A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Mock Turtle Hornpipe

Author:  Dave Hunt
Formation: Sicilian circle
Difficulty:  1

A1: Circle Left and Right (using step-hop or other form of stepping).
A2: 1s arch, 2s under, then 1s turn and come back under 2s arch.  (Repeat).
B1: RH star; LH star.
B2: Each couple take side-by-side hold (promenade hold) and do 4 side-steps to the left, then to the right, passing the other couple as you do it; then swing partner.

To make it interesting the caller can ask for different stepping in each figure, e.g.  step hop in A1, 123-hop in A2, etc.

Music:  hornpipes or rants