The Dashing White Sergeant
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|Name:||The Dashing White Sergeant||Type:||Reel||Bars:||32|
|Set:||3 facing 3 round the room||Devised by:||Unknown|
|Own music:||The Dashing White Sergeant||Suggested music:||Unknown|
|1 - 8||All circle to the left and back.|
|9 - 16||The man sets to and turns the lady on his right, then sets to and turns the lady on his left.|
|17 - 24||All dance a reel of 3 in their lines, the man passes the lady on his right with a left shoulder to start,|
|25 - 28||All advance & retire (2 steps forward & 2 back)|
|29 - 32||All advance for 4 steps. Lines travelling clockwise make arches. Lines travelling anticlockwise dance under the arches to meet another line.|
Lines may be made up either with a man in the middle with 2 ladies or with a lady in the middle with 2 men.
Bars 9 - 16. For a less experienced group the man can just turn each lady twice (or swing if they are more lively) rather than setting and turning.