Michael Barraclough (2012)
Longways duple improper
Specific tune - Two Rivers (Larry Unger, 1986)
Neighbor gate (ladies moving forward)
Ladies change (pass right, keep facing out)
Ladies cast left while men move left along the set (turn single left inside the set)
Circle left (all the way)
Neighbor gate (men moving forward)
Men change (pass right, keep facing out)
Men cast left while ladies move left along the set (turn single left inside the set)
Opposite (partner) back-to-back
Circle left (all the way, keep hands at the end)
Balance in & out
Partners change (lady under the man's arm, end facing opposite direction, take hands in a new ring)
Balance in & out
Partners change (as above, take hands in original ring)
Balance in & out (drop hands at end)
Move one place to the right around the circle (a Petronella type movement with 2 waltz steps)
Repeat bars 9-12
Star right (all the way, into)
Neighbor right hand turn 1½ (end facing next neighbor)
(Next neighbor) back-to-back
(with this new couple) circle left (all the way, into)
© Michael Barraclough, 2017
The movement in A1 and A2 bars 5-8 is a half-figure eight for the active gender people (ie end opposite where you start) whilst the other gender people swap places along the line with the person who was in the gate with them.
In A2 1-4, your neighbor is actually your partner!
The dance is called Leesburg Assembly Too because it turns out that there is already a dance called Leesburg Assembly.
The tune is so good that there are other dances which have been written for it. Starring Loretta by Bob Green (you can see it here} and Confluence by Dan Blim.
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