Dance Prince Charlie's Quickstep 5355

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
John Drewry (1975)
Intensity
8008/8888/8228/8008/8008/8888 = 72% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
John Drewry slightly revised this ...

John Drewry slightly revised this dance in 1996. The original version had set and half left hand turn in bars 1-4 (continuing the turn into bar 5) whereas the revised version has petronella followed by half right hand turn.

Video 1 shows another variation.

Prince Charlie's Quickstep 4/4L · J48

3c+4c cross on 2nd chord (1,2,3x,4x). Centro-symmetrical dance.

1--
1c+4c set | ½ turn LH ; 1W & 4W, followed by P, dance between nearest cpl, and out opposite side | split, W casting L to exchanged places and M R to original places
9--
DblFig8 at top and bottom, to start end pairs cross in and middle cpls dance to end
17--
End pairs set | cross RH ; set | cross into line across in the middle, W to opposite sides facing in and M into BtoB between them, facing P, while{2} 2c+3c cast to the ends
25--
1c+4c Reel4 across, but at end 1M+4M turn RH ½ and join NH with P into line of 4
33--
Line turns ½ clw ; W dance ½ Fig8 R through end cpls while{4} M turn RH (2,4,1x,3x)
41--
Circle8 and back

Prince Charlie's Quickstep 4/4L · J48

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1-8
1s & 4s set, 1/2 turn partners LH, 1L followed by partner dances down, out between 2M+3L, 1L casts to 4th place as 1M casts back to place while 4L followed by partner dances up, out between 2L+3M, 4L casts up to 1st place as 4M casts back to place
9-16
1M+4L double Fig of 8 with 2s (2s dance up) while 1L+4M double Fig of 8 with 3s (3s dance down)
17-24
1M+4L also 1L+4M set, change places RH, all set, 4L & 1L dance across to other side between 2s+3s (who cast up/down to 1st/4th place) while 1M & 4M dance across to end BtoB facing partners
25-32
1s+4s RSh reel of 4 across & end with Men giving RH in passing & LH to partner so that 1s face up & 4s down (in line across Men in centre)
33-40
1s+4s in line rotate clockwise 1/2 way, 1L dances down between 3s & casts up to 3rd place as 4L dances up & casts to 2nd place while Men continue to rotate to new places (opp partners)
41-48
All circle 8H round & back

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Ilana Steiner
Added on: Nov. 1, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

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