Dance The Saint John River 5829

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

Devised by
Prudence Edwards (1966)
Intensity
8000 8202 8888 8556 = 59% (1 turn), 59% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
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The Saint John River 4/4L · S32

1–
1W (1M following) cast off 1 place, cross to M side, cast off 1 pl, cross to W side, cast off 1 pl, cross to below 4M place opposite side (the meandering brook)
9–
1c dance (NHJ) up under arch by 4c {2}, 1½ BH turn {4}, dance up under arch by 2c to own places {2} (bridges and pools)
17–
1c lead down the middle, as 2c+3c+4c dance up the sides and follow ; 4C casts from the top as the others lead up and cast, 1c casting too (1,2,3,4) (inverting waterfalls on the tidal lower river).
25–
1c+2c+3c+4c dance BtoB ; 1M+2M & 1W+2W turn RH ½ {1}, 1M+3M & 1W+3W turn LH ½ {1}, 1M+4M & 1W+4W turn RH ½ {2} (river meets the sea)

The Saint John River 4/4L · S32

1-8
1L followed by partner casts 1 place, crosses, casts down behind 3rd Man, crosses, casts behind 4th Lady & 1L crosses to 4th place opposite sides
9-16
1s dance up 1 place under 4s arch, turn 2H 1.1/2 times, dance up under 2s arch to original places
17-24
1s followed by 2s+3s+4s lead down the middle (2s+3s dance up set before leading down & 4s dance up only) & back to places
25-32
All dance DoSiDo with partners, 1s change places on sides with 2s RH, with 3s LH & 4s with RH

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Added on: May 17, 2013, 12:09 a.m.
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Blair Scottish Country Dancers: Dancing In The Park 2015 Jamie McDougall April 12, 2015, 6:55 p.m.
Jeannie Carmichael Ball and Brunch, Nov. 12th & 13th 2016 Sue Ronald July 22, 2016, 11:52 p.m.
Westchester Opening Party 2016 2016-09-07 Deborah Leary Aug. 25, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
FSCDC 1 July 2014 2014-07-01 Anselm Lingnau July 1, 2014, 11:24 p.m.
Scotia Dancers PARTY Sept. 12th 2016 Sue Ronald July 27, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
Scotia 8 August 2016-08-08 Deborah Leary Aug. 7, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Swilcan Summer Ball 2016 2016-05-21 Margaret Lambourne May 23, 2016, 1:09 a.m.
Ball Swilcan Utrecht 25th may 2013 2013-05-25 Truus de Ceuster April 15, 2013, 1:03 p.m.
Dayschool The Hague 11 October 2015 2015-10-11 Edwin Werner Oct. 12, 2015, 5:20 p.m.
NY Branch 28 July 2016-07-28 Deborah Leary July 27, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
DansdagDenHaag2015-10-11 2015-10-11 Eric Ferguson Oct. 12, 2015, 9:07 a.m.
Blair Scottish Country Dancers: Dancing In The Park 2016 Jamie McDougall April 27, 2016, 2:40 a.m.
2016-2017 New York Branch Dance List Sue Ronald March 29, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
Dances suggested for the 2016-17 list Sue Ronald Jan. 30, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
List of Dances - Standards Jamie McDougall April 13, 2015, 1:08 a.m.

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