Courteous Express

By Gene Hubert
Composed March, 1997

SourceRobert Cromartie's web site
TypeSquare-Keeper, H S H S
AHeads right and left through
Head ladies chain
BHeads circle right 1/2
Heads turn to face the sides and swing the one you meet
CLines at the sides go forward and back
Centers (heads) right-hand star
DAll left-hand star 3/4
When near home, gents move up to courtesy turn partner while moving to home
ELadies right-hand star 3/4
Allemande left corner
Swing partner at home

Author's Notes:
The sides must move back into their home spots during phrase C. A full courtesy turn all the way around in phrase D. The gents must hustle a bit to get in position for the courtesy turn.

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 11/17/1997; last revised 3/5/1999; edited by Russell Owen