Dance The Huntsman 3033

Jig · 40 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Ian Barbour
Intensity
8040 8888 8000 16 16 16 16 = 72% (1 turn), 72% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
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The Huntsman 4/4L · J40

1–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA (2,1x,3,4)
9–
Opposing tandem Reels3 across: 3W (+1M staying close behind) with 4c (Rsh to 4M) and 1W (+3M close behind) with 2c (Rsh to 2W), (to 2,3,1x,4)
17–
1c cross RH | cast off (4c up) ; 1c turn RH (2,3,4,1)
25-40
Four-couple diagonal R&L, as follows:
25-28
From 1W and 4M places cast down / up to other end of sideline {4}. Meanwhile top 3 on M side change diagonally RH with bottom 3 on W side | those in 2pl and 3pl change LH on sidelines while{} those reaching 1M and 4W place cross to other side, ready to cast
29-40
repeat figure from new positions three times. (2,3,4,1)

From 1M position the moves are: RH to 2W pl | LH to 3W pl ; RH to 2M pl | LH to 3M pl ; RH to 4W pl | cross to 4M pl ; cast {4} to 1M pl) All dancers follow the same cyclical pattern, or its inversion.

The Huntsman 4/4L · J40

1-8
1s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance RH across with 3s
9-16
1L followed by 3M dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2L) while 3L followed by 1M dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 4s (RSh to 4M), 1L & 3L followed by 3M/1M dance down sides to end 1s in 3rd place opposite sides & 3s in 2nd place own sides
17-24
1s cross RH, cast to bottom & turn RH (long turn) to end 2 3 4 1
25-40
All dance special R&L for 4 couples:
The following 4 bar moves are all danced simultaneously & all the terms used refer to pstns not persons: -
{1L casts to 4L,
{4M casts to 1M,
{1M+2L & 2M+3L & 3M+4L all change places RH & persons ending in 2nd & 3rd positions change places LH on sides while those ending at 1M & 4L positions cross over to other side
Repeat a further 3 times to end 2 3 4 1

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Martina Mueller-Franz
Added on: Nov. 20, 2012, 10:13 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

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The Huntsman

Laura Adam · Jan. 20, 2014, 10:59 p.m.

A dance worth attempting over and over again until you get it correct!!

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