Round Robin (2002)
Circle proper mixer
A medley of steady 32-bar 'Playford' tunes, preferably alternating jigs and reels
© Charles Bolton, 2002
Start facing the center, holding hgands with partner and neighbor
The 'Sharp siding' in 82 is an intentional reminder that without his pioneering work we could have lost so much. ln any case, it's a lovely movement. Purists may prefer authentic siding (right shoulder to right shoulder and fall back) and that can be substituted if desired, ;
A medley of steady 32-bar 'Playford' tunes, preferably alternating jigs and reels. Here are some suggestions for suitable jigs and reels, (all researched by Cecil Sharp). JIGS: The Queen's Jig; Upon A Summer's Day; The Fine Companion; The Boatman; The Guid Man of Ballangigh; Fourpence Halfpenny Farthing. REELS: Jack's Maggot; The Indian Queen; Newcastle; Childgrove; Greenwich Park; Mad Robin; Portsmouth.
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Charles Bolton text:
Mr Playford's Roundabout (Bolton)