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Dance La Russe3561

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Reel · 64 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: Top Moves)

Devised by:
Turn Corners and Partner (CPCP)
Promenade single couple(s) (PROM;1C;)
Poussette 1 couple (POUSS;1C;)
Hands round - 8 (HR;8P;)
Hands across - 8 (HX;8;)
Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in:
Border Dance Book [12]
Miss Milligan's Miscellany of Scottish Country Dances [39]
Miss Milligan's Miscellany Volume I [30]
A Guide to Scottish Country Dancing [136]
101 Scottish Country Dances [56]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 8 [98]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 7 [80]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 6 [76]
Recommended Music:
La Russe (Traditional)

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"As danced in Forfar"

Eric Ferguson's SCD Cribs

All C set advancing (pass RH) to face P's corners | set to {2} and turn this corner BH {4} and face P
Set twice to partners ; turn BH 1½ to original places
1c RHJ Promenade cclw round inside of square, greeting each couple in passing
1c Poussette round inside square (no specific pattern proposed in the text)
1c+3c cross to change places, 1c passing between 3c ; and change back, 3c passing between 1c
Circle8 L
Couples NHJ women RHA wheel once round

repeat dance with 2c, 3c, 4c leading

Crib was verified by another person · Source: Eric T. Ferguson


With setting steps all pass partners RH to face partners corner position & set, all turn corners 2H to end facing own partner
All set to partners twice & turn 2H 1.1/2 times to end in original places
1slead RH round inside of set anticlockwise greeting each couple
1s dance Poussette round inside of set
1s+3s cross (1s dancing between 3s) & cross back to places (3s dancing between 1s)
1s+3s repeat above Fig
All circle 8H round to left
All Ladies join RH in centre with partners on their left & dance once round clockwise to places
Repeat with 2s, 3s & 4s leading
Crib accuracy is unknown · Source: MiniCrib
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RSCDS Core Repertoire (Introductory) Anselm Lingnau 25 January 2012, 10:24

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