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Dover Pier

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.



B1 5-8
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.

ins_dover_pier.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/28 01:56 by nashjc