Dance The Wheels of Time 10856

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

Devised by
Monica Ferguson (2002)
Intensity
844 888 844 888 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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Extra info
Devised to celebrate Frans Ligtmans ...

Devised to celebrate Frans Ligtmans' 70th birthday, 3 april 2002

Music: a reel that illustrates the motion of the balance wheel an old-fashioned watch.

The Wheels of Time 3/4L · R32

1-4
1c long cast to midline LHJ (2C up) and join RH (as in RHA) with end couple (2c+1W & 1M+3c)
5-8
All set | Both wheels turn 1/3 RHA and 2W+3M join LH in the middle
9–
Repeat [5-8] (3W+2M join LH) ; repeat, 1c now give no hands
17–
1c+2cnr Turn LH ; 1c+1cnr Turn RH (1c finish in 2plx, facing out)
25–
1c set, swiveling R to face in while{2} 2c+3c cross RH | All set ; all C turn RH 1½ (2,1,3) .

The turns, progressing from slow to fast, symbolize that time seems to move more quickly as you grow older

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Murrough Landon
Added on: Nov. 29, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

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