Dance The Whirlwind 13729

See also: Whirlwind (3/4L, McKinnell), The Whirlwind (2/4L, Ways: Jubilee Dances 2011), The Whirlwind (3/4L, Freinbichler: SCD with Beginners)

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

Devised by
Derek Haynes
Intensity
844 844 844 844 = 66% (1 turn), 50% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Hands across - 3 (HX;3P;)
  • Reel of four - diagonal (REEL;DIAG;R4;)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
This dance "for energetic dancers ...

This dance "for energetic dancers" is identical to the strathspey "Windmills" (dance 11 in this book). scddb=not-identical:13179 scddb=not-identical:12789

The Whirlwind 3/4L · R32

1–
1c turn RH | cast off (2c up) ; 2c+1W & 1M+3c RHA, 1c face 1cnr
9–
1c+1cnrs diagonal Reel4, on [15-16] 1c turn RH to face M up W down
17–
1c dance Rsh round 2cnr into ; 2c+1M & 1W+3c RHA, 1c face 2cnr
25–
1c+2cnrs Diagonal Reel4, to (2,1,3)

The Whirlwind 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s turn RH, cast 1 place, dance RH across (Lady with 2s & Man with 3s) & end facing 1st corners
9-16
1s dance reel of 4 with 1st corners & end turning RH to Man facing up & Lady down
17-24
1s dance RSh round 2nd corners, pass LSh in centre to dance RH across (Lady with 3s & Man with 2s) & end facing 2nd corners
25-32
1s dance reel of 4 with 2nd corners & end in 2nd place own sides

This is the "energetic" version of the strathspey "Windmills" devised by Derek Haynes

NameDateOwnerLast changed
SCD BZ Nürnberg (2018-02-23) 2018-02-23 Roland Ritthaler Feb. 23, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
SCD Nürnberg (2018-06-04) 2018-06-04 Roland Ritthaler June 9, 2018, 12:47 a.m.

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