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Dance The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord658

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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:
Grand Chain for 6 (GCHAIN;6P;)
Hands round - 8 - and back (HR;8P;BACK;)
Reel of four - across from/to sidelines (REEL;ACROSS;R4;SIDEL;)
Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps:
Strathspey travel
Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in:
Bon Accord Book of Scottish Country Dances [18] *
Scottish Reels are Fun [13]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 8 [22]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 7 [17]
Scottish Country Dances in Diagrams. Ed. 6 [16]
Recommended Music:
The Bonnie Lass o' Bon Accord (James Scott Skinner)

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Eric Ferguson's SCD Cribs

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.
Crib was checked by its author · Source: Eric T. Ferguson

MiniCribs

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
Crib accuracy is unknown · Source: MiniCrib

Keith Rose's Diagrams

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Diagram was verified by another person · Source: Keith Rose (Keith Rose)
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