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Ashford Anniversary (Charles Bolton) (three-couple longways set, mixer) I. A. Up a dbl & back; lines fall bk a dbl & fd B. Chorus: On R diagonal (M1 & W2, M2 & W3), set & change places while W1 & M3 go CCW 1/2 to change places; all turn s.; set w/ new prtnr, turn 2 hands 1 1/2 to own side II. Siding into lines (R sh, then L sh); Chorus III. Arming; chorus Autumn in Amherst (longway, duple imp.) (Philippe Callens) A All step right and honor partner, then turn single to the left; Partners LH turn; Neighbors RH turn; Taking hands in a ring of four, circle L half, then neighbours fall bk. B Ladies cross right, then men left; Partners half draw poussette CCW (M going fd, W backing up) to a line of four across the set (1s finish on the ladies' side facing up, 2s finish on the men's side facing down, men momen- tarily bk to bk. in the ctr); All fd. a double and back (Ones lead up while Twos lead down); All cast R, move directly (M ahead of W) to prog. places on opposite side of set), then partners cross R & turn R to face. Bar a Bar (longways, duple minor proper). A. All meet and turn s. R.; Circle 4 once around. A. Lead neighbor out & back. Partners bk to bk. B. 1st corners change, 2nd corners change. Women lead through men and cast back. Face other couple lead fwd dbl & bk. 2s long cast into second place while 1s lead up and mirror turn single up 3/4 to face; all draw poussette halfway clockwise. Bonny Grey-Ey'd Morn (longways dpl minor) A1 First diag RH turn; M1 long cast (while M2 moves up & turns out to M1 place; 2nd diag (Cpl1), LH turn; W1 cast while W2 moves up) A2 Repeat with 2s active B1 Ones cross R, move down outside to 2nd place (2s lead up); half figure-8 up; Ones lead down thru next cpl., cast back up (2 bars), lead up through own 2s and cast back down (2 bars) B2 Twos repeat all but last 2 bars, then lead up and turn out while 1s long cast to 2nd place __Braes of Dornoch (three-couple longways. A 1s lead to bottom, cast up to the middle (2s leading up), 1s turn 2 hands; 1s lead up, cast back to the middle, turn two hands 3/4 around and then turn individually to the R so that M1 is facing down in the center while W1 is facing up behind him. At the same time, ends turn in to face their nearer 1s and take hands in wavy lines of three B All set forward and back in lines; then those who can LH turn;1s RH turn those who couldn't (M1-M3, W1-W2) (1s finish proper in middle place); All back to back ptn by R sh, and the bottom two couples 3 changes R&L (with hands), while tops 2-hand turn. Childgrove (longways, duple proper) A. Partners side; partners back-to-back A. Repeat above with neighbor B. Neighbors turn 2-hands 1-1/2, skipping, face across set; partners turn 2-hands B. Double figure-8 (skipping), starting with Couple1 crossing thru the 2s above and 2s dancing down the outside of the set Elverton Grove (longways, duple minor) A1 All turn single, Balance forward & back; Partners trade places, crossing by right shoulders and turning right to face across A2 All turn single R, balance and cross as before B Men lead thru women, cast back to place; Women lead thru men etc.; Cpl.1 full fig8 down thru 2s, skipping (6 bars - fast!), Cpl2 full fig8 up thru 1s; Cpl.1 cast to second place, Cpl.2 lead up __Emperor of the Moon (longways, duple) A1 Partners set R&L, turn sgl, end facinge nbr; Nbrs. 2-hand turn 1x, end facing partner w/ hands joined w/ neighbor A2 Nbrs fd. & back, release hands; partners set R&L, 1s cast down, 2s lead up B1 Cpl2 cross by R sh, move down outside into 2nd place, Ones lead up & face out; Cpl2 half fig-8 up thru Ones, w/ hand turns (M L, W R) B2 Ones cross, etc., as in B1 Freeford Gardens (longways duple minor) (Kathryn and David Wright) (awaiting contact information for permission request) Hambleton's Round O (long, triple minor) Tune is in triple time. A. Couple1 cast to 2nd place (2s move up), M1 hey with Couple3 passing W3 by L while W1 hey w/ Couple2 (pass M2 by L). Couple1 turn 2-hands in middle (last 2 bars) B. W1 & M2 (in 1st cnr positions) change place, M1 & W2 same, circle L half & all t.s. R; face ptnr to start circular hey (4 changes) Jack's Health (longways, duple minor) A. Couple1 cross, go below 2s; 2-hand turn once A. Back-to-back w/ neighbor; all fall back from partner, set B. All forward, all turn single outward; rights & lefts (4 changes, with hands); all 2-hand turn partner (Couple1 go 11/2; Couple2 go once) Jacob Hall's Jig (longways, duple minor) A. M1 turn W2 R hand, then partner L hand; couple1 and W2 circle 3 hands counter-cw A. M2 turn W1 L hand, then partner R hand; couple2 and W1 circle 3 hands clockwise B. Cpl.1 lead down ctr and lead back up to stand between cpl.2, all facing up in line of 4; line lead up dbl.and fall bk, all now progressed B. Circle 4-hands once; couple1 lead thru couple above & cast to progressed place Jamaica (duple minor proper) 2 parts I. A. M1 take W1 by R.H., then L.H.; with crossed hands, they turn half-way; M1 do the same w/ W2 while W1 do the same with M2 B. 1s figure-8 up through 2s, skipping, and change places with partner at end II. A. With new 2s below, M1 turn W2 two hands once around; W1 do the same with M2 B. Turn neighbor two hands 1-1/2; all turn partner two hands Lilli Burlero (longways, duple minor proper) A. Cpl.1 lead down thru 2s and cast up; 2s lead up thru 1s and cast down B. 1st corners change, 2nd corners change; Nbrs fall back a dbl, come fd, turning sgl R B. Partners change (pass R shoulders), neighbors change places, moving backwards along line and passing R shoulders; partners face and circular hey, 3 changes, skipping Newcastle (square for 4 couples) 3 parts I. A. Into ctr & back; set to prtnr, set to corner; Repeat B. Arm R. partner; all 4 men L hands across while women skip CW around outside B. Arm L partner; women R hands across while men skip CCW around outside II. A. Partners side; slow set & honor, on to next; Repeat with new partner B. New side couples lead in, return & make arch; others cast out, thru arch, ret. to place (skipping step) B. Repeat, reversing roles III. A. Arm R current partner; arm L 1 1/2 to change places A. Repeat with new partner, end in lines of 4 up and down the hall B. Lines fall back, come forward; turn single, pass R and form new lines across hall (former ends now in middle) B. Repeat, but ending in original place Sally in our Alley (longways, duple minor) Tune is in waltz time. A1 1st corners cast out left (M1 down, W2 up) around nbrs, pass L sh in center and loop right around prtnr into each other's place A2 2nd corners cast out R (M2 up, W1 down) around neighbors, pass R sh in center and loop L around same-sex neighbor into each other's place B1 All fall back, return & cross with partner, looping R intoâ¦4 changes of circular hey B2 First corners (in 2nd corner places) change by L shoulder; 2nd corners (in 1st corner places) change by R sh; quick circle left once (all home, improper); Cpl.1 long cast off and 2-hand turn while Cpl.2 move up and two-hand turn 1-1/2 __Sion House (longways, duple minor) Tune is in triple time. A Circle L 1/2; 1st diag turn sgl while 2nd diagonal change places; Circle L 1/2; 1st diag change places while 2nd diagonal turn single (ending progressed and improper) B1 M (w/ hands) lead between W & cast back to that place; partners turn 2-hands 1-1/2 B2 Women similarly lead thru men & cast back; Cpl1 dance half-figure-8 up thru Cpl2, then continue to change places by R-shoulder __Turning by Threes (Gary Roodman) 3-cpl cir. Tune is in waltz time. A Circle left (2 bars),turn single L; repeat all to R; w/ partner, back-to-back; Two quick changes of W&L, w/ hands, then RH turn with the next person once around intoâ¦ B Men L-hands across 1x (back to these new places), Women R-hands across 1x; Men dance to the ctr. with 2 sgl steps; as M fall back, W dance to ctr. with 2 single steps; W look over R sh and gypsy with this new ptnr, about once and 1/4 around, bk into circle Walpole Cottage (Pat Shaw) (circle, 3 face 3) Intro: Lines of 3 go forward and back A: Country corners with all 4 corners. (Center person in each line of 3 starts as "active") B: The 4 corners RH star, LH star back (actives wait out); Hey for 3 on each side, actives face R and start passing R shoulder. C: Forward and back, circle L halfway; F&B again, basket swing for 3 on each side.