Dance The Immigrant Lass 7285

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

Devised by
Morton Jay
Intensity
8844 8484 8080 8008 = 62% (1 turn), 63% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change
Published in
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Extra info
The following corrections were included ...

The following corrections were included on a loose sheet "Notes on Dances by Bob Grant June 1996", when Book 39 was first sold in the Summer School bookshop:

5-8 Right hands across need to be 'driven' round

9-16 1/2 rights and lefts have polite turns at end

31-32 1st couple don't 'cast' up into 4th place although it feels more natural and I'm sure it will be done !

The Immigrant Lass 4/4L · J32

1–
1c+2c turn RH 1½ ; 1c+2c RHA while{} 3c+4c turn RH 1½
9–
1c+2c ½ R&L while{} 3c+4c RHA ; 1c+3c ½ R&L (2,3,1x,4x)
17–
3c+1c L-Chain
25–
1c+4c lead up {3}, change sides (M loop above while{} W under M's arm) ; lead down | 4c casts up while{} 1c dances straight into 4pl (2,3,4,1)

The Immigrant Lass 4/4L · J32

1-8
1s+2s turn 1.1/2 times RH, 1s+2s dance RH across to end opp sides while 3s+4s now turn 1.1/2 times RH (3s+4s start 4 bars behind 1s+2s)
9-16
1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L while 3s+4s dance RH across, 1s+3s (centre couples) dance 1/2 R&L
17-24
3s+1s dance full Ladies' Chain
25-32
1s+4s lead up for 3 bars & 1/2 turn partner (Lady under Man's arm), 4s lead down to bottom & cast to 3rd place as 1s dance down to bottom

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