Dance Alltshellach 109

Strathspey · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Elizabeth D Gilroy
Intensity
88 88 88 88 = 100% (1 turn), 69% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Poussette - half (POUSS;HALF;)
  • Tournee (TOURN)
  • Reel of four - across from/to sidelines (REEL;ACROSS;R4;SIDEL;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The Dictionary of Scottish Place ...

The Dictionary of Scottish Place Names and the elements that go to make them up gives:
Allt (also ‘uillt’): a stream; burn or brook
-shellach (as a suffix): anglicised form of ‘seilach’, a willow tree

No example has been found in any gazetteer of a stream or burn of this name. The only well-known use of the name other than the dance is Alltshellach House in Onich, near Fort William. This was built in the 1850s as the residence of the Episcopal Bishop of Argyll and the Isles and is now a well-known hotel.

Alltshellach 2/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c set | turn BH, into ; 1c+2c ½Poussette, finishing in the middle, facing down
9–
2c+1c lead down the middle ; (2c divides) 1c+2c lead up to (1,2)
17–
Reel4 across the dance, 1W and 2M pass Lsh to begin, and finish with a loop on own side
25–
Tournée

Alltshellach 2/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s set to partners, turn 2H & dance 1/2 Diamond Poussette
9-16
1s followed by 2s lead down & back to original places (2s dividing & turn in behind 1s)
17-24
1s+2s dance reel of 4 across (1L & 2M passing LSh to start)
25-32
1s+2s dance Tournee:
1s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with prtnr on right, 1s face M's side & 2s L's side), couples 1/2 wheel anticl'wise & Men turn Ladies into middle, both couples turn 1.1/2 times (2s RH, 1s LH) & dance out to places

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