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EPPING FOREST

Round for six; in three parts (4th Ed., 1670)

 MUSIC.        MOVEMENTS.
First Part.
A1  1-4  Hands-six eight slips clockwise.
    5-8  Partners set and turn single.
A2  1-4  Hands-six eight slips counter-clockwise to places.
    5-8  Partners set and turn single.
B   1-4  Men set-and-honour to partners.
    5-8  Men set-and-honour each to the woman on his left.
C   1-4  Men turn their partners.
    5-8  Men turn each the woman on his left.
Second Part.
A1  1-4  Partners side.
    5-8  Partners set and turn single.
A2  1-8  All that again.
B and C  As in First Part.
Third Part.
A1  1-4  Partners arm with the right.
    5-8  Partners set and turn single.
A1  1-4  Partners arm with the left.
    5-8  Partners set and turn single.
B and C  As in First Part.

Nowadays generally interpreted as:-

   Slip left; set and turn single. Slip right; set and turn single
   Step and honour (kiss??) partner; corner
   Two hand turn partner; two hand turn corner once and a half, keep as new partner.
   Repeat with siding and arming to get original partner back.
ins_epping_forest.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/27 12:35 by nashjc