Dance Well Done, Bernard!! 10048

Also known as “Well Done Bernard” (spelling), “Well Done, Bernard!” (spelling).

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

Devised by
Catherine Shaw (1999)
Intensity
800 866 844 888 = 70% (1 turn), 53% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
To Dr. Bernard Kaiman on ...

To Dr. Bernard Kaiman on receiving the RSCDS Scroll of Honour in july 1999, and presented at English Mountain Weekend 1999

The elements of this dance have the following symbolic associations: 1-8 the pattern danced on the floor is a mirrored "B" for Bernard 9-16 crown triangles for the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society 17-24 depicts the fellowship and fun of SCD, which Bernard always epitomized 25-32 symbolizes the worldwide family of dancers to which we all belong

Well Done, Bernard!! 3/4L · J32

1–
1c long cast to 2pl (2c up) ; long cast to below 3c
9–
1c lead up LHJ to Crown Triangles position (1W faces up, 1M down) | 6 bars Crown Tringles, finish facing out in 2plx
17–
1c dance Rsh round 1cnr, who A&R diagonally (touch hands), 1c pass Rsh ; repeat with 2cnr (to 2,1,3)
25–
Circle6 and back

Well Done, Bernard!! 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s dance in, cast to 2nd place (2s step up), 1s dance in, cast to meet below 3s
9-16
1s lead up (LH) to end BtoB (Lady facing up & Man down) & dance Crown Triangles & end facing 1st corners
17-24
1s dance round 1st corners passing RSh, Corners Adv+Ret touch hands briefly; 1s repeat with 2nd corners, 1s pass RSh to end in 2nd place own side
25-32
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

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