Lizzie Hall


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Source:

RMW (1995)

Tune:

Salmon Tails, with a "rock" feel.  Rock Salmon?

Formation:

Normal set of 6 or 8.

Short sticks.

Step:

Enthusiastic single step throughout.

Sequence:

Each figure consists of:
      - foot up or foot down
      - sticking
      - first half of figure
      - sticking
      - half hey
      - sticking
      - second half of figure
      - sticking

Dance finishes with a final foot up and sticking.

Figures are:
Waistaround
Cross over
Stars
Rounds

Sticking:

FFF-FFF-FFF-FFF-

Forehand taps for 8 steps, each FFF- corresponding to two steps (LhRh).

Foot up / Foot down

Each sequence starts with a foot up or foot down for 8 steps, depending on which end No.1 is currently:  if at top of set then foot up, if at bottom then foot down.  All dance 4 steps up (or down) turning out on step 4, and then dance 4 steps back to place, turning in to face partner on the 8th.

Half hey:

Half hey on the side - 8 steps.  For 6: middles start by passing right shoulders with original 1&2.  For 8: middles turn out.

Waistaround:

Straight into 8 steps waistaround, and ending up in opposite position.

Crossover:

First half: 4 steps across passing right shoulders, turn to right to face in on step 5, step 6 on the spot, in to opposite's set position on step 7, step 8 on the spot.  Second half: same but cross passing left shoulders, and turn to left.

Stars:

First half: Right hand stars for 8 steps (middles go to the right) and back to place.  Second half: Left hand stars (middles go to the left).

Rounds:

Turn out into clockwise half rounds, 8 steps.