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Argeers

A square dance for 2 couples. This reconstruction is by Adina Hamilton.

   Start holding hands with partner and facing the other couple.
   Verse 1
    1 - 2   SLf To meet the other couple, end holding corner by both hands
    3 - 4   2 slips With corner, away from the other couple
    5 - 6   2 slips Back towards partners
    7 - 8   2 steps Change place with corner, passing right shoulders
    9 - 16  6 steps  Take partner’s right hand and turn each other 1 1/2 turns, ending in partner’s position.
   17 - 32  Repeat  Repeat above, ending in original positions.
   Chorus 1
    1 - 4  Men DL To exchange places
    5 - 8  Women DL To exchange places
    9 - 16  All STL Set and turn
   17 - 24  Women DL To exchange places
   21 - 24  Men DL  To exchange places
   25 - 32  All STR  Set and turn
   Verse 2 
    1 - 4  DLf  With corner, away from partner
    5 - 8  DRb  Back towards partner
    9 - 16  DL DR Turn partner
   17 - 20 DLb  Away from corner, not holding hands with partner
   21 - 24 DRf  Back towards corner.
   25 - 32  STL Set and turn
   Chorus 2
   1 - 4  Men SDR Double sideways to exchange places, women passing on the inside.
          Women SDL
   5 - 8  Men SDL  Return to place, women on the inside
          Women SDR
   9 - 16  DL DR  Turn corner, holding right hands
  17 - 20  Women DLf To meet
  21 - 24  Women DRb  Back to place
  25 - 32  Men’s hey  Men change places with a double, passing right shoulders, turn at the end 
           and return to place with another double, again passing right shoulders. End facing contrary.
   Verse 3
    1 - 3  3 steps (l r l)  Men push contrary women back 3 steps, holding both hands
      4    Slip  Slip to men’s right
    5 - 8  Men DRb Men pull women back down the other side
           Women DLf
    9 - 16  STL  Set and turn
   17 - 20  Men SDL  Slip between partners back to place, ladies in front
            Women SDR
   21 - 22 2 steps (l r) Men push contrary women back 2 steps
   23 - 24 2 steps (l r) Men pull contrary women forward 2 steps
   25 - 32 STL  Set and turn
   Chorus 3
    1 - 8  DLf DRf  First man and his corner cast off, ending in partner’s place. Others follow.
    9 - 16 DLf DRf First man and his corner cast off in the other direction, 
             ending in original position. Others follow.
   17 - 24  DLf DRf Half a hey, beginning with partner
   25 - 32  DL DR  Turn partner, holding hands. At the end of the second double, the couples open 
            up and form a line facing the presence.
ins_argeers.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/15 21:47 (external edit)