Leyland Cross


Introduction
Choreography
Notes
Music
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Author:
Michael Barraclough (2022)
Formation:
Longways duple proper, double progression, 2s active
Music:
Specific Tune - Prince Rupert's March (1651) - there is a great recording here but it will need to be speeded up slightly

A1
1-4
(Face neighbour) symmetrical gypsy (2s inside, flows into)
 
 
 
A2
1-4
(2s face next neighbours, below) symmetrical gypsy (2s inside)
 
 
 
B1
1-4
2s half-figure up
 
5-6
(Take hands in a ring) set right & left
 
7-8
Circle left ½
 
 
 
B2
1-4
2s half-figure up (different 1s)
 
5-6
(Take hands in a ring) set right & left
 
7-8
Circle left ½

© Michael Barraclough, 2022

Notes
1
2s are active and the instructions are all aimed at the 2s
 
2
If you are out at the bottom, participate in A2 (proper), B1 (become improper) and B2 (becoming proper)
 
3
World premier 15 Octoberr 2022 at Leyland Folk Dance Club's first post-pandemic Saturday dance

Prince Rupert's March (music)

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