Dance The Sleeping Warrior 6150

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples (2x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
Derek Haynes (1973)
Intensity
8448 8888 8448 8888 = 87% (1 turn), 87% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
First published by the SD ...

First published by the SD Archives january 1973

Note (by the deviser): On bars 15-16, of the Allemande, 1c and 4c may turn their P once round LH, into the Left Hands Across.

The Sleeping Warrior 4/4L · S32

2c & 4c cross to opposite sides: (1,2x,3,4x)

1–
1c+4c set and cross RH ; all C set | ½ RH turn to face nearest end in Allemande hold
9–
1c+2c (start up) & 3c+4c (down) Allemande, finishing interleaved (1c and 4c pass) (2,4x,1,3x)
17–
4c+1c LHA, at end W face out ; 2c+4c & 1c+3c RHA
25–
All circle8 and back (to 2, 4x, 1, 3x)

(option: on [15-16] 4c+1c may make full LH turn into the LHA)

The Sleeping Warrior 4/4L · S32

2s & 4s start on opp sides

1-8
1s & 4s set & cross RH, all set to ptnrs & 1/2 turn RH ending ready for Allemande (1s & 2s facing up & 3s & 4s down, Ladies on partner's right)
9-16
All dance Interlocking Allemandes:
1s+2s dance normal Allemande but end in 3rd/1st place while 3s+4s Allemande down & end in 4th/2nd places 2 (4) 1 (3)
Optional: Bars 15-16: 4s & 1s turn partners LH once round & remain in centre ready for...
17-24
1s+4s dance LH across once round, 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance RH across once round & open out for -
25-32
All circle 8H round & back end 2(4)1(3)

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Truus de Ceuster
Added on: Aug. 29, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
Quality: Reasonable

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Youth Weekend West YWW 2015 2015-05-02 Rachel Pusey May 1, 2015, 10:02 p.m.
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