Dance The Cashmere Shawl 1060

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Iain Boyd
Intensity
800 822 844 666 = 56% (1 turn), 42% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
On Thu, 14 Nov 2013 ...

On Thu, 14 Nov 2013 the author wrote to

The right shoulder pass was a deliberate choice because the two half reels are not the same - first couple's track during the second half reel is shorter than during the first half reel.

The right shoulder pass forces first couple to pass wide which means that they should finish on the side-lines rather than in from the side-lines - which can easily happen if they dance the reels at the same speed / in the same way.

The Cashmere Shawl 3/4L · S32

1–
1c turn RH | cast off 2 (2c+3c up) ; cross LH | cast up to 2pl (3c down) (2,1x,3)
9–
1c turn P RH, 1cnr LH ; 2cnr RH, P LH to face 1cnrs
17–
½Reel4 on 1diag and pass Rsh ; ½Reel4 on 2diag ; ending (3x,1x,2x)
25–
(»Chain«:) Middle couple change places RH with person diag. to R | new middles repeat LH and L ; repeat R, all C cross LH (2,1,3)

The Cashmere Shawl 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s turn RH & cast down 2 places, cross LH & cast up to 2nd place opposite sides
9-16
1s turn RH & turn 1st corners LH, turn 2nd corners RH & turn partner LH to face 1st corners
17-24
1s 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh & dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 2nd corners. (3)(1)(2)
25-32
1s (centre couple) change places RH with person diagonally to Right,
New centre couple change LH with person diagonally to Left,
New centre couple change RH with person diagonally to Right
All cross LH

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Andrew Locke
Added on: April 15, 2016, 12:01 a.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

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Truus de Ceuster
Added on: April 1, 2014, 2:47 p.m.
Quality: Reasonable

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