This is dance #5030 in The Caller's Box, a contra dance database.

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Major Hey

by Erik Hoffman

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FormationBase: Four Facing Four
FormationDetail: Becket
Progression: Single. Swap sides
Direction: CW
PhraseStructure: 5*8*2 (40-bar tune)

Figures:

A1

(6) [Groups of four] Circle left 3/4

(2) Pass through along (OR)

(8) N2 opposite neighbor swing; face partner

A2

(8) In long lines, go forward and back (across the set)

(8) Men allemande left 1 & 1/2; form wave of eight

B1

(4) Balance wave of eight (PR,SRNL)

(4) Slide right (past P)

(4) Balance wave of eight (PL,SRNR)

(4) Slide left (past P)

B2

(16) Hey for eight 1/2 (PR;L;R;L;R;L;R;L)

C1

(4) Partner balance

(12) Partner swing; face across

Appearances: Contradictations, p 37
Videos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
VariantVideos:
48-bar variant. A1: Circle left 3/4; pass through; N2 neighbor do-si-do. A1.5: N2 neighbor balance and swing. Then continue with long lines of original dance
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