FOURPENCE HA’PENNY FARTHING, or THE JOCKEY

Longways for as many as will; in one part (10th Ed., 1709)

MUSICMOVEMENTS



(Duple minor-set.)
A11–4First man sets to second woman, moving forwards towards her, and falls back a double to place.
5–8First man turns second woman.
A21–8Second man does the same to first woman.
B11–2First man changes places with second woman.
3–4First woman changes places with second man.
5–8First man crosses over and passes counter-clockwise round second woman into the second place on his own side; while first woman crosses over and passes clockwise round second man into the second place on her own side.
B21–4Second man crosses over and passes clockwise round first man into the first place on his own side; while second woman crosses over and passes counter-clockwise round firt woman into first place on her own side (progressive).
5–8First and second men turn their partners.

Actually Cecil Sharp had a typo: this dance was published in the 14th edition (and all subsequent ones), not the 10th. He gives the date for the 14th edition.


Page transcribed by Hugh Stewart