Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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DIVIDE THE RING AND CORNERS BOW                  295
f) Same old gent and a new little dame, Down the center and turn the same, The lady goes right and the gent goes left— Repeat (b) and (c).
3. Now you're home and everybody swing, A left allemande and a right hand, grand. And promenade.
THE EXPLANATION:
1.  See page 151 for explanation or substitute any introduc­tion given there.
2.  a) First couple take four steps back from each other,
four steps together and swing. They then cross hand in hand through the center of the ring, and pass be­tween the third couple, the lady turning right around the set and back to place while the gentleman turns left to place.
b)   Each turns back to corner and makes a deep bow. At the same time the rest of the set bows to corners. Then each turns back to his partner and all four partners swing.
c)   Each gentleman again swings the corner lady, turns her to his side and promenades around the ring with her and back to his place (the ladies each advance one place).
d), (e), and (f) The first gentleman having brought a new lady to his position takes her down the ring, di­vides as in the last half of (a) and then the whole set repeats (b) and (c). He finally gets his own lady back and they are ready for the ending.
3.  See page 153 for explanation or substitute any ending given there.






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