NEWCASTLE

Round for eight; in three parts (1st Ed., 1650). Numbering clockwise.

MUSICMOVEMENTS



First Part.
A11–4All take hands, move forward a double, and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
5–6Partners set to each other.
7–8Each man sets with the woman on his left.
A21–8All that again.
B11–2Partners link right arms and swing round once.
3–8Men left-hands-across, counter-clockwise, to places (r.s.); while women skip round them, clockwise, to places, not joining hands.
B21–2Partners link left arms and swing round once (r.s.).
3–8Women right-hands-across, clockwise, to places (r.s.); while men skip round them, counter-clockwise, to places, not joining hands.



Second Part.
A11–4Partners side (r.s.).
5–6Partners go a single to the right and honour.
7–8Partners change places, passing by the left shoulder (r.s.).
A21–8Same again, each man siding with the woman on his right, and changing places with her.
B11–4First man and third woman lead forward a double, change hands, and lead back a double (r.s.); while third man and first woman do the same.
5–8First man and third woman hold up their arms and make an arch; while third man and first woman do the same. Fourth man and fourth woman now cast off (the man to his right, the woman to her left), pass between first man and third woman and return to the same places; while second man and second woman cast off in like manner, pass between third man and first woman and return to the same places.
B21–4Second man and fourth woman lead forward a double, change hands, and lead back a double; while fourth man and second woman do the same (r.s.).
5–8Second man and fourth woman hold up their arms and make an arch; while fourth man and second woman do the same. First man and first woman now cast off (the man to his right, the woman to her left), pass between second man and fourth woman and return to the same places; while third man and third woman cast off in like manner, pass between fourth man and second woman and return to the same places.



Third Part.
A11–8Each man arms with the right, and then with the left, the woman on his right and changes places with her.
A21–8Each man arms with the right, then with the left, with the next woman on his right and changes places with her. (Partners are now side by side, but in opposite places.)
B11–4Second couple joins hands with first man and third woman, and all four face the right wall; while fourth couple joins hands with third man and first woman, and all four face the left wall. Standing thus, all fall back a double and then move forward a double (r.s.).
5–8All turn single and change places with the opposites, passing by the right (r.s.).
B21–4First couple joins hands with fourth man and second woman, and all four face up; while third couple joins hands with second man and fourth woman, and all four face down. Standing thus, all fall back a double and then move forward a double (r.s.).
5–8All turn single and change places with the opposites, passing by the right (r.s.).



Page transcribed by Hugh Stewart