All Together, One after Another

All Together, One after Another is an English Country Dance. It was published by Playford (John Young) in 1718 in The Dancing Master, Vol. the Second, 3rd ed.. It was interpreted by Charles Bolton in 1989 and published in Retreads Vol.4. It is a proper Duple Minor dance. The dance lasts 32 bars.

Playford writes:

Note: Each Strain is to be play'd twice over.

The 1st Man goes quite round on the Inside of the 2d Man, then round his Partner to hsi own Place again · The 1st Wo. goes quite round on the Inside of the 2d Wo then round her Partner into her own Place again : The 1st Man cast off, then the 1s Wo. cast off, then Right Hands and Left half round · The 1st Man change Places with the 2d Wo. and the 1s Wo. with the 2d Man, then turn both Hands with your Partner ··

The animation plays at 120 counts per minute normally, but the first time through the set the dance is slowed down so people can learn the moves more readily. Men are drawn as rectangles, women as ellipses. Each couple is drawn in its own color, however the border of each dancer indicates what role they currently play so the border color may change each time through the minor set.

The dances of Charles Bolton (including this one) are licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike: CC BY-NC-SA license by the CDSS Online Library.
An online description of the dance may be found here.

A11-81st corners full figure eight around 2nd corners (passing left going clockwise round neighbors, pass right, counter-clockwise round partners)
A21-82nd corners full figure eight around 1st corners
B11-4M1 casts down, then W1 casts down, 2s moving up
5-8Facing partner, two changes of rights and lefts
B21-4M1+W2 change by left, W1+M2 change by right
5-8All partner two hand turn

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The dance itself is out of copyright, and is in the public domain. The interpretation is copyright © 1989 by Charles Bolton. And is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike: CC BY-NC-SA license. My visualization of this dance is copyright © 2021 by George W. Williams V and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike: CC BY-NC-SA license.

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