Playford, 1651, 1652, 1657, 1665, 1670, 1675, 1679, 1686, 1690 Longwayes for six: (Alternate Title: Doves Figary)
“Leade up all a D. and back . That againe: Men fall back, and We. at the same time, change places each with his owne, men hands round, to your places, and We. at the same time, men being on the We. side, and the We. on the mens side . Back againe to your places : Armes all . That again : Fall back and change places as before, men the Hey, and We. at the same time, the first Cu. standing in the last place . This back againe : Sides all . That again : Fall back and change places as before, the first man leade downe his Wo. the rest following him, stay in the last place . This back againe, but cast off instead of leading between the rest : “
Music AABB 3X
AA Double up and back twice
BB Couples fall back a double ending facing their partner with the right shoulder & slip right to ……….exchange places. Circle hands three with neighbors. Repeat
AA Siding (Original Arming)
BB Fall back and change as before; half single hey men and women remaining in reverse positions. ……….Repeat home
AA Arming (Original Siding)
BB Fall back and change as before; 1st man lead his partner down line to third place, the others following ……….to reversed positions. Fall back and change as before, first couple casting off back to place, others ……….following.
Music: “Country Capers” (New York Renaissance Band); “A Playford Ball” (Bare Necessities); “Jamestown Founders Ball” (The Legacy Trio); “The Pride and Prejudice Collection” (The Pemberly Players).