Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Old Time Dance Calls]
Quadrille, or Square Dance.
(One of many variations)
Honor your partner and lady on left,
All join hands and circle left,
Break and swing and promenade to place.
First couple cut to right, four hands 'round,
Gent, leave that lady and balance to next —
Three hands 'round; gent take that lady and go to the next —
Four hands 'round, leave that lady and balance home.
Forward six and back.
Forward again and right and left through —
Two lone gents a “[free?] sashay” —
Then forward six and back,
Forward again and right and left through.
Two gents, a free sashay —
Alamand left, grind right and left.
Come to your partner, remember the call.
Turn 'em around and promenade all.
Second Couple ) Third Couple ) Fourth Couple )
Same as above.