Here is another of the dances that David Le Brocque has written for we
banana benders (no, don't let's start that thread up again!). This one is a
La Belle Marguerite
For a beautiful friend...Marguerite Sloane
Square set...4 couples...4 x 40...strathspey
Men dance a reel of four on a line passing through 1st and 3rd mens'
positions (2nd man dancing to his right, passing 1st man by the right
shoulder; 4th man dancing to his right, passing 3rd man by the right
1st and 3rd couples cross right hand and set WHILE 2nd and 4th couples set
and cross right hand; repeat to original positions.
Ladies dance a reel of four on a line passing through 2nd and 4th ladies'
positions (1st lady dancing to her right, passing 4th lady by the rights
shoulder; 3rd lady dancing to her right, passing 2nd lady by the right
1st and 3rd couples with right hands joined advance one step and dance right
hands across 1 1/4 times to finish: 1st couple with backs to 2nd couple, 3rd
couple with backs to 4th couple.
1st and 3rd couples pull back right shoulders and dance out to 2nd and 3rd
positions WHILE 2nd and 4th couples cast one position clockwise to finish:
1st couple in 2nd couple's position; 2nd couple in 3rd couple's position;
3rd couple in 4th couple's position; 4th couple in 1st couple's position.
All dance eight hands around and back.
Repeat from new positions.
Music: no specific recommendation
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