Paul's Wharfe
for a line of as many as will.
This dance is a non-continuous progressive dance which requires 3*(n-1) repeats for each of the three figures, plus one repeat per figure for the coda, plus 2 repeats per figure for the "verses" (9 extra). 3 couples = 27 repeats, 4 = 36.
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
Music: iTunes playlists from the building blocks to make the right repeats for the right number of couples.
Part 1
Verse 1
1: Lead up a double.
2: Fall back a double.
3&4: That again.
5&6: Set and turn single, left.
7&8: Set and turn single, right.
The first progressing figure
1&2: The active and inactive couples take hands in a circle and slip all the way around in two doubles.
3: The active couple crosses over into the inactive place, while the inactives move up to the active place.
4: The active couple changes places to return to the proper side of the set.
Do this figure until you come back to your places, sitting out at the top and bottom and coming back in as the opposite type. When you return to your starting place, stop dancing.
Coda to part 1
1&2: Set and turn single, left.
3&4: Set and turn single, right.
Part 2
Verse 2
1&2: Side left with your partner.
3&4: Side right with your partner.
5&6: Set and turn single, left.
7&8: Set and turn single, right.
The second progressing figure
1: In the set of two couples, the men take hands and the women take hands, and all fall back a double.
2: Go forward a double to switch sides of the set.
3&4: Take hands around and slip halfway around to invert the set (progressing the active couple) and returning everyone to the correct side of the set.
Do this figure until you come back to your places, sitting out at the top and bottom and coming back in as the opposite type. When you return to your starting place, stop dancing.
Coda to part 2
1&2: Set and turn single, left.
3&4: Set and turn single, right.
Part 3
Verse 3
1&2: Arm left with your partner.
3&4: Arm right with your partner.
5&6: Set and turn single, left.
7&8: Set and turn single, right.
The third progressing figure
1: Active and inactive men take both hands and change places.
2: Active and inactive women take both hands and change places.
3&4: Cast off and go all the way around to your new places (with the active couple progressed).
Do this figure until you come back to your places, sitting out at the top and bottom and coming back in as the opposite type. When you return to your starting place, stop dancing.
Coda to part 3
1&2: Set and turn single, left.
3&4: Set and turn single, right.