THE SHEPHERD’S DAUGHTER

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

MUSICMOVEMENTS



First Part.
A11–4All lead up a double and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
5–6Partners change places (r.s.).
A21–4All lead down a double and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
5–6As in A1.
B11–2First man and first woman slip in front of second man and second woman respectively.
3–4Third man and third woman slip behind second man and second woman respectively.
5–8First man, followed by second and third men, casts off to his left and moves round in a circle to his place; while first woman, followed by second and third women, casts off to her right and does the same (sk.s.).
B21–2Third man and third woman slip in front of second man and second woman respectively.
3–4First man and first woman slip behind second man and second woman respectively.
5–8Third man, followed by second and first men, casts off to his right and moves round in a circle to his place; while third woman, followed by second and first women, casts off to her left and does the same (sk.s.).



Second Part.
A11–4Partners side (r.s.).
5–6Partners change places (r.s.).
A21–6All that again to places.
B11–4Men take hands, move forward a double and fall back a double to places; while the women do the same (r.s.).
5–8Men hands-three; while women do the same.
B21–4Same as in B1.
5–8Men hands-three, facing outward; while women do the same.



Third Part.
A11–4Partners arm with the right.
5–6Partners change places (r.s.).
A21–4Partners arm with the left.
5–6Partners change places (r.s.).
B11–2First man changes places with second woman (r.s.).
3–4Second man changes places with first woman (r.s.).
5–8Third man and third woman cross over and cast up to first woman’s and first man’s places (sk.s.).
B21–2Third woman changes places with second man (r.s.).
3–4Second woman changes places with third man (r.s.).
5–8First woman and first man cross over and cast up to places (sk.s.).



Page transcribed by Hugh Stewart