Dance What a Beau my Granny was 7068

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

Devised by
Longman & Broderip (18C) (1792)
Intensity
888 888 880 808 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
According to the RSCDS publication ...

According to the RSCDS publication "Scottish Country Dances Books 13-18" this dance can be traced back to "Preston's Selection of the most favorite Country Dances, Reels etc" (c. 1800) where it was published with bars 1-8 and 9-16 in the opposite order.

What a Beau my Granny was 3/4L · R32

1–
1W+2W+3W set twice, circle3 L while{} the 1M followed by 2M+3M chase round them clw, all to places
9–
Repeat bars 1 - 8 the M set and circle3 L while{} the W dance cclw round the men (1W leading), 1c+2c finish ready for
17–
1c+2c Poussette
25–
1c+3c R&L

Note: for [9-16] neither the instructions nor any notes say that 1W leads cclw, 3W leading clw is also possible

What a Beau my Granny was 3/4L · R32

1-8
1M followed by 2M+3M dance up & down behind Ladies, cross & up own side while 1L+2L+3L set twice & circle 3H round to left
9-16
Repeat this Fig with Ladies dancing round as Men set & circle 3H round
17-24
1s+2s dance Poussette. 2 1 3
25-32
1s+3s dance R&L

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Martina Mueller-Franz
Added on: Feb. 14, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

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