CAYMAN ISLAND CONTRA
By Don Armstrong
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LS 191/192 Prompted by Don Armstrong/flip instrumental
Formation: Triple proper contra, 1, 4, 7, etc. couples active but not crossed over.
Counts Actions and Explanations
1- 8 ACTIVES SWING,
9-16 ACTIVES DOWN AND WHEEL TURN,
17-24 BACK TO PLACE AND CAST OFF,
25-32 (With the actives in the center of the trios) FORWARD SIX AND BACK,
33-40 ACTIVES DO SA DO,
41-48 OTHERS DO SA DO,
49-64 TURN CONTRA CORNERS.
To prompt this dance:
Intro - - - - , Active couples swing in the center,
1- 8 - - - - , Put her on the right, go down in twos,
9-16 - - Wheel turn, - - come back to place,
17-24 - - Cast off, with them and another forward six and back,
25-32 - - - - , Just the actives do sa do,
33-40 - - - - , Now the others do sa do,
41-48 - - - - , Turn contra corners,
49-56 Partner right, right opposite left, - - partner right,
57-64 Left opposite left, - - , - - actives swing.Children | Community | Contra | Dash | Folk | Shilling | Round | Square | Alphabetical