contra – proper longways
as transcribed at Pinewoods by JN 2000 C1 cross into 2nd place Long wavy lines, balance Slide L in front of neighbour (twiddles common!) Balance wavy line, then slide R RH turn partner(?) to meet corner Swing on the side (M improper?) Ladies chain across C1 swing, ending in middle for new 2nd place ready to go again.
From net #1 (need to find tune) Rory O'More Traditional, always danced to the tune of the same name Triple and proper or (especially in recent years) duple and proper A1 Actives give right to partner, pull by, and go outside down below two (8) Come back up across diagonally, cast off around your same-sex neighbor (who moves up) and step into the center to form a long wave of actives (partners holding right hands) (8) A2 Actives, in line, balance, right (toward partner) then left (away from partner) (4); slide right to change places with partner (4) Balance, left (toward partner) then right (away from partner) (4); slide left to change places with partner (4) B1 Contra corners (16) B2 Active balance and swing (16) From net #2 Dance: Rory o' More 32-bar Jig 2 couples Set shape: Longwise - 4 Devised by: (unknown) Formations: Advance and Retire (ADVRET;2S;) Arches (ARCHES) Advance and Retire (ADVRET;2S;) Arches (ARCHES) Lead down and up (DWNUP;LEAD;) Poussette 2 couples (POUSS;2C;) Steps: Skip-Change Pas-de-Basque Published in: Book 1 []* Pocket: Books 1, 2, 3 [] 101 Scottish Country Dances [] Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 7 [] Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 6 [] Sources tagged `*' are considered most authoritative. Recommended Tunes: Garry Owen ((unknown)) Rory O' More ((traditional)) Recordings: Alastair Hunter and the Lorne Scottish Dance Band (Hunter, Alastair & the Lorne Scottish Dance Band), track 12 Book 1. Music for Twelve Traditional Dances (Crowe, Bobby and his Scottish Dance Band), track 8 Favourite Scottish Dance Music Vol. 2 (Blue, Jimmy and his Scottish Band), track 10 Favourite Tunes - Favourite Dances (Johnstone, Jim and his Band), track 13 Highlander Music Scottish Dances Vol 9 (Legget, Sandy & the Carseloch Band), track 5 [[pace|33.1]] Jigtime (Shand, Jimmy and his Band), track 4 Measure of Scotch, A (Johnstone, Jim and his Band), track 3