Dance The Zoologist 13590

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2134)

Devised by
Duncan Brown
Intensity
844 844 888 888 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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The Zoologist 3/4L · J32

1–
1c cross down RH (2c up) and cast R to between end C, facing 4cnr ; ½ Lsh Reels3 across, 1c face 1cnr position
9–
½ Reel4 on 1diagonal, 1c pass Rsh and face 2cnr pos. ; ½ Reel4 on 2diag, 1c finish BtoB in middle facing opposite side (3, 1mid, 2)
17–
DTr, 1c finish Rsh to Rsh facing opposite side
25–
3c+1M & 1W+2c LHA finish as started ; 1M leading 3c & 1W leading 2c dance to 1cnr {1}, 4cnr {2}, 2pl own side {1}, to finish (2,1,3). This is like the »Snake Pass«, but with sharp angles, forming the letter »Z« for Zoologist (from a note by the deviser).

The Zoologist 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s cross down between 2s+3s & cast to right to face 2L/3M, dance 1/2 LSh reel of 3 across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s) & end facing 1st corner (pstn)
9-16
1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 & pass RSh to face 2nd corner (pstn), 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel & end in double triangle positions (facing opp sides)
17-24
1s dance Double Triangles & end in middle facing opposite sides RSh to RSh
25-32
1s dance LH across (M with 3s at top & L with 2s), 1M followed by 3M+3L also 1L followed by 2L+2M pass RSh diagonally across to change ends & loop round to right to end on own sides. 2 1 3

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Added on: Aug. 23, 2014, 10:21 a.m.
Quality: Informal/Social

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Oct. 25, 2015, 12:30 a.m.
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New Scotland Annual Dance 2016 2016-01-30 Jan. 30, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Northwich Visitor's Night Tuesday 9th December 2014 2014-12-09 Andrew Locke Nov. 29, 2014, 11:23 p.m.
15 03 14 SASS Charity Ball 2015-03-14 Chris Pratt Dec. 18, 2014, 5:31 p.m.
St John's 2013-11-23 Ball 2013-11-23 David McQuillan Nov. 8, 2014, 10:04 p.m.
Eppin init 2016-06-25 Matthew Goulden June 25, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
2016-07-20 Carnoustie Summer Dance 2016-07-20 Truus de Ceuster May 22, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 2016/12/03 Gary Donaldson 2016-12-03 Daniel Hintermann Nov. 21, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
Bal 12 Novembre Raphaelle orgeret Sept. 28, 2016, 6:07 p.m.
RSCDS Manchester Branch 80th Dance 2015-05-16 Helen Freer March 28, 2015, 12:38 p.m.
Reading St Andrew's Annual Ball 2015-02-07 Helen Barsby Jan. 11, 2015, 2:50 p.m.
Nannette's Birthday Ball 2015-05-31 Rachel Pusey April 4, 2015, 6:41 p.m.
Duns Volunteer Hall 2016-05-20 John Riddet May 11, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
15 11 28 Brighton & Hove Scottish Assn 2015-11-28 Chris Pratt Oct. 10, 2015, 4:02 p.m.
St John's 2014-11-22 Ball 2014-11-22 David McQuillan Nov. 11, 2014, 1:17 a.m.
Norwich RSCDS 60th Anniversay Ball 2016-03-19 Stuart Kreloff April 10, 2016, 9:43 p.m.
Nannette's 60th Birthday Ball, St. Joseph Center - 215 N. 15th St., Mt. Vernon, WA 2015-05-31 Eric Ferguson April 20, 2015, 12:08 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 17.09.2016 2016-11-17 Zoltán Gräff Nov. 18, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
Carnoustie Summer Dance 5th August 2015 2015-08-05 Truus de Ceuster July 24, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
Knutsford Invitation Evening 2017 2017-04-05 Andrew Locke March 30, 2017, 12:29 a.m.
Joint Ball 2016 2015-01-17 Irene Dracup Sept. 5, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Bedford SDG 2014-05-17 Annual Ball 2014-05-17 Keith Rose May 8, 2014, 1:18 p.m.
Maidenhead 2016-05-08 Afternoon Tea Dance 2016-05-08 David McQuillan May 8, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Ipswich Anglo Society Autumn Dance 11 Oct 2014 2014-10-11 David Ambrose Sept. 11, 2014, 10:18 p.m.
Sandbach Ball 2014 Andrew Locke April 1, 2014, 8:41 p.m.
Abingdon Assembly Ball 08.03.14 2008-03-14 Sandra McLevy March 2, 2014, 1:01 p.m.
25March2016_Rienösslgasse 2016-03-25 Ilana Steiner March 20, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
ZA 2011-07-25 Fish Hoek Dance Class 2011-07-25 Heather McBurnie April 2, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
15 07 18 Brighton and Hove 2015-07-18 Chris Pratt April 26, 2015, 10:51 p.m.
Valentijnsbal Delft 2014 Truus de Ceuster Jan. 14, 2014, 6:58 p.m.
Nantwich Annual Ball 2016 2016-03-05 Christine Grove Aug. 28, 2015, 7:45 p.m.
Scots on the Rocks Social 2015-05-23 Diana Hastie May 21, 2015, 9:18 a.m.
17 04 08 Hastings 2017-04-08 Feb. 8, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
St John's 2015-11-14 Annual Ball 2015-11-14 David McQuillan Oct. 12, 2015, 1:40 a.m.
Basingstoke 2015-12-12 Christmas Charity Dance 2015-12-12 David McQuillan Nov. 19, 2015, 2:24 p.m.
Knutsford Invitation Evening 2014 Andrew Locke March 31, 2014, 10:11 p.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 2016/04/23 2016-04-23 Daniel Hintermann March 28, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
DUSCDS 2014 Annual Ball Craig Skinner May 10, 2014, 10:55 a.m.
RSCDS Twin Cities Autumn Social Dance 2013 Lara Friedman-Shedlov Oct. 15, 2013, 4:47 p.m.
Silvesterkurs 2015/16 2016-01-03 Susanne Staub Jan. 3, 2016, 3:57 p.m.
ZA 2015-11-28 RSCDS Pretoria Christmas Social 2015-11-28 Heather McBurnie Nov. 25, 2015, 11:50 a.m.
FSCDC 19 November 2013 2013-11-19 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 21, 2013, 10:19 p.m.
Karlsruhe_Midsummer_Ball_2015 2015-06-27 Ingrid Gosheger Feb. 18, 2015, 5:58 p.m.
RSCDS Dundee 2015 June 29 Stella Phillips March 17, 2015, 4:49 p.m.
Montreal November 2015 social program 2015-11-15 Holly Boyd Sept. 25, 2015, 3:32 a.m.
Camberley Charity Dance 31 Oct 2014 2014-10-31 David Talbot Sept. 24, 2014, 7:31 p.m.
Mini bal 19 juin 2015-06-19 Raphaelle orgeret May 31, 2015, 9:09 p.m.
York, North Humberside and Leeds Ball Christine Parker-Jones Sept. 23, 2013, 11:29 a.m.
RSCDS BHS 2014-05-17 May Ball 2014-05-17 David McQuillan April 4, 2014, 12:57 a.m.
Guildford 2017-04-29 Spring Dance 2017-04-29 David McQuillan Feb. 1, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
RSCDS Book 46 2015-09-20 Angelika Schmidkonz Sept. 20, 2015, 8:35 p.m.
Chester Caledonian Xmas & Presidents Night 2016 2016-12-10 Andrew Locke Oct. 24, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
Twin Cities Grand Ball 2013 Lara Friedman-Shedlov Jan. 1, 2013, 11:52 p.m.
Leeds SCD Club Dance- 14th September 2013 2013-09-14 Christine Parker-Jones Sept. 11, 2013, 7:43 p.m.
Mini bal 4 novembre Raphaelle orgeret Oct. 15, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Atholl SCDC - Brian's Programme - 8 November 2016-11-08 Joy Scott Nov. 9, 2016, 4:09 p.m.
Chester Caledonian Summer Dance 2016-06-11 Andrew Locke May 30, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
Zürich St. Andrew's Night Ball 2013 Susanne Staub Nov. 24, 2013, 5:10 p.m.
Leeds Scottish Country Dance Club 24th June 2017 2017-06-24 Cherry Connnolly April 22, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
160728 w2 Thursday - Younger Hall - St Andrews 2016-07-28 Martina Mueller-Franz June 6, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
ZA 2014-10-02 RSCDS Pretoria Spring Social 2014-10-02 Heather McBurnie Oct. 23, 2015, 11:13 a.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Day School Social 2017 2017-03-04 Nicola Scott Jan. 5, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Nantwich President's Night 28 October 2013 2013-10-28 Christine Grove Dec. 21, 2014, 11:10 p.m.
Chester Caledonian Burns Night 2017 2017-02-04 Andrew Locke Jan. 22, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Helensburgh Ball 2017-03-31 John McLean March 26, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
RSCDS SF Asilomar 2016 Saturday Ball 2016-10-29 Rachel Pusey June 29, 2016, 12:10 a.m.
Special Birthday Dance 2016-10-29 Andrew Locke Aug. 27, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
RSCDS BHS 2016-12-28 Christmas Dance 2016-12-28 David McQuillan Nov. 17, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
15 04 25 Herstmonceux 2015-04-25 Chris Pratt March 20, 2015, 8:28 p.m.
Camberley Spring Ball 2015 2015-03-21 David Talbot Feb. 20, 2015, 11:38 p.m.
Joint 2017-03-25 Camberley Bracknell Spring Dance 2017-03-25 David McQuillan Nov. 29, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
141107 AGM Perth Social Fri. 2014-11-07 Martina Mueller-Franz May 8, 2014, 1:43 p.m.
Reading 2016-02-06 Annual Ball 2016-02-06 David McQuillan Jan. 10, 2016, 5 p.m.
Northwich Highland Ball - 14 Feb 2015 2015-02-14 Christine Grove Jan. 5, 2015, 11:24 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2017-05-20 Annual Ball 2017-05-20 Keith Rose March 29, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
RSCDS Cheshire - Social Dancing 1st June 2016 2016-06-01 Christine Grove April 7, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Annual Spring Ball 2015 2015-03-21 Nicola Scott Dec. 3, 2014, 10:28 a.m.
16 02 27 Brighton & Hove 2016-02-27 Chris Pratt Jan. 10, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
Leeds Scottish Country Dance Club 11 February 2017 2013-12-12 Irene Dracup Jan. 2, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Northwich Highland Ball 2014 Andrew Locke Jan. 27, 2014, 12:46 a.m.
15 05 09 Norwich RSCDS 2015-05-09 Chris Pratt Feb. 27, 2015, 8:01 p.m.
Northwich Highland Ball - Sat 18th February 2017 2017-02-18 Christine Grove Aug. 31, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
Torquay 2014 Truus de Ceuster Feb. 18, 2014, 7:07 p.m.
Pinewoods Scottish Session 2, July 11th-16th, 2016 Sue Ronald Feb. 9, 2016, 9:46 p.m.
ZA 2015 CelticCritters Examples for Cribs Diagrams Workshop Heather McBurnie Oct. 16, 2015, 1:48 p.m.
Silvesterkurs 2016/17 Gemünd 2017-01-07 Eva-Maria Beckmann Jan. 7, 2017, 9:10 p.m.

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