A Wee Dif-fugue-ilty
by Sue McKinnell 4x32 Hornpipe 4C Set Dance
1-8 1C cross by RH, cast behind 2C, 2C stepping up, 1C dance figure eight up around 2C.
9-16 2C & 1C rights and lefts, ending with 1C casting to 3rd place as 3C dances up the middle to 2nd place.
17-24 1C dance down the middle and back up, ending with 1C facing down with nearer hands joined making an arch and 4C facing up with nearer hands joined WHILE 2C & 3C dance bars 1-8.
25-32 1C & 4C dance an inverted Rondel, 4C dancing up and under the arch made by 1C, 1C passing 4C in front when applicable; figure ending with 4C dancing up to 2nd place WHILE 3C & 2C dance bars 9-16.
Repeat. Every 16 bars, the couple at the top starts dancing bars 1-8. The last time through this dance, on bars 17-32, only the couples in the 3rd and 4th positions dance.
Suggested music is West's Hornpipe on Gang on the Same Gate by Green Ginger.
This dance was written in an attempt to write a fugue-al dance.