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Birgits danse





Move Old Birgit
By Kjeld Rasmussen 1998
Contra
Level: Difficult

Revised 2006
Contra, duple improper

A1

Dosido neighbour (8)
Ladies chain over (8)

A2

Ladies allemande right once and a half around
Really once and a quarter (8)
Swing your partner (8)

B1

Gents left star promenade halfway round (4)
Turn as a couple halfway round to face next neighbours (4)
Ladies right hand to next lady, star promenade once around
If you are at top or bottom now, just turn alone, ladies end on left side of the gent (8)

B2

With same couple right hand star across halfway round to face next neighbours
Gent steps in front of his lady (4)
With next couple left hand star across halfway round to face next neighbours (4)
Allemande right the next neighbour once and a half around to face next neighbours
If you are at top or bottom now, shift with your partner (8)

Music: Not too fast, e. g.: Green Mountain Volunteers: New England Country Dance Music: New England Reel Medley

I wrote this in honour of my beloved wife on her 60th birthday. You grab and swing your partner a lot.
Note quadruple progression and that all movement takes place along the set and not across.

ID: 2036

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