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Title: The Merry Wives of Westminster
Description: Longways, triple minor

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6,12,0,1434,2 12,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 4,138,167,130,270,130,370,322,167,330,270,330,370 4,141,160,130,270,130,370,319,160,330,270,330,370 5,138,152,130,270,130,370,322,152,330,270,330,370 4,130,150,130,270,130,370,330,150,330,270,330,370 13,103,185,130,250,130,370,357,185,330,250,330,370 13,95,212,130,220,130,370,365,212,330,220,330,370 13,103,244,130,190,130,370,357,244,330,190,330,370 13,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 9,214,205,130,170,128,264,332,376,330,170,246,435 9,280,219,130,170,179,220,281,420,330,170,180,421 8,344,278,130,170,265,204,195,436,330,170,116,362 9,330,370,130,170,330,270,130,370,330,170,130,270 8,260,431,130,170,337,362,123,278,330,170,200,209 9,182,422,130,170,283,420,177,220,330,170,278,218 8,120,363,130,170,198,434,262,206,330,170,340,277 9,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 4,138,273,130,170,130,370,322,273,330,170,330,370 4,141,280,130,170,130,370,319,280,330,170,330,370 5,138,288,130,170,130,370,322,288,330,170,330,370 4,130,290,130,170,130,370,330,290,330,170,330,370 13,103,255,130,190,130,370,357,255,330,190,330,370 13,95,228,130,220,130,370,365,228,330,220,330,370 13,103,196,130,250,130,370,357,196,330,250,330,370 13,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 9,128,276,214,335,130,370,246,105,332,164,330,370 9,179,320,280,321,130,370,180,119,281,120,330,370 8,265,336,344,262,130,370,116,178,195,104,330,370 9,330,270,330,170,130,370,130,270,130,170,330,370 8,337,178,260,109,130,370,200,331,123,262,330,370 9,283,120,182,118,130,370,278,322,177,320,330,370 8,198,106,120,177,130,370,340,263,262,334,330,370 9,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 6,170,175,130,270,130,370,290,175,330,270,330,370 7,231,183,130,270,130,370,229,183,330,270,330,370 6,291,190,130,270,130,370,169,190,330,270,330,370 7,330,195,130,270,130,370,130,195,330,270,330,370 6,344,219,130,250,130,370,116,219,330,250,330,370 7,346,237,130,220,130,370,114,237,330,220,330,370 6,339,256,130,190,130,370,121,256,330,190,330,370 7,320,270,130,170,130,370,140,270,330,170,330,370 9,320,234,130,170,130,370,140,306,330,170,330,370 8,320,270,130,170,130,370,140,270,330,170,330,370 2,312,270,130,170,130,370,148,270,330,170,330,370 2,300,270,130,170,130,370,160,270,330,170,330,370 2,288,270,130,170,130,370,172,270,330,170,330,370 3,280,270,130,170,130,370,180,270,330,170,330,370 4,251,293,130,170,130,370,209,247,330,170,330,370 4,228,299,130,170,130,370,232,241,330,170,330,370 5,202,292,130,170,130,370,258,248,330,170,330,370 4,180,270,130,170,130,370,280,270,330,170,330,370 4,209,247,130,170,130,370,251,293,330,170,330,370 4,232,241,130,170,130,370,228,299,330,170,330,370 5,258,248,130,170,130,370,202,292,330,170,330,370 4,280,270,130,170,130,370,180,270,330,170,330,370 5,251,297,130,170,130,370,209,243,330,170,330,370 5,228,306,130,170,130,370,232,234,330,170,330,370 5,202,304,130,170,130,370,258,236,330,170,330,370 6,180,285,130,170,130,370,280,255,330,170,330,370 1,170,282,130,170,130,370,290,258,330,170,330,370 1,155,277,130,170,130,370,305,263,330,170,330,370 2,140,273,130,170,130,370,320,267,330,170,330,370 1,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 7,150,290,130,170,130,370,310,290,330,170,330,370 7,159,324,130,170,130,370,301,324,330,170,330,370 7,160,370,130,170,130,370,300,370,330,170,330,370 7,146,390,130,170,130,370,314,390,330,170,330,370 7,129,393,130,170,130,370,331,393,330,170,330,370 7,115,390,130,170,130,370,345,390,330,170,330,370 7,101,370,130,170,130,370,359,370,330,170,330,370 7,102,324,130,170,130,370,358,324,330,170,330,370 6,110,292,130,170,130,370,350,292,330,170,330,370 7,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 4,172,251,172,151,130,370,288,289,288,189,330,370 4,230,240,230,140,130,370,230,300,230,200,330,370 5,290,250,290,150,130,370,170,290,170,190,330,370 4,330,270,330,170,130,370,130,270,130,170,330,370 4,340,249,320,191,130,370,140,249,120,191,330,370 4,345,220,315,220,130,370,145,220,115,220,330,370 5,340,190,320,250,130,370,140,190,120,250,330,370 4,330,170,330,270,130,370,130,170,130,270,330,370 4,288,189,288,289,130,370,172,151,172,251,330,370 4,230,200,230,300,130,370,230,140,230,240,330,370 5,170,190,170,290,130,370,290,150,290,250,330,370 4,130,170,130,270,130,370,330,170,330,270,330,370 4,120,191,140,249,130,370,320,191,340,249,330,370 4,115,220,145,220,130,370,315,220,345,220,330,370 5,120,250,140,190,130,370,320,250,340,190,330,370 4,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370 0,130,270,130,170,130,370,330,270,330,170,330,370

2:8:The first couple cast to middle and circle left with the third couple^18:8:Th first couple cast up and circle right with the second couple^34:8:The first couple cross and cast into second place, set, and two-hand turn 1.5 times^64:8:The first couple lead through the bottom couple and cast back to middle, then four changes of a circular hey at the top^90:0:Repeat whole dance from progressed position^

 

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This dance is reconstructed from an authentic source as noted above, but you might encounter it being taught in a different fashion. Popular dances were often published more than once, sometimes with different figures, or even with different tunes; our version is faithfully reconstructed and historically informed, but alternative arrangements can be equally satisfying


Further Information:

 
Source: Minuets Cotillons & Country Dances, Composed by an African
Authority: Sancho, Ignatius
Year: 1767 circa
Tune: The Merry Wives of Westminster
 
 
 




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