Dance The Silver Square 6490

Reel · 32 bars · 5 couples · Square   (Progression: 23451)

Devised by
Terry Glasspool & Sue Hall
Intensity
80808 08088 80008 88888 = 65% (1 turn), 81% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
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The Silver Square 5S · R32

Square set, with 5c in the middle facing 1c

1–
1c+5c+3c Parallel Rsh Reels3
9–
2c+5c+4c Shadow Reel3 across, 4c starts down, giving Lsh to 5c (2M, 5M and 4W lead their P, acting as one dancer in the reel)
17–
1c+5c ½ R&L ; Circle 4 L (1c now in middle)
25–
Outside couples Circle8 L half round ; set, swiveling R and chase 1 place clw while{} 1c (kilt or elbow grip) turn L ; turn R (to 2,3,4,5, with 1 in the middle)

The Silver Square 5S · R32

5 couple square set, 5s in centre facing 1s

1-8
5s dance RSh parallel reels of 3 with 1s+3s, 5s end facing 4s
9-16
5s with 4s+2s (each couple dancing as 1 person with 4L, 5M & 2M leading) dance Tandem LSh reel of 3. 5s end facing 1s
17-24
1s+5s dance 1/2 R&L, 1s+5s circle 4H round to left 1s ending in centre
25-32
1s turn RH & LH while others circle 8H round 1/2 way, set, pull back RSh & chase 1 place clockwise. 1s (in centre) end facing 2s in top place

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
K&M Sue Ronald Oct. 8, 2016, 12:32 a.m.
Wedding Ball March 18 2017 Sue Ronald March 14, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
New Jersey experienced class Dec 8th 2015 Sue Ronald Dec. 3, 2015, 8:16 p.m.
Swarthmore Class 5 couples! Nameless Dancer Feb. 9, 2016, 7:17 p.m.
Keira and Marc's Wedding Tea Dance 2016-10-09 Marc Hartstein Oct. 4, 2016, 12:07 a.m.
RSCDS Ottawa Branch - October 2016 Monthly Social 2016-10-21 John Bottriell Sept. 30, 2016, 1:37 a.m.
Oldenburg 2017-12-13 2017-12-13 Judith Kowalczik Dec. 10, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
Oldenburg 2017-12-04 2017-12-04 Judith Kowalczik Dec. 3, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Ottawa Ball - 2014 2014-04-19 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:19 a.m.
Münster- A Silver Christmas Dance 2017-12-16 Martin McWilliam Nov. 20, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Münster Christmas Ball 2017 - Silver Sparkle 2017-12-16 Edwin Werner Nov. 5, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 2001-2002 2001-12-31 Andy Peterson March 31, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Pinewoods Scottish Session II 2012 - Thursday Night Program 2012-07-12 Andy Peterson March 19, 2018, 5:47 a.m.
Canterbury Region Social Dance 2013 Amy Martin April 19, 2013, 12:17 a.m.
Iberian Weekend 2013 - Saturday dance (March, 9) Rocio Alcala-Quintana Jan. 9, 2013, 7:14 p.m.
Bonn 2017-09-04 2017-09-04 Eva-Maria Beckmann Sept. 3, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
Oldenburg 2018-01-12 Elke Geburtstag im OLs 2018-01-12 Sir Toby Jan. 15, 2018, 2:39 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 2003-2004 2003-12-31 Andy Peterson April 1, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
20170511 - Pécs Farewell Dance Programme 2017-05-11 Zsofia Jozsef April 23, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Hamburg Class 2017-11-30 2017-12-01 Dieter Lange Dec. 1, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
Swarthmore Class 2017-04-18 2017-04-18 Nameless Dancer April 18, 2017, 4:12 a.m.
Oldenburg 2017-12-31 2017-12-31 Judith Kowalczik Dec. 4, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Silvesterkurs 2017/18 Monschau 2018-01-06 Eva-Maria Beckmann Jan. 7, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

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