The Sunday Class
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Taught/practised on:
2010 February 14th 2012 April 1st
THE WEE COOPER O' FIFE (J8x40 in 10 bar phrases) Hugh Foss  Dances to Song Tunes  1-10 1s set & cross RH, set & cross down LH & cast up round 2s to original place 11-20 1s+2s dance R&L 1¼ times (ie 5 moves) 21-30 1s+2s set & dance ½ RH across, set & dance ½ LH across, 1L+2M continue turning LH to face partner, while 1M casts off and 2L casts up 31-40 1s+2s dance full reel of 4 across dance passing partners RSh & dance back to own side (1s in 2nd place)
"Wee Cooper O' Fife" is a well-known Scottish folk song about a cooper who beats his wife because she will not cook, clean, and sew. It was recorded by Burl Ives on 11 February 1941 for his debut album “Okeh Presents the Wayfaring Stranger”.
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