Dance The Blacksmith of Elgin 559

Jig · 48 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Faith Brosse
Intensity
888 888 864 444 468 844 = 77% (1 turn), 58% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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The Blacksmith of Elgin 3/4L · J48

1–
1c+2c+3c set twice ; and still holding hands cross (skip-change, 1c leading) at the top (M passing outside W) and down opposite side (to 3x,2x,1x)
9–
Repeat, crossing at the bottom (1's leading) (1,2,3)
17–
Pickup Chain from top: (1c cross RH | 1c pass 2c LH on side ; 2c cross RH while{2} 1c pass 3c RH on side | 2c pass 3c LH on side while{2} 1c cross LH in 3pl) (3,2x,1)
25–
All W set advancing and join nearer hands, set retiring ; All M repeat
33–
Repeat pickup chain, 3c starting (1,2,3)
41–
1c cast off (2c up) ; all Turn RH (2,1,3)

The Blacksmith of Elgin 3/4L · J48

1-8
1s+2s+3s take hands on side & set twice, retain hands & 1M followed by 2M+3M cross & dance down behind Ladies while 1L followed by 2L+3L cross & down Men's side (all pass RSh)
9-16
3s+2s+1s repeat above Fig with 1s leading crossing at bottom
17-24
1s dance Snowball Grand Chain for 3 cpls to end 3 (2) 1:
1s cross RH & change places LH on side with 2s
1s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross RH
1s cross LH while 2s+3s change places LH. 3 (2) 1
25-32
3L+2L+1L set advancing to hold nearer hands & retire, 3M+2M+1M repeat
33-40
3s+2s+1s dance Snowball Grand Chain for 3 cpls to end 1 2 3:
3s cross RH & change places LH on side with 2s
3s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross RH
3s cross LH while 2s+1s change places LH. 1 2 3
41-48
1s dance in & cast to 2nd place, all turn RH. 2 1 3

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
150524 IB WE Copenhagen - Ball on Sun. 2015-05-24 Martina Mueller-Franz April 14, 2015, 10:52 a.m.

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