Dance A Flock of Geese 2236

Jig · 32 bars · 5 couples · Longwise - 5

Devised by
Melbourne Briscoe (1989)
Intensity
80808 80808 80008 88808 = 60% (1 turn), 60% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change
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The dance was devised for ...

The dance was devised for the wedding of Lance Ramshaw and Gail Wine in Boston, September 9, 1989, and was presented to them at their wedding celebration dance.

A Flock of Geese 5/5L · J32

1–
1c+3c+5c set advancing to line of six NHJ with P on the right | BiL ; 1c turn ¾ RH and cast to 5pl while{4} 3c+5c turn ¾ RH and lead up to 1pl / 3pl (3,2,5,4,1)
9–
3c+5c+1c repeat bars 1-8 from new places (5,2,1,4,3)
17–
1c followed by 5c lead down the middle ; and up to 2pl/4pl (2c+4c up) (2,5,4,1,3)
25–
2c+5c & 1c+3c R&L.

This dance is rather similar to Olivia Robert's »The Black Swans of Narrabeen«; the progression is different

A Flock of Geese 5/5L · J32

1-8
1s+3s+5s set advcg to join hands (RH to prtnrs) & set, all turn RH & 1s cast to 5th pl while 3s lead up to 1st pl as 5s lead up to 3rd pl. 3 2 5 4 1
9-16
Repeat bars 1-8 to end 5 2 1 4 3
17-24
5s & 1s lead down & back to 2nd & 4th places. 2 5 4 1 3
25-32
2s+5s also 1s+3s dance R&Ls

(popular variation - in bars 4/5 1s do not turn but use 4 bars to cast )

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FSCDC Class 12 June 2018 2018-06-12 Anselm Lingnau Oct. 30, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 12.04.2018 2018-04-12 Zoltán Gräff April 12, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
SCD Jig (Longway 5 couples) Marc Hagebölling March 18, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Swarthmore Class 5 couples! Nameless Dancer Feb. 9, 2016, 7:17 p.m.
Munich Welcome Dance 25 May 2012 2012-05-25 Anselm Lingnau May 14, 2012, 8:51 p.m.
ZA 2015-03-30 Fish Hoek Fynbos and Fire Dance 2015-03-30 Heather Hodgson March 30, 2015, 4:09 p.m.
ZA 2012-09-10 Fish Hoek Dance Class 2012-09-10 Heather Hodgson March 30, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 20.09.2016 2016-09-20 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 21, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
ZA 2015-11-30 Wild about dancing Scottish on St Andrew's Nicht 2015-11-30 Heather Hodgson Nov. 9, 2015, 12:39 p.m.
program ideas Geoffrey Wood Aug. 4, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Newcastle festival 2018 2018-02-10 Raphaelle orgeret Feb. 7, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
Vienna Branch Second Social of the Season 2016-09-21 Ann Murray Sept. 6, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Swarthmore College English-Scottish Ball 1994 (24th Annual) 1994-02-12 Andy Peterson April 1, 2018, 11:41 p.m.
Newcastle Festival 2018 - Evening Dance (2018-02-10) Angelika Schmidkonz Nov. 8, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
Györ Friday Evening Welcome Dance 2016-09-23 Ann Murray Aug. 8, 2016, 10:28 p.m.
Unicoi Saturday Ball 2018 Ellie Briscoe Jan. 7, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
Berlin Hopalots Social 2016 2016-11-25 Rainer Binias Aug. 11, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
Leeds Club Dance 8 October 2016 2014-05-10 Irene Dracup Sept. 11, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
Scotia Dancers 2018-02-26 Social PLANNING 2018-02-26 Marc Hartstein Feb. 23, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Scotia Dancers 2018-03-05 Social 2018-03-05 Marc Hartstein March 5, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
Leeds Branch Dance 19th May 2018 2018-05-19 Janet Brayson April 2, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Fort Worden 2018 Welcome Dance 2018-09-07 Dilip Sequeira Sept. 7, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Friday 27 April Lyon 2018-04-27 Raphaelle orgeret Feb. 16, 2018, 1:36 p.m.
Thistle Club, Wing, Day School Evening Dance 17 2017-09-02 Jane Rose Sept. 2, 2017, 12:23 a.m.
Wing Day School 2017-09-02 Sandra McLevy Aug. 23, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
ZA 2015-10-12 Fish Hoek Sunflowers and Heather 2015-10-12 Heather Hodgson Oct. 12, 2015, 7:27 a.m.
K&M Sue Ronald Oct. 8, 2016, 12:32 a.m.
Rhein-Main-Mini-Social, 6. November 2018 (F) 2018-11-06 Anselm Lingnau Oct. 28, 2018, 2:10 a.m.
FSCDC Social 12 September 2015 2015-09-12 Anselm Lingnau June 27, 2015, 11:58 a.m.
Wedding Ball for Kate and Ed Nealley 1992-05-09 Andy Peterson Jan. 3, 2018, 4:29 a.m.
NYC 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 Marc Hartstein June 14, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Newcastle Evening 2014 Narhalla Dancers Feb. 3, 2014, 9:04 a.m.
Leeds Scottish Country Dance Club Dance 10 October 2015 2013-09-28 Irene Dracup Sept. 28, 2015, 10:53 p.m.
FSCDC 8 September 2015 2015-09-08 Anselm Lingnau March 1, 2016, 2:16 a.m.
160118 The More Unusual Dance Club 2016-01-18 Peter Dixon Nov. 24, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
37th Frankfurt Spring Ball 2005 2005-04-23 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 24, 2014, 6:27 p.m.
Swarthmore Class 2017-04-18 2017-04-18 Nameless Dancer April 18, 2017, 4:12 a.m.
Geldermalsen 2013 Truus de Ceuster Feb. 22, 2013, 12:43 p.m.
Oldenburg 2014-04-11 PP Welcome 2014-04-11 Martin McWilliam Feb. 27, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
WhiteHeatherBall2013 Eric Ferguson Feb. 8, 2013, 1:27 p.m.
Keira and Marc's Wedding Tea Dance 2016-10-09 Marc Hartstein Oct. 4, 2016, 12:07 a.m.
RSCDS Manchester Branch - Annual Dance 2017 2017-05-20 Helen Freer July 29, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
ZA 2015-12-31 Hogmanay 2015-12-31 Heather Hodgson Dec. 31, 2015, 3:55 p.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday Feb 26 2018 Sue Ronald Feb. 23, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
Aurora Ball 2018 2018-06-02 Mary Cant May 31, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday March 5 2018 Sue Ronald March 2, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
ZA 2016 Heather's Core dances for teaching Heather Hodgson Dec. 14, 2015, 1:31 p.m.
ZA 2017 Heather's Core dances for teaching Heather Hodgson March 23, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
ZA 2015 CelticCritters Examples for Cribs Diagrams Workshop Heather Hodgson Oct. 16, 2015, 1:48 p.m.

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