|Intro:||Top Four Quarter Promenade to face each other up and down the set (4)
Lower couple back up WHILE Bottom Four Slide up slightly to make a Square (4)
|A1/A2:||All: 4 x [Polka one place AC, face the middle (4), Balance (4)]
On the fourth time through, instead of balancing, the Top Four Polka into each other's place
Now back in Longways Sets, with the top two couples having changed places
|B1/B2:||All: 2 x [Ladies' Chain across the set; All Four Ladies Chain]|
|C1:||Top Four: Right & Left Through with Power Turn to Face Down WHILE Bottom Four Wheel to Face Up
All: Right & Left Through up and down the set with Power Turn to face AC - keep hold in the Courtesy Turn position
This is your new, progressed Home
|C2:||All: Promenade to Home - finish by the lady twirling CW under the left hands - face across the set|
Pat Shaw was a leading figure in the 20th century dance world. As well as writing his own dances and interpreting dances from the 17th and 18th centuries he also researched traditional dances from the 19th and early 20th centuries. He was a regular contributor to the English Dance & Song magazine.
Pat Shaw 1917-1977 gives a flavour of this man of many talents.
The Pat Shaw Collection includes over 60 of Pat's own compositions.
Another Look at Playford has 120 of Pat's interpetations of older dances.
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