Dance The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord 658

Strathspey · 64 bars · 4 couples · Square

Devised by
John Drewry (1964)
Intensity
4444 8080 0808 8888 8888 8888 8888 8888 = 81% (1 turn), 71% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music
NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
The Bonnie Lass O' Bon Accord Jim Johnstone and his Band The Best of Scottish Dance Bands CD+ 20 S640:00 0 [S] The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord Gordon Pattullo Scotland's Favourite LP 8 S640:00 0 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord Rob Gordon and his Band The Complete Caledonian Ball CD+ 21 S642:09 0 [S] The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord The Danelaw Country Dance Band Country Dancers Delight LP 5 S640:00 0 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord Ian Powrie and his Band Legends of Scotland - Best of Ian Powrie Band LP+ 6 L640:00 0
The Bonnie Lass O' Bon Accord Frank Reid and his Band Something Old - Something New LP 3 S640:00 0 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord/Mary Hamilton of Auchencruive/The Rowan Tree
Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord Ian Cruickshanks and his Band Nice to See You CD 14 S642:07 0 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass O' Bon Accord Jimmy Shand and his Band Jigtime LP 10 S640:00 0 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord McBain's Scottish Country Dance Band Play Basingstoke Ball CD 5 S642:03 0 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord Colin Dewar and his Scottish Dance Band Special Requests Volume 7 CD 6 S56 12:12 75.4 [S] The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord Irvine Valley SCD Band Favourite SCDs Vol 1 CD 2 S64 12:27 73.5 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord Gregor MacKay and his Band The Old Scottish Dance Bands Vol 2 CD 13 S64 12:12 66.0 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord
The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord The Danelaw Country Dance Band Twenty Scottish Dance Bands Vol 2 CD 15 S64 12:07 63.5 The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord

The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord 4S · S64

1–
8 bars introduction: all stand [1-4] ; bow/curtsey to P [5-6], bow/curtsey to corners [7-8].
9–
1c+3c advance, with person opposite dance out & cross between side couples and meet own P in opposite place ; 1c+3c Turn RH to finish with W on left of M.
17–
2c+4c repeat ; finish all M facing out
25–
All C double Reels4 (LHA in the middle), at end all W dance ½ place clw to meet next man (1W+2M, etc.)
33–
All pairs turn W into Allemande hold and dance cclw half round {5}, all M turn W as in Allemande to face them along the circle (M face cclw, W clw) {1} | All pull back Rsh & dance to own places, passing P Rsh.
41–
G-Chain
49–
All set, turn P BH, into ; 1c+4c & 2c+3c circle4 L, into
57–
Circle8 and back.

The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord 4S · S64

1-8
(8 bar introduction) All stand for 4 bars then bow & curtsey to Partner & to Corner
9-16
1s+3s lead into centre & lead opposite person through side couples, cross, cast to meet partner & turn RH to end with Lady on Man's left
17-24
2s+4s repeat & end with Men facing out
25-32
All dance full interlocking Reels of 4 across giving LH in centre, ending with Ladies dancing clockwise round outside of set to meet next Man as Men dance anticlockwise (from LH across) to meet next Lady
33-38
Men turn new partner RH into Allemande hold, dance round anticlockwise 1/2 way & turn Ladies to face them (as ordinary allemande)
39-40
All cast round to right passing original partner & turn in to face them
41-48
All dance Grand Chain
49-56
All set to partners & turn 2H opening into 4H round (1s+4s & 2s+3s) opening into
57-64
All circle 8H round & back

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