French Rigaudon, The

Ed. 7C-18 Duple Minor Longways
C Major AABBCCDD adlib

A1 1-2: Each side fall back a Double then meet again
A1 3-4: Hands across and go half round.

A2 1-2: Fall back and meet as before.
A2 3-4: Hands across, and go half round back to your own places.

B1 1-2: 1st and 2nd Men Set to each other, the Women doing the like.
B1 3-5: Both Men cast off and go around your Partners into their places, the Women crossing to the Men’s places.

B2 1-2: 1st and 2nd Women Set to each other, the Men doing the like.
B2 3-5: Both Women cast off and go back to your places as the Men cross into their own places.

C1 1-2: Both Couples turn your own Partners.

C2 1-2: 1st Couple cast off into the 2nd place.

D1 1-2: Turn your Partners again.
D1 3-4: 1st Man Set to the 2nd Man, while the 1st Woman Sets to the 2nd Woman.

D2 1: All four meet and clap hands.
D2 2-4: All go hands quite round.

Repeat down the line.

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