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EPPING FOREST.

Round for six; in three parts (4th Ed., 1670)

       MUSIC.        MOVEMENTS.
        First Part.
   A1        1-4        Hands-six eight slips clockwise.
           5-8        Partners set and turn single.
   A2        1-4        Hands-six eight slips counter-clockwise to places.
           5-8        Partners set and turn single.
   B        1-4        Men set-and-honour to partners.
           5-8        Men set-and-honour each to the woman on his left.
   C        1-4        Men turn their partners.
           5-8        Men turn each the woman on his left.
        Second Part.
   A1         1-4        Partners side.
           5-8        Partners set and turn single.
   A2        1-8        All that again.
   B and C        As in First Part.
        Third Part.
   A1        1-4        Partners arm with the right.
           5-8        Partners set and turn single.
   A1        1-4        Partners arm with the left.
           5-8        Partners set and turn single.
   B and C        As in First Part.

Nowadays generally interpreted as:-

   Slip left; set and turn single. Slip right; set and turn single
   Step and honour (kiss??) partner; corner
   Two hand turn partner; two hand turn corner once and a half, keep as new partner.
   Repeat with siding and arming to get original partner back.
ins_epping_forest.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/15 21:48 (external edit)