The Bees of Maggieknockater

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Name: The Bees of Maggieknockater Type: jig Times & Bars: 4X32
Set: 4 Couple Longwise Minimum couples required 4
Devised by: John Drewry Year[1]
Published in: Canadian Book
Music:


Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s cross right hand, cast one place & dance right hands across with 3s, end 1L+3M & 1M+3L in promenade hold facing out to pass corner person right shoulder.
9 - 16 all dance two half reels of three on sides, 1s+3s changing partners in centre at end of each half reel
17 - 24 all dance another two half reels of three on sides, 1s+3s changing partners in centre at end of each half reel end in centre 1s facing down & 3s facing up
25 - 32 1s dance between 3s turning 3s with nearer hand one and a half times & crossing over to own sides & turn fourth person on own sides (men right hands & ladies left hands)

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Notes

References

  1. Year denotes the year in which the dance was devised or first published