The New Exchange
for a line of three couples
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
Music:†† Popular Tunes in 17th Century England by The Broadside Band (not enough music - needs to be 12 times through)
Delís Dance Disc (not enough music - see previous)
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A
1: Lead up a double
2: Fall back a double, face your partner
3: Set left (step left and close, step right and close).
4: Change places with your partner.
Verse 1, Part B
1: Lead up a double
2: Fall back a double, face your partner.
3: Set right (step right and close, step left and close).
4: Change places with your partner.
Chorus 1, Part A
1: Man 1 set left to his partner (step left and close, step right and close)
2: Man 2 set left to his partner (step left and close, step right and close)
3&4: Man 3 turn your partner all the way around.
Chorus 1, Part B
1: Man 3 set right to his partner (step right and close, step left and close).
2: Man 2 set right to his partner (step right and close, step left and close).
3&4: Man 1 turn your partner all the way around.
Part 2
Verse 2, Part A
1&2: Side left
3&4: Set left and change with your partner
Verse 2, Part B
1&2: Side right
3&4: Set right and change with your partner.
Chorus 2, Part A
1: Man 1 and woman 3 meet more or less in the middle.
2: Woman 1 and man 3 meet more or less in the middle.
3: Man 1 and woman 3 change places, and then a beat or two later woman 1 and man 3 do it too.
4: Couple 2 change places.
Chorus 2, Part B
1: Man 1 and woman 3 meet more or less in the middle.
2: Woman 1 and man 3 meet more or less in the middle.
3: Man 1 and woman 3 change places, and then a beat or two later woman 1 and man 3 do it too.
4: Couple 2 change places.
Part 3
Verse 3, Part A
1&2: Arm left
3&4: Set left and change with your partner
Verse 3, Part B
1&2: Arm right
3&4: Set right and change with your partner.
Chorus 3, Part A
1&2: Half of a Grimstock handless hey (couple 1 goes down between couple 2 and then around couple 3 to end up at the end; couple 2 will come up around couple 1 and then go back down between couple 3; couple 3 waits a beat, goes up between couple 3 and around couple 2:new order:3, 2, 1.
3&4: Set and turn single to the left.
Chorus 3, Part B
1&2: Finish the Grimstock hey
3&4: Set and turn single to the right.