Holborn March

Source: Daniel Wright (1742), interpreted by Pat Shaw; published in English Dance & Song, October 1965, Volume XXVII No. 5
Formation: Longways; Duple Minor; Proper

A1 #1s Set & Cast Down - #2s Lead Up
All Partner Two Hand Turn
A2 Repeat for #2s
B1 Star Right; Star Left
B2 #1s Cross Over, Cast Down; Half Figure Eight Up - #2s Lead Up

32 bars.

Curious that the original says that the Stars only go halfway; there is plenty of time to go all the way.

Original page from English Dance & Song, October 1965

Holborn March

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

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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