A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Sweets of May

Sicilian circle
Difficulty:  1
Style:  English

A1: Circle left and right in fours.
A2: RH star; LH star.
B1: With partner, balance and swing.
B2: Ditto with opposite.
C1: Do-si-do partner; do-si-do opposite.
C2: Couples advance and retire, then pass through, anticlockwise couples arching.

Quite a gentle dance.
Jimmy Smith says:
There is a very popular Irish Ceilidh Dance of the same name.  It is quite a different dance.  So be warned when asked for it at a ceilidh the punter may be talking of a different dance from this one.

Music:  48 bar jigs (e.g. own tune, though personally I prefer other tunes)