Dance The Gymnasts' Medley 16904

Medley · 32 bars (S16+R16) · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: ChangePtnr)

Devised by
Geraldine & Holger Schuckelt (2015)
Intensity
8888/8888/8888/8888 = 100% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Strathspey

1-6 1 st and ...

Strathspey

1-6 1 st and 3rd couples dance half rights and lefts and set to finish facing in while 2nd and 4th couples set and dance half rights and lefts (2nd and 4th women twirl left) to finish facing out

7-8 2nd woman with 1 st man and 4th woman with 3rd man, giving left hands, turn halfway round while 3rd woman with 2nd man and 1 st woman with 4th man, giving right hands, turn halfway round to finish all facing in

9-10 4th woman with 2nd man and 2nd woman with 4th man, giving nearer hands, advance to meet own partners

11-16 2nd and 4th couples, giving nearer hands, dance out between side couples, part and cast up or down to form lines of four on the sides facing 1 st and 3rd couples (1 st and 3rd couples turn on the spot to face up or down on bar 14), and all set

Reel

17-24 All dance reels of four on sidelines, 1 st and 3rd couples pass right shoulders on bars 23-24 while 2nd and 4th couples dance slightly in to form a square set again, finishing all facing clockwise

25-32 4th woman with 2nd man, 1 st woman with 3rd man, 2nd woman with 4th man and 3rd woman with 1 st man chase clockwise halfway in tandem (women loop right to begin and follow the men who started behind) to finish all facing in and all set

On each repeat, the women move one place anticlockwise and the men one place clockwise. Newly formed couples repeat three times from new positions.

The Gymnasts' Medley 4S · M32

Strathspey

1-6
1c+3c ½ R&L and set while{6} 2c+4c set and ½ R&L, finish facing out (2W+4W twirl L)
7-8
All turn corner EH ½ into square set all facing in (all now face P)
9--
2c+4c dance in to meet P | dance out between side cpls ; split and dance apart, and form longwise set middles facing ends | all set.

Reel

17--
Reels4 on both sides, finish in a square set, all facing clw, the W ready to cast R
25--
The M chase just over ½ round clw, as each W loops R and follows the M who started behind her, finish in a square set | All set.

On each repeat, the men move one place clw, the women one place cclw.

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: March 15, 2016, 1:54 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

NameDateOwnerLast changed
SCD-Tanznachmittag-Chemnitz_2.7.2016 2016-07-02 Thomas Groß June 17, 2016, 9:54 a.m.

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