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THE BEGGAR BOY

 Longways for six; in three parts (1st Ed., 1650).
 MUSIC.        MOVEMENTS
           First Part.
   A        1-4        All lead up a double and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
           5-8        That again.
   B1        1-4        First and third men face the left wall, 
            move forward a double, and fall back a double to places; 
            while first and third women face the right wall and do 
            the same (r.s.). Simultaneously, second man and second woman 
            advance a double and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
           5-8        Men hands-three, once round; while women do the same on their own side.
   B2        1-8        Same as B1.
           Second Part.
   A        1-4        Partners side (r.s.).
           5-8        That again.
   B1        1-4        First couple faces down and the third couple up; 
            they change places, the first couple passing between 
            the third man and the third woman; while the second man 
            and the second woman fall back a double and move forward 
            a double to places (r.s.).
           5-8        Third and second couples hands-four, once round; while 
            first couple set and turn single.
   B2        1-8        Repeat B1, to places.
           Third Part.
   A        1-4        Partners arm with the right.
           5-8        Partners arm with the left.
   B1        1-4        All fall back a double and then move forward a double to places (r.s.).
           5-8        Men the half-hey (Fig.12, p.53); while the women do the same on their own side (r.s.).
   B2        1-8        Repeat B1, to places.

See an animation of this dance.

Recording: beggar_boy-065_bn8bc-12.mp3.zip
beggar_boy-bsbnd04.mp3.zip

ins_beggar_boy.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/16 11:21 by nashjc