Dance The Nurseryman 5006

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Stephen Brown (1988)
Intensity
800 888 888 844 = 75% (1 turn), 56% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
In memory of Roy Clowes ...

In memory of Roy Clowes of Ormskirk.

Bars 9 - 16 of this dance are taken from the dance, “Angus MacKinnon’s Hornpipe”, by John Bowie Dickson, published in 1978 (statement made by the deviser)

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
The Nurseryman Fiddlers Three Plus Two Scottish Reflections CD+ 2 J32 84:36 34.5 Miss McPherson Grant of Ballindalloch's Jig/Miss Stewart of Bombay/Miss Hannah of Elgin/Miss Gordon of Park
The Nurseryman Fiddlers Three Plus Two Book 37. Frae a' the Airts, Vol 2 LP+ 7 J32 84:36 34.5 Miss McPherson Grant of Ballindalloch's Jig/Miss Stewart of Bombay/Miss Hannah of Elgin/Miss Gordon of Park
The Nurseryman David Hall and his Scottish Dance Band Sound of Feolin CD 5 J32 84:40 35.0 Miss McPherson Grant of Ballindalloch's Jig/The Quarryman/Coldside Jig/A Trip to Tomintoul
The Nurseryman Alasdair Fraser & Muriel Johnstone Just As It Was 2 CD 3 J32 85:01 37.6 [S] Miss McPherson Grant of Ballindalloch's Jig/Mr Morison of Bognie/Mrs Oswald of Auchencruive's Favourite Reel/Miss Stewart of Bombay
The Nurseryman Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band Book 37. Frae a' the Airts, Vol 2 CD 7 J32 84:40 35.0 [S] Miss McPherson Grant of Ballindalloch's Jig/Lord Alexander Russell's Jig/Lady Louisa Russell's Jig/Miss Euphemia Lowe's Jig
The Nurseryman The Deirdre Adamson Quartet A Birl Roond Forfar CD 2 J32 84:42 35.2 Miss McPherson Grant of Ballindalloch's Jig/The Parson/Coldside Jig/Chic Boath of Cramflat
The Nurseryman Colin Dewar and his Scottish Dance Band Special Requests Volume 7 CD 2 J32 84:45 35.6 [S] Miss Macpherson Grant's Jig/Countess of Loudoun's Reel/Miss Isabella Robertson's Reel/Dr James Hamilton's Reel
The Nurseryman Chris Duncan & Catherine Strutt Carriages at Midnight CD 2 J32 84:54 36.8 [S] Miss McPherson Grant of Ballindalloch's Jig/Miss Stewart of Bombay/Loch of Lungair

The Nurseryman 3/4L · J32

1–
1c set | cross down RH (2c up) ; cast behind 3c, dance up NHJ to 2pl BtoB facing opp. side
9–
2c+1c+3c set as in DTr | All set advancing and swivel R to form »inverted« DTr (2c+3c are BtoB in centre) ; All set | All set advancing (1c into the middle) into
17–
2W+1M+3W & 2M+1W+3M RHA, 1c pass Rsh ; 1W+2W+3W & 1M+2M+3M LHA, finish in lines 1W between 2c facing 1M between 3c
25–
Lines A&R ; 1c turn RH 1¼ to (2,1,3)

The Nurseryman 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s set, cross down RH between 2s & cast down behind 3s & dance up centre to 2nd place to face out on opposite sides
9-12
2s+1s+3s set (as in Double Triangles) 1s PdB out & turn right about to face in while 2s & 3s PdB in & turn right about to face out
13-16
2s+1s+3s set (Inverted Double Triangle formation), 1s PdB in while 2s & 3s PdB out all turning R about for RH across
17-24
2s+1s+3s dance RH across on sides, 1s pass RSh & dance LH across on own side ending in lines across 1L between 2s & 1M between 3s
25-32
Lines Adv+Ret, 1s turn RH 1.1/4 times to end in 2nd place on own sides

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