Dance The Spirit of the Dance 13282

See also: The Spirit of the Dance (3/4L, Bowlen: Jean Garvin)

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Irene Paterson
Intensity
880 800 12 12 12 400 = 66% (1 turn), 50% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Extra info
»Devised by Irene Paterson of ...

»Devised by Irene Paterson of Mukilteo, Washington State, in memory of Bob Blackie, a wonderful friend, dancer, and teacher.«

The Spirit of the Dance 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c dance The Tourbillon (2,1,3), 1c face out
9–
1c cast to the R (W down, M up) pass Rsh in middle, dance out the other end, cast R through 2pl own side and pass Rsh to (2,1x,3)
17-32
All dance R&L for 3 couples ; 1c turn BH 1½ to (2,1,3).

The Spirit of the Dance 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s dance a Tourbillon:
1- 4 1s & 2s 1/2 turn ptnrs 2H, 1M & 2L lead ptnrs by nearer hand 1 place cl'wise to end 1s on Ladies side & 2s Men's side, 1s set to 2s
5- 8 1s & 2s 1/2 turn ptnrs 2H & lead ptnrs on 1 place clockwise & 2s+1s cross RH to own sides
9-16
1s cast to right on own sides & pass RSh in middle of set, cast to right again & pass RSh to end in 2nd place on opposite side.
17-28
2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple R&L
29-32
1s turn 1.1/2 times to 2nd place own sides. 2 1 3

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