Dance Promise of Spring 12437

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

Devised by
Ruth Taylor (CAN) (2004)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Extra info
Devised for the Winnipeg Workshop ...

Devised for the Winnipeg Workshop, March 2004.

The triangle formation signifies the geese returning and the last figure gives the idea of lambs frolicking and changing directions!

Promise of Spring 3/4L · R32

1s lead down the middle, 2s step up on bars 3–4
On bar 5, 1M turns his partner under his right arm, they lead up to 2nd place and finish in the centre of the set, back to back, facing opposite sides.
2s, 1s & 3s dance “Angus MacKinnon Triangles”
1s turn 1st corner RH, pass each other right shoulders, turn 2nd corner RH and pass each other right shoulder to finish in 2nd place own sides. (Corners dance for 4 bars.)
2s, 1s & 3s dance six hands round to the left for SIX steps and then on bar 28, cross right foot over left and, keeping the weight on both feet and releasing hands, pivot round to face out pulling left shoulder back.
2s, 1s & 3s dance around in a chase (anticlockwise) back to own sides.

Promise of Spring 3/4L · R32

1s lead down (2s step up 3-4), 1L turns under 1M's right arm, 1s lead up to 2nd place finishing BtoB facing opp sides
Set as in Double Triangles, all advance (PdB) to invert triangle, set, invert triangle to end 2s+3s on own sides turning Right about to face in while 1s finish BtoB facing out
1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corner RH, pass RSh to end in 2nd place own sides
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left (6 steps), bar 28 pass R foot over L, pivot and chase anticlockwise to own sides

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Kingston April Social 2018 2018-04-07 Alexander Jeffries March 17, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Kingston Social February 2019 2019-02-16 Alexander Jeffries Dec. 31, 2018, 2:13 a.m.
Kingston May Social 2017-05-06 Alexander Jeffries April 11, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
151214 The More Unusual Dance Club 2015-12-14 Peter Dixon Nov. 24, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 31.01.2019 2019-01-31 lldikó Szakolczai Feb. 1, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
GASP - Jan 09, 0215 2015-01-09 John Bottriell Dec. 4, 2014, 2:12 a.m.
Kingston 2018 Ball 2018-11-03 Alexander Jeffries Oct. 18, 2018, 4:15 a.m.
Kingston Ball 2018 2018-11-03 Alexander Jeffries Aug. 15, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
Winnipeg Branch Spring Social Dance 2017-03-29 Peter McClure March 9, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
150518 The More Unusual Dance Club 2015-05-18 Peter Dixon May 4, 2015, 8:21 p.m.

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