Dance Dunsinane 1857

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

Devised by
John Drewry (1977)
Intensity
880 866 866 866 = 77% (1 turn), 58% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Hands across - 3 (HX;3P;)
  • Reel of four - diagonal (REEL;DIAG;R4;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
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Recommended Music
Extra info
John Drewry wrote in the ...

John Drewry wrote in the original description the following teaching note:

At the end of their second turn, 1st couple dance down to fourth place on Bars 31- 32, while 4th couple *cast up to third place ready to stand while the new 2nd and 1st couples dance the figure of eight round them.*

Dunsinane 3/4L · S32

1–
2c, with 1c following, cross between 3c, cast up, cross down between 3c again, and cast up to (2,1,3)
9–
2c+1W & 1M+3c RHA, 1c pass Lsh to face 2cnr ; ½ Reel4 with 2cnrs, 1c finish in centre, Lsh joined, M facing down, W up
17–
1M+2c (on M side) & 1W+3c (on W side) RHA ; 1c+1cnrs ½ Reel4, at end 1c swivel R to finish BtoB, M facing down, W up
25–
3c+1W & 1M+2c Circle3 L {3}, opening (1c leading) into Circle6 L {3} | 1c cross RH (2,1,3)

On second turn, 1c cross to 4pl on [31-32] as 4c cast up to 3pl.

Dunsinane 3/4L · S32

1-8
2s followed by 1s dance a Fig of 8 round the 3s & end with 2s dancing up to 1st place
9-16
1L dances RH across with 2s & 1M with 3s, pass LSh to dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 2nd corners
17-24
1M dances RH across with 2s on Men's side & 1L with 3s on Ladies' side, 1s pass LSh to dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 1st corners & 1s end turning right about to BtoB (1L facing up & 1M down)
25-32
1L+ 3s (in top place) & 1M+2s circle 3H round to left (3 bars). Circles open out (1s leading) into 6H round (3 bars) & 1s cross RH to own sides
2nd time through - 1s cross to 4th place as 4s cast up to 3rd place

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