Wind on Loch Fyne

Alan Paterson

Message 21686 · 27 Jun 2000 10:27:04 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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Jean Young wrote:

> We did this dance at our group meeting last night and got into some
> argument about how it should be done. We've been doing it for some time,
> and many of our group members are familiar with it from other places, but
> no-one seems to have the original instructions, or indeed, ever to have
> seen the original instructions. It's all word of mouth and memory.
>
> Anyway, our questions are:
>
> Bars 17-24 Do the ladies chase one place round, turn their partners and
> then chase one more place round, ending having progressed a place, or do
> the ladies chase half way round the circle each time, ending back in
> original places?

First variant. One place each time. The Men are travelling 2 places.

> Bars 25-32 Set and circle one place round? Circle two places round?
> Circle half way round?

Circle half way each time.

> Various combinations of the above work in terms of the progression, but
> what do the original instructions say.

My answers are based on the original instructions. (not that I have them exactly
to hand at the moment, but...)

Alan
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