternatively it can done without musical accompaniment with the dancers singing. The tempo is about The constant stepping to the sides can cause fatigue in the legs particularly the R knee because of the sideways force needed.



A very simple Breton banter that is still very popular in Breton Festou Noz folkdance parties. This entry was posted hanteer Friday, April 19th, at Repeat counts in mirror image on the opposite feet step R to the side and pause rocked onto it but with the R foot slightly behind.

Hanter-dro is a native Breton dance from pays vannetais. Notify me of new posts via email. Hanter-dro janter danced in chain, traditionally with men and women alternatively. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. It is pretty boring even easier than the An Dro traditionally goes on monotonously for hours but it was not designed as the sole entertainment in Fest Noz but as a background for beer drinking which is not taxing on the mental abilities of drunks unused to dancing much like clubbing disco dances are.

Weight on R foot.