Dance The Countess of Dunmore's Reel 16537

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

Devised by
Deirdre MacCuish Bark
Intensity
800/844/888/888 = 56% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Extra info
In the mid 19th century ...

In the mid 19th century, the Earl of Dunmore owned the whole of the Island of Harris. After the passing of the 1872 Education (Scotland) Act, Catherine, Countess Dowager of Dunmore, gave lands in favour of the School Board of the Parish of Harris for the building of schools. These included Finsbay School, which was attended by members of the deviser's family.

The Countess of Dunmore's Reel 3/4L · R32

1--
1c set | dance down (2c up) ; cast up round 3c | set advancing to face 1cnr
9--
1c turn 1cnrs RH, pass Rsh; turn 2cnrs RH, pass Rsh to face out in 2pl (cnrs dance for {4})
17--
[3C Chain Progression] 1c cast ¼ clw round set while{} 2c & 3c Turn RH ¾ | 2M+3W turn 1½ LH while{} the others promenade ½ clw round set | 3c+2c turn RH ¾ while{} 1c dance clw to 2pl
25--
all chase ½ way clw ; set - cross RH

3C Chain Progression was earlier known as Chaperoned Chain Progression

The Countess of Dunmore's Reel 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s set, dance down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place & set advancing to face 1st corners (2s step up 3-4)
9-16
1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corners RH, pass RSh to 2nd place own side facing out (corners dance 4 bars)
17-24
2s+1s+3s dance Chain Progression:
17-18 1M casts up, 1L casts down as 2s+3s turn 3/4 RH into line up/down set
19-22 1M+2L & 1L+3M, in prom hold dance clockwise to opp end of line as 2M+3L (in middle) turn 1.1/2 LH
23-24 1s dance clockwise to 2nd place own side as 3s+2s turn partners 3/4 RH to own sides. All face clockwise 3 1 2
25-32
3s+1s+2s dance clockwise 1/2 round set. All set, cross RH to own sides. 2 1 3

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