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C1. (Capers).
(1st time). Bars 1 and 2
Nos. 1 and 6 advance at 4/3 step; pass in centre, right shoulders touching, and get to each other's places.
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Bar 3
Nos. 1 and 6 turn about, inward and to the right, at 4/3 step.
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Bar 4
Nos. 1 and 6 advance at 4/3 step until they come face to face, but do not touch or pass.
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Bar 5
Nos. 1 and 6 retire, at 4/2 step, to opposite corners.
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Bar 6
Beginning, Nos. 1 and 6 reach opposite corners.
Half-bar, Nos. 1 and 6 Ju.
Nos. 1 and 6 have now changed corners.
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C1. (Capers)
(2nd time).
Nos. 2 and 5 change corners as Nos. 1 and 6 in C, 1st time.
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C1. (Capers)
(3rd time).
Nos. 3 and 4 change places as Nos. 1 and 6 in C, first time.
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A1. (repeat).
Chain.
Column.
B1. (repeat). (3 times).
As before, with the difference only that pairs start with right foot so that, in bar 4, they stamp and strike together the left feet.
Front.
C1. (repeat). As before, All change places again, returning, therefore, (3 times). to original stations.
Front.
A2.
Cross-over.
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B2.
(3 times).
As in B1. Pairs start with left feet, and stamp and strike right feet in bar 4.
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C2. (Capers).
(3 times).
Slower, except in last
two bars, played in
original time.
As in C1, except that pairs, in changing places, step rather higher to the slower music, also in the last two bars of normal time. The High Step is to be reserved for the Slow Capers in C3, and repeat.
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A2. (repeat).
Back-to-back.
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B2. (repeat). (3 times).
As in B1 (repeat), pairs start with right feet so that, in bar 4, they stamp and strike the left feet.
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C2. (repeat).
(3 times).
Capers.
Slower.
As in C2. Pairs re-change.
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A3.
Cross-over.
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B3.
(3 times).
As in B1 and B2. Pairs start with left feet, and stamp and strike right feet.
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C3. (Capers).
As in C1, pairs change places.






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