Dance The Cradle Song 1382

See also: The Cradle Song (4/4L, Hay: 20 SCD)

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

Devised by
John Drewry (1976)
Intensity
880 848 888 888 = 87% (1 turn), 66% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Recommended Music

The Cradle Song 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c petronella to midline | set ; turn RH ¾ into 1c+2c ½ RHA, 2W faces out (2,1,3)
9-12
2c+3c chase ½ clw (3x,1,2x) ;
13-16
1c turn LH & 2c+3c turn RH, 1c joining NH on the R while dancing in and out together
17-20
Repeat 13-16 with the other hands, 1c finish facing out keeping NHJ on the L ;
21-24
3c+2c chase ½ clw while 1c set, helping the dancer on the L to cast | 1c set to P (small steps)
25–
2c+1c+3c set | circle6 L {3} and all dance into centre {4} | swivel R and spiral out clw to (2,1,3)

The Cradle Song 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s petronella into centre & set, 3/4 turn partner RH & dance RH across 1/2 way (2s & 1s have changed places)
9-16
2L followed by 2M also 3M followed by 3L chase clock-wise 1/2 way to change places, 3s+1s+2s turn partners (1s LH & 3s & 2s RH)
17-24
3s+1s+2s turn ptnrs (other hand), 1L+3M also 1M+2L (nearer hands joined facing out) turn clockwise to place 3M/2L into 3rd/1st pstns (opp sides) while 3L & 2M cross over to own sides, 1s set while 2s+3s chase (round 1s) clock-wise 1 place to end 2 1 3 (on own sides)
25-32
2s+1s+3s set, circle 6H round to left & spiral out to places

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Budapest Local Club 15.09.2015 2015-09-15 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 16, 2015, 9:49 a.m.
MSA Advanced 26.04.18 Nameless Dancer April 22, 2018, 8:33 p.m.

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