Dance The Cooper Children 15041

Jig · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Hugh Porteous (2009)
Intensity
10,8,6/10,4,4/10,8,8/10,10,10 = 81% (1 turn), 61% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Devised by Hugh Porteous and ...

Devised by Hugh Porteous and the Caledonian Society of Sheffield Dance Class for the ASCDS Festival et Ollerton on 9th May 2009

Note: Eric's Crib shows the current version. In an earlier version the deviser, for [19-20], wrote “turn their partner by the left hand to finish in the middle of the dance with the man below the woman”. In another variant, 1c turn LH 1½ for [25-26]

The Cooper Children 3/4L · J40

1-10
Snowball Gr-Ch (5 hands), 1c cross to start (3x,1,2x), 1W no polite turn
11-20
1c turn LH to face 3cnr (pos!) | turn cnr RH (cnrs dance {4}) | pass Rsh | turn 4cnr RH | pass Rsh into
21-30
3c+1W & 1M+2c RHA {4} | 1c turn LH ½ | 3c+1M & 1W+2c RHA {4} (to 3x,1x,2x)
31-38
2c+3c set to P | cross RH | set up/down | change RH | while{8} 1c cross RH | cast clw to midline | change RH up/down | cast clw to 2pl
39-40
All Set (2,1,3)

Note: In an earlier version, for [19-20], 1c turn P LH to finish M below W. In another variant, 1c turn LH 1½ for [25-26]

The Cooper Children 3/4L · J40

1-10
All dance 10 bar Snowball Chain:
1s cross RH & change places LH on side with 2s
1s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross over RH
1s cross LH while 2s & 3s change places LH.
1s change places RH with 2s while 3s cross over RH. (3) 1 (2)
11-20
1s turn LH, 1s turn 3rd corners (pstns) RH, pass RSh,1s turn 4th corners (pstns) RH, pass RSh to face 1st corner (pstn)
21-24
1M dances RH across with 2s as 1L dances RH across with 3s
25-26
1s 1/2 turn LH
27-30
1M dances RH across with 3s as 1L dances RH across with 2s. 1s end 2nd place opposite sides.
31-38
1s cross RH & cast to right as 3s & 2s set & cross RH, 1s cross RH up/down centre & cast to 2nd places as 3s & 2s set on sides & change places RH
39-40
All set

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Martina Mueller-Franz
Added on: March 11, 2014, 3:28 p.m.
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

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Edwin Werner · Oct. 14, 2014, 8:47 a.m.

A LH turn on bars 19-20 is the way it was described in the first version of the dance (leaflet).

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