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Title: The Spirit of the Dance
Description: Longways Country Dance, duple minor

M1

L1

M2

L2

M3

L3

M4

L4

M5

L5

M6

L6

M7

L7

M8

L8

6,12,0,1206,2 12,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 0,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 2,138,167,130,270,130,370,322,167,330,270,330,370 2,141,160,130,270,130,370,319,160,330,270,330,370 2,138,152,130,270,130,370,322,152,330,270,330,370 1,130,150,130,270,130,370,330,150,330,270,330,370 9,90,177,130,270,130,370,370,177,330,270,330,370 9,63,228,130,270,130,370,397,228,330,270,330,370 9,61,292,130,270,130,370,399,292,330,270,330,370 9,61,369,130,270,130,370,399,369,330,270,330,370 4,75,389,130,270,130,370,385,389,330,270,330,370 3,96,420,130,270,130,370,364,420,330,270,330,370 4,116,450,130,270,130,370,344,450,330,270,330,370 3,130,470,130,270,130,370,330,470,330,270,330,370 2,138,473,130,270,130,370,322,473,330,270,330,370 2,141,480,130,270,130,370,319,480,330,270,330,370 2,138,488,130,270,130,370,322,488,330,270,330,370 1,130,490,130,270,130,370,330,490,330,270,330,370 9,90,463,130,270,130,370,370,463,330,270,330,370 9,63,412,130,270,130,370,397,412,330,270,330,370 9,61,348,130,270,130,370,399,348,330,270,330,370 9,61,271,130,270,130,370,399,271,330,270,330,370 4,75,251,130,270,130,370,385,251,330,270,330,370 3,96,220,130,270,130,370,364,220,330,270,330,370 4,116,190,130,270,130,370,344,190,330,270,330,370 3,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 2,143,170,130,270,130,370,316,170,330,270,330,370 2,163,170,130,270,130,370,296,170,330,270,330,370 2,183,170,130,270,130,370,275,170,330,270,330,370 1,196,170,130,270,130,370,262,170,330,270,330,370 7,196,205,130,270,130,370,262,205,330,270,330,370 7,196,258,130,270,130,370,262,258,330,270,330,370 6,196,311,130,270,130,370,262,311,330,270,330,370 7,196,345,130,270,130,370,262,345,330,270,330,370 3,196,335,130,270,130,370,262,335,330,270,330,370 3,196,320,130,270,130,370,262,320,330,270,330,370 4,196,305,130,270,130,370,262,305,330,270,330,370 3,196,295,130,270,130,370,262,295,330,270,330,370 3,183,290,130,250,130,370,276,290,330,250,330,370 3,163,282,130,220,130,370,296,282,330,220,330,370 2,143,275,130,190,130,370,317,275,330,190,330,370 3,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 7,150,270,110,170,130,370,350,270,310,170,330,370 7,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 7,150,270,110,170,130,370,350,270,310,170,330,370 8,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 7,150,270,110,170,130,370,350,270,310,170,330,370 7,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 7,150,270,110,170,130,370,350,270,310,170,330,370 8,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 0,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370

2:0:SINGLE FIGURE^3:8:The first couple cast off two couples and back again^27:8:The first couple join hands and slip down the middle and return to second place, seconds moving up; the first couple set to the second couple, now at the top^51:0:Repeat whole dance from progressed position^

 

The_Spirit_of_the_Dance.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: L'Assemblée, or Forty Eight Elegant New Dances for the year 1819
Authority: Wilson, Thomas
Year: 1819
Tune: The Spirit of the Dance
 
 
 



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