The ReIntroduction by Sharon Green

The (Re)Introduction [Solo/Duo Adaptations by Sharon Green, 6/22/20]

Adapted from The Introduction by Fried de Metz Herman (1996)

Tune: Carolan’s Cottage

Recorded Source: Bare Necessities, Favorites of the Boston Centre

For Solo Version, start in the Left file of a long set

A1 Cast down almost to the bottom of the set

With the invisible neighbors below, R-hand Star ½ way, L-hand

Star ½ way back

A2 Cast up to the top of the set

With the invisible neighbors immediately below, R-hand Star ½

way, L-hand Star ½ way back

B1 ½ Choice Morsels Hey as follows:

1-2 R-diagonals, change by the R-shoulder

3-4 L-diagonals, change by the L-shoulder

5-6 R-diagonals, change by the R-shoulder

7-8 L-diagonals, change by the L-shoulder

B2 Lead to the top and turn away;

Pivot swing [crossed-hands hold] to end on original side

For Duo Version, start in the Ones’ position. Note the changes in B1.

B1 ½ Choice Morsels Hey as follows:

1-2 R-diagonals, change by the R-shoulder

[Lady 1 turns single R in place instead]

3-4 L-diagonals, change by the L-shoulder

5-6 R-diagonals, change by the R-shoulder

7-8 L-diagonals, change by the L-shoulder

[Gent 1 does not change but turns single R in place]

The Ones are now improper in bottom place. The pivot swing at the end of B2 will bring them back to their original sides.