Cornish Folk Tradition: Songs Music Dance and Associated Customs
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Cornish Dance: Plethen An Vro
This dance was composed by Mary Scarrott for the new dance competition at the Cornish Traditional Dance Competition
Formation: Four couple square set
Steps 1)Step hop step Travelling_with_Strangers
  2)'One, two, three hop' furry dance step
Bars  
1-4 Head couples take right hands and dance 4 step hop steps forward, turn and dance 4 step hops back to place and turn to face in
5-8 Head couples dance forward with 2 step hops, then ladies change places passing right shoulder while men dance 2 steps on the spot and turn to bring the opposite lady back to place with 4 step hops, turning out on the last step to face the corner
9-12 All face corners and set (1,2,3 hop) right and left. Take right hands and change places with 4 step hop, men turning ladies under their arm
13-16 Repeat bars 9 - 12.
Repeat the dance with the side couples and then repeat both to return to original positions (Four times through in all).
   
The suggested tunes for this dance are 'Travelling with Strangers' and 'Waiting for a Bus' both composed by Ray Delf.
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