Up Tailes All
for a circle of as many couples as will
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
The normal progressive formula of (n-1)x3 is used for each of the progressive figures, with two more repeats for the intro figure
3 couples = 20 repeats, 4 = 29, 5 = 38
Music: English Country Dance Tunes for Dulcimer, Volume 1 by Mark Gilston
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Intro Figure
Part A (one repeat)
1&2: Hands around, lead in a double, fall back a double, drop hands, face your partner
3&4: Set and turn single, left
Part B (one repeat
1&2: Hands around, lead in a double, fall back a double, drop hands, face your partner
3&4: Set and turn single, right
First progressive figure
1: Couple 1 lead between couple 2 (from the inside of the circle to the outside) in a double
2: Couple 1 cast off and go around the outside of couple 2 to meet again inside the circle in a double, clap at the end
3&4: Arm left with your partner (take right arms and walk two doubles around to the left)
R: Continue with each couple, the rest following, until everyone is back to place and the next figure can begin
Second progressive figure
1&2: Couple 1 lead between couple 2 and cast to meet within again, all four clap at the end
3&4: Couples 1 and 2 take (right) hands across and circle (left) in two doubles
R: Continue with each couple, the rest following, until everyone is back to place and the next figure can begin
Third progressive figure
1&2: Couple 1 lead between couple 2 and cast to meet within again, all four clap at the end
3&4: Couples 1 and 2 take hands around and circle (left) in two doubles
R: Continue with each couple, the rest following, until everyone is back to place when the dance is finished