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Oranges and Lemons

As in “The Playford Ball”
Square for 4 couples ORANGES AND LEMONS HM p. 24 music: HM

   Part I
AA 1-8  All forward a double and fall back a double. That again.
B1 1-2  Men: honor partners (1), honor corners (2).
   3-6  Men circle four-hands clockwise half-way and 
        fall into opposite place.
   7-8  Women: honor men on left (7), honor men on right (8);
   9-12 Women circle four-hands clockwise half-way and 
        fall into opposite place beside partner.
B2 1-12 Repeat B1, but with circles going counter-clockwise. 

   Part II
AA 1-8  Partners side twice.
B1 1    Partners take right hands, raise them and 
        release with a slow set to the right.
   2    Partners take left hands, raise them 
        and release with a slow set to the left.
   3-6  Right-and-left, two changes, beginning with partners.
   7-12 Repeat B1, 1-6.
B2 1-12 Repeat B1 lo place. 

   Part III
AA 1-8  Partners arm right, then arm left, ending in 
        diagonal lines with head couples facing couples 
        on the left. {head men and side women will be on 
        the ends of the lines. }
B1 1-2  All honor opposite (1); honor partner (2).
   3-6  With opposite couple, circle four-hands half-way; 
        head men drop hands with side women to open in a 
        line on the other diagonal, facing line formed by 
        the other couples.
   7-12 Repeat 1-6.
B2 1-12 Repeat B1 to place.

{this is a stately dance.}

See an animation of this dance SvgLogoSmall.png.

Oranges and Lemons

Square set

   Meet and fall back; repeat.
   Honour partner, honour corner; men hands-4 half way round clockwise. 
   Women honour current partner, then corner; hands-4 half way round clockwise.
   Men honour partner, corner; men return hands-4 anticlockwise. 
   Women honour current partner, corner; women return hands-4 anticlockwise.
   Side; repeat.
   Take R hand with partner, raise it while taking one step R, then 
   (letting go the R hand) the same with L;
   circular hey 2 changes, giving R and L hands. 
   Take R hand with new person, then L as before; continue to places.
   Arm R; arm L.
   Head couples face the couple on their left, 
   forming diagonal lines across the set, couples honour,
   then partners honour; hands-4 half way, opening out into 
   lines on the other diagonal. Continue, heads moving
   one place clockwise each time, sides one place anticlockwise.


ins_oranges_and_lemons.txt · Last modified: 2024/04/04 02:54 by mar4uscha