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Dance The Guidman of Balangigh 2700

Also known as “The Geud Man of Ballangigh” (spelling), “The Guidman of Ballangigh” (spelling).

Jig · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 21)

Devised by
Playford (1728)
Intensity
62 26 44 88 = 62% (1 turn), 43% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra Info
The original name in Playford 1703 was “The Geud Man of Ballangigh”. The spelling seems to have changed over time, …

The original name in Playford 1703 was “The Geud Man of Ballangigh”. The spelling seems to have changed over time, eg single or double L. The name is a reference to King James V of Scotland.

The Guidman of Balangigh 2/4L · J32
1–
1c dance down one and cast up ; 1M+2M dance between the W and cast back
9–
1W+2W dance between M and cast back ; 2c dance up one and cast back
17–
1M+2W set advancing | twirl R and set back to place ; 1W+2M repeat
25–
1c+2c half circle4 L in skip change ; 2c+1c set | cross RH.
The Guidman of Balangigh 2/4L · J32
1-8
1s dance down between 2s & cast back to places, 1M+2M nearer hands joined dance across between 1L & 2L, divide & dance back to places
9-16
1L+2L nearer hands joined dance across between 1M & 2M, divide & dance back to places, 2s dance up & cast back to places
17-24
1M+2L set advancing, twirl & dance back to places, 1L+2M repeat this Fig
25-32
1s+2s dance 4H (skip change) round 1/2 way, set & cross RH

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Twice through in a two couple set.

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