A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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La Bastringue

Author:  Anne Welch, Ring O'Bells 'Hoedown Saturday Night'
Formation: Set dance, 3 couples
Difficulty:  2
Style:  English

A1: 1s and 2s right hand star; same four face neighbour (1s down, 2s up) and balance R and L, then 2s arch and 1s go under.
A2: 1s and 3s left hand star; face neighbour, balance right and left, 3's make an arch and 1s go under.
B1: 1's strip the willow to finish improper at the top -.
B2: 1s cross passing right shoulders, go down outside (rest moving up), all do 2 hand turn with partner, swing / gypsy / whatever.

This isn't the traditional dance.

Music:  Own tune