Dance La Russe 3561

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

Devised by
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Intensity
8888 8888 8000 8000 8080 8080 8888 8888 = 68% (1 turn), 69% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music

"As danced in Forfar"

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
La Russe Jim Cameron and his Scottish Dance Band Dance Date No 4 LP 2 R64 40:00 0.0 La Russe/My Love She's but a Lassie Yet/Lucky Scaup
La Russe Jim Cameron and his Scottish Dance Band Dance Date No 2 LP 2 R64 40:00 0.0 La Russe/Lord Randall's Bride/Lady Mackenzie of Coull
La Russe Unknown Kelpie Magic ? 11 R64 40:00 0.0
La Russe Jimmy Blue and his Scottish Band Favourite Scottish Dance Music Vol. 2 LP 1 R64 80:00 0.0 La Russe/The Down Express/The Lass o' Gowrie
La Russe Jimmy Shand and his Band Awa' Frae Hame LP 2 R64 40:00 0.0 La Russe/Good Humour/Georgina Catherine MacDonald's Fancy
La Russe Jimmy Shand and his Band Scottish Ramble LP 2 R64 40:00 0.0 La Russe/Good Humour/Georgina Catherine MacDonald's Fancy
La Russe The Glendaruel Scottish Dance Band The Happy Meeting MC 9 R64 40:00 0.0 La Russe/Bonnie Dunoon/The Reel of Tullochgorum/Siege of Ennis
La Russe George Bell and his Band Very Best of George Bell's Scottish Dance Band, The - Vol 1 CD 17 R64 44:26 33.2 La Russe/Aiken Drum/The Rose Tree/French Air
La Russe Robert Whitehead & the Danelaw Band Highlander Music Scottish Dances Vol 13 CD 5 R64 44:30 33.8 [S] La Russe/Sands of Burrafirth/George Wark/Ellenbrook
La Russe Jim Cameron and his Scottish Dance Band Jim Cameron's Scottish Dance Band Vol 1 CD 6 R64 33:00 30.0 La Russe/Lord Randall's Bride/Lady Mackenzie of Coull
La Russe Jimmy Shand and his Band King of the Button Box Vol 2 CD 17 R64 33:33 35.5 The Bottom of the Punch Bowl/The Cairdin O't
La Russe Jim Cameron and his Scottish Dance Band Kirrie Selection CD 1 R64 33:15 32.5 La Russe/Lord Randall's Bride/Lady Mackenzie of Coull
La Russe Hawthorn Scottish Dance Band Twenty Scottish Dance Bands Vol 1 CD 6 R64 22:15 33.8 La Russe/The Cockle Gatherers/Malley Lee
La Russe David South and his Scottish Dance Band Another Scottish Ramble CD 2 R64 44:38 34.8 La Russe/Good Humour/Georgina Catherine MacDonald's Fancy
La Russe Jimmy Blair and his Scottish Dance Band Scottish Country Dance Time Vol 1 CD 3 R32 84:15 31.9 La Russe/Wee Robin/Dornoch Links

La Russe 4S · R64

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

La Russe 4S · R64

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
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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Nov. 9, 2013, 12:12 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

NameDateOwnerLast changed
RSCDS Core Repertoire (Introductory) Anselm Lingnau Jan. 25, 2012, 10:24 a.m.

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