Dance (Hay's) Australian Ladies 313

Also known as “Australian Ladies” (unofficial).

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Alec Hay (1966)
Intensity
8888 4444 8888 8888 = 87% (1 turn), 87% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Following publication of Bob Campbell ...

Following publication of Bob Campbell's dance of the same name some ten years after this dance was written, Alec Hay referred to his dance as “Hay's Australian Ladies”.

Preferred music: "Gay Gordons" recorded by Stan Hamilton and "The Flying Scotsman" (RCA Victor R.P.L. 3404). The tune "Australian Ladies" is also named in the description.

(Hay's) Australian Ladies 4/4L · R32

1–
1c+2c & 3c+4c S&Link ; 2c+1c & 4c+3c S&Link (1,2,3,4)
9–
1c & 3c ½ Fig8 round couple below ; 2c & 4c ½ Fig8 round couple above (1x,2x,3x,4x)
17–
All C set, facing ¼ L on second step | slip R to own side (2 slip steps) passing P BtoB, and pivot R to face P (PdB L foot) ; repeat back (1x,2x,3x,4x)
25–
1c cross RH and cast off to 4pl while{4} 2c+3c+4c Turn RH ½ and face up | dance up to next place own side ; all couples Turn LH (2,3,4,1)

(Hay's) Australian Ladies 4/4L · R32

1-8
1s+2s & 3s+4s Set+Link; 2s+1s & 4s+3s Set+Link 1 2 3 4
9-16
1s & 3s 1/2 Fig of 8 round couple below; 2s & 4s 1/2 Fig of 8 round couple above [all now on opp sides (1) (2) (3) (4)]
17-24
All set, turning left on second step (Men face down, Ladies up), dance 2 slip steps to right passing partner (BtoB) & turn right about (1PdB) (Men face up, Ladies down) & repeat back to places on opp sides
25-32
1s cross RH & cast to 4th place while 2s+3s+4s 1/2 turn RH, lead up & out to next place [4 bars]. All couples turn LH 2 3 4 1

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November KKN 2019-11-20 Martin McWilliam Nov. 20, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
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