Dance The Weathercock 6972

Jig · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Veronica Hughes
Intensity
8888 8484 8080 8888 = 81% (1 turn), 81% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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The Weathercock 4/4L · J32

1–
Parallel Reels4 on the sides
9–
1c+3c set advancing to midline and join RH with P, LH in middle | BiL (2c+4c up) ; 1c+2c & 3c+4c RHA
17–
1W+3M turn LH ¾ while{} 1M+3W dance round clw ¼ to meet P in line across | BiL ; repeat
25–
3c+2c & 1c+4c RHA ; 1c+3c turn person ahead (»corner«) RH to finish (2,3,4,1) (M turn once and a bit, W turn 1½ and a bit)

note: the set tends to move upwards; ease down gently in the turns to end in the right positions

The Weathercock 4/4L · J32

1-8
All dance RSh reels of 4 on own sides
9-16
1s & 3s set advancing into centre (give RH to partner) & Bal-in-Line, 1s+2s & 3s+4s dance RH across once round
17-24
Centre couple (1L+3M) 3/4 turn LH in centre while 1M & 3L dance round crnr to meet ptnr in line across & set, repeat & set in line up/down dance
25-32
3s+2s & 1s+4s dance RH across once round, turn facing corner RH (2L+3L, 3M+2M, 1L+4L & 1M+4M) onto own sides (Ladies turn 1.1/2 while Men turn once round). 2 3 4 1

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Budapest Local Club 13.04.2017 2017-04-13 lldikó Szakolczai April 13, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 02.05.2017 2017-05-02 Zsofia Jozsef May 3, 2017, 1:51 p.m.
Rhein-Main-Mini-Social, 2. Mai 2014 (MZ) 2014-05-02 Anselm Lingnau April 17, 2014, 6:32 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 27.04.2017 2017-04-27 Zoltán Gräff April 27, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Winchester 19 March 2017 Malcolm Austen March 15, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
RSCDS Pont St to Strathallan 2016-09-10 Matthew Goulden Sept. 10, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
Rhein-Main-Mini-Social, 7. Juli 2014 (DA) 2014-07-07 Anselm Lingnau June 13, 2014, 9:02 a.m.
RSCDS PONT STREET 10/09/16 2016-09-09 Sept. 9, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
New Season Dance, 10th September 2016 Aug. 27, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_07_26 2016-07-26 July 6, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
16 07 26 Marian Anderson 2016-07-26 Chris Pratt July 20, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_07_18 2017-07-18 June 3, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
Rhein-Main-Mini-Social, 3. Juni 2014 (F) 2014-06-03 Anselm Lingnau May 4, 2014, 2:06 p.m.
Camberley 2012-10-20 Charity Dance 2012-10-20 David McQuillan Oct. 3, 2012, 2:32 p.m.
Lesson Plan Irene Dracup Sept. 29, 2015, 10:17 a.m.
London ~ 150825 Summer Tuesday 2015-08-25 James Wilson Aug. 20, 2015, 9:02 a.m.
Bedford SDG 2013-05-18 Annual Ball 2013-05-18 Keith Rose Dec. 31, 2012, 2:33 p.m.
LHC_Pont_Street 4JUNE2016 2016-06-04 Matthew Goulden June 4, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
15 08 25 Marian Anderson Summer Tuesdays 2015-08-25 Chris Pratt Aug. 11, 2015, 10:24 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_08_23 2016-08-23 July 6, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
16 08 23 Pont Street 2016-08-23 Chris Pratt Aug. 2, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
Saturday 30.05.2015 2015-05-30 Lena Hamelbeck-Galle May 25, 2015, 9:46 p.m.
Bude - Saturday 3rd October 2015 2015-10-03 Brian Rose Aug. 28, 2015, 11:10 p.m.
Camberley 2013-10-18 Charity Dance 2013-10-18 David McQuillan Oct. 7, 2013, 11:21 p.m.
Malta Friday September 18 2015 2015-09-18 Aug. 20, 2015, 9 a.m.
St Columba's Dancers 30-01-17 Dec. 11, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
140723 + 140806 w1+3 Wednesday 2014-07-23 Martina Mueller-Franz April 1, 2014, 3:51 p.m.
St Andrews 2014 Week 3 Wednesday Andrew Locke July 6, 2014, 7:18 p.m.
Budapest SCD Weekend 2017 - Welcome dance 2017-05-05 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 27, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
London Highland Club 2016-03-05 Kevin Kearns March 3, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 161030 Social Dance 2016-10-30 James Wilson Oct. 29, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
RSCDS Second Graded Book Ward Fleri Jan. 17, 2015, 8:43 a.m.
RSCDS Graded Book 2 Martina Mueller-Franz June 9, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian Society New Year's Dance - 7 Jan 2017 2017-01-07 Margaret Spence Jan. 8, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 160529 Social Dance 2016-05-29 James Wilson May 28, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Camberley 2014-03-29 Spring Ball 2014-03-29 David McQuillan Feb. 10, 2014, 10:46 p.m.
Rhein-Main Mini Social: Dances Anselm Lingnau Feb. 19, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
St Andrews dance 2016/ SEESS Nov. 11, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Summer school 2014 weeks 1 and 2 Truus de Ceuster April 6, 2014, 8:37 p.m.

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