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The Night Cap 1932 Maggot Pie

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   Part        Beats                Description
   Chorus:
                      
   A1        4        Inside hands joined w/partner, all take 2 step-togethers
                   to the right.
             
           4        Forward a double, face partner and take 2-H [gents have 
                   their backs to the center of the square]
             
           4        Gents dance forward/ladies back a double.
             
           4        Ladies dance forward/gents back, opening into the square
   A2        8        W/partner, take 2 steps left, then forward a double.
                   Face partner and take 2-H [ladies have their back to 
                   the center of the square]
             
           8        As above, with ladies starting forward/gents back. 
                   End in original places
   First Figure: 
   B1        4        Sides face partner. 1’s dance forward.
             
           4        1’s separate and slip out through nearest side couple 
                   as 3’s dance up to end between the sides
             
          4        Mirror hands-across œ [on 1st gent side R-H, 
                   on 1st lady L-H], til the 1’s are in the center facing up
             
           4        All dance home: 1’s straight ahead, 3’s around the side, 
                   sides finish the turn
            
           4        All face partner and turn single.
   B2        20        Repeat, with heads facing, 4’s leading the figure, 
                   hands across at the heads [[4th|gent R-H, 4th lady L-H]], 
                   dance home and turn single.
   CHORUS:         A1-2        As above
   Second Figure: 
   B1        16        Head couples face R-H couple, making 2 long lines of 4 on 
                   the diagonal. Middle people dance a full figure-8 through 
                   the nearest end.
           4        All face partner and turn single.
   B2        16        Head couples face L-H couple, making 2 long lines of 4 on 
                   the other diagonal. New middle people dance a full figure-8 
                   through the nearest end.
             
           4        All face partner and turn single.
   CHORUS: A1-2  As above
   Third Figure: 
   B1        8        W/partner, lead away and come back. Face partner.
             
           8        Circular hey œ, passing partner R-shoulder to start.
             
           4        In opposite place, face partner and turn single
   B2        20        Repeat to home place
ins_nightcap.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/15 21:50 (external edit)