CHESTNUT, or DOVE'S FIGARY

Longways for six; in three parts (1st Ed., 1650).

MUSICMOVEMENTS



First Part.
A1–4All lead up a double and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
5–8That again.
B11All, facing front, fall back two small steps (r.s.).
2–4Partners cross over and change places (r.s.).
5–8Men hands-three on the women’s side, second man facing inward; while women do the same on the men’s side.
B21–8Repeat B1, to places.



Second Part.
A1–4Partners side (r.s.).
5–8That again.
B11–4Same as B1 in First Part.
5–8Men the half-hey (Fig.12, p.53) on the women’s side; while women do the same on the men’s side (r.s.).
B21–8Repeat B1 to places.



Third Part.
A1–4Partners arm with the right.
5–8Partners arm with the left.
B11–4Same as B1 in First Part.
5–8First couple leads down the middle to the last place, followed by second and third couples (w.s.).
B21–4Same as B1 in First Part.
5–8First man, followed by second and third men, casts off and returns to his place; while first woman, followed by second and third women, casts off and returns to her place (r.s.).



Page transcribed by Hugh Stewart