Dance The Black Black Oil 535

Reel · 32 bars · 5 couples · Longwise - 5   (Progression: 24153)

Devised by
John Drewry (1971)
Intensity
80800 88888 84884 82842 = 70% (1 turn), 70% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Balance in Line (BALNCE)
  • Corners Pass and Turn (C-P&T)
  • Reel of three - across (REEL;ACROSS;R3;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Drewry lists the preferred tune ...

Drewry lists the preferred tune as "Fitful Head" (Tom Georgeson). This tune is often attributed to Tom Anderson, which is incorrect.

The Black Black Oil 5/5L · R32

1–
1c & 3c ½ RH turn moving down 1 place (2c & 4c up) and set ; cross LH and cast left 1 place to face 1cnr (1M & 3W passing Lsh between 4c)
9–
1W+2c & 1M+4c+3W Rsh & 3M+5c Rsh Reels3/4/3 across (1M+3W finish Rsh), at end 1c+3c join RH to 1cnr and LH to P
17–
BiL | ½ turn 1cnr RH ; BiL | ½ turn 1cnr RH and face 2cnr
25–
'2cnrs pass & turn' (pass 2cnr no hands, corners Turn RH, pass back) ; 1c & 3c 1½ RH turn to own side and cast off 1 place (4c+5c up) (2,4,1,5,3)

Can also be danced as a 3C or 7C or .. dance, always reels of 3 at both ends, reels of 4 in the middle

The Black Black Oil 5/5L · R32

1-8
1s & 3s 1/2 turn RH moving down 1 place, face partner & set, cross LH to own sides, Men cast down & Ladies up ready for reels across
9-16
All dance reels across (RSh reels of 3 at ends & reel of 4 in centre) end with 1s & 3s holding partners LH in centre of dance & RH to 1st crnr
17-24
1s & 3s Bal-in-Line with corners, turn corners RH into centre & Bal-in-Line, turn corners to sides & face 2nd corners
25-32
1s & 3s dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners, turn RH 1.1/2 times & cast 1 place on own sides

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Budapest Local Club 11.09.2014 2014-09-11 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 12, 2014, 11 a.m.
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Budapest Local Club 02.03.2014 2014-03-02 Zoltán Gräff Feb. 5, 2014, 8:53 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 02.04.2013 2013-04-02 Zoltán Gräff April 3, 2013, 3:29 p.m.
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ZA 2017-10-14 RSCDS Pretoria 45th Anniversary Ball 2017-10-14 Heather Hodgson Sept. 10, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
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Oldenburg 2016-03-14 2016-03-14 David Quarrie April 10, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
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Oldenburg 2016-03-28 2016-03-28 Martin McWilliam March 29, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Oxford and Cambridge Highland Ball 2015 - Stanton Harcourt 2015-03-07 Stuart Kreloff March 3, 2015, 11:05 p.m.
Oldenburg 2016-03-21 2016-03-21 Judith Kowalczik Oct. 9, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 05.02.2013 2013-02-05 Zoltán Gräff Feb. 14, 2013, 4:57 p.m.
Oxford RSCDS Annual Ball 2014 2014-10-25 Stuart Kreloff March 3, 2017, 5:05 p.m.
Oldenburg 2016-03-08 2016-03-08 Martin McWilliam March 29, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 03.04.2014 2014-04-03 Zoltán Gräff April 4, 2014, 11:32 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 31.08.2017 2017-08-31 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 5, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
THISTLE CLUB DANCE (Leeds) - 1 Nov 2014 2014-11-01 Christine Parker-Jones Oct. 31, 2014, 5:34 p.m.
Oldenburg 2016-01-25 (Avril & David) 2016-01-25 Martin McWilliam Jan. 29, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 02.02.2017 2017-02-02 lldikó Szakolczai Feb. 4, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 20.04.2017 2017-04-20 Zoltán Gräff April 20, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Budapest SCD Weekend 2017 - Welcome dance 2017-05-05 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 27, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
160504 Maitanz 2016-05-04 Meinhard Reiser March 13, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2017-04-09 Social 2017-04-09 Keith Rose March 29, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
FSCDC 19 September 2017 2017-09-19 Anselm Lingnau Sept. 20, 2017, 12:57 a.m.
Berkhamsted Drewry Dance Saturday 15th November 2014 2014-11-15 Jane Rose Oct. 11, 2014, 11:23 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 02.11.2017 2017-11-02 lldikó Szakolczai Nov. 6, 2017, 7:32 p.m.
Oldenburg Potters Pairs Welcome dance 2016 2016-04-22 Martin McWilliam Jan. 15, 2016, 7:42 p.m.
Heidelberger Ball 2017 2017-10-28 Narhalla Dancers Oct. 27, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 09.11.2017 2017-11-09 Zoltán Gräff Nov. 9, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Richmond Virginia 2017 Christmas Dance 2017-12-09 Bern Runk Sept. 21, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Epe (Holland), Ball 40 years Rowan Tree dancers 2015-09-26 Truus de Ceuster Aug. 7, 2015, 10:44 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 11.02.2016 - mini ball 2016-02-11 lldikó Szakolczai Jan. 17, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
WESTBURY SCOTTISH CLUB (BRISTOL) HOGMANAY DANCE 2014 2014-12-31 Stuart Kreloff Nov. 10, 2014, 9:53 p.m.
2013-08-07 Carnoustie Summer Dance 2013-08-07 Truus de Ceuster May 27, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
RSCDS Stirling with Jim Lindsay 2016-05-28 May 25, 2016, 11:53 p.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 2016/12/17 Marian Anderson 2016-12-17 Daniel Hintermann Dec. 14, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
170204 Castle Club A Ross 2017-02-04 Dec. 30, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
1. SCD Get Together Neugraben 2016-07-02 Riekje O. May 1, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
70/70 Meinhard Reiser Oct. 15, 2014, 5:32 p.m.
North German Social 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 David Quarrie June 24, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
15-10-31 Delft, Halloween Ball 2015-10-31 Truus de Ceuster Oct. 17, 2015, 12:16 a.m.
Harwell Ball 2016-11-19 2016-11-19 Malcolm Austen April 24, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Berlin Hopalots 2014 Social, 28th November 2014 2014-11-28 Rainer Binias July 20, 2014, 2:16 p.m.
Bristol 2017 New Season Dance 2017-10-14 Margaret Chambers June 22, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
SQP_BournemouthBall_20161210 2016-09-13 Roland Telle Sept. 14, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
ZA 2015-11-28 RSCDS Pretoria Christmas Social 2015-11-28 Heather Hodgson Nov. 25, 2015, 11:50 a.m.
Scottish Sleuth Mary Olszowka March 30, 2017, 12:07 a.m.

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