Dance The Champagne Reel (3/4) 1148

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

Devised by
Dennis Tucker
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
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Dance devised by Dennis Tucker ...

Dance devised by Dennis Tucker, in 1993, in celebration of jubilees, birthdays and other champagne occasions.

The Champagne Reel (3/4) 3/4L · R32

1c cross RH below 2c and cast behind 3c ; dance to top and cast to 2plx (2c up) (2,1x,3)
All set | 1c set adv and pivot outwards to face down while{2} 2c & 3c cross RH ; 2W+1W+3W RHA as 2M+1M+3M LHA, 1c ending in centre
1c BHJ slip down | slip up to 2plx facing out on [20] ; ½ Reels3, 1c start out and up (3x,1x,2x)
All set | all turn P RH ½ to face up NHJ ; 3c followed by 1c & 2c dance to top and cast (2c casting into 1pl) (2,1,3)

Deviser's notes: End of 2nd time through, on [29-32]

  • 3c in 1pl cast to 3pl and dance up to 2pl
  • 1c in 2pl dance to top and cast to 3pl
  • 2c in 3pl dance to top and cast into 1pl

The Champagne Reel (3/4) 3/4L · R32

1s cross down & cast behind 3s, 1s dance up middle & cast to 2nd places opposite sides (2s step up 7-8)
All set. 1s set advancing to face down side by side (1M pulls back LSh, 1L RSh) while 2s & 3s cross RH
1L dances RH across with 2L+3L (Men's side) as 1M dances LH across with 2M+3M. 1s end in centre
1s slip step down for 4 steps & up to 2nd place opp sides facing out; 1/2 reflection reels of 3 on sides,1s out/up, 2s in/down, 3s in/up. (3) (1) (2)
All set & 1/2 turn RH to face up, all dance up & cast into places. 2 1 3

At end of 2nd turn (bars 29-32):
3s cast to bottom & dance up to 2nd place
1s dance up to top & cast to bottom
2s dance up to top & cast into 1st place

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Oxford class 220505 2022-05-05 Christine Jeffery May 8, 2022, 7:05 p.m.
Easter Course CGB Kuckucksnest 2019 2019-04-21 Martin McWilliam May 21, 2019, 4:32 p.m.

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