Dance The Merry Dancers 4324

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Unknown (1827)
Intensity
800 866 844 866 = 66% (1 turn), 50% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step
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The Merry Dancers 3/4L · J32

1–
1c turn RH | cast off one place (2c up) ; 1c turn LH | cast off to 3pl (3c up) (2,3,1)
9–
2c+3c+1c circle6 once round to the left {6} 1c lead up to face 1cnrs (3c down)
17–
1c set to and turn corners and face 1cnr
25–
1c Lsh Reels3 with the corners {6}, 1c cross over

TACNotes says 1c NHJ on 15-16; some teachers say RHJ

The Merry Dancers 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s turn RH & cast 1 place, turn LH & cast to 3rd place.
9-16
2s+3s+1s circle 6H round to left for 6 bars (all end on sides) & 1s lead up to face 1st corners as 3s step down
17-24
1s set to & turn 1st corners, set to & turn 2nd corners.
25-32
1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners & cross back to 2nd places.

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Added on: June 6, 2016, 11:25 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Budapest Local Club 16.04.2013 2013-04-16 Zoltán Gräff April 17, 2013, 8:21 a.m.
Rachel Pusey - San Jose Class 4/3 2017-04-03 Rachel Pusey April 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Blair Scottish Country Dancers: Dancing In The Park 2014 Jamie McDougall May 1, 2014, 12:04 a.m.
170724 w2 Monday - St A. – Younger Hall 2017-07-24 Martina Mueller-Franz April 14, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
170807 w4 Monday - St A. – Younger Hall 2017-08-07 Martina Mueller-Franz April 14, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 10.01.2013 2013-01-10 Zoltán Gräff Feb. 14, 2013, 4:58 p.m.
Summer School 2017: Week 2 Social Dances 2017-07-23 Yannick Versley June 7, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 23.05.2017 2017-05-23 lldikó Szakolczai May 26, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 12.03.2013 2013-03-12 Zoltán Gräff March 12, 2013, 9:36 p.m.
Budapest Miniball 160114 2016-01-14 Zsolt Molnar Dec. 25, 2015, 1:50 p.m.
Dance 1 Rebecca Wright Jan. 20, 2012, 2:06 p.m.
RSCDS SF Party - Oct 2017 Rachel Pusey May 28, 2017, 3:01 a.m.
Morag's programme - 25 April 2017-04-25 Joy Scott April 10, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Blair Scottish Country Dancers: Dancing In The Park 2015 Original Jamie McDougall April 26, 2017, 5:06 a.m.
SASS16 social prog wk4 Monday 2016-08-08 June 3, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
20160725 w2 Monday - St Andrews summer school 2016-07-25 Truus de Ceuster June 5, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
160808 w4 Monday - St Andrews 2016-08-08 Martina Mueller-Franz June 6, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
160725 w2 Monday - St Andrews 2016-07-25 Martina Mueller-Franz June 6, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
RSCDS Summer School Social Dance Programme 2016 - Week 4 Monday 2016-06-11 June 12, 2016, 12:16 a.m.
160504 Maitanz 2016-05-04 Meinhard Reiser March 13, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Blair Scottish Country Dancers: Dancing In The Park 2015 Jamie McDougall April 12, 2015, 6:55 p.m.
160312 Maerzenhopfer 2016-03-12 Meinhard Reiser Feb. 7, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Blair Scottish Country Dancers: Dancing In The Park June 2017 Jamie McDougall April 26, 2017, 5:05 a.m.
Aptos Party June 2017 2017-06-03 Charlotte Greig June 2, 2017, 2:26 a.m.
RSCDS SF Jean Patrick Memorial Dance 2017 2017-09-02 Rachel Pusey May 14, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
RSCDS SF Party - June 2017 2017-06-03 Rachel Pusey March 11, 2017, 6:06 a.m.
RSCDS SF Party - Nov 2017 Rachel Pusey May 28, 2017, 3:01 a.m.
Cambridge Class 2015-04 Charles Liu April 20, 2015, 3:47 p.m.
Budapest 2013 Ball – 27 April 2013-04-27 Anselm Lingnau Jan. 9, 2013, 1:55 a.m.
Grand New Year Dance 2017 2017-01-02 John Nuttall Dec. 8, 2016, 11 a.m.
Unit 5 dance assignment bank Sept 2013 Sue Ronald Aug. 9, 2014, 4:42 a.m.
Unit 5 Dances Charles Liu March 4, 2015, 2:18 a.m.

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