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MARCHING TO PRAETORIUS

Gary Roodman, 1996
A Dance for Two Couples
Historical English Style
Tune: MARCHING TO PRAETORIUS

 PART I
Al    Couples lead forward a double and fall back.
A2    That again.
B 1-4 Women change places and two-hand turn halfway
      with opposite man. End facing the other couple.
  5-8 Men change places and two-hand turn halfway with
      partner. End facing away from the other couple.
C1    Lead away with partner a short distance, turn 
      individually, lead back, pass through and immediately
C2    Lead away with opposite a short distance, turn
      individually, lead back, pass through and immediately

 PART II
Al Partners side-by-side right.
A2 Partners side-by-side left.
B, C1, C2 As Above.

 PART III
Al Partners arm by the right.
A2 Partners arm by the left.
B, C1, C2 As Above.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqqn0LXeuTQ
MUSIC: “Gavotte” from Dances from Terpsichore by Michael Praetorius.
Teaching Point:
Emphasize the “short distance” in C1 and C2 and suggest that the pass through be done as a quick gypsy.

ins_marching_to_praetorius.txt · Last modified: 2024/05/30 03:17 by mar4uscha