Dance Ezekiel's Wheel 15098

Reel · 88 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
James Mungall (2013)
Intensity
6666 6666 8888 8888 8888 8888 8080 0808 8888 8888 8888 = 86% (1 turn), 89% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Online Sources
Recommended Music
Extra info
First danced at Baton Rouge ...

First danced at Baton Rouge in 2013. The author has asked for this official description to published below, 11 September 2013.

Ezekiel’s Wheel

An 88-bar Reel for Four Couples in a Square Set

Devised by: James Mungall

1-4: Women dance right hands across.

5-8: Women take left hands with their partners and balance in line (holding in right hands across position) (2 bars), then turn partners by the left (2 bars), putting men into the center.

9-12: Men dance right hands across.

13-16: Men take left hands with their partners and balance in line (holding in right hands across position) (2 bars), then turn partners by the left (2 bars), putting women into the center facing their partners.

17-32: Double Celtic Reel (17-20 Men and Women pass right shoulder (as for reel of four), Women dance clockwise 1/4 of the way around the set while Men dance 3/4 Left shoulder around each other to face partner, 21-24 Men and Women pass right should (as for reel of four), Men dance clockwise 1/4  of the way around the set while the Women dance 3/4 Left shoulder around each other to face their partner, 25-32 M+W repeat bars 17-24)

33-48: Dance straight into Schiehallion Reels

33-34 Women dance through their position and around to place vacated by partner WHILE Men pass left shoulder to position vacated by second corner;

35-36  Men cast to follow the same Woman (2 bars behind) WHILE Women pass left shoulder and continue to follow their partner (2 bars behind);

37-48  repeat bars 33-36 three times to finish in original places.

49-56: 1st and 3rd couples take partner with both hands and slip step to the opposing position (men passing back to back) (2 bars), turn partner once round with both hands (using slip step) (2 bars), slip back to original position (women passing back to back) (2 bars) turning again with both hands (using slip step) once around and to place (2 bars).

57-64: 2nd and 4th couples repeat bars 49-56

65-80: Grand Chain half way around, set to partners on bars 71 and 72, continue Grand Chain to place setting to partners on bars 79 and 80.

81-88: Eight hands around and back.

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Ezekiel's Wheel 4S · R88

1–
All W RHA ; join LH with P and BiL | turn P LH ½ putting M in middle.
9–
All M RHA ; join LH with P and BiL | turn P LH ½ putting W in centre facing P
17-32
Double Celtic Reel, [pass P Rsh | 'outsides' chase ¼ clw while{2} 'insides' dance Lsh cclw ¾ and face P ; repeat 3 times] straight into
33-48
Schiehallion Reel
49–
1c+3c slip across BHJ, M passing BtoB | turn P BH ; slip back, W passing BtoB | Turn BH to place
57–
2c+4c repeat
65–
½ G-Chain{6} | set to P
73–
repeat
81–
Circle8 and back.

Ezekiel's Wheel 4S · R88

1-8
Ladies dance RH across & keeping hold of RH in middle take partners LH & Bal-in-Line then ½ turn partners LH into centre
9-16
Men dance RH across & keeping hold of RH in middle take partners LH & Bal-in-Line then ½ turn Ladies LH into centre & face partners
17-32
All dance double Celtic Reel:
Each couple passes partner RSh to change places, Men dance LSh round each other ¾ way while Ladies dance on 1 place clockwise. This is repeated with Ladies dance LSh ¾ round each other while Men dance on 1 place clockwise.
Repeat back to positions
33-48
All dance full Schiehallion reels
49-56
1s & 3s take partners 2H & slip step to the opposing position (Men pass BtoB) & turn partners 2H, slip step back to original positions (Ladies pass BtoB) & turn partners 2H to original positions.
57-64
2s & 4s repeat bars 49-56
65-80
All dance Grand Chain but when ½ way round on bars 71-72 set to partner, repeat to places but again set to partner on bars 79-80
81-88
All dance 8H round & back

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Added on: Sept. 11, 2013, 1:12 a.m.
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