Formation: 4 couple square set. Head couples (couples 1 and 2) respectively have their backs to or face the music. Side couples: couple 3 stands on the side to the right of couple 1, and couple 4 faces couple 3.
W1 M1 M3 W4 W3 M4 M2 W2
|5-8||Courtesy to own partner.|
|9-10||1 (a)||W2 advances to the centre of the set with one chassé and 2 walking steps.|
|11-12||M1 advances to face W2, 1 chassé and two walking steps.|
|13-14||M1 and W2 do a courtesy to each other, beginning to the left.|
|15-16||All turn to face own partner and do a courtesy.
While turning, M1 steps out to place.
|1-2||(b)||All women form R-hand star, with thumb-hold, and dance half-way round to opposite man, 2 chassé steps.|
|3-4||All men take advancing W's L hand in own L, place R hand on her waist, and turn her once round forwards (CCW), 2 chassé steps.|
|5-6||All women form R-hand star again, with thumb-hold, and dance half-way round to own partner, 2 chassé steps.|
|7-8||All men take partner's L hand in own L, place R hand on her waist, and turn her once round forwards (CCW), 2 chassé steps.|
|2||W1 and M2 repeat.|
|3||W4 and M3 repeat.|
|4||W3 and M4 repeat.|
|The sequence ends with one clap on the last beat.|
Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Les Lanciers. 2nd ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1997, p. 11.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-01-13, rev. 2012-05-08
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