The Dashing White Sergeant

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Dance details

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Name: The Dashing White Sergeant Type: Reel Bars: 32
Set: 3 facing 3 round the room Devised by: Unknown
Published in: Unknown
Own music: The Dashing White Sergeant Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

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.

Notes

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.