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you tell him in this respect, and his Le Grande Rond. — All join hande experience will enable him to so ar- and advance and retire twice. range that there will be a uniform con- Pas d'Allemande. — The gentlemen sistency in the whole,

turn the partners under their arms. We are glad to find that extrava- Traversez. — The two opposite pergauce and show at funerals is fast giv. sons change places. ing way before the good sense of the Vis-à-vis. – The opposite partner. people. Our best families everywhere QUADRILLES - THE First are setting examples which it will be SET. -- First Figure, Le Pantalon. well to follow. The false pride and Right and left. Balancez to partextravagance which runs a family into ners; turn partners. Ladies' chain. debt for a year, to pay for a showy Half promenade; half right and lett. funeral for one of its members, has re- (Four times.) - Second Figure, L'Eté. ceived a check from the pulpits of Leading lady and opposite gentleman many of our cities. Let us pay all the advance and retire; chassez to right respect we can to our dead; but it and left; cross over to each other's must be in a manner proportionate to places ; chassez to right and left. our means. For the poor man to half

Balancez and turn partners. (Four starve his living children to meet the times.) Or Double L'Ete. - Both needless expense of a fashionable fu-couples advance and retire at the same neral for the loved one who has died, is time; cross over; advance and retire feeding the vanity of the living, rather again; cross to places. Balancez than showing respect for the dead.

and turn partners. (Four times.) Terms used to Describe the Move ing lady and opposite gentleman

Third Figure, La Poule. - Leadments of Dances.

cross over, giving right hands; recross, Balancez. - Set to partners.

giving left hands, and fall in a line. Chaine Anglaise. - The top and bot- Set four in a line; half promenade. tom couples right and left.

Advance two, and retire (twice). Chaine Anglaise double. The right | Advance four, and retire; half right and left double.

and left. (Four times.) Fourth Figure, Chaine des Dames. The ladies' | La Pastorale. - The leading couple chain.

advance twice, leaving the lady oppoChaine des Dames double. - The site the second time. The three advance ladies' chain double, which is per- and retire twice. The leading gentle. formed by all the ladies cominencing man advance and set. Hands tour half at the same time.

round; half right and left. (Fourtimes.) Chassez.—Move to the right and left. Fifth Figure, Galop l'inale. – Top

Chassez croisez. -- Gentlemen change and bottom couples galopade quite places with partners, and back again. round each other. Advance and retire;

Demie Chaine Anglaise. --The four four advance againand change thegen: opposite persons half right and left. tlemen. Ladies' chain. Advance and

Demi Promenade. --- All eight half retire four, and regain your partners promenade.

in your places. The fourth time all Dos-à-dos. --- The two opposite per- galopade for an unlimited period. sons pass round each other.

(Four times.). Or, All galopade or Demi Moulinet. --The ladies all ad- promenade, eight bars. Advance four vance to the centre, giving hands, and en galop oblique, and retire, then half return to places.

promenade, eight bars. Advance four, | La Grande Chaine. - All eight chas- retire, and return to places with the sez quite round, giving alternately right half promenade, eight bars. Ladies' and left hands to partners, beginning chain, eight bars. Repeated by the with the right.

side couples, then by the top and bottom, and lastly by the side couples, | outside of them -- the same reversed. finishing with grand promenade. All set at corners, turn, and resume

LANCER - 1. La kore - First gen. partners. All advance and retire twice, tleman and opposite lwly advance and in a circle with hands joined turn Hot - turn with both hands, retiring to partners. Finorth l'igure.-- The first places -- return, lealing outside - net lady and opposite gentleman advance and turn at corners. 2. La Lodoiska. -- and stop; then their partners advance ; First couple advance twice, leaving the turn partners to places. The four ladies lady in the centre --- set in the centre - move to right, each taking the next turn to places -- all advance to two lady's place, and stop---the four yentlelines -- all turn partners. 3. La Dorset. men move to left, each taking the

l'irst Indy avance and stop, then next gentleman's place, and stop --the the opposito gentleman - both retire, ladies repeat the same to the right turning around - ladies' bands across --then the gentlemen to the left. All half round, and turn the opposite gen- | join hands and promenade round to tlemon with left hands - repeat back places, and turn partners. Repeated to places, and turn partners with left by the other couples. Fifth l'iguro.bands. 4. L'Etoile. First couplo The first couple promenade or waltz not to couple at right- set to couple round inside the figure. The four at left - change places with partners, ladies advance, join hands round, and and set, and pirouette to places --- right retire -- then the gentlemen perform and left with opposite couple. 5. Les the same --- all set and turn partnera. Lanciers. -- The grand chain. The Chain figure of eight half round, and first couple advance and turn facing set. All promenade to places and turn the top; then the couple at right partners. All change sides, join right advance behind the top couple; then hands at corners, and set -- back ngain the couple at left, and the opposite to places. Finish with grand promecouple do the same, forming two lines, nade. - These three are the most ad. All change places with partners and inired of the quadrilles: the First Set back again. The ladies turn in a line invariably takes precedence of every on the right, the gentlemen in a line other dance. on the left. Each couple meet up the SPANISH DANCE. - Danced in a centre. Het in two lines, the ladies in circle or a line by sixteen or twenty one line, the gentlemen in the other couples. The couples stand as for a Turn partners to places. Finish with Country Dance, except that the first the grand chain.

gentleman must stand on the ladies' THE CALEDONIANS. --- First Figure. side, and the first lady on the gentle--- The first and opposite couples hands men's side. First gentleman and second noros round the centre, and back to lady balancez to each other, wbile first places--set and turn partners. Ladies | lady and second gentleman do the chain. Half promenade - half right same, and change places. First genand left. Repeated by the side couples. tleman and partner balancez, while Second Figure. -- The first gentleman second gentleman and partner do the advance and retire twice. All set at same, and change places. First gen. corners, each July passing into the tleman and second lady balancez, while next lady's place on the right. Prom- first lady and second gentleman do the evade by all. Repeated by the other name, and change places. First gen. couples. Third l'igure. The first lady tleman and second lady balancey to and opposite gentleman advance and partners, and change places with them. retiro, bending to each other. First | All four join hands in the centre, and lady and opposite gentleman pass then change places, in the same order round each other to places. l'irst as the foregoing figure, four times. All couple cross over, having hold of hands, four poussotto, lenving the second lady while the opposite couple cross on the and gentleman at the top, the same the in a Country Dance. The first lady | 1st, The pursuit. 2d, The waltz and gentleman then go through the called Redowa. 3d, The waltz à Deux same figure with the third lady and gen- Temps, executed to a peculiar measure, tleman, and so proceed to the end of the and which, by a change of the rhythm, dance. This figure is soinetimes danced assumes a new character. The middle in eight-bars time, which not only hur- of the floor must be reserved for the ries and inconveniences the dancers, dancers who execute the promenade, but also ill accords with the music. called the pursuit, while those who

WALTZ Cotillon. -- Places the dance the waltz turn in a circle about same as quadrille. First couple waltz the room. The position of the gentleround inside ; first and second ladies man is the same as for the waltz. The advance twice and cross over, turning gentleman sets out with the left foot, . twice; first and second gentlemen do and the lady with the right. In the the same; third and fourth couples the pursuit the position is different, the same; first and second couples waltz to gentleman and his partner face, and places, third and fourth do the same; take each other by the hand. They all waltz to partners, and turn half advance or fall back at pleasure, and round with both hands, meeting the balance in advance and backwards. To next lady ; perform this figure until in advance, the step, of the pursuit is your places; form two side lines, all made by a glissade forward, without advance twice and cross over, turning springing, coupé with the hind foot, twice; the same, returning; all waltz and jeté on it." You recomience with round; the whole repeated four times. the other foot, and so on throughout.

LA GALOPADE is an extremely grace. The retiring step is made by a sliding ful and spirited dance, in a continual step of the foot backwards, without chassez. An unlimited number may join. spring, jeté with the front foot, and It is danced in couples, as waltzing. coupé with the one behind. It is ne

THE GALOPADE QUADRILLES. cessary to advance well upon the slid1st, Galopade. 2d, Right and left, ing step, and to spring lightly in the sides the same. 3d, Set and turn two others,

two others, sur place, balancing hands all eight. 4th, Galopade. 5th, equally in the pas de poursuite, which Ladies' chain, sides' the same. 6th, is executed alternately by the left in Set and turn partners all eight. 7th, advance, and the right backwards. Galopade. 8th, Tirois, sides the same. The lady should follow all the move9th, Set and turn partners all eight. ments of her partner, falling back 10th, Galopade. 11th, Top lady and when he advances, and advancing bottom gentleman advance and retire, when he falls back. Bring the shoul: the other six do the same. 12th, Set ders a little forward at each sliding

and turn partners all eight. 13th, step, for they should always follow the .. Galopade. " 14th, Four ladies advance movement of the leg as it advances or

and retire, gentlemen the same. 15th, retreats; but this should not be tno Double ladies' chain. 16th, Set and marked. When the gentleman is turn partners all eight. 17th, Galopade. about to waltz, he should take the 13th, Poussette, sides the same. 19th, lady's waist, as in the ordinary waltz. Set and turn. 20th, Galopade waltz. The step of the Redowa, in turning.com

THE MAZURKA. This dance is of may be thus described : For the genPolish origin — first introduced into tleman --- jeté of the left foot, passing England by the Duke of Devonshire, before the lady. Glissade of the right on his return from Russia. It consists foot behind to the fourth position of twelve movements; and the first eight aside — the left foot is brought to the bars are played (as in quadrilles) before third position behind then the pas the first movement commences. de basque is executed by the right

THE REpowa Waltz is composed foot, bringing it forward, and you reof three parts, distinct from each other commence with the left. The pas

de basque should be made in three waltz, Firat Waltz, The gentleman very equal beats, as in the Mazurka, hops the left foot well forward, then The lady performs the same steps as baok, and glissades halt'round. He then the gentleman, beginning by the pas hops the right foot forward, and back, de basque with the right foot, "To and glissades the other half round. The waltz à deux temps to the measure of lady performs the same steps, begins the Redowa, we should make each ning with the right foot. Seoond. The step upon each beat of the bar, and find gentleman, hopping, strikes the left ourselves at every two bars, the gen- heel three times against the right heel, tleman with his left foot forwards, and and then jumps half round on the left the lady with her right, that is to say, foot; he then strikes the right heel weshould make one whole and one half three times against the left, and jumps step to every bar. The music is rather on the right toot, completing the oirele. slower than for the ordinary waltz, The lady does the same steps with re

VALSE CELLARIUS, The gentle- verse feet, Third, The gentleman raises man takes the lady's left hand with up the left foot, steps it lightly on the his right, moving one bar to the left by ground forward, then strikes the right ylissadle, and two hops on his left foot, heel smartly twice, and glissarles halt while the lady does the same to the round. The same is then done with right, on her right foot; at the second the other foot. The lady begins with bar they repeat the same with the other the right foot, foot - this is repeated for sixteen bars; VALSE À DEUX TEMPA, --- This they then waltz sixteen bars, glissade waltz contains, like the common waltz, and two hops, taking care to occupy three times, but ditferently divided. the time of two bars to get quite round. The first time consists of a gliding The gentleman now takes both hands step; the second a chasses, including of the lady, and makes the grand square two times in one, A chassez is per: ---- moving three bars to his left - at the formed by bringing one leg near the fourth bar making two beats while turn-other, then moving it forward, baok: ing the angle; his right foot is now ward, right, left, and round. The gen. moved forward to the other angle three tleman begins by sliding to the left bars -- at the fourth, beat again while with his left foot, then performing a turning the angle; the same repeated chassez towards the left with his right for sixteen bars - the lady having her foot without turning at all during the right foot forward when the gentleman first two times. He then slides back has his left foot forward ; the waltz is wards with his right leg, turning half again repeated; after which several round; after which he puts his left other steps are introduced, but which leg behind to perform a chassez formust needs be seen to be understood. ward, turning then half round for the

CTROULAR WALT2. — The dancers second time. The lady walizes in the form a circle, then promenade during same manner, except that the first the introduction --- all waltz sixteen time she slides to the right with the bars --- set, holding partner's right right foot, and also performs the chashand, and turn----Waltz thirty-two bars ses on the right, and continues the

-- rest, and turn partners slowly face same as the gentleman, except that she partner and chassez to the right and slides backwards with her 'right foot lett - pirouette lady twice with the when the gentleman slides with his right hand, all waliz sixteen bars left foot to the left; and when the gen. set and turn --- all form a circle, still tleman slides with his right foot back retaining the lady by the right hand, wards, she slides with the lett foot to and move round to the left, sixteen the left. To perform this waltz grace, bars waltz for finale.

fully, care must be taken to avoid L'OLKA WALTZEN, - The couples jumping, but merely to slide, and keep take hold of hands as in the usual the kuees slightly bent,

CIRCASSIAN CIRCLE. — The com- slight hop at the commencement of pany is arranged in couples round the each set, and holding your partner's room- - the ladies being placed on the left hand; you then perform the same right of the gentlemen, - after which, step (forwards) all round the room. the first and second couples lead off the Second figure. The gentleman faces dance. Figure. Right and left, set his partner, and does the same step and turn partners ladies chain, backwards all round the room, the waltz. At the conclusion, the first lady following with the opposite foot, couple with fourth, and the second and doing the step forwards. Third with the third couple, recommence the figure. The saine as the second figure, figure,— and so on until they go com- only reversed, the lady stepping back pletely round the circle, when the wards, and the gentleman forwards, dance is concluded.

always going the same way round the POLKA, - In the polka there are but room. Fourth figure. The same step two principal steps, all others belong as figures two and three, but turning to fancy dances, and much mischief as in a waltz. and inconvenience is likely to arise THE GORLItza is similar to the polka, from their improper introduction into the figures being waltzed through. the ball-room. First step. The gen- THE SCHOTTISCHE.—The gentleman tleman raises the left foot slightly be holds the lady precisely as in the polka. hind the right, the right foot is then Beginning with the leit foot, he slides jumped upon, and the left brought it forward, then brings up the right forward with a glissade. The lady foot to the place of the left, slides the commences with the right, jumps on left foot forward, and springs or hops the left, and glissades with the right. I on this foot. This movement is reThe gentleman during his step has peated to the right. He begins with hold of the lady's left hand with his the right foot, slides it forward, brings right. Second step. The gentleman up the left foot to the place of the right lightly hops the left foot forward on the foot, slides the right foot forward again, heel, then hops on the toe, bringing and hops upon it. The gentleman the left foot slightly behind the right. springs twice on the left foot, turning He then glissades with the left foot balf round; twice on the right foot; forward; the same is then done, com- twice encore on the left foot, turning mencing with the right foot. The lady half round; and again twice on the dances the same step, only beginning right foot, turning half round. Beginwith the right foot. There are å ping again, he proceeds as before. The variety of other steps of a fancy char. lady begins with the right foot, and acter, but they can only be understood her step is the same in principle as the with the aid of a master, and even gentleman's. Vary, by a reverse turn; when well studied, must be introduced or by going in a straight line round the with care. The polka should be danced room. Double, if you like, each part, with grace and elegance, eschewing all by giving four bars to the first part, outré and ungainly steps and gestures, and four bars to the second part. The taking care that the leg is not listed time may be stated as precisely the too high, and that the dance is not same as in the polka; but let it not be commenced in too abrupt a manner. forgotten that La Schottische ought to Any number of couples may stand up,

be danced much slower. und it is the privilege of the gentle- COUNTRY DANCES. - Sir Roger de man to form what figure be pleases, Coverley. -- First lady and bottom genand vary it as often as his fancy and tleman advance to centre, salute, and taste may dictate. First figure. Four retire; first gentleman and bottom lady, or eight bars are devoted to setting same. First lady and bottom gentle forwards and backwards, turning from man advance to centre, turn, and reand towards your partner, making a tire; first gentleman and bottom lady

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