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Title: Alemand Swiss
Description: Longways Country Dance, triple minor

M1

L1

M2

L2

M3

L3

M4

L4

M5

L5

M6

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M7

L7

M8

L8

6,12,0,1334,2 12,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 8,173,166,130,270,130,370,330,170,287,274,330,370 8,219,176,130,270,130,370,330,170,241,264,330,370 8,252,205,130,270,130,370,330,170,208,235,330,370 8,258,233,130,270,130,370,330,170,202,207,330,370 8,230,246,130,270,130,370,330,170,230,194,330,370 8,190,237,130,270,130,370,330,170,270,203,330,370 8,154,208,130,270,130,370,330,170,306,232,330,370 8,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,152,233,130,370,308,207,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,188,203,130,370,272,237,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,231,194,130,370,229,246,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,257,206,130,370,203,234,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,251,236,130,370,209,204,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,219,262,130,370,241,178,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,175,274,130,370,285,166,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 12,170,197,130,270,130,370,290,197,330,270,330,370 12,197,248,130,270,130,370,263,248,330,270,330,370 12,199,312,130,270,130,370,261,312,330,270,330,370 12,199,389,130,270,130,370,261,389,330,270,330,370 3,196,392,130,270,130,370,258,392,330,270,330,370 3,195,396,130,270,130,370,258,397,330,270,330,370 3,198,400,130,270,130,370,261,400,330,270,330,370 2,201,397,130,270,130,370,264,397,330,270,330,370 3,201,393,130,270,130,370,264,393,330,270,330,370 2,199,389,130,270,130,370,261,389,330,270,330,370 7,198,365,130,270,130,370,261,365,330,270,330,370 7,197,329,130,270,130,370,262,329,330,270,330,370 7,197,293,130,270,130,370,262,293,330,270,330,370 7,196,270,130,270,130,370,262,270,330,270,330,370 3,187,253,130,270,130,370,271,253,330,270,330,370 3,171,235,130,270,130,370,288,235,330,270,330,370 3,148,223,130,270,130,370,311,223,330,270,330,370 3,130,220,130,270,130,370,330,220,330,270,330,370 6,119,234,130,250,130,370,341,234,330,250,330,370 6,116,246,130,220,130,370,344,246,330,220,330,370 6,119,259,130,190,130,370,341,259,330,190,330,370 6,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 16,176,207,236,184,140,266,301,343,335,269,261,373 16,234,184,300,223,180,210,232,375,280,368,183,356 16,303,221,335,269,234,184,176,338,208,386,138,266 16,335,269,333,368,330,170,136,269,135,370,130,170 16,303,221,335,269,234,184,176,338,208,386,138,266 16,234,184,300,223,180,210,232,375,280,368,183,356 16,176,207,236,184,140,266,301,343,335,269,261,373 16,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 8,172,251,172,151,130,370,288,289,288,189,330,370 8,230,240,230,140,130,370,230,300,230,200,330,370 8,290,250,290,150,130,370,170,290,170,190,330,370 8,330,270,330,170,130,370,130,270,130,170,330,370 8,340,249,320,191,130,370,140,249,120,191,330,370 8,345,220,315,220,130,370,145,220,115,220,330,370 8,340,190,320,250,130,370,140,190,120,250,330,370 8,330,170,330,270,130,370,130,170,130,270,330,370 8,288,189,288,289,130,370,172,151,172,251,330,370 8,230,200,230,300,130,370,230,140,230,240,330,370 8,170,190,170,290,130,370,290,150,290,250,330,370 8,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 8,120,191,140,249,130,370,320,191,340,249,330,370 8,115,220,145,220,130,370,315,220,345,220,330,370 8,120,250,140,190,130,370,320,250,340,190,330,370 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

2:8:The first man allemande turns the second lady; then the first lady allemande turns the second man^18:8:The first couple lead down the middle and back, and casts off into second place^40:8:Circle left half way, and back again^48:8:Top two couples four changes of a circular hey^64:0: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: Book of Figures
Authority: Wilcox, Asa
Year: 1793
Tune: Alemand Swiss
 
 
 
 
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