A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Barley Reel

Set dance, 4 couples
Difficulty:  2
Style:  Traditional

A1: Lines forward and back.  Men arch, all cross over.
A2: Lines forward and back.  Ladies arch, all cross over.
B1/2: Top couple strip the willow, and make a two-hand arch at the bottom.
C1: New top couple cast, the others follow, and lead up through the arch to these places.
C2: All swing.

Music:  4 x 48 bar reels