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Fiddler's Fancy

48-Bar Reel for Four Couples (4x48)
Suggested music: Fiddler's choice.
Author: Samuel Reynolds
Copyright © 1992, 1995
  

1-4
First man cast below third man, while first lady casts below second lady; first couple turn 3/4 giving left hands.
  
5-8
First man dance out between second and third men and cast down below fourth man to end between fourth couple, while first lady dances out between third and fourth ladies and casts up above second lady to end between second couple.
  
9-16
All dance interlocking reels of three (see figure):
First lady with second couple, dance a reel of three across the set, with second couple dancing in and up to start; first man with fourth couple dance a reel of three across the set, with fourth couple dancing in and down to start; third man dance a reel of three track on the men's side, facing out and down to start; and third lady dance a reel-of-three track on the ladies' side, facing out and up to start.

  
17-20
First couple dance left hands across once around with third couple.
  
21-24
First man dance out between third and fourth ladies, cast above third lady and dance between second couple, while first lady dances out between second and third men, casts up, and dances in between second couple; first couple end back-to-back between second couple with first man facing second lady and first lady facing second man.
  
25-28
First and second couples dance a half reel of four across the set; second couple end in first position on opposite sides.
  
29-32
First couple turn left hands moving down the set, to end between third couple with first man facing third lady and first lady facing third man.
  
33-36
First and third couples dance a half reel of four across the set; third couple end in second position on opposite sides.
  
37-40
First couple turn left hands moving down the set, to end between fourth couple with first man facing fourth lady and first lady facing fourth man.
  
41-44
First and fourth couples dance a half reel of four across the set; fourth couple end in third position on opposite sides.
  
45-48
All four couples turn partner 1-1/2 times giving right hands, to end in the sidelines.
  

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