Dance Eilean Donan Castle 1934

See also: Eilean Donan Castle (4/4L, Scott), Eilean Donan Castle (4/4L, Craig), Eilean Donan Castle (4/4L, Taylor)

Jig · 48 bars · 3 couples · Triangular

Devised by
Arnold Grime
Intensity
822 800 888 888 888 888 = 77% (1 turn), 78% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Chase (CHASE)
  • Arches (ARCHES)
  • Petronella - half (8 bars) (PET;HALF;)
  • Hands round - 6 - and back (HR;6P;BACK;)
  • 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
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music

Eilean Donan Castle 3T · J48

Retain the basic triangular shape throughout

1–
1c lead between 2c & 3c | cross and cast up round them ; cross Rsh 1M to face 2c and 1W to face 3c | all set
9–
2c & 3c make arches as 1c dances under, cast off | 1c meet & turn RH ; cast up round outside of set (1M behind 2c, 1W behind 3c) to original positions
17–
All C Petronella Turn to partners and set ; repeat to finish in P's place
25–
All M chase 1/3 clw while{4} all W 2/3 LHA ; join RH with P and set in star, all C turn RH ½
33–
All W chase 1/3 clw while{4} all M 2/3 LHA ; join RH with P and set in star, all C turn ¾ RH (to 2,3,1)
41–
All circle6 and back

Eilean Donan Castle 3T · J48

1-8
1s lead down between 2s & 3s, cross & cast back to top, pass RSh to face opposite couple (Man faces 2s & Lady faces 3s), all set
9-16
1s dance under arches made by 2s/3s, 1s cast to meet at bottom, turn RH & cast back to original places (Man behind 2s & Lady behind 3s)
17-24
All petronella turn to face partner, set & repeat to end in partner's place
25-32
All Men chase clockwise 1 place while Ladies LH across 2/3 to meet partner to form star & Balance, all turn RH 1/2 way
33-40
All Ladies chase clockwise 1 place while Men LH across 2/3 to meet partner to form star & Balance, all 3/4 turn RH to end in new pstns
41-48
All circle 6H round & back

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Quality: Demonstration quality

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Oct. 15, 2017, 12:22 a.m.
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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Oct. 15, 2017, 12:26 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Aug. 25, 2014, 12:35 a.m.
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

NameDateOwnerLast changed
2018-03-12 Nürnberg 2018-03-12 Annette Lotz July 3, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
SF Hildesheim Auftritt - Peine 2018 2018-05-05 Cord Walter May 6, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
2018-05-05 Nürnberg Auftritt 2018-05-05 Annette Lotz July 3, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2018-05-28 2018-05-28 Cord Walter May 28, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
2018-01-29 Nürnberg Prep Demo 2018-01-29 Annette Lotz July 3, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
2018 SCD Weekend in Nikko 2018-04-06 Nameless Dancer April 11, 2018, 1:43 p.m.
Saint-Petersburg classes with Catherine Livsey - Social Dancing 1 2017-02-23 Sergey Kargapoltsev Feb. 6, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Berko Dem 2016-11-30 Petula Allen Nov. 29, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Roundtrip Scotland Judith Kowalczik June 19, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Calgary St Giles 2016 2016-03-19 Gail Michener Feb. 16, 2017, 12:17 a.m.
4. SCD Weekend Chemnitz: Ball 8.11.2014 2014-11-08 Thomas Groß Oct. 29, 2014, 11:44 a.m.
Erlangen Summer Dance 2015 2015-06-13 Michael Knorr April 21, 2015, 8:37 p.m.
St. Andrew's day in St. Petersburg 2017-12-03 Ekaterina Iarmarkina Nov. 18, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2018 2018-01-01 Cord Walter Jan. 8, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
SF Hildesheim 3 Paare Cord Walter March 9, 2015, 10:44 p.m.

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