Dance The Bonnie Tree 13586

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

Devised by
Romaine Butterfield
Intensity
800 888 822 888 = 70% (1 turn), 53% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
Published in
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The Bonnie Tree 3/4L · S32

1–
1c dance below 3c cast up, dance between 2c and cast off (2c up) (2,1,3)
9–
All turn P BH ½ and twirl to P's place (2x,1x,3x) ; All circle6 L ¾ into lines across, (M at top)
17–
1c change place RH | 1c cast R while{2} 3M+2W change place diagonally RH (2,1,3) ; 1c cross RH | 1c cast R while{2} 2M+3W change places RH, finish in lines across (W at top)
25–
All turn P BH ½ and twirl to P's place ; All circle6 L ¾ to (2,1,3)

The Bonnie Tree 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s dance down below 3s & cast up behind 3s, dance up between 2s & cast to 2nd place
9-16
2s+1s+3s 1/2 turn partner 2H & twirl to opposite place, all circle 6H round to left 3/4 way into lines across (Men facing down at top)
17-20
1s change places RH & cast right to 2nd place own side while (bar 19) 3M+2L change places diagonally RH
21-24
1s cross RH & cast right into middle while (bar 23) 2M+3L change places RH all end in lines across (Ladies facing down, Men up)
25-32
All 1/2 turn partner 2H & twirl to opposite place, all circle 6H round to left to own sides. 2 1 3

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Martina Mueller-Franz
Added on: Sept. 12, 2015, 2 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

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Patricia Reesby
Added on: March 5, 2014, 7:31 a.m.
Quality: Informal/Social

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allan wood · April 19, 2014, 5:58 p.m.

  1. 3 of the 4 couples are involved almost constantly.
  2. Twirl is graceful and fun for both spectators and dancers!
  3. Strathspey emphasizes co-ordinated actions and stylish movement.

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