The Isle of Wight Dance Weekend

15th  - 17th February 2019

The Borrower


32-bar reel for three couples in a four couple-long wise set


Bars
1 – 8
1st and 2nd couple dance set and rotate
9 – 16
2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance a reel of three on the side of the dance. 2nd and 1st couple pass right shoulder to begin.
17 – 18
2nd, 1st and 3rd couples set
19 – 24
2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance La Baratte
25 – 30
2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance down the middle for two bars, ladies dance under the man’s right arm (two bars), dance back up for two bars to finish on own side 2, 1, 3.
31-32
2nd, 1st and 3rd couples set
Repeat having passed a couple.
Devised by Craig I. Houston-Donald, Headquarters, November 2017.

For Aileen Napper who lives on the Isle of Wight.

Due to Aileen’s and Craig’s height difference Craig always commented when dancing with Aileen that it was like dancing with a Borrower! Bars 19-24 suit the height difference very well.
The Borrower.pdf

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Nit Nurse Napper - Full Score.pdf

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