Dance The Hard Drive 13747

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

Devised by
Chris Ronald (2003)
Intensity
844 802 844 844 = 60% (1 turn), 45% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
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Extra info
Devised in March 2003 to ...

Devised in March 2003 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Strathspey Server. The name of the dance recalls a vital part of the computer, used by all „strathspeyers‟. The name also alludes to the spirited character of the dance and the music: a great driving reel (The Fairy Dance).

The Hard Drive 3/4L · R32

1–
1M+2M & 1W+2W (1c starts inwards) Turn 1½ EH to change places ; 1M+3M & 1W+3W repeat with other hand (to 2,3,1), 3c facing out
9–
1c dance NHJ to top, cast off one ; turn twice RH (or birl) to face 3cnr, 3c cast to 3pl on [9-10]
17–
Diag Reel4 with 3cnrs (twiddles allowed), at end pass Lsh to face 2cnr
25–
Diag Reel4 with 2cnrs , finish (2,1,3) (on 2nd time through, top W may finish facing out, for the next LH turn)

The Hard Drive 3/4L · R32

1-8
1M+2M turn RH 1.1/2 times while 1L+2L turn LH 1.1/2 times, 1M+3M turn LH 1.1/2 times while 1L+3L turn RH 1.1/2 times
9-16
1s dance up to top & cast to 2nd place while 3s cast to 3rd place, 1s turn RH twice to face 3rd corners
17-24
1s dance reel of 4 with 3rd corners & pass LSh to face 2nd corners
25-32
1s dance reel of 4 with 2nd corners & end 2nd place own sides

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
180201A 2018-02-01 Michael Däther Jan. 28, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
GASP - Oct. 31 2014 2014-10-31 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:18 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 27.11.2018 2018-11-27 lldikó Szakolczai Nov. 28, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
New Jersey experienced class Nov. 24 2015 Sue Ronald Nov. 21, 2015, 6:44 p.m.
Westchester November 19, 2014 Sue Ronald Nov. 14, 2014, 10:59 p.m.
Scotia Jan. 12th 2015 Sue Ronald Jan. 8, 2015, 8:48 p.m.
Westchester teaching Nov 2014 - Jan 2015 Upstairs class Sue Ronald Jan. 22, 2015, 6:40 p.m.
Westchester Nov. 11th 2014 Sue Ronald Jan. 22, 2015, 6:36 p.m.

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