The French Ambassador ~ Maggot Pie

The French Ambassador ~ Maggot Pie is an English Country Dance. It was devised by Marjorie Heffer & William Porter in 1932 and published in Maggot Pie. It is a proper 3 Couple Longways dance. There is no progression in this dance. It is a USA dance. The dance lasts 144 bars.

In Maggot Pie the instructions for B2 in Part 3 read "As in B1, continuing the hey in the same direction". I am interpretting "continuing the hey" to mean it should start with the left hand (the next hand called for by the hey), but I'm not sure that's what is intended.

The animation plays at 120 counts per minute. Men are drawn as rectangles, women as ellipses. Each couple is drawn in its own color.

The dance contains the following figures: USA, hand turn (allemande), set, turn single, cast, figure eight, hands across, hey, mirror hey, rights and lefts (and probably others).

If you find what you believe to be a mistake in this animation, please leave a comment on youtube explaining what you believe to be wrong. If I agree with you I shall do my best to fix it.

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The dance is copyright © 1932 by Marjorie Heffer & William Porter. My visualization of this dance is copyright © 2021 by George W. Williams V and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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