Dance The Powder Monkey 14707

Medley · 128 bars (S64+R64) · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
Sue Tyler
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Extra info
Devised to commemorate »Sea Britain ...

Devised to commemorate »Sea Britain« in 2005, 200 years after the battle of Trafalgar.

The Powder Monkey 4S · M128

1-8
All dance interlocking reels of 4 (all pass partner RSh, next person LSh & following person RSh) & end with hands joined with corners
9-16
All Set+Link with corners, All advance 1 step with corner & retire 1 step with next person (to end in a square) & set
17-24
1s+3s (sides) dance 1/2 R&L, 2s+4s (top & bottom) dance 1/2 R&L
25-32
All Set+Link with corners, All advance 1 step with corner & retire 1 step with partner (to end in a square) & set
33-40
Ladies dance in front of partner & behind next Man, then dance 3/4 RH across & turn partner LH into RH across joined NH with partner
41-44
All dance RH across 1/4 way then change places with partner & dance another 1/4 RH across (Men in centre)
45-48
All dance another 1/4 RH across then Men dance out followed by partners to end 1/2 way round set
49-56
All dance double Men's Chain & end Ladies facing out
57-64
All dance 1/2 Schiehallion reel & end in original places
Repeat in reel time but in bars 13-16 & 29-32 all advance 2 steps & retire 2 steps & omit setting.

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Added on: Aug. 18, 2013, 12:55 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
White Rose Festival Evening Dance 2018 2018-07-14 Irene Dracup Dec. 8, 2017, 4:48 p.m.

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