Kamo Karousel

32 bar jig for three couples in a four couple longwise set.

For the many friends from Kamo and Whangarei SCD clubs who have helped me try out dances at Kamo.
Devised by Eddy West 2004.

1-4 First couple cross and cast off one place, second couple step up on bars 3 and 4.
5-8 First couple dance half figures of eight, lady around the second couple, man around the third couple. At the same time second and third couples set and cross giving left hands.
9-12 First couple dance half diagonal rights and lefts with second lady and third man.
13-16 First couple dance half diagonal rights and lefts with second man and third lady.
17-24 Third, first and second couples dance set and rotate.
25-32Second, first and third couples dance six hands round and back.

Repeat having passed a couple

"Set and Rotate for three couples" This figure used a few years ago by Barry Skelton follows the same principle as set and rotate for two couples. All set starting to pull the right shoulder back at the end. Men cast up and across the top, ladies cast off and across in third place, Second and third couples are on the sides, first couple in the middle. All change with partner giving right hand and chase back to own sides in changed places.

Tune: The Bugle Call Two-Step or Sporty Boys (same tune by Felix Burns with two names)

Suggested recorded music : The Travelling Dancers, David South on Kardinia Capers CD.

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