BACK  TO  BACK  HORNPIPE
        2008    Larry E.Taylor

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    This non-progressive, two-hand, 32-bar dance is to begin with dancers in waltz hold.
    Couples take positions around the perimeter of the dance floor with gents having their
              backs toward the center;  the line of dance is anticlockwise.  See footnote.
    Dance an ordinary hornpipe step (lift-2-3-4) and sevens (1-2-3-4-5-6-7).
    Gents dance forward on the left foot and ladies begin forward on the right foot.
    Bar counts (quantities of measures) for patterns are shown in bold.
    Documentation is based upon a workshop taught by Gerard Butler in Chicago,
              Illinois USA on January 14, 2005.
    Edition of March 4, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   HORNPIPES (VARIABLE BARS)
Dance in : REPEAT "MARKER" in waltz hold, dance to the side in the line of dance    gents dance
          to the left and ladies dance to the right1;
Dance against : dance to the side against the line of dance    gents dance
          to the right and ladies dance to the left1;
Half turn : dance one-half turn clockwise as partners change places2;
Dance against : dance to the side against the line of dance  gents dance
          to the left and ladies dance to the right1;
Dance in : dance to the side in the line of dance    gents dance
          to the right and ladies dance to the left1;
Half turn : dance one-half turn clockwise as partners change places2;
Sevens in/against : dance sevens to the side and return    in, then against
          the line of dance4;
Full turn : dance one complete clockwise turn4;
Sevens in : dance sevens to the side in the line of dance2;
Back to back in : turn back to back (gents clockwise, ladies anticlockwise), take
          uncrossed-hands behind and continue sevens in the line of dance2;
Bk to bk against : still holding hands behind, dance sevens against the line of dance2;
Sevens against : turn to face (gents anticlockwise, ladies clockwise), take waltz hold
          and dance sevens against the line of dance2;
House : in waltz hold, dance forward* in the line of dance, turning four
          times (full house forward*)8.
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   as desired.
  
* If the Back to Back Hornpipe is being danced free [in the available
          space while others are dancing another hornpipe pattern], couples
          may dance in-place, making two clockwise revolutions (dance
          at home).


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