Dance Val's Juniper Strathspey 13869

Strathspey · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: 231)

Devised by
Helen Freer
Intensity
888/888/484/888 = 92% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Written for Val Woodward after ...

Written for Val Woodward after discussion about wanting a dance written for her and what she would call it.

Val's Juniper Strathspey 3/3L · S40

1-
Crossover Reels3 on the sides, to start 2c cross up (no hands) and 1c+3c cast and loop at the end (1,2x,3)
9-
All S&Link3 ; ½ Circle6 L (lines across)
17-
All S&Link3 ; ½ Circle6 L (3x,2,1x))
25-
2c+1cnrs ½ diag Reel4, 2c with twirl R finish BtoB in middle, W facing up, M down ; 2c+4cnrs ½ diag Reel4, finish (1,2,3) 2c facing 3c
33-
Modified Gr-Chain: 1c turn RH while{2} 2c+3c pass RH | 2c turn LH while{2} 1c+3c pass LH ; 3c turn RH while{2} 2c+3c pass RH | 1c turn RH while{2} 2c+3c pass RH (2,3,1)

1c continues into next reel without polite turn

Val's Juniper Strathspey 3/3L · S40

1–8
Mirror Reels of Three on the sidelines 2’s Crossing up ( no hands) to begin whilst 1’s & 3’s casting into reels ( 1’s & 3’s curving into place to end the reels)
9–16
1’s 2’s (on opposite sides) 3’s Set and Link for Three and joining hands in lines across the dance and flow into 6 hands round to the left half way.
17–24
1’s 2’s 3’s Set and Link for Three and joining hands on the sidelines flow into 6 hands to the left to the left half way
25–28
2’s dance half diagonal reel of four with first corner positions (passing corners right shoulder to begin). At the end of the reel (end of bar 28) 2’s come in towards each other and turn their back on their partner and finish back to back in the middle with the 2nd Women facing up and 2nd Man faces down towards their 4th corner positions
29-32
2’s dance half diagonal reel of four with fourth corner positions. Finish everyone on their own sides in the order 123 and with 1’s facing across, 2’s facing down, 3’s facing up
33–40
1’s 2’s & 3’s Progressive Grand Chain 1’s Turn right hand (once round) WHILST 2nd & 3rd Man and 2nd & 3rd Women cross right hand 2’s Turn left hand (once round) WHILST 1st &3rd Man and 1st & 3rd Women cross left hand 3’s Turn right hand (once round) WHILST 1st& 2nd Man and 1st & 2nd Women cross right hand 1’s Turn left hand (once round) WHILST3rd & 2nd Man and 3rd &2nd Women cross left hand Finish 2 3 1

(At end of 1’s final left turn continue out and up to start reel on the sidelines, no polite turn)

Val's Juniper Strathspey 3/3L · S40

1-8
Mirror reels of 3 on sides (2 cross up - no hands, 1s & 3s cast to start) 1s & 3s curve into place at end of reels
9-16
1s+2s+3s Set+Link for 3, flowing into circle 6H 1/2 round to left
17-24
Repeat 9-16
25-28
2s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corners (pstn), approach each other & pull back RSh to face 4th corners (pstn)
29-32
2s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 4th corners. End on sides, 1s facing across, 2s facing down, 3s facing up
33-40
All dance Progressive Grand Chain:
33-34 1s (at top) turn once round RH as 2s+3s change places RH on sides,
35-36 2s (at bottom) turn once round LH as 1s+3s change places LH on sides,
37-38 3s (at top) turn once round RH as 1s+2s change places RH on sides,
39-40 1s (at bottom) turn once round LH as 2s+3s change places LH on sides to end 2 3 1

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
RSCDS Manchester Branch 80th Dance 2015-05-16 Helen Freer March 28, 2015, 12:38 p.m.
Strathspey 3/3L Verl Girl May 7, 2016, 11:36 a.m.

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