Dance Back to the Fireside 340

Reel · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Roy Goldring
Intensity
808 864 880 844 = 68% (1 turn), 52% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Figure of Eight - half (FIG8;1C;HALF;)
  • Snowball Chain (SCHA)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Back to the Fireside 3/4L · R32

1–
3c followed by 1c dance down the middle | set ; dance up the middle, 1c cast off to 3pl while{2} 3c dance up to 1pl (3,2,1)
9–
»pick-up chain«, from below: 1c cross RH, 1c+2c change places LH ; 1c+3c change places RH while{2} 2c cross RH ; 1c cross LH while{2} 3c+2c change places LH (to 1, 2x, 3)
17–
1c+2c set advancing to join NH in a circle | releasing hands, 1c+2c Petronella one place R ; Set NHJ | repeat petronella, to sidelines (2,1x,3)
25–
1c ½ Fig8 L (W up, M down) ; All turn RH (2,1,3)

Back to the Fireside 3/4L · R32

1-8
3s followed by 1s dance down for 2 steps & set to partners, 1s dance up & cast to 3rd place while 3s dance up to 1st place
9-16
3s+2s+1s dance Reverse Snowball Grand Chain for 3 cpls to end 1 (2) 3:
1s cross RH & change places LH on side with 2s
1s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross RH
1s cross LH while 3s & 2s change places LH. 1 (2) 3
17-24
1s+2s set advancing into circle (hands joined) & petronella turn 1 place to right, set in circle (hands joined) & petronella turn to end on sides
25-32
1L dances 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s & 1M dances 1/2 Fig of 8 round 3s, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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