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
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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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SCD Jig (Longway 5 couples) Marc Hagebölling March 18, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Munich Welcome Dance 25 May 2012 2012-05-25 Anselm Lingnau May 14, 2012, 8:51 p.m.
ZA 2012-09-10 Fish Hoek Dance Class 2012-09-10 Heather McBurnie March 30, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Swarthmore Class 5 couples! Feb. 9, 2016, 7:17 p.m.
ZA 2015-03-30 Fish Hoek Fynbos and Fire Dance 2015-03-30 Heather McBurnie March 30, 2015, 4:09 p.m.
ZA 2015-11-30 Wild about dancing Scottish on St Andrew's Nicht 2015-11-30 Heather McBurnie Nov. 9, 2015, 12:39 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 20.09.2016 2016-09-20 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 21, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Györ Friday Evening Welcome Dance 2016-09-23 Ann Murray Aug. 8, 2016, 10:28 p.m.
Vienna Branch Second Social of the Season 2016-09-21 Ann Murray Sept. 6, 2016, 6:32 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.
K&M Sue Ronald Oct. 8, 2016, 12:32 a.m.
ZA 2015-10-12 Fish Hoek Sunflowers and Heather 2015-10-12 Heather McBurnie Oct. 12, 2015, 7:27 a.m.
FSCDC Social 12 September 2015 2015-09-12 Anselm Lingnau June 27, 2015, 11:58 a.m.
NYC 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 Marc Hartstein June 14, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
160118 The More Unusual Dance Club 2016-01-18 Peter Dixon Nov. 24, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
Leeds Scottish Country Dance Club Dance 10 October 2015 2013-09-28 Irene Dracup Sept. 28, 2015, 10:53 p.m.
Leeds Scottish Country Dance Club 10th October 2014 2015-10-10 Irene Dracup Sept. 21, 2015, 10:51 a.m.
FSCDC 8 September 2015 2015-09-08 Anselm Lingnau March 1, 2016, 2:16 a.m.
37th Frankfurt Spring Ball 2005 2005-04-23 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 24, 2014, 6:27 p.m.
Newcastle Evening 2014 Narhalla Dancers Feb. 3, 2014, 9:04 a.m.
Swarthmore Class 2017-04-18 2017-04-18 April 18, 2017, 4:12 a.m.
Oldenburg 2014-04-11 PP Welcome 2014-04-11 Martin McWilliam Feb. 27, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
Geldermalsen 2013 Truus de Ceuster Feb. 22, 2013, 12:43 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.
ZA 2015-12-31 Hogmanay 2015-12-31 Heather McBurnie Dec. 31, 2015, 3:55 p.m.
RSCDS Manchester Branch - Annual Dance 2017 2017-05-20 Helen Freer July 29, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
ZA 2016 Heather's Core dances for teaching Heather McBurnie Dec. 14, 2015, 1:31 p.m.
ZA 2017 Heather's Core dances for teaching Heather McBurnie March 23, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
ZA 2015 CelticCritters Examples for Cribs Diagrams Workshop Heather McBurnie Oct. 16, 2015, 1:48 p.m.

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