Sword Dance, The

Ed. 11A-13 Duple Minor Longways
D Minor AABB adlib

A1 1-2: 1st Man casts off into the 2nd Man’s place, while the 1st Woman slips down between the 2nd Couple.
A1 3-4: Then both slip up the middle into their own places.

A2 1-2: 1st Woman casts off, while the 1st Man slips down the middle to meet her below.
A2 3-4: Both slip up the middle as before.

B1 1-2: 1st Couple clap hands right and left.
B1 3-4: Then cast off.

B2 1-2: Then go the half Figure, crossing up between the 2nd Couple and going down behind.
B2 3-4: 1st Couple turn your Partner halfway round.

Repeat down the line.

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