Dance A Castle in the Air 11375

Reel · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Minnie Bänninger (2002)
Intensity
80 88 88 88 = 87% (1 turn), 60% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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A Castle in the Air 2/4L · R32

1–
1c turn RH ; Turn LH
9–
1c+2c DblFig8 across, to start 1c cross down, 2c dance up
17–
1c+2c Turn P RH ¾ and face P up/dn holding RH | set ; dance to opposite sides & swivel R | set (1x,2x)
25–
»Spiral Progression« [1M+2W turn RH to join LH with P | BiL on 1diag , on 2nd PdB 1W+2M swivel L to face clw, NHJ with P ; line turns ¼ clw | »outers« (1W+2M) dance to next place while{2} »inners« (1M+2W) continue turn to finish opposite P (2,1)

A Castle in the Air 2/4L · R32

1-8
1s turn RH & LH
9-16
1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down while 2s dance up)
17-24
1s & 2s 3/4 turn RH into line up/down & retaining hands set to partner, dance out to opposite sides, pull back RSh & set
25-32
»Spiral Progression«: 1M+2L turn RH to give LH to prtnr & Bal-in-Line, on 2nd setting step 1L & 2M turn left about (face clockwise) & 1s+2s in diag line rotate 1/4 way clockwise. 1L & 2M drop hands & dance to next pstn on sidelines while 1M+2L continue turning RH to end 2 1

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SCD Nürnberg (2017-01-02) 2017-01-02 Roland Ritthaler Jan. 8, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
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RSCDS DAA Advanced Level 2016-11-21 Dance ForFun Nov. 21, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2017-06-25 Social 2017-06-25 Keith Rose May 27, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Berlin Hopalots 2014 Social, 28th November 2014 2014-11-28 Rainer Binias July 20, 2014, 2:16 p.m.
ZA 2016-09-12 CelticCritters Dance Diagrams Workshop 2016-09-12 Heather Hodgson Sept. 11, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
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