Dance Anniversary Medley 11196

Also known as “Forty Years” (unofficial).

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

Devised by
Stephen Webb (1992)
Formations
Steps
  • Coupé / Balance, Highland Schottische, Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
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.

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