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Cronin, Katherine L. / Musical mixers and group dances
([1934])

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U. of W., U. E. D., B. of D. A.
Musical Mixers and Group Dances
Rye Waltz
    Music
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Formation -- Holding partner in waltz position;couples may be
             scattered on the floor.
Action
    Gentleman leading -- touches left toe to side and partner
touches right toe to side, and back to position. Repeat. Three
slides to gentleman's left. Repeat all in opposite direction,
Waltz with partner until end of music t1hen get a new partner
and repeat all.
Scale and Yankee Doodle
    Formation -- Single circle, partners facing.
    Action
         B3egin singing scale and grand right and Jett.  Gtve right
    hand to partner on first note then left hand to next person on
    second note, always moving in d.o.cotion facing, ato. On lest
    note take norcon's hand and skip aroun6 in double circle
    singing Yankoe-Doodle, all skipping counter-clockwise; then
    repeat from beginning.
    Nfote: Sing the soale slowly so theat 2 counts are given each
           note. In this way confusion may be avoided.
    Music -- Any good real of Jig music.
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