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The Cuirassiers Set

First sides is on the left.

5 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 112 Half Square and Lead Back Polka 01:33
2 160 Ladies Sidestep Polka 02:25
3 192 Ladies Wheel Jig 03:01
4 192 All Sidestep Polka 02:35
5 168 The Chassez Polka 02:20

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 11:54.

Notes

Written by Terry Moylan from an 1823 Quadrille of the same name, with assistance from Ian Montague and Michael Tubridy. Published by the Brooks Academy in 2002. Interesting because the ladies often lead the individual parts (e.g. top lady and opposite man).

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Instructions

Author Title Ref Last Updated
Brooks Academy Set Dance notes from the Brooks Academy http://www.setdance.com/sets/cuirassiers/english/cuirassiers.html
Dr. Lenette S. and Larry E. Taylor Crooked River Set Dancers http://www.personal.kent.edu/~ltaylor1/cuirassiers.htm

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