Dance Hooper's Jig 2979

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Unknown
Intensity
804 840 706 880 = 55% (1 turn), 41% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Hands across - 4 (HX;4P;)
  • Rights and Lefts (R&L)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Skip-Change
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This cannot be attributed to a specific person.
Some sources suggest ‘hooper’ is merely an old form of ‘cooper’, a barrel maker, while others suggest that it was the specialist function of making and fitting the metal hoops on barrels as opposed to the making of the wooden staves.

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
Hooper's Jig Jimmy Shand and his Band The Legendary Jimmy Shand CD 16 J32 84:22 32.8 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Bonnie Doon/Jeannie's Blue Een
Hooper's Jig Jimmy Shand and his Band A Scottish Fancy CD+ 7 J32 84:22 32.8 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Bonnie Doon/Jeannie's Blue Een
Hooper's Jig Jimmy Shand and his Band The Pride of Scotland LP 6 J32 84:22 32.8 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Bonnie Doon/Jeannie's Blue Een
Hooper's Jig Jimmy Shand and his Band A Scottish Fancy LP+ 7 J32 84:22 32.8 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Bonnie Doon/Jeannie's Blue Een
Hooper's Jig Neil Barron and his Scottish Dance Band Music for Scottish Dancing CD+ 1 J32 84:36 34.5 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Ythan Bar/Woodhaven Pier/Stoneypath Tower
Hooper's Jig Jim Johnstone and his Band Dancing with Jim Johnstone LP 1 J32 80:00 0.0 Peter's Peerie Boat/Aithernie Lodge/Jackson's Jig/The Jig of Slurs
Hooper's Jig Bill Hendry The Scottish Sound of the Bill Hendry Band LP 3 J32 40:00 0.0
Hooper's Jig Stan Hamilton and his Flying Scotsmen Scottish Dance Time Vol 3 LP 6 J32 84:40 35.0 [S] The Steamboat/Syd Chalmers
Hooper's Jig Frank Reid and his Band Dance with the London Highland Club LP 14 J32 84:30 33.8 Peter's Peerie Boat/Aithernie Lodge/Jackson's Jig
Hooper's Jig Rob Gordon and his Band The Kilt is my Delight LP 7 J32 84:17 32.1 Peter's Peerie Boat/The Bonawe Highlanders/T.B. Laing, Esq
Hooper's Jig Alasdair Fraser & Muriel Johnstone Just As It Was 1 CD 3 J32 84:50 36.2 Peter's Peerie Boat/The Stool of Repentance/Off She Goes
Hooper's Jig The Thistle Band On Stage With..., Volume 1 MC 5 J32 80:00 0.0 Peter's Peerie Boat/Syd Chalmers/Elizabeth Adair/The Harmonica
Hooper's Jig The Deirdre Adamson Quartet Come More Scottish Country Dancing CD+ 1 J32 84:32 34.0 Peter's Peerie Boat/Jim Anderson's Delight/Martin Stewart/Graham Jamieson's Comphy Pumphy
Hooper's Jig Muriel Johnstone & Keith Smith Delaware Valley Spring Ball 2003 CD 6 J32 84:55 36.9 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Elspeth Andrew's Fancy/Blackadder Water/Susan Skelton's Jig
Hooper's Jig West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band Industrial Strength CD 2 J320:00 0
Hooper's Jig Ian Hutson & his Scottish Dance Band Let's Celebrate CD 4 J32 84:32 34.0 Peter's Peerie Boat/Garster's Dream/Barbara Emslie/Margaret Manson
Hooper's Jig Irvine Valley SCD Band Favourite SCDs Vol 1 CD 3 J32 84:41 35.1 Peter's Peerie Boat/Jim Connor's Jig/Doc Boyd's Jig/Charlie Hunter
Hooper's Jig George Rennie Scottish Dance Band Old Tyme Favourites Vol 2 CD 8 J32 84:29 33.6 Peter's Peerie Boat/Campbell's Frolic/Marlene Mitchell of Bardmony/Jim Connor's Jig
Hooper's Jig Bill Hendry Dance Band The Scottish Sound of the Bill Hendry Dance Band CD 15 J32 42:17 34.2 Peter's Peerie Boat/Pet o' the Pipers/Echoes of Oban
Hooper's Jig Pinewoods 2010 Musicians Live From C Sharp CD 2 J32 84:48 36.0 Peter's Peerie Boat/Lady Elizabeth Cole's Reel/Jour de Quarantième/Air From Haydn
Hooper's Jig Marian Anderson and her Band Saint Bernard's Waltz CD 16 J32 84:23 32.9 Peter's Peerie Boat/The Kesh Jig/Dusty Windowsills/Simon Thoumire's Jig/Ally Bally/Thunderhead/Willy Walsh's Jig/The Boys of Ballymote
Hooper's Jig Vancouver Fiddle Orchestra Vancouver - 20th Anniversary CD 4 J32 84:46 35.8 Peter's Peerie Boat/Three Sea Captains/Roaring Jelly/Maggie Brown
Hooper's Jig The Atholl Players Dances of Scotland Volume 1 LP+ 6 J32 84:37 34.6 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Balcomie House/Wha Wadna' Fecht for Charlie
Hooper's Jig The Atholl Players Dances of Scotland Volume 1 MC 6 J32 84:37 34.6 [S] Peter's Peerie Boat/Balcomie House/Wha Wadna' Fecht for Charlie
Hooper's Jig Jim Johnstone and his Band The Sound of Jim Johnstone and His Band MP3+ 13 J32 42:19 34.8 Peter's Peerie Boat/Aithernie Lodge/Jackson's Jig

Hooper's Jig 3/4L · J32

1–
All clap, 1c cross Rsh and cast off one (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA
9–
All clap, 1c cross back Rsh, cast up to own place (2c down) ; 1c+2c LHA
17–
1M+3W change places RH | 1W+3M change RH, while{} 1M+3W dance a Rsh loop ; 1M+3W cross back RH while{} 1W+3M loop | 1W+3M cross back LH, 1W to 2pl, while{} 1M casts to 2pl (2c up)
25–
2c+1c R&L

Hooper's Jig 3/4L · J32

Hooper's Jig 3/4L · J32

1-8
All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 2nd place & dance RH across with 3s
9-16
All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 1st place & dance LH across with 2s
17-24
1M+3L change places RH & 1L+3M change places RH (as 1M+3L loop round), 1M+3L change places RH (as 1L+3M loop round) & 1L+3M cross LH 1L ending in 2nd place (as 1M casts to 2nd pl)
25-32
2s+1s dance R&L

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Lara Friedman-Shedlov · Aug. 30, 2012, 6:45 p.m.

I would probably rate this dance higher if the crossings during the loop figure were R, L, R, L instead of R, R, R, L (someone told me once that they "used to be" that way but got changed somewhere along the line). This dance is often considered easy, but the transition from the loops to the rights and lefts (i.e. the progression) is rather tricky.

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