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!
Baton Rouge, La, USA
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From: "Edward Fryer" <email@example.com> > 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.