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8, and No. 5 must get back to his station along the double curve travelled in the first four bars by No. 1. Thus:
Fig. 6. & Fig. 7.
The Chain is danced by Nos. 2, 4, and 6 precisely in the same way: No. 2 is always leader; always turns outward; and Nos. 4 and 6 always follow No. 2 on the lines of the double curve, or figure 8. No. 6, as No. 5, passes between Nos. 2 and 4, in chaining.
Occasionally, as for instance in "Country Gardens," the term "Half-chain" will be found. This means that the movement shown in Fig. 4 is executed to four bars of music; another movement follows; then "Half-chain" again, bringing numbers back to original stations.
If, as very often occurs, the Chain follows a movement executed in Front formation, the dancers simply turn and follow one another as shown in diagrams, when the Chain music begins.
This is called in the NotationóChain.
CROSS-OVER.
This movement is executed in Front formation, to eight bars of music, as follows:
In the first two bars each dancer crosses over and takes the place of his partner, setting the pairs back to back, thus: