A modern English country dance by Philippe Callens, on the occasion of Sharon and David Green's golden wedding anniversary (June 2011), commissioned by their children Lexy and Phil.
Published on Sharon Green's Dance Pages by permission.
|Choreography:||© Philippe Callens, 2011|
|Tune:||Golden Green, © Jonathan Jensen, 2011|
|Recording:||Jon Berger, Jonathan Jensen, Shira Kammen & Rebecca King,|
|Dances from the Greenery|
|Formation:||Progressive square set. Couples progress one position counterclockwise|
|A||1-4||Men dance right shoulder around partner|
|5-8||Men left-hand star in the center, finishing in original places|
|9-12||Ladies dance left shoulder around partner|
|13-16||Ladies right hand star in the center, finishing in original places|
|B||1-2||Head men set in place|
|3-4||Head men cross right shoulder|
|5-8||Head men left-hand turn with opposite lady, once and a half|
|(men finish facing in, ladies facing out), as sides right-hand star halfway|
|then turn single to the left into opposite places|
|9-12||Head men left shoulder chevron, as head ladies move clockwise outside|
|the set around the sides into opposite lady's original place (both head|
|men and ladies finish their movements slightly outside the square set)|
|13-14||Taking hands in a ring of eight, all circle left one quarter|
|15-16||Partners turn single, men right, ladies left|
Repeat three times (the movement in B, 1-12, is always initiated by the current heads).