A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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The Geud Man of Ballangigh

Author:  Published by Henry Playford, 1698
Formation: Longways
Difficulty:  2
Style:  English
Longways duple proper

A1: 1st couple lead down between 2nd couple and cast up to places; men lead through women and cast off to places.
A2: 2nd couple lead up between 1st couple and cast down to places; women lead between men and cast off to places.
B1: 1st man sets to 2nd woman and falls back to place turning single (woman does not set, but may curtsey); 1st woman sets to 2nd man and falls back to place turning single (man does not set but must bow).
B2: 1st and 2nd couples circle half way round and fall back; partners set moving forward and change places.


Music:  Usually danced to the Playford tune Hunt the Squirrel