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November 10, 2011


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> For the right and left, three chassés, jeté, assemblé repeated.
1 chasse-jete-jete may be to the right and 2 glissads-jete-assemble to the left?
This is if speak about 1822 - Strathy - Elements of the art of dancing_ with a description of the ...

Alexander: "right and left" here is the call for chaine anglaise, not chassez-dechassez. This is a historical confusion of terminology in English translations of quadrille figures.

(But this is a country dance chaine figure not a quadrille figure, so the chain is as described in the first paragraph under Reconstruction/Performance notes.)

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