Briggs Law
by Sue McKinnell 8X32 Strathspey for 3C
1-8 1C dance down between 2C, turn BH once round, and face up while 2C set and cast up to 1st place and face down. 2C and 1C circle once round to the left. On the last bar, 1C drop hands with partner and 2C, and 1M followed by 1W dance down to face 3M while 2C finish the circle and end in 1st place.
9-16 1M followed by 1W and dancing as one dance a tandem swapping reel across the set with 3C, passing 3M RS to begin. As 1C dance around the ends, the lead dancer dances wide to allow the other to take over the lead. 1C end in 2nd place on own sides facing in.
17-24 2C and 1C dance the knot.
25-32 1C and 2C dance the bourrel.
Suggested music is Briggslaw by Mady Newfield. An alternate acceptable tune is Bonnie Ina Campbell from Taylor and Imbrie Live.
This dance was written for Norma and Mike Briggs in celebration of their leading the Madison Branch for many years.