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The Jovial Beggars

Round for six
Recording: jovial_beggars-bnah5-19.mp3.zip

   Part I
   A1    8  Slipping circle left.
         4  Turn single.
   A2    8  Slipping circle right.
         4  Turn single.
   B1    8  Partners take hand, fall back and come forward a double.
         8  Men cast off left and move around circle one place counter-clockwise
            (First man to third man's place, etc.), as ladies follow their 
            partners and return to their own places, all skipping.
   B2    8  Current partners take hand, fall back and come forward a double.
         8  Ladies cast off right and move around circle one place clockwise
            (First lady to second lady's place, etc.) as men follow their 
            current partners and return to their present places, all skipping.
   Part II
   A1    8  Side with current partner.
         4  Turn single.
   A2   12  All that again.
   B1    8  Partners take hand, fall back and come forward a double.
         8  Men cast and move one place as ladies follow, as in Part I.
   B2    8  Current partners take hand, fall back and come forward a double.
         8  Ladies cast and move one place as men follow, as in Part I.
   Part III
   A1    8  Arm right with current partner.
         4  Turn single.
   A2    8  Arm left with current partner.
         4  Turn single.
   B1   16  As in first two figures.
   B2   16  As in first two figures.

NOTES
A mixer: dancers move two places to the right (men) or left (women) on each round.
Charles Bolton, in Retreads 4, has published his interpretation of the original longways dance by this name, found in The Dancing Master; 11th Ed. (1701).

Source: At Home, The English Dance collection Vol 5
Sticker Number: OECDC 2016 - 4 (CD: -3)

ins_jovial_beggars.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/22 13:43 by nashjc