Saint Martins
for two couples facing (square).
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
Music: Playford Re-Play’d (a somewhat old tape)
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A
1: Couples take inside hands and meet a double.
2: Take two slips to the left and two slips to the right.
3: Everyone turn single (men left, women right, moving slightly away from your opposite)
4: Everyone turn single (opposite what you turned before, moving outward some more)
Verse 1, Part B
1: Couples meet a double.
2: Change places with your opposite (by both hands)
3: Change places with your partner (by both hands - you’re now in your counterpart’s place).
4: Turn single (men left, women right).
Chorus 1, Part A
1: Men take a double backwards while the women turn single (left).
2: Men change places by left hands, ending up in their normal places.
3&4: Men turn their opposites all the way around by their right hands.
Chorus 1, Part B
1: Women take a double backwards while the men turn single (right).
2: Women change places by right hands, ending up in their normal places.
3&4: Women turn their partners by the left hand all the way around.
Part 2
Verse 2, Part A
1: Couples meet a double.
2: Change places with your opposite (by both hands).
3&4: Set and turn single (left).
Verse 2, Part B
1-4: That again.
Chorus 2, Part A
1: Men meet a double.
2: Women meet a double.
3: Take hands in a circle and slip half way around (to the left).
4: Turn single.
Chorus 2, Part B
1: Women meet a double.
2: Men meet a double.
3: Take hands in a circle and slip halfway around (to the left) to your places.
4: Turn single.
Part 3
Verse 3, Part A
1: Couples meet a double.
2: Take both hands with your opposite and take two slips “out” (man’s left) and two slips back.
3&4: Men cast off to their left and circle back to place, women following.
Verse 3, Part B
1: Couples fall back a double.
2: Switch with your partner (cool version - men pull women across in front of them)
3&4: V-figure:  Men begin walking a “v” into the center of the square, passing back to back, and falling back into their places; the women do the same thing a beat or two later, and making sure that there isn’t a huge crash in the process.
Chorus 3, Part A
1: Men honor (bow).
2: Women honor (bow).
3&4: Everyone take right hands across (or right-hand star) and circle all the way around to place.
Chorus 3, Part B
1: Women honor (bow)
2: Men honor (bow).
3: Everyone take left hands across (or left hand star) and circle half-way around.
4: Fall abreast to the presence (at the head of the hall).