Dance Torridon Lassies 13077

Jig · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
John Brenchley (2006)
Intensity
844 844 844 844 888 = 73% (1 turn), 55% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Torridon is a small village ...

Torridon is a small village in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. However the name is also applied to the area surrounding the village, particularly the Torridon Hills, mountains to the north of Glen Torridon. It lies on the shore of Loch Torridon.

John Brenchley named this dance after Torridon Street in Perth, Western Australia, in an area where names of Scottish origin abound.

Torridon Lassies 3/4L · J40

1--
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; Teapots L, finish BtoB facing 4cnr
9--
SetH&G to 4cnr and P, and face 1cnr ; Turn 1cnr RH and face 2cnr
17--
½ Reel4 on 2diag and face 3cnr ; SetH&G to 3cnr and P and face 4cnr
25--
Turn 4cnr RH and face 1cnr ; ½ Reel4 with 1cnrs to meet in centre Rsh to Rsh facing up/dn
33--
1c cast Rsh round 2cnr to 2plx ; ½ Fig8 round 4cnr to 2pl while{8} corners set to P | cross RH ; set facing up/dn and change places RH to (2,1,3)

Torridon Lassies 3/4L · J40

1-8
1s cross & cast 1 place, 1s dance LH across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s) & end facing 4th corner
9-16
1s set to corners then to partner up/down the dance & end facing 1st corners, turn corners RH & pass partner LSh to face 2nd corners
17-24
1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners & pass LSh to face 3rd corners, 1s set to corners then set to partner across the dance & end facing 4th corners
25-32
1s turn 4th corner (pstn) RH & pass partner LSh to face 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corners & pass RSh to BtoB (1M facing up)
33-40
1s dance RSh round 2nd corners & 1/2 Fig of 8 (1L up, 1M down) while 2s+3s set & cross RH, set (facing up/down) & change pl RH on sides. 2 1 3

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