Dance The New Virginia Reel 4933

Reel · 128 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
Anna Campbell Holden
Intensity
8888 8888 8080 0808 4444 8888 4444 8888 8080 8080 0808 0808 4444 4444 8888 8888 = 17% (1 turn), 69% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Dedicated to Genie Callander Sharp ...

Dedicated to Genie Callander Sharp, founder of the Northern Virginia Branch.

The following corrections were included on a loose sheet "Notes on Dances by Bob Grant June 1996", when Book 39 was first sold in the Summer School bookshop:

Fig 1. 17-32 Slip in a curve so that start and finish are centred

Fig 3. 1-8 Dancing couples need to "cheat" here and meet to start going round the side couples

The New Virginia Reel 4S · R128

figure 1

1-16

set to P, change places RH ; circle8 and back ; all set to P, change places RH to own places

3c (BHJ) slip in a curve to change places (M back-to-back), set (inside foot) ; slip back (W back-to-back), set (R foot) and face in

4c repeat

figure 2

33–
All W RHA, Lsh round P, to places
41–
All set to P, dance BtoB, set
49–
All M LHA, Rsh round P, to places
57–
All set to P, dance BtoB, set

figure 3

65–
1M+3W Fig8 round 2c while{8} 1W+3M Fig8 round 4c (2c+4c spread apart, close at end)
73–
In promhold 1c dance Rsh round 4c and 3c round 2c ; 1c+3c dance Lsh round each other in the middle, to places
81-96
2c+4c repeat

figure 4

97–
All W R&L, starting 1W+2W & 3W+4W crossing
105–
All M R&L, starting 1M+4M & 2M+3M crossing
113-128
All set to P, change places RH ; circle8 and back ; all set to P, change places RH, to own places

The New Virginia Reel 4S · R128

1-16
All set & change places with partner RH, all circle 8H round & back, all set & change places with partner RH
17-24
1s+3s slip step across (Men BtoB) & set, slip step back (Ladies BtoB) & set
25-32
2s+4s repeat bars 17-24
33-40
Ladies dance RH across & dance round partners LSh to places
41-48
All set, dance DoSiDo & set
49-56
All Men dance LH across & dance round partners RSh to places
57-64
All set, dance DoSiDo & set
65-72
1M+3L dance Figs of 8 thru 2nd couple while 1L+3M dance Figs of 8 thru 4th couple
73-80
1s in prom hold dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 4s as 3s dance round 2s, 1s+3s dance round each other (M pass LSh) to places
81-88
2L+4M dance Figs of 8 thru 1s while 2M+4L dance Figs of 8 thru 3s
89-96
2s in prom hold dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 1s as 4s dance round 3s, 2s+4s dance round each other (M pass LSh) to places
97-104
All Ladies dance R&L (1L+2L & 3L+4L to start)
105-112
All Men dance R&L (1M+4M & 3M+2M to start)
113-128
Repeat first 16 bars

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