Farewell ToThe Shore

By: Dan Seppeler, 2012
Music: Ffarwèl i'r Marian - Farewell To The Shore (Traditional Welsh)
Formation: Longways duple improper

A1 1-2 Men cross (pass right, end facing partner on the side)
  3-4 Circular hey (2 changes, start right)
  5-8 Circle left
     
A2 1-2 Ladies cross (pass right, end facing partner on the side)
  3-4 Circular hey (2 changes, start right)
  5-8 Circle right
     
B1   Neighbors change slowly
  1     Ladies advance / men retreat
  2     All step (sideways) towards the center
    (single line across the set with ladies in the center facing each other
    men on the ends facing neighbor's back)
  3     Continue next step (sideways across center, couples have changed places)
  4     Men advance / ladies retreat (back into lines reforming duple set)
  5-8 Partner back-to-back (end facing neighbor)
     
B2 1-2 Neighbor two-hand 1/2 (end facing out)
  3-4 Lead out (end facing in)
  5-6 Lead in
  7-8 Partner cross (right) and cloverleaf turn (away from neighbor)
      
Note 1
The dance flows best when offering slight movement pauses to match those musical phrases ending on a half-note and on the steps in B1 1-4.
  2 Dan's dances can also be seen here
  3 Tune played by Barbara Seppeler here  

© Dan Seppeler, 2012

 

 

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