American Square Dances of The West
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American Square Dances
'Do-si-do') your Corner," eight beats being required for each movement, sixteen beats in all, the same timing as required for the Western Do-si-do, but the calls for the two versions are different.
The Right and Left Through
In the "Right and Left Through," when danced by two couples, the two couples face each other and dance directly toward the opposite person, whom they pass by the right shoulder, exchanging positions with the other couple and taking left hands with their Partners as soon as they have passed by the opposite person. As the gentlemen take left hands with their Partners they place their right hands at the ladies' backs and wheel the ladies counterclockwise to again face the other couple, the gentlemen moving backward and the ladies forward as they wheel. This movement of passing through the opposite






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