A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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The Three-hand Reel

Set dance, 3 couples
Difficulty:  2
Style:  English
Longways proper

A1: 2nd man does right arm swing with 1st corner, then with 2nd corner (i.e.  with 3rd W, then 1st W).
A2: 2nd woman ditto.
B1: 1s face down, others up, and do reels along the side.
B2: 1s swing down to the bottom.

I saw this danced at Sidmouth Folk Festival.  There's also a traditional version in which middles step for 8 bars to first one end then the other, etc.

Music:  hornpipes or rants