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Dance The Fair Maids of Lyon 11806

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: ChangePtnr)

Devised by
Samantha Schad (2003)
  • Highland, Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
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The Fair Maids of Lyon 4S · J48
All W RHA, face centre and cast R to opposite places facing out ; all W chase clw ½ to original places (1,2,3,4)
All M set advancing to centre,turning R to face P | all set (M high cuts) ; all M still BtoB set moving one place clw to face a new P | all set (M high cuts)
Intersectings Reels4 (quick ½ LHA in centre). Finish as on [17]
All couples into allemande hold chase cclw to places. All M face in, all W face out
½ Schiehallion Reels
Circle8 and back
The Fair Maids of Lyon 4S · J48
Ladies dance RH across 1/2 way, turning to right dance to opposite place & dance clockwise back to places
Men set advancing & turn to right to face partner, set (high cuts), set moving 1 place clockwise to face next Lady & set (high cuts)
All dance double reels of 4 (give LH in centre)
Men turn new ptnrs RH into allemande hold, Allemande anticl’wise once round & end with Men passing Lady in front to Lady facing out, Men in
All dance 1/2 Schiehallion Reel (2 places)
All circle 8H round & back

Repeat with Men progressing 1 place anticlockwise each time & Ladies swap ends/sides

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A few bar are missing at the beginning, …

Added on: 2016-04-11 (Martina Mueller-Franz)
Quality: Demonstration quality

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Red Thistle, Pleasanton Highland Games, 2018

Added on: 2020-10-05 (Murrough Landon)
Quality: Good

NameDateOwnerLast changed
OUSDS Trinity Term Dance 2018-06-12 Rachel Pusey June 12, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
140418 Lyon Easter Fri. 2014-04-18 Martina Mueller-Franz Jan. 25, 2014, 4:02 p.m.

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