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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GUSCDC 2015 Ball 2015-02-21 Craig Skinner Feb. 19, 2015, 6:15 p.m.
Nottingham ADW 17 Nov 2017 2017-11-17 John Aitken Nov. 17, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
ADW 17.11.17 2017-11-17 Elizabeth Gull Nov. 10, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
NZ SS Tue 2.1.18 President's Ball 2018-01-02 Diana Hastie Nov. 17, 2017, 5:59 a.m.
RSCDS Paris Branch - Bal du 16 juin 2018 2018-06-16 Rémi Lacroix April 30, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_09_12 2017-09-12 July 7, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Hamburg Class 2017-06-08 2017-06-08 David Quarrie July 2, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Leeds Club Dance 26 November 2016 2014-11-22 Irene Dracup Oct. 21, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
RSCDS AGM 2017 Friday Dance 2017-11-03 Sue Ronald Oct. 3, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
RSCDS Falkirk 2017 Xmas Dance 2017-12-12 Craig Skinner Aug. 19, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
2018-4-9 St Columba's Dancers April 4, 2018, 10:33 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.
171103 RSCDS AGM 2017 - Friday Dance 2017-11-03 Martina Mueller-Franz May 11, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_07_25 2017-07-25 July 7, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Summer School 2015 Week 4 - Wednesday 2015-08-19 Andrew Locke July 19, 2015, 1:16 p.m.
St Columba's Dancers Band Night 23-01-17 Dec. 11, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
St Columbas Dancers 9 April 2018-04-09 Joan Blake April 4, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
New Kilpatrick 2018-02-02 Hamish Gibb Jan. 28, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
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160804 w3 Thursday - Younger Hall - St A 2016-08-04 Martina Mueller-Franz May 17, 2016, 8:49 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.
Oslo SCD Group Yule Dance 2016 2016-12-12 James Gray Nov. 28, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
HoHoKus10/17 2017-10-17 Oct. 15, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Spring Fling 2016 Welcome Dance March 2, 2016, 9:39 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 Dance 2016-04-15 Raphaelle orgeret April 14, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
Oldenburg 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 David Quarrie June 29, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Oban Buffet Dance 11/3/2017 2017-03-11 Jim Armstrong Jan. 31, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
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RSCDS BHS 2012-12-27 Christmas Social 2012-12-27 David McQuillan Dec. 6, 2012, 3:51 p.m.
Summer School 2015 Week 4 - Saturday 2015-08-22 Andrew Locke July 19, 2015, 1:32 p.m.
150822 w4 Saturday - St Andrews 2015-08-22 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:38 p.m.
150808 w2 Saturday - St Andrews 2015-08-08 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:37 p.m.
Reading St Andrew's Annual Ball 2015-02-07 Helen Barsby Jan. 11, 2015, 2:50 p.m.
Maidenhead 2015-05-10 Afternoon Tea Dance 2015-05-10 David McQuillan April 20, 2015, 11:37 p.m.
Atholl SCDC Week 13 Graham & Sylvia`s Programme 05/12/17 2017-12-05 Brian Martin March 9, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
London Highland Club 2016-03-05 Kevin Kearns March 3, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
160617 Stockholm 40th Ann. Fri. Social 2016-06-17 Martina Mueller-Franz May 6, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 2016/10/08 2016-10-08 Daniel Hintermann Aug. 21, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Fun-Dance-Technique Workshop Social, Wuppertal, 31 Aug 2013 2013-08-31 Anselm Lingnau Aug. 15, 2013, 9:02 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.
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.
Summer School 2015 Week 4 - Thursday (Common Room) 2015-08-20 Andrew Locke July 19, 2015, 1:28 p.m.
150820 w4 Thursday - Common Room - St A 2015-08-20 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
150820 w4 Thursday - Younger Hall - St A 2015-08-20 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 12:22 p.m.
Lucy Clark Charity Dance - Saturday 14 April 2018 2018-04-14 Jan Collings Feb. 20, 2018, 3:33 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.
FSCDC 28 November 2017 2017-11-28 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 29, 2017, 1:37 a.m.
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Surbiton 2017 September 14th - Lindsey 2017-09-14 Jenny Kendrick Sept. 10, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Oxfordshire Branch Annual Ball 2017 2017-10-28 Lesley Austen Oct. 16, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
St John's 2012-11-24 Ruby Anniversary Ball 2012-11-24 David McQuillan Oct. 4, 2012, 1:02 a.m.
20160305 Paris monthly dance 2016-03-05 Aliénor Latour Feb. 8, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
HoHoKus summer 7/7/15 2015-07-07 Deborah Leary July 7, 2015, 8:35 p.m.
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Summer Tuesdays 2016_08_16 2016-08-16 July 6, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Maidenhead 2013-02-23 Highland Ball 2013-02-23 David McQuillan Feb. 11, 2013, 12:51 a.m.
St Columba's 18th Jan 2016 Jan. 17, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
St Columba's Dancers 24-10-16 Sept. 16, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
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St Columba's Dancers 15-05-17 May 6, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
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