Dance The Hills of Alba 11523

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Bob Taylor (2000)
Formations
  • Hands across - 4 (HX;4P;)
  • Reel of three - across (REEL;ACROSS;R3;)
  • Reel of four (REEL;R4;)
  • 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
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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The Hills of Alba 4/4L · R32

2 chords; on second chord 3C&4C change sides

1–6
1c&4c Set | cross R | cast in [2c&3c move out]
7–8
1M dances petronella turn between 2c [to face down] while 4M dances petronella turn between 3c [to face up] while 1W+4W turn L ¾ to fin in ctr facing ptrs
9–
1c+4c Reel4 [finish 1M facing up, 4M facing down, W behind their ptrs]
17–
1c+2c & 4c+3c Reels3 across (RS, 1c/4c dancing as one person) [1c&4c fin in ctr ready for …]
25–
1c+4c RH across [to sidelines, 21x43x] ; 1c+4c face up/down, S and change pl LH [241x3x]

The Hills of Alba 4/4L · R32

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1-8
1s & 4s set & cross RH, cast in 1 place & 1M+4M petronella turn into centre while partners turn LH to end BtoB facing partners
9-16
1s+4s dance reel of 4 in centre
17-24
1M followed by partner dance reel of 3 with 2s (RSh to 2L) while 4M followed by partner reel of 3 with 3s (RSh to 3L) & end 2(1)4(3)
25-32
1s+4s dance RH across, 1s+4s set facing & change places RH on sides to end 2 4(1)(3)
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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Aug. 26, 2014, 5:50 p.m.
Quality: Informal/Social

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Carnoustie Summer Dance 7th August 2013 2013-08-07 Truus de Ceuster May 31, 2013, 11:27 p.m.
FSCDC 9th Tea Dance, 20 January 2013 2013-01-20 Anselm Lingnau Jan. 21, 2013, 11:26 a.m.
Stuart's programme - 21 March 2017-03-21 Joy Scott March 14, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
2016-07-20 Carnoustie Summer Dance 2016-07-20 Truus de Ceuster May 22, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Matlock 2015 - workshops Truus de Ceuster Oct. 13, 2016, 12:51 a.m.
SQP_20160909Jersey 2016-03-14 Roland Telle March 15, 2016, 9:33 a.m.

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