Dancing Without an Instructor

Dancing Without an Instructor

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...head couples walk four steps forward and retire four steps. FIRsT LADY AND SEcoND GENTLEMAN To SIDEs.--The head couples forward again; the first lady places herself on the left of the third gentleman; the second. gentleman takes his position on the right of the fourth lady; the first gentleman and second lady return to their respective places. SIX FoRwARD AND BACK, TwIcE.--The three on each side forward and back; repeat this movement. Two FoRwARD AND BACK.--Tl1e first gentleman and second lady (at top and bottom) forward and retire. Two FoRwARD, ADDREss AND FAcE PARTNERs.--The same two forward and address, and each turns to the right, facing original partner. FoUR HANDS HALF ARoUND.--The four on each side join hands and swing half around in circle. Gentlemen release the hands of ladies on their left, and head couples retire to opposite places; the side couples remaining in original position. HALF RIGHT AND LEFT TO PLAcEs.--Head couples cross over to their original places, joining right hands with opposite partners in passing, and each couple turns with left hands to places. Head couples repeat the figure, the first gentleman and the second lady joining the side couples at their left. The third time the figure is danced, the third lady and fourth gentleman join the head couples at their right. The fourth time, the third gentleman and fourth lady join the head couples at their left. FIFTH FIGURE. Measures. Four ladies to the right, four times..........16 First gentleman and opposite lady forward and back................................ 4 Forward, and swing to face partners........ 4 Head couples chassez to right and left....... 4 Turn partners to places.................. 4 Head couples repeat the whole figure, with second gentleman and...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943856
  • 9781236943859