Dance Simon's Dance 9111

Reel · 128 bars · 4 couples · Square

Devised by
Jill Ackerley (1990)
Intensity
40 + 16 + 24 = 62% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Advance and Retire (ADVRET;2S;)
  • Clap (CLAP)
  • Hands round - 8 - and back (HR;8P;BACK;)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music

Simon's Dance 4S · R128

First figure

1–
1M, 1W following dance between 2c, behind 2M, between 3c, behind 3M, between 4c, behind 4M, to places
9–
All circle8 and back
17-32
Repeat [1-16], 2c leading, and starting between 3c
33-48
Repeat [1-16], 3c leading, and starting between 4c
49-64
Repeat [1-16], 4c leading, and starting between 1c

Second figure

1–
1c+3c A&R ; Change places with opposite RH
9–
2c+4c A&R ; Change places with opposite RH
17-32
repeat [1-16] to places

Third figure

1–
1c+3c advance | all clap 3 times ; 1c+3c retire | all clap 3 times
9–
2c+4c repeat [1-8]
17–
Joining hands in circle repeat [1-8]
24–
Circle8 and back, finish by advancing into centre raising hands with loud »Hooch«

Simon's Dance 4S · R128

1-8
1M followed by partner weaves around set dancing between each couple beginning with 2s
9-16
All circle 8H round & back
17-32
2s repeat bars 1- 8, all circle 8H round & back
33-48
3s repeat bars 1- 8, all circle 8H round & back
49-64
4s repeat bars 1- 8 & all circle 8H round & back
65-72
1s+3s Adv+Ret for 2 steps, advance & change places RH
73-80
2s+4s repeat this Fig
81-96
All repeat bars 65-80 back to places
97-104
1s+3s advance for 2 steps, clap 3 times, retire & clap
105-112
2s+4s repeat this Fig
113-120
All joining hands advance for 2 steps, clap 3 times, retire & clap
121-128
All circle 8H round & back

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Budapest Local Club 10.09.2015 2015-09-10 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 11, 2015, 9:13 a.m.
29 September 2017 2014-03-30 Irene Dracup Sept. 27, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
RSCDS Book 40 - SC Dances for Young People and New Dancers 2015-09-20 Angelika Schmidkonz Sept. 20, 2015, 12:45 p.m.
Materials for new young dancers 2014-11-15 Irene Dracup May 13, 2015, 10:32 a.m.
Evening for Tess 2015-09-16 Ann Murray Aug. 26, 2015, 8:57 p.m.

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