Dance Black Potts 551

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
Ann Dix (1987)
Intensity
8888 4444 8888 8888 = 87% (1 turn), 88% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Hands round - 4 (HR;4P;)
  • Rondel (RONDEL)
  • Reel of four - diagonal - half (REEL;DIAG;HALF;R4;)
  • 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
  • Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music

Black Potts 4/4L · S32

3rd and 4th couples start on opposite side: (1,2,3x,4x).

1–
All set | turn BH opening into ; 1c+2c & 3c+4c, circle4 L to places
9–
1M+2W+3W+4M ½ Rsh diag. Reel4 (2W & 3W start towards own end and return straight to own places) ; 1W+2M+3M+4W ½ Rsh diag. Reel4 (2M & 3M start towards own end and return straight to own places) (4,2,3x,1x)
17–
4c+2c & 3c+1c, R&L starting up/down, finish NHJ facing the other couple
25–
4c+2c & 3c+1c Rondel ‑ 2c & 3c making the arches (to 2,4,1x,3x)

Black Potts 4/4L · S32

3s & 4s on opp sides

1-8
All set, 1s+2s also 3s+4s turn 2H into circle 4H round to left to original places
9-12
1M+2L+3L+4M 1/2 diag reel of 4 (1M+2L & 3L+4M pass RSh to start) but Ladies do not complete reel to end in own pl & Men in each others pl
13-16
1L+2M+3M+4L 1/2 diag reel of 4 (1L & 2M also 3M & 4L pass RSh to start) but Men end in own places
17-24
4s+2s also 3s+1s change places RH on side, all cross LH, repeat but couples remain in centre (4s face 2s & 3s face 1s)
25-32
4s+2s also 3s+1s dance the Rondel with 2s & 3s making the arches. 2 4 1 3

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
SQP_20170909Jersey 2017-04-10 Roland Telle April 10, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
RSCDS Manchester Branch - Annual Dance 2017 2017-05-20 Helen Freer July 29, 2016, 10:16 a.m.

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