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Dance Clutha1244

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3.4/5 (5 votes)
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See also: La Clutha (other/4L, Teachers Association Canada: in TAC)

Reel · 48 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: Top Moves)

Devised by:
Unknown (1890)
Intensity
4040 8080 8080 8080 8888 8888 = 62% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations:
Balance and Turn Corners (B&T;CRNRS;)
Rights and Lefts (R&L)
Ladies' Chain (LCHAIN)
Balance with Corners (BALNCE;CRNRS;)
Promenade single couple(s) (PROM;1C;)
Steps:
Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in:
Book 31 - Diamond Jubilee 1923-1983 [2]
Pocket: Books 30,Children,5-for-1982,31 [25]
A Guide to Scottish Country Dancing [96]
Scottish Reels are Fun [15]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 8 [36]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 7 [31]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 6 [29]
Recommended Music:
The Bow-Legged Bosun (James M Hunter)

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Named after the passenger steamers plying the Clyde from 1884-1903, all named "Clutha" (= Gaelic for "Clyde").

Eric Ferguson's SCD Cribs

1–
1W+3M turn RH | dance Rsh round P {4} | turn RH again, finishing RHJ and LHJ with P for
9–
1c+3c BiL | turn P ½ LH ; BiL | turn P LH to original places (¼ or ¾ turn)
17–
1c+3c R&L
25–
1c+3c L-Chain (M no polite turn at the end)
33–
All turn corner RH | give P LH to form circle (M face out) and set ; turn P LH into promhold facing cclw
41–
All dance cclw to original positions

repeat 3 times with 2W, 3W and 4W leading in turn

Crib was checked by its author · Source: Eric T. Ferguson

MiniCribs

1-8
1L+3M turn RH, dance round partner RSh to turn each other again RH ending in middle holding RH & partners LH
9-16
1s+3s Bal-in-Line, 1L+3M turn partners LH into the middle & Bal-in-Line again, turn partner LH to original pstns
17-24
1s+3s dance R&L
25-32
1s+3s dance Ladies Chain
33-40
All turn corners RH retaining hold & hold partners LH to form a circle (men facing out), all set & turn partner LH (4 bars) into prom hold
41-48
All dance round anticlockwise in prom hold to original pstns
Repeat with 2L+4M, 3L+1M, 4L+2M
Crib accuracy is unknown · Source: MiniCrib

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1 Eric Ferguson Feb. 11, 2013, 12:07 a.m. Reasonable [THUMBNAIL]
2 Eric Ferguson June 20, 2014, 10:14 a.m. Informal/Social [THUMBNAIL]

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