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Dance La Russe3561

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2/5 (2 votes)
rank: 862 of 959

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

Devised by:
Unknown
Intensity
8888 8888 8000 8000 8080 8080 8888 8888 = 68% (1 turn), 69% (whole dance)
Formations:
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;)
Steps:
Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in:
Miss Milligan's Miscellany of Scottish Country Dances [39]
Border Dance Book [12]
A Guide to Scottish Country Dancing [136]
Miss Milligan's Miscellany Volume I [30]
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

1–
All C set advancing (pass RH) to face P's corners | set to {2} and turn this corner BH {4} and face P
9–
Set twice to partners ; turn BH 1½ to original places
17–
1c RHJ Promenade cclw round inside of square, greeting each couple in passing
25–
1c Poussette round inside square (no specific pattern proposed in the text)
33–
1c+3c cross to change places, 1c passing between 3c ; and change back, 3c passing between 1c
41–
Repeat
49–
Circle8 L
57–
Couples NHJ women RHA wheel once round

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

Crib was checked by its author · Source: Eric T. Ferguson

MiniCribs

1-8
With setting steps all pass partners RH to face partners corner position & set, all turn corners 2H to end facing own partner
9-16
All set to partners twice & turn 2H 1.1/2 times to end in original places
17-24
1slead RH round inside of set anticlockwise greeting each couple
25-32
1s dance Poussette round inside of set
33-40
1s+3s cross (1s dancing between 3s) & cross back to places (3s dancing between 1s)
41-48
1s+3s repeat above Fig
49-56
All circle 8H round to left
57-64
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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