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Mayfair

two couples facing

Colin Hume, 1992.

Tune: “Grimstock” from Playford 1651, 6/8, A major

Source: New Dances for Old (Colin Hume, 1990)

Clue: At the end of each A, everyone is diagonally opposite original place; at the end of each B, everyone is home.

Part I
A1         With partner, forward a double and back; cross R-shoulder with opposite and loop away from partner 3/4 to finish beside opposite, facing partner.
A2         With opposite, forward a double and back; cross R-shoulder with partner and loop away from opposite 3/4 to finish beside partner, all ending diagonally opposite original place.
B         Women cross R-shoulder, men cross R-shoulder; circle L once.
Part II
A1         Side R-shoulder with partner; cross R-shoulder with partner and loop away from opposite 3/4 to finish beside partner (improper) facing opposite.
A2         Side L-shoulder with opposite; cross L-shoulder with opposite and loop away from partner 3/4 to finish beside opposite facing partner.
B         Half pousette counterclockwise with partner (men push); Half pousette clockwise with opposite (women push).
Part III
A1         Arm R with partner; women cast L-shoulder and orbit halfway around, followed by opposite men, who end where they started.
A2         Arm L with opposite; men cast R-shoulder and orbit halfway around, followed by partners, who end where they started.
B         Star R once around; opposite 2-hand turn halfway, partner 2-hand turn halfway. 
ins_mayfair.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/27 20:27 by nashjc