Dance Oot Dancing 12277

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Ian Brockbank (2005)
Intensity
8888 8888 8888 8555 = 92% (1 turn), 93% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change
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may 2005. Note: Bars 25-32 ...

may 2005. Note: Bars 25-32 are deliberately not broken down. 4+4 doesn't work well - the lead up is too slow and the arches too frantic. I suspect 2+6 may be the opposite and 3+5 be about right, but play around and see what works for you in your set - and don't worry if it varies!

Notes from Ian: When my son Stuart was first born, his sister Lorna called him "Oot". This then progressed to "'Ua't" and then "S'ua't". This dance was written just before Stuart's first birthday, and is dedicated to him.

Oot Dancing 4/4L · R32

1–
All A&R ; Turn P RH ½ into the middle facing P | Cast R to opposite side
9–
All chase clw half way ; dance BtoB (4,3,2,1)
17–
G-Chain, 4c+1c cross to start
25–
1c dance to top NHJ, 1c dance down making arch over the others who dance up and follow, likewise making arches (2,3,4,1) (phrase this to flow, your choice; roughly 3 bars up, 5 down probably works best)
NameDateOwnerLast changed
>1 Common figure - easy corners Ruth Clarke Oct. 1, 2015, 12:06 p.m.

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