Dance The Reverend John MacFarlane 5555

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Gary W Morris (1990)
Intensity
8880 8004 8008 8888 = 65% (1 turn), 66% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
This dance commemorates the 150th ...

This dance commemorates the 150th anniversary of the founding in Wellington of New Zealand's first Scots Church, later known as St. Andrews.

The Reverend John MacFarlane 4/4L · R32

1–
1c cross down into Mirror Reels3 on opposite sides with 2c+3c (1x,2,3)
9–
1c ½ Fig8 round 2c ; 1c (BHJ) slip down to between 3c | set (top foot starting) (2c+3c up, 4c step in)
17–
1c+4c Poussette (2,3,4,1)
25–
2c+3c & 4c+1c RHA ; all C turn LH (3M polite L turn into next repetition).

The Reverend John MacFarlane 4/4L · R32

1-8
1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides ending in partners place
9-16
1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 round 2s, meet in centre & dance 4 slip steps down the middle to 3rd place & set (with both hands joined)
17-24
1s+4s dance the Poussette
25-32
2s+3s & 4s+1s dance RH across once round & turn partner LH

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Aug. 18, 2014, 7:56 a.m.
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Summer Tuesdays 2017_07_25 2017-07-25 July 7, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
GUSCDC 2015 Ball 2015-02-21 Craig Skinner Feb. 19, 2015, 6:15 p.m.
Hamburg Class 2017-06-08 2017-06-08 David Quarrie July 2, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_09_12 2017-09-12 July 7, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
RSCDS Falkirk 2017 Xmas Dance 2017-12-12 Craig Skinner Aug. 19, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
160804 w3 Thursday - Younger Hall - St A 2016-08-04 Martina Mueller-Franz May 17, 2016, 8:49 p.m.
RSCDS AGM 2017 Friday Dance 2017-11-03 Sue Ronald Oct. 3, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
160804 w3 Thursday - Common Room - St Andrews 2016-08-04 Martina Mueller-Franz June 6, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Summer School 2015 Week 4 - Wednesday 2015-08-19 Andrew Locke July 19, 2015, 1:16 p.m.
171103 RSCDS AGM 2017 - Friday Dance 2017-11-03 Martina Mueller-Franz May 11, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Leeds Club Dance 26 November 2016 2014-11-22 Irene Dracup Oct. 21, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
St Columba's Dancers Band Night 23-01-17 Dec. 11, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
150819 w4 Wednesday - St Andrews 2015-08-19 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:03 p.m.
150805 w2 Wednesday - St Andrews 2015-08-05 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:07 p.m.
20161203 Paris evening dance 2016-12-03 Aliénor Latour Nov. 14, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
St John's 2013-11-23 Ball 2013-11-23 David McQuillan Nov. 8, 2014, 10:04 p.m.
North German Social 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 David Quarrie June 24, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
HoHoKus10/17 2017-10-17 Oct. 15, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Spring Fling Dance 2016-04-15 Raphaelle orgeret April 14, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
Oslo SCD Group Yule Dance 2016 2016-12-12 James Gray Nov. 28, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
RSCDS Edinburgh Christmas Dance 2017 2017-12-09 RSCDS Edinburgh Aug. 9, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Friday Night Spring Fling Welcome Dance March 6, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Spring Fling 2016 Welcome Dance March 2, 2016, 9:39 p.m.
London Highland Club 2016-03-05 Kevin Kearns March 3, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
150808 w2 Saturday - St Andrews 2015-08-08 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:37 p.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 2016/10/08 2016-10-08 Daniel Hintermann Aug. 21, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Oldenburg 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 David Quarrie June 29, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
150822 w4 Saturday - St Andrews 2015-08-22 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:38 p.m.
Summer School 2015 Week 4 - Saturday 2015-08-22 Andrew Locke July 19, 2015, 1:32 p.m.
Oban Buffet Dance 11/3/2017 2017-03-11 Jim Armstrong Jan. 31, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
160617 Stockholm 40th Ann. Fri. Social 2016-06-17 Martina Mueller-Franz May 6, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Maidenhead 2015-05-10 Afternoon Tea Dance 2015-05-10 David McQuillan April 20, 2015, 11:37 p.m.
RSCDS BHS 2012-12-27 Christmas Social 2012-12-27 David McQuillan Dec. 6, 2012, 3:51 p.m.
17-05-12 Kilmorack Spring Rally (Phipps Hall Beauly) 2017-05-12 Truus de Ceuster March 19, 2017, 2:14 a.m.
Reading St Andrew's Annual Ball 2015-02-07 Helen Barsby Jan. 11, 2015, 2:50 p.m.
Munich Whitsun Course 2016 Ball 2016-05-15 Matthias Rank Feb. 19, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
Bal 12 Novembre Raphaelle orgeret Sept. 28, 2016, 6:07 p.m.
Fun-Dance-Technique Workshop Social, Wuppertal, 31 Aug 2013 2013-08-31 Anselm Lingnau Aug. 15, 2013, 9:02 p.m.
RSCDS New York Branch January 14th 2016 Sue Ronald Jan. 13, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Summer School 2015 Week 4 - Thursday (Younger Hall) 2015-08-20 Andrew Locke July 19, 2015, 1:21 p.m.
150804 w2 - St Andrews Br. Summer Dance 2015-08-04 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 3:22 p.m.
150820 w4 Thursday - Younger Hall - St A 2015-08-20 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:22 p.m.
150820 w4 Thursday - Common Room - St A 2015-08-20 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Summer School 2015 Week 4 - Thursday (Common Room) 2015-08-20 Andrew Locke July 19, 2015, 1:28 p.m.
RSCDS BHS 2017-03-11 Day School Dance 2017-03-11 David McQuillan Jan. 14, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Guildford 2016-04-30 Spring Dance 2016-04-30 David McQuillan April 4, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
Duns Weekend 2015 - Friday Program 2015-05-15 Andrew Locke March 23, 2015, 9:54 p.m.
Surbiton 2017 September 14th - Lindsey 2017-09-14 Jenny Kendrick Sept. 10, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Brussels Dance Scottish - Fooling around in Belgium 2017 (Spa) - Saturday Ball 2017-04-01 Jette Rossen Jan. 11, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
HoHoKus summer 7/7/15 2015-07-07 Deborah Leary July 7, 2015, 8:35 p.m.
20160305 Paris monthly dance 2016-03-05 Aliénor Latour Feb. 8, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
Crieff 06/11/14 2006-11-14 Stephen Bryan May 21, 2014, 6:05 p.m.
St John's 2012-11-24 Ruby Anniversary Ball 2012-11-24 David McQuillan Oct. 4, 2012, 1:02 a.m.
Oxfordshire Branch Annual Ball 2017 2017-10-28 Lesley Austen Oct. 16, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Maidenhead 2013-02-23 Highland Ball 2013-02-23 David McQuillan Feb. 11, 2013, 12:51 a.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_08_16 2016-08-16 July 6, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
St Columba's 18th Jan 2016 Jan. 17, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Reading 2014-11-30 Afternoon Tea 2014-11-30 David McQuillan Nov. 11, 2014, 1:18 a.m.
Oxfordshire Branch Day School Dance 2016-02-20 Michael Howe Feb. 10, 2016, 1:29 a.m.
St Columba's Dancers 24-10-16 Sept. 16, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
St.Columbas /Pont Street/Monday evening 16/10/2017 2017-10-16 Oct. 16, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
FSCDC 20 August 2013 2013-08-20 Anselm Lingnau Aug. 28, 2013, 12:12 p.m.
RSCDS BHS 2014-05-17 May Ball 2014-05-17 David McQuillan April 4, 2014, 12:57 a.m.
Fleet 2016-02-27 Annual Dance 2016-02-27 David McQuillan Feb. 3, 2016, 11:36 p.m.
RSCDS Oxford Burns NIght 2017-01-28 Ken Martlew Jan. 28, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
Scone with Neil Copland 2017-07-04 June 28, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
London ~ 150901 Summer Tuesday 2015-09-01 James Wilson Aug. 26, 2015, 10:09 a.m.
Reading 2013-02-02 Annual Ball 2013-02-02 David McQuillan Jan. 12, 2013, 5:38 p.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 2016/04/23 2016-04-23 Daniel Hintermann March 28, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
London ~ 150728 Summer Tuesday 2015-07-28 Jeremy Dent July 22, 2015, 4:49 p.m.
17-10-16 St Columba's Dancers Aug. 20, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
St Columba's Dancers 15-05-17 May 6, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
St Columba's 25th April 2016 April 7, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
London ~ 150728 Summer Tuesday 2015-07-28 James Wilson July 22, 2015, 11:19 p.m.
St Columba's Dancers 13-02-17 Jan. 18, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
St.Columbas |Pont Street Monday evening 13/02/2017 2017-02-13 Feb. 13, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
Combined Societies (St Columba's, Pont St) 01/04/2017 2017-04-01 Elaine Davies Feb. 14, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
London_summer_Tuesday_28July2015 2015-07-28 Matthew Goulden July 28, 2015, 12:15 p.m.
Nunspeet Ball Programme 2016 2016-02-06 Margaret Lambourne Nov. 19, 2015, 12:57 a.m.
Oxford and Cambridge Highland Ball 2015 - Stanton Harcourt 2015-03-07 Stuart Kreloff March 3, 2015, 11:05 p.m.
16-10-15 Eindhoven Ball 2016-10-15 Truus de Ceuster Aug. 26, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
17 08 12 Moulsecoomb 2017-07-08 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
AGM Perth 2015-11-07 John Riddet Nov. 6, 2015, 2:06 a.m.
17 07 08 Goring 17 08 12 Moulsecoomb 2017-07-08 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Saturday AGM Ball 2015-11-07 Ann Murray Oct. 4, 2015, 3:47 p.m.
Cologne Ball 2013 (»Passion Meets Profession«) Anselm Lingnau July 3, 2013, 11:53 p.m.
151107 - RSCDS AGM 2015 - Saturday Ball 2015-11-07 Martina Mueller-Franz May 21, 2015, 7:21 a.m.
Cologne Ball 2013 - Passion meets Profession 2013-09-28 Anja Breest Sept. 30, 2015, 3:33 p.m.
White Rose Festival Evening Dance 2017 2013-10-12 Irene Dracup Nov. 28, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Reading 2016-02-06 Annual Ball 2016-02-06 David McQuillan Jan. 10, 2016, 5 p.m.
RSCDS Core Repertoire 2016: Intermediate Anselm Lingnau July 7, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
Pinewoods 2015 Scottish Session II 2015-07-13 Sue Ronald April 6, 2015, 1:45 a.m.
RSCDS Core Repertoire (Intermediate) Anselm Lingnau Jan. 25, 2012, 10:31 a.m.
Summer school 2012 week 4 Truus de Ceuster Sept. 12, 2012, 10:43 p.m.

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