Lydia Hedge May 12, 2006, 5:31 p.m. (Message 45267)
Re: The Swan
After a request, I am including the last 8 bars (typed from the original book) at the bottom of this message (after having deleted all but the relevant bits). Lydia > THE SWAN (S8x32) 2c (4C set) Aoteaora Coll. (NZ) > The "Original Crib" is: > 25-32 All set; 1c cast off one place, __ cross diagonally LH, cast up___, > while 2c lead up, cast down, lead up. > > Well, I don't know what "cross diagonally LH" means. > And then, if 1c cast up while 2c lead up (and it is a 2C dance) they will > end on the same place... > > My interpretation is: > 25-32 All set; 1c cast off one place, ___cross up, cast down___, while 2c > lead up, cast down, lead up. ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS from Aotearoa Collection 25-26 First and second couples, joining nearer hands, set on the sidelines. 27-28 First couple cast off one place while second couple, taking nearer hands, dance up to top place. 29-30 Second couple cast off one place while first couple, taking right hands, dance up and cross over to own side in top place. 31-32 First couple cast off one place while second couple, taking nearer hands, dance up to top place.