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ADSON'S SARABAND. or The New Exchange

    Longways for Six; in three parts (1st Ed., 1650).
            First Part.
    A1       1-4    All lead up a double and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
             5-8    Partners set and turn single.
    A2       1-8    All that again.
    B1       1-4    Men face left wall, move forward a double, turn and return to places (r.s.).
             5-8    Men set to their partners and turn single.
    B2       1-8    Women do the same to the right wall.
            Second Part.
    A1       1-2    Men face down and move forward a double obliquely to their left; 
                    while women face up and do the same, the dancers falling into one line 
                    (the three men below the three women) (r.s.).
             3-4    Each file falls back a double, the men moving up into the women's places, 
                    and the women down into the men's (r.s).
             5-8    Partners set and turn single.
    A2       1-2    Men face up and move forward a double obliquely to their left; 
                    while women face down and do the same (r.s.).
             3-4    Same as in A1, the men moving down to places, the women up (r.s).
             5-8    As in A1
    B1      Bar 1   First and second couples change places, first couple moving down between the second (sk.s.).
            Bar 2   First and third couples change places, third couple moving up between the first (sk.s.).
             3-4    Second and third couples change places, second couple moving down between the third (sk.s.).
             5-8    Partners set and turn single.
    B2       1-4    Same as B1 to places, reversing the direction of the movements.
             5-8    Same as in B1
            Third Part.
    A1       1-4    Men face left wall and both files move two doubles forward (r.s.).
             5-8    Partners face, set, and turn single.
    A2       1-4    First and third men face each other, move forward a double on the 
                    outside of second man, meet, and fall back a double; 
                    while first and third women do the same (r.s.).
             5-8    First and third men turn each other, while first and third women do the same. 
                    Simultaneously, second man turns his partner.
    B1       1-4    Partners fall back two steps and change places (r.s.).
             5-8    Partners set and turn single.
    B2       1-8    First man and first woman, followed by second and third couples, 
                    lead down the middle to the bottom, turn to their left and lead up to places (sk.s.).
ins_adsons_saraband.txt · Last modified: 2016/07/13 00:48 by jthompson