Dance The Sound of Harris 6205

Reel · 48 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: 231)

Devised by
John Drewry (1977)
Intensity
833 888 888 888 888 888 = 93% (1 turn), 93% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
In the Canadian Book, Drewry ...

In the Canadian Book, Drewry dedicates this dance to Valerie Harris of Ontario. The inscription on the dance states: The Sound of Harris is the sea between Harris and North Uist in the Outer Hebrides; it is also Valerie's laugh!

The Sound of Harris 3/3L · R48

1–
1c set | cross down RH (2c up) ; set as DTr | 1c turn 1cnr RH into lines across (1W above, 1M below)
9–
All set | change pl RH up/dn ; all set | change back RH, 1M turning to face up behind 1W in centre, and 2c turning to face down behind 3c on sides
17–
Rsh Tandem Reel3 across (pairs 1W+1M, 3L+2L & 3M+2M each dancing as 1 person) (to 2,1,3)
25–
All M LHA and all W RHA ; Repeat, each dancer switching wheel when meeting P in the centre (as in Alison Rose)
33–
1c followed by 3c+2c dance up, cross & cast (to 2,3,1) ; all C turn RH
41–
Circle6 & back (2,3,1)

The Sound of Harris 3/3L · R48

1-8
1s set, cross down to face out joining hands with corners & Bal-in-Line, 1s turn 1st corners RH to form lines across 1L with 2s & 1M with 3s
9-16
All set & change pl RH with opp dancer, set & cross back RH, 1s turning to face up in centre (1L behind 1M) & 2s+3s facing down on sides
17-24
1s+2s+3s dance Tandem reel of 3 across (1M+1L facing up, 3L+2L & 3M+2M each pair dancing as 1 person), 1s end in centre 1M giving LH to 2M+3M & 1L RH to 2L+3L
25-32
Men dance LH across & Ladies RH across once round, continue but change places with partner when passing thru centre (as Alison Rose)
33-40
1s followed by 3s+2s dance up, cross & cast to 2 3 1 & all turn partners RH
41-48
All circle 6H round & back

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