Dance The Dancing Bees 1535

See also: The Dancing Bees (3/4L, Boehmer: Cameo 7)

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

Devised by
Roy Goldring
Intensity
800 880 808 844 = 58% (1 turn), 44% (whole dance)
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The Dancing Bees 3/4L · R32

1–
1c lead down the middle (2c up) ; turn inward and lead up to face 2W in promhold
9–
1c in promhold Rsh Reel3 across with 2c
17–
1c Reel3 across with 3c (Lsh to 3W), finish on midline facing P, M above W
25–
1c set, petronella to 2pl ; All C turn RH

The Dancing Bees 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s lead down the middle & back to face 2L in prom hold
9-16
1s dance reel of 3 across with 2s (giving RSh to 2L)
17-24
1s dance reel of 3 across with 3s (LSh to 3L) ending in the middle (Man facing down & Lady facing up to partner)
25-32
1s set in middle, petronella to 2nd place own sides & 2s+1s+3s turn RH (4 bars)

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Dancing Bees

Andrew Buxton · Nov. 29, 2013, 10:31 a.m.

I find this a good dance for beginners. You're dancing nearly all the time with your partner and helps the beginner with steps and reels. Hardly any setting so I also use it as a starting dance in classes. Plus great music!

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