Abbey Reflection

By: Trevor Monson, 1997

Music: The Butterfly (Richard Smith & Maggie Fletcher)

Formation: Longways set for 3 couples

A1 1-2 Up a double
  3-4 Set
  5-6 Back a double
  7-8 Set (still facing up)
     
B1 1-8 Heys on the side (starting with top couple casting out, middle couple moving in and up and bottom couple out and up)
     
C1 1-2 Down a double
  3-4 Set
  5-6 Back a double
  7-8 Set (facing partner)
     
A2 1-4 Partner side (Sharp style, left shoulder)
  5-8 Circle left ½
     
B2  1-8 Heys on each side (middle man up, middle lady down, pass 1st person right shoulder)
     
C2 1-4 Partner side (Sharp style, left shoulder)
  5-8 Circle left ½
     
A3 1-2  Partner right-hand turn ½
  3-4 Loop left (individually)
  5-8 Circle right ½
     
B3 1-4 Top couple and middle lady ½-hey at the top while bottom couple and middle man ½-hey at the bottom
  5-8 Top couple and middle man ½-hey at the top while bottom couple and middle lady ½-hey at the bottom
     
C3 1-2  Partner left-hand turn ½ 
  3-4 Loop right (individually)
  5-8 Circle left ½
     
A4 1-4 Partner side (Sharp style, right shoulder)
  5-8 Circle right ½
     
B4 1-8 Heys on each side (middle man down, middle lady up, pass 1st person left shoulder)
     
C4 1-4 Partner side (Sharp style, right shoulder)
  5-8 Circle right ½
     
A5 1-2 Down a double
  3-4 Set
  5-6 Back a double
  7-8 Set (still facing down)
     
B5 1-8 Heys on the side (starting with bottom couple casting out, middle couple moving in and down and top couple out and down)
     
C5 1-2 Up a double
  3-4 Set
  5-6 Back a double
  7-8 Partner step right and honor
     
Notes 1 B3 1-8 is a continuous full hey at each end with the middle couple joining in, first at one end and then at the other
  2 The tune is available on a tape called "Tunes of the Abbey" by Richard Smith & Maggie Fletcher

© Tevor Monson, 2017

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