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Albury

The Dance

Style:
North West Morris.
No. of dancers:
8.
Length:
224 bars + dance off.
Source:
Dance: Hertfordshire Holly.
Music: Selected and arranged by Bob Wilkinson.

Choreography

Figures

  1. Cross
  2. Change in line
  3. Cross
  4. Change in line
  5. Big star
  6. Back to back corners
  7. Squares
  8. Small stars
  9. Hands around
  10. Second squares
  11. Dance off

Notes

 

Set
8 dancers in 2 files of 4 facing up.
Chorus
Starts with a chorus then after each figure except Small Stars.
Equipment
Bobbins.
Arms
Hands on hips.
Stepping
Chorus - Mixed March and Polka step.
Figures - Polka step.
Right foot start.

Music

Tunes

Part Bars Key Tune
A B 8 8 G/D Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
C D 6 8 G Garricks Delight
E F 8 16 D The Lodge Road
G H 8 8 D The Fairy Dance (The Fisher Laddie)

Sequence

Figure Bars Part Tune
Intro *8 *A Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Chorus 8 A Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Cross 8 B Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Chorus 8 A Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Change in Line 8 B Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Chorus 8 A Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Cross 8 B Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Chorus 8 A Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Change in Line 8 B Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Chorus 8 A Mr & Mrs Mickey Mouse
Big Star 32 CDCDCD Garricks Delight
Chorus 8 E The Lodge Road
Back to Back Cnrs 16 F The Lodge Road
Chorus 8 E The Lodge Road
Squares 16 F The Lodge Road
Chorus 8 E The Lodge Road
Small Stars 16 GH The Fairy Dance
Hands Around 16 GH The Fairy Dance
Chorus 8 E The Lodge Road
Second Squares 16 F The Lodge Road
Chorus 8 E The Lodge Road
Lead Off *8 *(EF) The Fairy Dance

To fit the dance figure the tune is played as 6+8+2+8+6+2 bars, the extra 2 bars (C¹ and D¹) being the final 2 bars of the C and D parts.

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