Dance The Reel of the Gordon Highlanders 8088

Reel · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Aad L M Boode (1994)
Intensity
800 888 888 888 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
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The Reel of the Gordon Highlanders 3/4L · R32

1–
1c cross RH, cast off (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 L (Rsh to 4cnr) (2,1,3)
9–
Reels3 on own sides, Lsh to 3cnr, 1c finishing on 1diagonal RHJ and LHJ with 3cnrs, (2c & 3c loop into places)
17–
»The Spoke«: (8 PdB) 1c BiL with cnrs {1}, move ¼ turn clw {1}, repeat 3 times while{8} corners either BiL or set diagonally
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back

The Reel of the Gordon Highlanders 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (Lady round 2s & Man round 3s) to end 2nd place on own sides
9-16
1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving LSh to 3rd corner & ending in diagonal line RH joined & LH to 3rd corners
17-24
1s dance the Spoke - Bal-in-Line, 1s move clockwise to 2nd corner, repeat with 1st corner & 4th corner, 1s ending in 2nd place
25-32
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: April 27, 2015, 12:26 a.m.
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