Dance Bonnie Stronshiray 674

Also known as “Bonnie's Lingerie” (unofficial).

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Robert M Campbell (1963)
Intensity
880 822 888 844 = 70% (1 turn), 53% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Bonnie Stronshiray 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c Half Reel Progression (both turn BH ¾ onto midline, ½ Reel4, turn BH ¾) to (2,1,3)
9–
1c set advancing and passing, turn 1cnrs BH to finish between end couples ; repeat with 2cnrs to finish (2,1x,3)
17–
2c+1c+3c cross RH (1c face out and corners face in diagonally) | [19-20] corners advance {1} and retire {1} while{2} 1c casts R to finish between end couples ; in lines across all change places RH (up / down) | Repeat [19-20] from new places, 1c finish BtoB facing 4cnr (2cnr persons)
25–
1c ½Reel4 with these cnrs, pass Lsh round P to face 3cnr (1cnr persons) ; ½Reel4 with these cnrs, at end turn RH to 2pl own sides

A quote: »the key that has always made this dance so wonderful is the flirting that dancing couple can do on bars 9-10 and 13-14 ; <...> if you actually set to your partner, advancing and at the last moment just slipping in BtoB to face and turn the appropriate corner, it's tremendous fun. The moment is all too rare, as apparently few teachers teach it this way, but it's a moment I savour.

Bonnie Stronshiray 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s 3/4 turn 2H to form line up/down centre & dance 1/2 reel of 4, 3/4 turn partners 2H to own sides (having changed places)
9-16
1s set adv to ptnr & turn 1st corner 2H ending 1L between 2s & 1M between 3s, 1s set adv to partner & turn 2nd crnr 2H ending 2nd place opp sides
17-24
2s+1s+3s cross RH & 1s cast to right round 3rd corner (pstns) while corners turn right about & Adv+Ret (on diagonal), 2s+1s+3s cross RH (up/down set), 1s cast to right round 4th corner (pstns) & in to face them as 2s+3s turn right about & Adv+Ret
25-32
1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 4 with 4th corner (pstns), pass LSh & dance 1/2 reel with 3rd corner (pstns) & turn RH back to place

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Great dance for teamwork

Anselm Lingnau · Aug. 11, 2012, 4:28 p.m.

I like this dance because it offers great opportunities for the dancers to work together as a team. It also has lots of »moments« for the first couple, and the music is very nice. I would particularly recommend the »Fiddlesticks and Ivory« recording for this dance.

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