Dance Rose of Glamis 5667

Medley · 64 bars (S32+R32) · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: 4321)

Devised by
John Drewry (1990)
Intensity
8080 8282 8888 8888 8080 8080 8888 8888 = 70% (1 turn), 70% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
For the Queen Mother’s ...

For the Queen Mother’s 90th birthday, 1990

Rose of Glamis 4S · M64

Strathspey

1–
1c+3c S&Link ; cross RH (M moves L, W moves R) pass between that side couple and cast round own corner into a longwise set up/down, 2c facing 4c in the middle and 1c+3c facing P at the ends.
9–
In lines of 4, all set | [1W+3W Petronella into midline BtoB ; Petronella to P's place | cast clw to the other end of the set] while{6} [1M+3M cast clw to other end ; Petronella | Petronella (same route)] 1c+3c ending in the diagonally opposite places (3c at top, 1c at bottom, 2c+4c in own places)
17–
Reels4 on the sidelines
25–
On the sidelines the Middles turn the Ends BH to same positions, facing across | All set, 1c+3c advancing, finish in a square set facing P ; All turn P RH ¾ | All promenade clw one place (4,3,2,1).

Reel

33–
4c+2c (top and bottom) S&Link ; 4c+2c cross and dance between 1c+3c who dance apart, 4c+2c turn corner EH, finish in square set, all facing P (4,3,2,1)
41–
2c+4c BHJ set (start on inside foot) | slip across to exchanged places, the M passing BtoB ; set | slip back to own place, the W passing BtoB.
49–
All set RHJ | M set while W turn R about under joined arms ; all turn RH 1¼ to promhold, M inside
57–
All Promenade cclw once round (4,3,2,1)

Repeat [1-64], to (1,2,3,4)

Rose of Glamis 4S · M64

Strathspey

1-8
1s+3s Set+Link, 1M & 3M pass partners to right, 1L followed closely by 3M dance out between 4s while 3L followed by 1M dance out between 2s, Ladies dance to their right & Men to left to join ends of line of 4 with 2s/4s
9-16
All set in lines of 4 on sides, 1M & 3 M cast to opposite ends of lines while partners dance into centre & pirouette (BtoB), Men dance into centre & pirouette while Ladies dance right to end of side lines facing out, Men dance out to right to ends of line facing out while partners cast to opposite ends of line
17-24
All dance full reels of 4 on sides
25-32
Middle couples turn dancers at ends once round, finish in lines of 4 all facing across set (3M+2L+2M+1L facing 3L+4M+L+1M). All set, 3s+1s advancing towards partners whlst 2s+4s turn to face partners; all 3/4 turn partners to end in prom hold facing clockwise (Men on outside), all Promenade on 1 place & face in. 4 3 2 1

Reel

1-8
4s & 2s (top & bottom couples) Set+Link, Men pass partners in front as 4s & 2s cross to face side couples who dance away from partners towards corner positions, Ladies turn Men by LH while Men turn Ladies by RH to finish in Sq.Set
9-16
4s & 2s with 2H joined set & pass each other couple (Men BtoB), set & pass back (Ladies BtoB)
17-24
All joining RH with partners set, Men set again as Ladies turn right under partners arm, 1.1/4 turn to end in prom hold facing anticlockwise
25-32
All Promenade round
Repeat Strathspey & Reel again to end in original pstns

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Martina Mueller-Franz
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
ADW 5.4.19 Elizabeth Gull April 3, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
ADW 16.2.18 2018-02-16 Elizabeth Gull Feb. 12, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
ADW 9.11.18 2018-11-09 Elizabeth Gull Nov. 4, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
ADW 8.3.19 2019-03-08 Elizabeth Gull March 6, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
White Rose Festival 2015 Demonstration Dances 2015-07-11 Catherine Livsey Dec. 31, 2014, 5:27 p.m.
ADW 19.1.18 2018-01-19 Elizabeth Gull Jan. 10, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
ADW 17.11.17 2017-11-17 Elizabeth Gull Nov. 10, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Nottingham ADW 17 Nov 2017 2017-11-17 John Aitken Nov. 17, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
ADW 12.10.18 2018-10-12 Elizabeth Gull Oct. 8, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Nottingham RSCDS ADW 2017-10-20 Elizabeth Gull Oct. 11, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
ADW 9.3.18 2018-03-09 Elizabeth Gull March 7, 2018, 11:20 a.m.

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