A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Belfast Duck

Author:  Douglas Kennedy - CDM2
Formation: Longways, vigorous if step-hop; gentle if slow walk
Difficulty:  1
Style:  English
Longways duple proper.

A: Circle left in fours, 8 steps; circle right.
B: Take inside hands and lead down room 2 slow walking steps (easiest if you start on the outside foot); take both hands and do 2 chassays (sidesteps) down.  Ditto up the room.  Ditto down the room.  Ditto up the room with 1s making an arch and moving up, 2s passing under.(That's the 'duck', I presume.)
Summary of B -
down 2, chassay 2, up 2, chassay 2.
down 2, chassay 2, ones arch and twos go under.

There's a tendency for the whole set to move down the room.

Music:  hornpipes