This dance is deceptively dificult and requires good spatial awareness in B1/B2. However, those who have had the good fortune to have four good dancers in their minor set have told me that they consider this to be an excellent dance.
Do not attempt to start the swing too soon in A1. If the ladies are allowed to complete their gypsy, the men should flow into the partner swing.
In B1/B2, it is important for the starts to go exactly once around and to realize that the balance and Rory O'More spins take place diagonally across the set.
Both A1 and B1/B2 will benefit from a demonstration.
Written on Jun 10, 2008. BOB is the Baltimore Open Band (who I was calling with the next day); or Bob Garber (leader of the Baltimore Open Band); or Bob Eckert (one of the sound magicians for Baltimore contras; or Bob Dalsemer (co-founder of the Baltimore Folk Music Socirty), whose Bob's Triplet #1 I call regularly.
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