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The Rakes of Rochester

Walsh in 1748
Interpreted by Simons in about 1991
duple minor longways proper


A1  8  1st corners R-hand turn.
    8  1s L-hand turn.
A2  8  2nd corners L-hand turn.
    8  2s R-hand turn.
B1  4  1s take two hands & gallop down the center.
    4  1s set up & down (starts man L, woman R).
    8  1s gallop up to top & cast down, 2s moving up.
B2 16  Starting w/ partner, 4 changes of Rights & Lefts (with hands).

Rochester is a town in Kent, one of a number of towns throughout Britain and Ireland whose rowdy young gentlemen were celebrated in “Rakes of….” tune titles.

ins_rakes_of_rochester.txt · Last modified: 2023/08/25 03:43 by mar4uscha