Nine Pins

Added March 23, 2014 by user

Four couples, standing beside partners in a square formation

Dance Notes

Level: Beginner
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Four Couples, standing beside partners in square formation + ninepin in centre
Four Couples + One

Music Stops suddenly when the four men plus ninepin are circling
Reverse sexes if if pin is female i.e. Females join hands in centre

Dance Parts

A1 Head couples gallop across to the right of the ninepin and return
A2 Side Couples do the same
B1 Head Couples circle left and right around the ninepin
B2 Side Couples do the same
C1 (1-4) 9 pin swings 1st person who then goes to the centre
C2 (5-8) 9 pin swings 2nd person who then goes to the centre and starts circling
C3 (9 - 12) 9 pin swings 3rd person who then goes to the centre and joins the circle
C4 (13 - 16) 9 pin swings 4th person who then goes to the centre and joins the circle
D~ Centre circles until the music stops, Men find new partner, odd one out is the ninepin

Music

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Example Tunes

Horses Brawl
Oats, Peas, Beans
Sweets of May
Barney Pilgrim

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