A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Whalebones

Author:  A team effort led by 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 couples (2s and 3s) right-hand star.
A2: 4s arch and 3s lead down through it and cast back to place; then couples 2 and 3 left-hand star.
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 lead up through arch to new places.


Music:  32-bar jigs