Dance cards - a defence

Thomas G. Mungall, III

Message 44465 · 3 Mar 2006 22:10:19 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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Our vintage dance group dances the Petronella this way! Somehow I wasn't
told that was happening and only well into the dance did it dawn on me! My
wife and I had started as the very first couple! Petronella turns all the
way down the ballroom! My legs felt as if they were going to fall off!

Tom Mungall
Baton Rouge, La, USA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Fryer" <xxxxxx_xxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx>
> Second - Aberdonian. Just to clarify, it's where every second couple
starts.
> A long set is counted off "One, two, one, two...etc". Every couple
numbered
> "one" starts at the same time. Very common at reeling events, particularly
> for dances like the 51st and Inverness Country Dance.

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