Dance The Middleton Medley 4358

Medley · 32 bars (S16+J16) · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Robert M Campbell
Intensity
840 822 811 811 = 45% (1 turn), 34% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
This dance is a 16S ...

This dance is a 16S/16J medley; the tune "Craighall", universally used for this dance, is a jig.

In some older publications the quicktime part was wrongly said to be a Reel. This error was corrected in an earlier revision of Book 22, but has appeared again in the revised pocket Books 19-24. Just disregard these errors.

The Middleton Medley 3/4L · M32

Part I ‑ Strathspey

1–
1c dance down the middle, cast up round 3c and 2c back to places ; 1c+2c turn partners RH {2}, then the two men and the 2 women change places giving LH.
9–
1c set advancing to face 1cnrs | turn 1cnrs RH ; 2cnrs LH, P RH to face 1cnrs

Part II ‑ Jig

17–
1c set to 1cnrs and then to each other across the dance ; 1c turn BH to face 2cnrs
25–
1c set to 2cnrs and then to each other up & down the dance ; 1c turn ¾ BH to 2pl.

The Middleton Medley 3/4L · M32

Strathspey

1-8
1s dance down below 3s & cast back to places, 1s+2s turn RH & change places LH with 2s on own sides
9-16
1s set advancing & face 1st corner, turn 1st corner RH, turn 2nd corner LH & turn partner RH to face 1st corners

Reel

1-8
1s set to 1st corner, set to each other across the dance (as in 'Hello-Goodbye') & turn partner with 2H to end facing 2nd corners
9-16
Set to 2nd corner moving to place between 2s/3s (as in 'Hello-Goodbye'), set to partner & turn 2H to end in 2nd place own sides

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
RSCDS London Branch End of Season Dance 2018 2018-06-09 Elaine Davies Oct. 13, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
170413 Easter Course 2017 - Kuckucksnest 2017-04-13 Martina Mueller-Franz April 17, 2017, 4 p.m.
November Course 2018 - Kuckucksnest 2018-11-23 Martina Mueller-Franz Nov. 24, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
BSCD Dances Taught 2016-2017 Jamie McDougall Sept. 16, 2016, 2:37 a.m.

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