Dance The Black Dance 541

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

Devised by
David Rutherford (1772)
Intensity
800 602 808 602 = 41% (1 turn), 31% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Lead down and up (DWNUP;LEAD;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Steps
  • Skip-Change
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music
NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
The Black Dance Jimmy Shand and his Band The Legendary Jimmy Shand LP+ 13 R32 84:18 32.2 [S] The Black Dance/Thurso Wedding/The Wandering Drummer/Breadalbane Reel
The Black Dance Jimmy Shand and his Band Jigtime LP 8 R32 84:18 32.2 [S] The Black Dance/Thurso Wedding/The Wandering Drummer/Breadalbane Reel
The Black Dance Jimmy Shand and his Band The Legendary Jimmy Shand CD 11 R32 84:18 32.2 [S] The Black Dance/Thurso Wedding/The Wandering Drummer/Breadalbane Reel
Black Dance Bobby MacLeod and his Band Scotland Dances LP 12 R32 60:00 0.0 The Black Dance/The Lass o' Gowrie/Norman Whitelaw
The Black Dance Colin Dewar and his Scottish Dance Band Book 12. LP+ 10 R32 42:25 36.2 The Black Dance/Lady Mackenzie of Coull/Lord Randall's Bride
The Black Dance Nancy Dickson Looking For a Partner LP 8 R32 84:26 33.2 [S] The Black Dance/Traditional Air/Saint Columba's Sword/Miss Lyall (reel)/Come Let Us Dance and Sing/The Girl with the Blue Dress On/Davie Knick Knack
The Black Dance Ian Reid and his Scottish Dance Band Ian Reid and his Scottish Dance Band LP 9 R32 84:33 34.1 Gordon's Favourite/Willafjord/The New High Level
The Black Dance Ian Reid and his Scottish Dance Band Scottish Dance Frolic CD 3 R32 84:33 34.1 Gordon's Favourite/Willafjord/The New High Level
The Black Dance George B Stirrat Seven Favourite Dances #4 CD+ 1 R32 80:00 0.0 The Black Dance/Lord Randall's Bride/The Lass o' Gowrie/Waves of Tory
The Blach Dance George Stirrat and his Scottish Dance Band Scottish Accordion Favourites CD 1 R32 84:34 34.2 The Black Dance/Lord Randall's Bride/The Lass o' Gowrie/Waves of Tory
Black Dance Bill Douglas and his Scottish Dance Band Lilt O' Scotland CD 9 R32 42:22 35.5 The Black Dance/Kirk's Hornpipe/C. M. Hall
The Black Dance Bobby Brown and The Scottish Accent Book 12. CD 10 R32 84:39 34.9 [S] The Black Dance/Lady Mackenzie of Coull/Lochiel House/The Silver Salver
The Black Dance Marian Anderson and her Band Highlander Music Scottish Dances Vol 12 CD 2 R32 84:45 35.6 [S] The Black Dance/Miss Judith Peterson/Gordon Jamieson's Compliments to James Leask/Pat's Reel
The Black Dance Jimmy Shand and his Band King of the Button Box Vol 2 CD 19 R32 63:16 32.7 Polwart on the Green/Callum Beag
The Black Dance George B Stirrat Let's Go Scottish Country Dancing Vol 3 CD 4 R32 84:33 34.1 The Black Dance/Lord Randall's Bride/The Lass o' Gowrie/Waves of Tory

The Black Dance 3/4L · R32

1–
1c turn RH ; LH
9–
1M leads 1W to just below 3W, he brings back 3W
17–
1M+3W & 1W+3M turn RH ; LH
25–
1M leads 3W back to place {3}, leads back his P | 1c cast to 2pl (2c up).

The Black Dance 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s turn RH & LH
9-16
1s lead down to just below 3rd place, 1M leaves partner in 3L's place & leads 3L up to 1L's place
17-24
1M+3L turn RH & LH while 3M+1L do likewise
25-32
1M leads 3L down to just below 3L's place & leads partner up to top place & both cast to 2nd place own side

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Canterbury Region Social Dance 2013 Amy Martin April 19, 2013, 12:17 a.m.
Fleet 2017-12-02 Autumn Apprentices' Dance 2017-12-02 David McQuillan July 29, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
New Hampshire Highlands Friday Dance 2016 Sue Ronald Aug. 16, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Bonn 2016-10-31_Halloween Special 2016-10-31 Eva-Maria Beckmann Oct. 23, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
2019 Hunter Valley Welcome Easy Dance Social 2019-03-30 Arthur Kingsland Dec. 1, 2018, 12:59 a.m.
BSCD Dances Taught 2017-2018 Jamie McDougall Sept. 19, 2018, 5:11 a.m.

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