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In the Bleak Midwinter

Longways duple minor, improper

Author: Robin Hayden

Dance Source: CDSS News #134 (Jan-Feb 1997);

Dances for Volume 4 (Cornelius & Attanasio, 2009)

Music Title: In the Bleak Midwinter (Gustov Holst)

Length/Meter/Key: 32 bars AABB; 4/4; F

Music Source: same; English Country Dance Tunes Vol. II (Peter Barnes, 2005)

Recorded Music: Vol. 4 – Modern Treasures (Bare Necessities, 2000)

A1 1-4 Women meet (2 bars) then turn single (right) back to place (2 bars).
   5-8 Partners two-hand turn once.
A2 1-4 Men meet (2 bars) then turn single (right) back to place (2 bars).
   5-8 Neighbors two-hand turn once and a half. All progressed.
B1 1-4 All circle left once until partner is across the set.
   5-8 Partners back to back.
B2 1-4 All circle right once.
   5-8 Neighbors pass left shoulder, turn left, and return passing 
       left shoulder to progressed place (an elongated gypsy).
ins_in_the_bleak_midwinter.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/06 18:58 by nashjc