Nouveau - Lollipop Man
A sidestep up chorus in pairs.
- Following each figure, the side forms a set facing up and 1 & 2
immediately go into a 'sidestep-right-sidestep-left' and four capers on the
spot routine before casting down the set with two double steps. At the end
of the set, they turn inwards to join the bottom of the set with four
capers while the rest of the set dance four capers up the set, effectively
moving up one place. At this point, a decision has to be made as to whether
this is to be a long or short version of the dance. (Of
course this will have been decided before the start of the dance
a.) Long Version: 3 & 4 go into the side step routine. The
chorus continues until 1 & 2 find themselves capering to the head of the
set at which point the next figure is entered.
b.) Short Version: The next figure is entered with the set having
effectively moved up one place.
- Two finishes, again dependant upon a choice of short or long dance.
Long Version: The dance ends on a chorus four capers up, with
suitable warning from the caller.
b.) Short Version: The last chorus is danced in unison (all three
pairs), finishing with a short foot-up and four capers (instead of the
cast down) for the second half of the chorus.
- At the caller's discretion (see general
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Cardiff Morris 1996