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Title: Conquest of Corsica
Description: Longways Country Dance, triple minor

M1

L1

M2

L2

M3

L3

M4

L4

M5

L5

M6

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M7

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M8

L8

6,12,0,1109,2 12,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 13,130,210,130,310,130,370,330,130,330,230,330,370 14,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 13,130,210,130,310,130,370,330,130,330,230,330,370 14,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 7,172,151,172,251,130,370,288,189,288,289,330,370 7,230,140,230,240,130,370,230,200,230,300,330,370 6,290,150,290,250,130,370,170,190,170,290,330,370 7,330,170,330,270,130,370,130,170,130,270,330,370 7,320,191,340,249,130,370,120,191,140,249,330,370 7,315,220,345,220,130,370,115,220,145,220,330,370 6,320,250,340,190,130,370,120,250,140,190,330,370 7,330,270,330,170,130,370,130,270,130,170,330,370 13,350,270,310,170,130,370,150,270,110,170,330,370 14,330,270,330,170,130,370,130,270,130,170,330,370 13,350,270,310,170,130,370,150,270,110,170,330,370 14,330,270,330,170,130,370,130,270,130,170,330,370 7,320,249,340,191,130,370,120,249,140,191,330,370 7,315,220,345,220,130,370,115,220,145,220,330,370 6,320,190,340,250,130,370,120,190,140,250,330,370 7,330,170,330,270,130,370,130,170,130,270,330,370 7,288,151,288,251,130,370,172,189,172,289,330,370 7,230,140,230,240,130,370,230,200,230,300,330,370 6,170,150,170,250,130,370,290,190,290,290,330,370 7,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 17,170,197,130,250,130,370,290,197,330,250,330,370 17,197,248,130,220,130,370,263,248,330,220,330,370 16,199,312,130,190,130,370,261,312,330,190,330,370 17,199,389,130,170,130,370,261,389,330,170,330,370 5,175,402,130,170,130,370,285,402,330,170,330,370 5,140,410,130,170,130,370,320,410,330,170,330,370 5,104,406,130,170,130,370,356,406,330,170,330,370 5,80,395,130,170,130,370,380,395,330,170,330,370 5,90,370,130,170,130,370,370,370,330,170,330,370 5,105,332,130,170,130,370,355,332,330,170,330,370 5,120,295,130,170,130,370,340,295,330,170,330,370 5,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 7,172,251,172,151,130,370,288,289,288,189,330,370 7,230,240,230,140,130,370,230,300,230,200,330,370 6,290,250,290,150,130,370,170,290,170,190,330,370 7,330,270,330,170,130,370,130,270,130,170,330,370 7,340,249,320,191,130,370,140,249,120,191,330,370 7,345,220,315,220,130,370,145,220,115,220,330,370 6,340,190,320,250,130,370,140,190,120,250,330,370 7,330,170,330,270,130,370,130,170,130,270,330,370 7,288,189,288,289,130,370,172,151,172,251,330,370 7,230,200,230,300,130,370,230,140,230,240,330,370 6,170,190,170,290,130,370,290,150,290,250,330,370 7,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 7,120,191,140,249,130,370,320,191,340,249,330,370 7,115,220,145,220,130,370,315,220,345,220,330,370 6,120,250,140,190,130,370,320,250,340,190,330,370 7,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 0,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370

2:16:The top two couples set to their partner, then two changes of a circular hey; then set to neighbour and back again^26:8:The first couple lead down the middle, through the bottom, and up into second place, the second couple move up^38:8:The top two couples four changes of a circular hey^54:0:Repeat whole dance from progressed position^

 

Conquest_of_Corsica.mp3

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This dance is reconstructed from an authentic source as noted above, but you might encounter it being taught in a different fashion. Popular dances were often published more than once, sometimes with different figures, or even with different tunes; our version is faithfully reconstructed and historically informed, but alternative arrangements can be equally satisfying


Further Information:

 
Source: Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1795
Authority: Dodd, T.
Year: 1795
Tune: Conquest of Corsica
 
 
 



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