April 8th 2019

The Irish Rover
James B. Cosh   22 Scottish Country Dances (and 2 more)
Reel   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-2   Taking nearer hands, 1s lead down below 3s;

3-4   1s cast up on own sides to 2nd place;

5-8   2’s and 1L , 1M and 3’s right hands across;

9-12 1s half diagonal reel of 4 with first corners;

13-16 1s half diagonal reel of 4 with second corners, finishing by taking left hands;

17-24 1s turn about ¾ by the left into reels of 3 across, 1L with 2s, 1M with 3s, starting with left shoulder to first corner positions and finishing 1s in 2nd place on own sides, 3s at the top on opposite sides, 2s at the bottom on opposite sides;

25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (1M crossing down and 1L crossing up to start) 213