Dance Farewell to the North 2101

Medley · 96 bars (J32+S32+R32) · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
Ian Barbour
Formations
Steps
  • Coupé / Balance, Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Farewell to the North 4/4L · M96

Jig

1-8
1s+2s also 3s+4s dance LH across & RH back
9-16
All dance reels of 4 on sides
17-24
1s+2s also 3s+4s dance Poussette
25-32
All circle 8H round & back. 2 1 4 3

Strathspey

1-8
1s & 4s set, cross RH & cast to ends, all set. (1)2 3(4)
9-16
All dance a Progressive Grand Chain for 4 cpls: 1s & 4s turn once round RH as 2s+3s change places RH on sides, 1s+3s also 2s+4s change LH on sides, 3s & 2s turn once round RH as 1s+4s change places RH on sides, 3s+1s also 4s+2s change places LH on sides to end (4)3 2(1)
17-24
2s+3s dance 1/2 R&L, all set & cross RH. 4 2 3 1
25-32
All circle 8H round & back.

Reel

1-8
4s+2s also 3s+1s turn on sides (4s & 1s turning in b'tw'n 2s/3s to start), 1s lead up to 1st pl making an arch for 4s who dance down to 4th pl
9-16
All dance Coupe PdB
17-24
1s+2s also 3s+4s dance the Chain Progression:
1s+2s also 3s+4s 3/4 turn RH, 1M+2L also 3L+4L turn LH 1.1/2 times as ptnrs chase cl'wise 1/2 way, 2s+1s also 4s+3s turn RH to…
25-32
All circle 8H round & back

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