Dance Across the Tay 32

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Douglas Henderson
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music

Across the Tay 4/4L · J48

1-2
All set and face 1st & 3rd C down, 2nd & 4th C up
3-4
1C with 2C and 3C with 4C change place R hand
5-8
All set, cross R hand with partners to face diagonally in 1C with 2C, 3C with 4C
9-12
All set and dance Petronella turn 1 place to right.
13-16
repeat 9-12 to original place
17-18
1st M with 2nd W while 3rd M with 4th W change place R hand
19-22
1st M, 2nd M, 3rd W and 4th W dance L hand wheel, while 3rd with 4th M and 1st with 2nd W turn L hand once round
23-24
repeat bars 17-18 to original place
25-32
1st W followed by 2,3,4 W dance down middle & up the sidelines to place while 4th M followed by 3,2,1 M dance up the middle & down the sidelines to place
33-34
1st W with 2nd M while 3rd W with 4th M change place L hand
35-38
1st W, 2nd W, 3rd M and 4th M dance R hands across, while 3rd with 4th W & 1st with 2nd M turn R hand
39-40
repeat bars 33-34 to original place
41-44
4th C followed by 3,2 & 1C lead down 2 steps and up 2 step
45-48
1st C cast off into 4th Place, while 2,3 & 4 C dance up to new places

Across the Tay 4/4L · J48

1-8
All 4 couples set, 1s+2s & 3s+4s change places RH. All set, cross RH. (2) (1) (4) (3)
9-16
2s+1s & 4s+3s face diagonally in, all set then petronella turn 1 place round. Repeat to end in original places
17-24
1M+2L & 3M+4L change places RH. Middle couples (1M+3L+2M+4L) dance LH across while end couples turn LH. 1M+2L & 3M+4L change places RH back to original places
25-32
1L followed by 2L+3L+4L dances down middle & back up own side to place while 4M followed by 3M+2M+1M dances up middle & down own side to place
33-40
1L+2M & 3L+4M change places LH. Middle couples (1L+2L+4M+3M) dance RH across while end couples turn RH. 1L+2M & 3L+4M change places LH back to original places
41-48
4s followed by 3s+2s+1s lead down (2 steps), 1s followed by 2s+3s+4s lead up (2s steps). 1s cast to 4th place as 2s+3s+4s set & dance up 1 place. End 2 3 4 1

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