A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Whalebones

Author:  Ring O Bells 'Ceilidh Sat Night', credited to Mick Peat in 'A Dance for Whitby 86'
Formation: Set dance, 4 couples
Difficulty:  1
Style:  English
Longways proper

A1: 1s arch, 2s lead up through arch and cast back to place; then middle couple's (2s and 3s) right hand star.
A2: Ditto other end - i.e.  4s arch and 3s lead down through it, then cast back to place; then couple's 2 and 3 left hand star (NB Left).
B1: Couples 2 3 4 make arches, couple 1 cast to bottom and tunnel up to top.
B2: 1s cast out to bottom, make arch, others follow 1s and through arch to new places.


Music:  jigs