as from “The Playford Ball”
Duple minor longways, 2/4, B flat Major Preston's Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1791 (Preston & Son), 1791. Kentish 'Hops', collected by A. Simons (Ring 0' Bells Publishing)
A1 1-4 Partners set twice. 5-8 All right hands-across half-way and fall back into opposite place. A2 1-8 Repeat A1 with left hands. B1 1-4 1st couple cross, and move down outside into second place whlle 2nd couple move up. 5-8 1st couple turn two-hands once-and-a-half. B2 1-8 All right-and-left, four changes, beginning with partner.
NOTES from CDSS:
The 1st couple should be sure to leave time to fall back to place at the end of the turn.
A simple dance where dancers can enjoy dancing the easy figures well, both on their own and also in relation to the other dancers.