Duchesco
a ballo for three
Source: AW Smith (6 mms), reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
Music: To Celebrate a Prince (DHDS) (two measures intro)
Starting position: lined up in a column, M-W-M
Section 1:
1-15 Fifteen saltarelli, starting left
Section 2:
16&17 Volta del Gioioso (two sempi, right and left, ripresa right)
18 Riverentia
19-25 Middle weaves around the ends with two sempi, left and right, and six doppi, starting left, ending up back in place; Ends stand still
26&27 Two riprese, left and right
28 Riverentia
Section 3:
29&30 End1 takes right hands with Middle and they circle with two saltarelli tedesci, starting left
31&32 End2 takes left hands with Middle and they circle with two saltarelli tedesci, starting left
33-36 Middle weaves among the ends with four pive, starting left, ending up back in place; Ends stand still
37-39 As a column again, do two sempi, left and right, and two doppi, left and right
40 Riverentia
Section 4:
41 Middle performs a scosso, Ends respond
42 Middle does a voltatonda with a doppio, left
43 Ends perform a scosso, Middle responds
44 Ends do a voltatonda with a doppio, left
45 Middle does a voltatonda with a doppio, left
Dance does not repeat