Woodicock
for a line of three couples
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
Music: Come, Gentle Night by Ensemble Galilei (9 repeats, which is better than the others)
Country Capers by the New York Renaissance Band (6 repeats)
Popular Tunes in 17th Century England by Jeremy Barlow (6 repeats)
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A
1: Couples take inside hands, lead up a double.
2: Fall back a double.
Verse 1, Part B
1&2: Lead up a double and fall back.
Verse 1, Part C
1&2: Face your partner, set and turn single (left).
Verse 1, Part D
1&2: Set and turn single (right).
Chorus 1, Part A
1: Couple 2 lead up between the first couple
2: Couple 2 cast off and go around the outside of the first couple to your places.
Chorus 1, Part B
1: Couple 2 lead down between the third couple.
2: Couple 2 cast off and go around the outside of the third couple to your places.
Chorus 1, Part C
1&2: Everyone set and turn single (left).
Chorus 1, Part D
1&2: Set and turn single (right).
Part 2
Verse 2, Part A
1&2: Side to the left with your partner.
Verse 2, Part B
1&2: Side to the right with your partner.
Verse 2, Part C
1&2: Set and turn single (left).
Verse 2, Part D
1&2: Set and turn single (right).
Chorus 2, Part A
1&2: Man 2 circles around woman 1 going around the outside, returning to place from between couple 1 -AS- woman 2 circles around man 3 going around the outside, returning to place from between couple 3.
Chorus 2, Part B
1&2: Man 2 circles around woman 3 going around the outside, returning to place from between couple 3 -AS- woman 2 circles around man 1 going around the outside, returning to place from between couple 1.
Chorus 2, Part C
1&2: Everyone set and turn single (left).
Chorus 2, Part D
1&2: Set and turn single (right).
Part 3
Verse 3, Part A
1&2: Arm left with your partner.
Verse 3, Part B
1&2: Arm right with your partner.
Verse 3, Part C
1&2: Set and turn single (left).
Verse 4, Part D
1&2: Set and turn single (right).
Chorus 3, Part A & B
1-4: Men single hey
Chorus 3, Part C & D
1-4: Everyone set and turn single twice (left and right).
Chorus 3, Part E & F
1-4: Women single hey
Chorus 3, Part G & H
1-4: Everyone set and turn single twice (left and right).
Chorus 3, Part I & J
1-4: Everyone double hey
Chorus 3, Part K & L
1-4: Everyone set and turn single twice (left and right).
Note:  The only commercially available music that works for this dance is Come, Gentle Night (and it is a very nice arrangement, too), but it has 9 repeats of the music.  This is easily remedied by
simply repeating the verse of part 1  (up a double and back, that again, set and turn twice).