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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Weight on R foot. The solution is to maintain a small side to side swinging of the hips swinging onto the side of the foot that weight is being transferred onto as the foot goes onto the ground.

To xro out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Create a free website or blog at WordPress. The constant stepping to the sides can cause fatigue in the legs particularly the R knee because of the sideways force needed. Mistakes are quite likely in the notes and no guarantees are made as to accuracy.



This and the previous count together are normally counted as hante a slow step but in style it is more like step followed by a pause as the weight support rocks onto the L foot, teeters, and falls to the R naturally into the first step of bar 2 with a suspended feeling inbetween. Email required Address never made public.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This entry was posted on Friday, April 19th, at 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.

The body is slightly turned to the left. Notes by Andrew Hardwick.

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This can be a lot more challenging, dgo if one does not speak Breton! The ddo 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. 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. Hanter-dro is danced in chain, traditionally with men and women alternatively. There may be other versions of the same hanterr or other dances with the same name. The arms do not move during the dance. Notify me of new comments via email. Rock onto supporting leg during the slow steps. This site uses cookies. Flat footed small low steps.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Music may differ, particularly in speed, introduction and duration, between performers. 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.

Start Facing the centre of the circle. A very simple Breton dance that is still very popular in Breton Festou Noz folkdance parties. Better than using notes, go to a dance class where it is taught.