Dance Anniversary Medley 11196

Also known as “Forty Years” (unofficial).

Medley · 128 bars (S64+R64) · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
Stephen Webb (1992)
Formations
Steps
  • Coupé / Balance, Highland Schottische, Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Anniversary Medley was formerly called ...

Anniversary Medley was formerly called Forty Years devised to commemorate the Fortieth Anniversary of the Berkhamsted Strathspey & Reel Club in 1992.

The patterns in the dance reflect the starburst of a celebratory firework.

Anniversary Medley 4S · M128

Strathspey

1-4
All Men dance RH across while Ladies chase anticlockwise to opposite side
5-8
All Ladies dance LH across, while Men chase clockwise to face partner on opposite side
9-12
All dance 1/2 Grand Chain to places (Men clockwise, Ladies anticlockwise)
13-16
All 1.1/2 turn RH to face in, with Lady on RHS of partner in original places
17-20
1s+3s dance 1/2 R&L while 2s & 4s, facing across, set (HS)
21-24
2s+4s dance 1/2 R&L while 1s & 3s, facing across, set (HS)
25-28
All Ladies petronella 1/4 turn to next place on their right, all set
29-32
All Men petronella 1/4 turn to next place on their right & with partner, all set
33-40
Repeat bars 25-32 to original places
41-48
All dance 1/2 Schiehallion Reel (2 places)
49-56
All promenade anticlockwise 1/2 round set, on bar 52 all release RH & Men lead partners to original places to face each other. All set and turn BH into
57-64
All circle 8H round and back

Reel: Repeat bars 1-64 above, except

17-24
HS step is replaced with pas de basque and balance
57-64
All circle 8H round to the left for 6 steps, pivot & chase back to places

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Saratov - Oct 2020 Ussurey Dancer Oct. 19, 2020, 9:10 p.m.
27 11 2022 Chiswick Club night Dave Hall 2022-11-27 Iris Ronayne Oct. 6, 2022, 2:16 a.m.

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