Shepherd's Delight - 3 Couple Longways
A1 ( 1 - 8) 1st couple give two hands and with 1st man moving backwards, he draws his partner round 2nd man, across the set, round 3rd lady and up the centre of the set - finishing in facing lines of three, 1st man between 2nd couple and 1st lady between 3rd couple. A2 ( 1 - 4) Lines of three fall back and come forward. ( 5 - 8) Join hands and circle six until all improper and facing a new partner. B1 ( 1 - 4) Middle couple two hand turn 1/2 way and chasse up between top couple who simultaneously chasse down on the outside. ( 5 - 8) New middle couple two hand turn 1/2 way and chasse down, bottom couple chasse up on the outside. B2 ( 1 - 4) New middle couple two hand turn 1/2 way and cast to the bottom of set - bottom couple lead up. ( 5 - 8) All two hand turn new partners once round. Progression: 2M+3L - 3M+1L - 1M+2L Repeat 2 times.
Recording: Step Stately track 14 (B6 on cassette)