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(3 times).
Bars 1, 2, 3, 4 in each
In these the step is 4/1, and High—really as high as repetition (very
possible. slow).
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In these the pairs retire, after meeting in centre, at 4/2 Bars 5 and 6 in each step, lifting the feet as high as possible, and as quickly. repetition (presto). The greater the contrast between these two quick bars
and the preceding slow ones, the better the effect.
Front.
A3. (repeat).
Back-to-back.
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B3. (repeat). As in B1 and B2 (repeats), pairs start with right feet, and (3 times). stamp and strike left feet in bar 4.
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C3. (Capers)
Very slow. (Repeat). (3 times).
As in C3. Pairs re-change to original places.
At the beginning of bar 5, in final repetition of the
music, leader calls "All in," when all draw together into
Ring, throw up the right hands, raise the right feet, and
Call.
" Fr. to Ring.
ALL IN.
MUSIC.
MOVEMENTS.
FORMATION.
RIGS O' MARLOW (STICK DANCE).
Once to
Tap sticks on last two beats of bar 4. yourself
Column.
A. (1st time).
Step 4/2 throughout "A" music in all repetitions. Down-and-back twice.
Partners tap sticks across on last two beats of bars 4 and 8; but on making last tap but one, j. (forming Fr.), so that final tap is given in Front formation.
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Col. to Front.
B.(1st time).
Double-tapping. (For instructions, see diagram, 55).
Front.
A. (2nd time).
Chain. Tap sticks as in A, 1st time.
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B. (2nd time).
Double-tapping, as in B, 1st time.
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A. (3rd time).
Cross-over. Tap sticks as in A, 1st time.
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B. (3rd time).
Double-tapping, as in B, 1st time.
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A. (4th time).
Back-to back. Tap sticks as in A, 1st and 2nd time.
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B. (4th time).
Double-tapping as in B, 1st and 2nd time. In bar 7, leader calls "All in," whereupon all j., giving Col. formation, in which final tap is made.
" Column.
ALL IN.
MUSIC.
MOVEMENTS.
FORMATION.






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