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* [[Set and Turn]] left and right ('''STL''' and '''STR''')
 
* [[Set and Turn]] left and right ('''STL''' and '''STR''')
 
* [[Hey]]
 
* [[Hey]]
* [[Siding]] ('''SdL''' and '''SdR''')
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* [[Sides]] ('''SdR''' and '''SdL''')
* [[Armings]] ('''AL''' and '''AR''')
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* [[Arms]] ('''AR''' and '''AL''')
  
 
==Choreography==
 
==Choreography==
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===Second Verse===
 
===Second Verse===
  
:Couples to sidings left with each other, then set and turn left. Repeat to the right.
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:Couples to sides by the right with each other, then set and turn left. Repeat the other way.
  
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SdR<br>
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STL<br>
 
SdL<br>
 
SdL<br>
STL<br>
 
SdR<br>
 
 
STR
 
STR
  
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===Third Verse===
 
===Third Verse===
  
:Couples to armings left with each other, then set and turn left. Repeat to the right.
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:Couples to arms by the right arm with each other, then set and turn left. Repeat the other way.
  
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AR<br>
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STL<br>
 
AL<br>
 
AL<br>
STL<br>
 
AR<br>
 
 
STR
 
STR
  

Revision as of 21:45, 22 February 2006

Grimstock is a dance from Playford's Dancing Master.

Steps and Movements Used

Choreography

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This dance starts with three couples facing up the hall, one after the oter.

First Verse

Holding customary hands with partners, do a double forward, then a double back again. Turn to face partners and do a set and turn left. Repeat, but this time set and turn right.

DL, DRb
STL
DL, DRb
STR

First Chorus

Men do a hey to the right, not touching hands, ladies the same to the left.

Second Verse

Couples to sides by the right with each other, then set and turn left. Repeat the other way.

SdR
STL
SdL
STR

Second Chorus

Top couple face down the hall, the other couples face up, all taking a hand with their partner. The top couple goes between the second couple and around the third, still holding hands. As each couple get to the top or bottom of the line they drop hands, face the other way, take hands again and move between the approaching couple. Repeat until back into original positions.

Third Verse

Couples to arms by the right arm with each other, then set and turn left. Repeat the other way.

AR
STL
AL
STR

Third Chorus

As the first chorus, except that the first couple cross at the beginning to hey with the opposite line, and cross again when they reach the bottom.

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