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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/pi)  

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p1)  

Hot cockles / Teazing Made Easy

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Transcript: 2014 John Chambers

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DOUBLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hey contrary sides .
hey on your own sides :
promenade 3 Cu: .
& whole poussette : .

OR THUS

Set & half right & left with 2d Cu: set & back again .
chain figure 6 round :
down the mid: up again lead thro' top Cu: .
& set contrary corners : .


In the performance of this figure it has long been a practice
with persons unacquainted with the true system of Country
Dancing to make it a long instead of (what it really
is) a short figure, and by galloping down a dozen couple
instead of two (the proper extent of this figure) take up
in its performance a whole strain of Music in long
measure instead of half a strain, if this system is practised
the Dancer will have to every tune where this figure occurs
a figure too much for the Music as may be seen in this
figure, the first 4 bars of the Music is sufficient for
Lead down the middle & up again & the remaining 4 bars
of the strain are employed for the performance of Allemande.
For a further Elucidation of this subject with an
explanation of the different Measures and Times of the
Music, see WILSON'S Companion to the Ball room.
[Further text clipped in image.]

SINGLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands across with 2d Cu: quite round & back again :
down the middle up again & allemande : .

OR THUS

Whole figure at top : lead down the
mid: up again & right & left : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p2)  

New Tyrolese Waltz / Twoli

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Transcript: 2014 John Chambers

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WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Ladies & 3 Gent: set to each other : swing with
right hands round 2d Cu: then with left : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Set & hands across quite round with 2d Cu: set & back :
down the mid: up again & turn your partner : .


The Waltzes in this & in ``BUTTON & WHITAKER'S'' & ``THOMPSON'S'' Collection
will be found more useful to the Dancer than those published in any other,
as they are not only adapted for Waltzing, but having proper figures set to them,
may be danced as Country Dances, & likewise for Country Dance Waltzes,
or Waltz Country Dances.

WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Swing with right hands round 2d Cu: & turn your partner ala waltz : swing cor.s :
chain figure 4 round at bottom & lead thro' top : & hands 6 round & back again : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands 3 round on the Ladies side hands 3 round on the Gent: side :
promenade 3 Cu: : whole poussette : & swing corners : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p3)  

Non Joli Garcon / Swiss Waltz

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Transcript: 2014 John Chambers

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WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 1st Lady turns 2d Gent: a la waltz 1st Gent turns 2d
Lady a la waltz : & whole poussette with sauteuse step : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands 3 round with 2d Lady hands 3 round with 2d Gent: : lead
down the mid: up again & right & left with top Cu: : .

SINGLE FIGURE (Tune play'd straight thro')

Set & change sides with 2d Cu: set & back again .
down the mid: up again & lead thro' the top .

DOUBLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hey contrary sides . hey on your own sides : promenade 3 Cu: .
down the mid: up again & set to the top couple : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p4)  

Old Guinea / Steam Packet

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WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Ladies & 3 Gent: set to each other & turn a la waltz : whole
poussette with sauteuse step : & swing corners a la waltz : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 1st Lady leads down 2d Gent: 1st Gent: leads down 2d Lady : lead your partner
down the mid: up again allemande : lead thro' bottom & half poussette with top Cu: : .

WALTZ FIGURE (1st 2d & 3d strains repeated 4th play'd straight thro' & D.C.)

The 1st Lady turns 2d Gent a la waltz 1st Gent:
turns 2d Lady a la waltz : promenade 3 Cu: :
whole poussette : swing cor.s a la waltz .
lead thro' bottom & chain figure 4 round with top Cu: .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Tune play'd as mark'd)

Set & change sides with 2d Cu: set & back again :
swing with right hands round 2d Cu: then
with left : 2d Cu: do same : down the mid: up again .
& half poussette with top Cu: . .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p5)  

Belcele / The Brussels Waltz

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WALTZ FIGURE (1st strain repeated 2d play'd straight thro' & D.C.)

Swing with right hands round one Cu: then with left : swing corners .
turn your partner and lead thro' the top couple . .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Tune play'd as mark'd)

Set & hands across with 2d Cu: & back again : promenade 3 Cu: .
lead down the middle up again and turn your partner . .

WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Gent: & 3 Ladies set to each other with waltz setting step :
waltz whole poussette : lead thro' bottom & chain figure 4 round at top :

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Set & hands across quite round with 2d Cu: set & back again : cross
over 2 Cu: : cross up one Cu: & half figure round the top Cu: : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p6)  

Cupid in armour / Defiance

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WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Ladies & 3 Gent: set to each other & turn
a la waltz : & whole poussette : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands 3 round with 2d Lady hands 3 round with 2d
Gent: down the mid: up again & allemande : .

WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 1st Lady meets & turns 2d Gent: a la waltz
1st Gent: turns 2d Lady a la waltz :
promenade a la waltz : whole poussette with
sauteuse step : & swing cor.s a la waltz :

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands 3 round on Ladies side & 2d Lady passes under
to her place hands 3 on Gent: side & 2d Gent: do same :
down the mid: up again allemande : set contrary corners :
lead thro' bottom & right & left with top Cu: : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p7)  

Broken fiddle / Equestrian

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WALTZ FIGURE (Tune play'd straight thro')

The 3 Ladies & 3 Gent: set to each other & turn their partner .
down the mid: up again . & waltz allemande . .

OR THUS

Chain figure 6 round & turn your partner a la waltz .
waltz whole poussette . & swing corners . .

WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 1st Lady meets & turns 2d Gent: 1st Gent: the 2d Lady : promenade
a la waltz : swing with right hands round 2d Cu: & turn your partner : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Whole figure at top : cross over one Cu: & half figure
round the bottom Cu: : & lead outsides : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p8)  

Don Giovanni / Pope Joan

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WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 1st Lady turns 2d Gent: a la waltz 1st Gent: turn 2d Lady
a la waltz : & whole poussette with sauteuse step : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands 3 round on the Ladies side hands 3 round on the Gent:
side : down the middle up again half poussette with top Cu: : .

SINGLE FIGURE (Tune play'd straight thro')

Hey on your own sides . lead down the middle up
again and right and left with the top couple . .

DOUBLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Ladies lead round 3 Gent: . 3 Gent: lead round 3 Ladies : swing
with right hands round 2d Cu: then with left . & set contrary corners : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p9)  

Monsr Talma's Favourite / Lord Amherst's Return

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SINGLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Whole figure on your own sides : lead down
the mid: up again & lead thro the top : .

OR THUS

The 1st Lady meets & turns 2d Gent: 1st Gent: meets & turns 2d Lady :
swing with right hands round 2d Cu: & turn your partner : .

WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Ladies & 3 Gent: set to each other with waltz
setting step : swing with right hands round 2d Cu:
allemande : & swing corners a la waltz : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands 3 round on Ladies side & 2d Lady passes under to her place
hands 3 round on Gent: side & 2d Gent: do the same :
whole poussette : & set contrary corners : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p10)  

Iron bridge / Madam Saqui's Waltz

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WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated

The 1st Lady turns the 2d Gent: a la waltz 1st Gent: turns 2d Lady
a la waltz : & whole poussette with sauteuse step : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated

The 3 Ladies & 3 Gent: set & lead thro' set & back again : lead down
the middle up again & hands 4 round with the top couple : .

WALTZ FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Gent: turn the 3 Ladies a la waltz : whole poussette
with sauteuse step : & swing corners a la waltz : .

COUNTRY DANCE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Hands 3 round on the Ladies side hands 3 round on the Gent:
side : promenade 3 Cu: : & turn corners : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p11)  

Follies of a day / Mad Dog

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SINGLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 1st Lady & 2d Gent change places & set 1st Gent: & 2d Lady do same
and back : cross over one Cu: & half figure round 3d Cu: : .

OR THUS

Hands across quite round with 2d Cu: & back again :
down the mid: up again & lead round the top Cu: : .

SINGLE FIGURE (Tune play'd straight thro')

Whole figure at top . lead down the middle
up again & half poussette with top Cu: . .

DOUBLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

Set & half right & left with 2d Cu: set & back again . cross over 2 Cu: :
cross up one Cu: half figure round the top Cu: . & lead outsides : .

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Button and Whitaker's 1818 (Le Sylphe) (2292c/p12)  

Now Pray Don't be Stingy / Poor Dickey

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SINGLE FIGURE (Tune play'd straight thro' & Da Capo)

Cast off 2 Cu: & back again . hands across with 2d Cu: & back
again . down the mid: up again & turn your partner . .

DOUBLE FIGURE (Tune play'd twice thro' with Da Capo)

Set & change places with 2d Cu: set & back again .
chain figure 6 round . down the mid:
up again lead thro' the top Cu: . turn corners .
the double triangle . & lead outsides . .

SINGLE FIGURE (Tune play'd straight thro')

Hands 6 round & back again . swing round
the 2d Cu: & turn your partner . .

DOUBLE FIGURE (Each strain repeated)

The 3 Ladies lead round 3 Gent: .
3 Gent: lead round 3 Ladies :
cross over one Cu: half figure round 3d Cu: .
& turn corners :

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