One More Dance and Then ...

One More Dance and Then ... is an English Country Dance. It was published by Johnson in 1750 in Two Hundred Favourite Country Dances Vol. 8. It was interpreted by Charles Bolton in 1986. It is a proper 3 Couple Longways dance. In this dance the couples are permuted by: 231. The dance lasts 32 bars.

May be found in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library online collection: Johnson Vol. 8, it is on page 42 (the index says "83", but it is dance 83 on page 42).

Johnson writes:

Lead down between the 2d and 3d Cu. · Lead up to the Top and cast off : hands six round : Right and Left at Top ::

Originally a proper triple minor dance.

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.

B11-41s lead down below 3s then cast up to 2nd place as 2s move up
5-81s half figure eight up (through 2s above), ending with 1s facing and 2s facing 3s
A21-4All set forward and change places
5-8Partner two hand turn
B11-4Circle six left...
5-8...and back by the right, ending with middles facing down, bottoms up, top partner
B21-8Six changes of a grand chain (rights and lefts back to place)

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The dance itself is out of copyright, and is in the public domain. The interpretation is copyright © 1986 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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