A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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The Snowball

Author:  Martin Hodges
Formation: Set dance, 5 couples
Difficulty:  1
Style:  English
Longways proper

A1: 1s right hand turn partner; left hand turn partner.
A2: 1s and 2s right hand star, left hand star.
B1: 1s 2s and 3s, circle left and right.
B2: 1s 2s 3s and 4s, take hands on the sides and go forward and back in a line, twice.
C1: 5s gallop to top, cast out to bottom.
C2: 1s gallop to bottom; all swing.

A useful dance at the start of the evening to make sure everybody knows the basic moves.  And something for everybody to do, every time round.

Music:  48 bar jigs