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Bury Fair
LW triple

Sources:         The Dancing Master 10th Ed. 1698
The Country Dance Book

BURY FAIR.
Longways for as many as will; in one part (10th Ed., 1698)
MUSIC.        MOVEMENTS.
(Triple minor-set.)
A        1-4        First man casts down below third couple and stands between third man and woman, all three facing up.
5-6        First woman casts down below second woman and stands betweed second man and woman, all three facing down.
7-8        Opposites set to one another i.e., first man to his partner, second woman to third woman and second man to third man.
B        1-4        Second couple and first woman hands-three; while third couple and first man do the same.
5-8        The same again, counter-clockwise.
C        1-8        First woman and second couple go the hey (first woman facing second man and passing by the right); while third couple and first man do the same (first man facing third woman and passing by the right), the first couple falling into the 
D        1-4        First couple leads down through the third couple and cast up into second place.
5-8        First couple leads up through the second couple and casts down into the second place.

BURY FAIR—triple longways (4/4) (F)
Playford, Dancing Master, I-10, 1698
Sharp, The Country Dance Book, VI, p. 114
Recording: Boston Centre Series, vol. I, by Bare Necessities
A
1-4
1st man casts down below 3rd man & stands btwn. 3rd cu. facing up.
5-6
1st wo. casts down below 2nd wo. & stands btwn. 2nd cu. facing down.
7-8
The two lines set to each other.
B
1-4
Hands-3 once round: 2nd cu. & 1st wo./3rd cu. & 1st man.
5-8
Back the other way.
C
1-8
Hey across the set: 1st wo. & 2nd cu./1st man & 3rd cu. (passing R-sh. with opp., i.e. R-hd. person), end with 1st cu. in
nd
2 place (prog.) [[16|steps]].
D
1-4
1st cu. lead down thru 3rd cu. & cast to 2nd place.
5-8
1st cu. lead up thru 2nd cu. & cast to 2nd place.

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