Siding left and turning counter-clockwise are suggested because it flows better.
Having the dance alternate up and down copies My Lord Of Carnarvan's Jig.
The tune is 16 bars in length (A=4 bars, B=4 bars, both repeated) and the tune is played through twice for once through the dance.
Written for the Keymer Folk Dance Club and debuted when I called for them on 7 Jul 1979.
The dance is based on Cherping Of The Larke, 1651-1690. This is not an interpretation of the original dance, but a dance based on and inspired by the original. Ceciul Sharp did not attempt to interpret it and originally it would have been done by the 1st man only.
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