Improper duple contra written by Don Armstrong.
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Record: LS 163 (cued)/ 164 (music only)
Music: "Rickett's Hornpipe"
A1 (16 counts)
(8) ACTIVES CENTER, DO SA DO
Passing R shoulders, the actives do-sa-do with their
partners in the center of the set.
(8) WITH THE ONE BELOW, SWING AND WHIRL
The active dancers face down the set (away from the caller)
and swing the inactive dancer there (active man swinging
inactive lady, etc.). All men place the lady they have swung
on their right side and face the center of the set at the
completion of the swing. Note that progression has been
made. The active dancers find themselves down one place
in the set, while the inactive dancers have moved up one
A2 (16 counts)
(8) PUT HER ON THE RIGHT, HALF PROMENADE
In promenade position, the couples exchange places with
the couple across the set from them (their respective
partners). They dance across men passing L shoulders
with each other in four steps, and wheel there in place in
four more steps to again face the center of the set, lady on
man's R side.
(8) RIGHT AND LEFT THROUGH
Couples exchange places returning to "their own" sides
with traditional "right and left through" action.
B1 (16 counts)
(8) STAR BY THE LEFT
The same four dancers star L exactly once around.
(8) CHANGE HANDS, RIGHT HAND BACK
The same four dancers star R exactly once around
B2 (16 counts)
(8) THE MEN DROP OUT, THE LADIES CHAIN
As the R hand star is completed, the men step back into
their places in their respective lines, but the ladies may
retain their R hand contact and flow smoothly into a
traditional "ladies chain" action to be turned in the usual
manner by the man in the opposite line.
(8) CHAIN THEM BACK
The ladies return to "their own" sides with the traditional
"ladies chain" action.