Ha! Ha! The Wooin' O' It
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
HA! HA! THE WOOIN' O' IT
(R8x32) 2C (4C set) MMM 1
1- 8 1L+2L advance towards partners and set, retire and set
9-16 1M+2M repeat bars 1- 8
17-24 1s lead down and back
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
The title of this dance, Ha! Ha! The Wooin' O' It, comes from the Duncan Gray - Poem
written by Robert Burns in 1792, for Thomson's collection.
Duncan Gray cam' here to woo,
Ha, ha, the wooing o't,
On blythe Yule nicht, when we were fou,
Ha, ha, the wooing o't;
Duncan Gray Song Video
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"Portrait Of Burns" Alexander Nasmyth (1758–1840), c. 1787
Image Copyright Alexander Nasmyth [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.
Additional search terms: Wooing Of It.
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