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Title: The English Sisters
Description: Longways Country Dance, triple minor

M1

L1

M2

L2

M3

L3

M4

L4

M5

L5

M6

L6

M7

L7

M8

L8

6,12,0,1292,2 12,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 16,110,210,130,270,130,370,330,170,350,230,330,370 15,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 16,110,210,130,270,130,370,330,170,350,230,330,370 15,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 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 7,190,237,130,270,130,370,330,170,270,203,330,370 8,154,208,130,270,130,370,330,170,306,232,330,370 7,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 16,130,170,150,310,130,370,310,130,330,270,330,370 15,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 16,130,170,150,310,130,370,310,130,330,270,330,370 15,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 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 7,130,170,219,262,130,370,241,178,330,270,330,370 8,130,170,175,274,130,370,285,166,330,270,330,370 7,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 4,140,170,130,270,130,370,320,170,330,270,330,370 4,155,170,130,270,130,370,305,170,330,270,330,370 4,170,170,130,270,130,370,290,170,330,270,330,370 4,180,170,130,270,130,370,280,170,330,270,330,370 12,180,210,130,270,130,370,280,210,330,270,330,370 12,180,271,130,270,130,370,280,271,330,270,330,370 11,180,331,130,270,130,370,280,331,330,270,330,370 12,180,370,130,270,130,370,280,370,330,270,330,370 16,180,390,130,270,130,370,280,350,330,270,330,370 15,180,370,130,270,130,370,280,370,330,270,330,370 16,180,390,130,270,130,370,280,350,330,270,330,370 15,180,370,130,270,130,370,280,370,330,270,330,370 16,180,330,130,270,130,370,280,330,330,270,330,370 15,180,269,130,270,130,370,280,269,330,270,330,370 16,180,209,130,270,130,370,280,209,330,270,330,370 15,180,170,130,270,130,370,280,170,330,270,330,370 16,133,166,130,250,130,370,327,166,330,250,330,370 15,99,193,130,220,130,370,361,193,330,220,330,370 16,96,238,130,190,130,370,364,238,330,190,330,370 15,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 16,160,281,130,170,130,370,300,259,330,170,330,370 15,195,305,130,170,130,370,265,235,330,170,330,370 16,220,340,130,170,130,370,240,200,330,170,330,370 15,230,370,130,170,130,370,230,170,330,170,330,370 16,270,370,90,170,170,370,190,170,290,170,370,370 15,230,370,130,170,130,370,230,170,330,170,330,370 16,270,370,90,170,170,370,190,170,290,170,370,370 15,230,370,130,170,130,370,230,170,330,170,330,370 16,219,340,130,170,130,370,241,200,330,170,330,370 15,195,305,130,170,130,370,265,235,330,170,330,370 16,160,280,130,170,130,370,300,260,330,170,330,370 15,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 16,130,310,130,210,130,410,330,230,330,130,330,330 15,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 16,130,310,130,210,130,410,330,230,330,130,330,330 15,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 8,165,199,229,178,141,269,306,336,333,271,240,356 7,232,175,308,200,172,197,237,359,298,330,180,328 8,309,199,332,272,240,170,178,328,234,357,143,268 7,335,271,296,330,316,196,138,269,173,327,175,197 8,304,338,232,357,341,268,168,199,133,272,239,168 7,234,359,172,328,306,336,239,172,162,200,319,194 8,176,327,132,272,240,357,312,197,232,175,343,268 7,136,271,130,170,133,370,338,272,330,170,332,370 0,135,271,130,170,132,370,336,272,330,170,332,370 1,133,270,130,170,131,370,334,271,330,170,331,370 0,131,270,130,170,131,370,332,270,330,170,330,370 1,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 16,130,310,130,210,130,410,330,230,330,130,330,330 15,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 16,130,310,130,210,130,410,330,230,330,130,330,330 15,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 8,163,249,163,149,163,349,297,291,297,191,297,391 8,204,240,204,140,204,340,256,300,256,200,256,400 8,241,249,241,149,241,349,219,291,219,191,219,391 8,257,269,257,169,257,369,203,271,203,171,203,371 8,240,291,240,191,240,391,220,249,220,149,220,349 8,204,300,204,200,204,400,256,240,256,140,256,340 8,164,291,164,191,164,391,296,249,296,149,296,349 8,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 8,164,291,164,191,164,391,296,249,296,149,296,349 7,204,300,204,200,204,400,256,240,256,140,256,340 8,240,291,240,191,240,391,220,249,220,149,220,349 7,257,269,257,169,257,369,203,271,203,171,203,371 8,241,249,241,149,241,349,219,291,219,191,219,391 7,204,240,204,140,204,340,256,300,256,200,256,400 8,163,249,163,149,163,349,297,291,297,191,297,391 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

2:8:The 1st man set twice to the 2nd lady, then turn^14:8:The 1st lady set twice to the 2nd man, then turn^26:8:The 1st couple gallop down the middle and set twice^38:8:The 1st couple gallop up the middle and cast into 2nd place^46:16:First couple turn by the right into lines across and all set twice, then turn by the left back home and all set twice^62:8:All circle around to the left, then set twice^78:8:All turn partners right and left^94:0: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: The English Sisters, Spa Dance
Authority: Straight, Thomas & Skillern, Thomas
Year: 1776
Tune: The English Sisters
 
 
 




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