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Title: The Fair Emigrant
Description: Longways Country Dance, triple minor

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2:8:The first lady sets twice to the second man, then turns him to the right; repeat for the first man^26:8:The first couple meet, join hands and side step down the set, then set twice; lead back to second place and turn^54:8:First Couple set twice and turn half turn right; then set twice and return with the left hand^70:8:All 6 join hands and set twice, then circle to the right^82:0:Repeat whole dance from progressed position^

 

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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 American Country Dances
Authority: Cantelo
Year: 1785
Tune: The Fair Emigrant
 
 
 
 
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