Dance The Spirit of the Dance 13282

See also: The Spirit of the Dance (3/4L, Bowlen: Jean Garvin)

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

Devised by
Irene Paterson
Intensity
880 800 12 12 12 400 = 66% (1 turn), 50% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Extra info
»Devised by Irene Paterson of ...

»Devised by Irene Paterson of Mukilteo, Washington State, in memory of Bob Blackie, a wonderful friend, dancer, and teacher.«

The Spirit of the Dance 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c dance The Tourbillon (2,1,3), 1c face out
9–
1c cast to the R (W down, M up) pass Rsh in middle, dance out the other end, cast R through 2pl own side and pass Rsh to (2,1x,3)
17-32
All dance R&L for 3 couples ; 1c turn BH 1½ to (2,1,3).

The Spirit of the Dance 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s dance a Tourbillon:
1- 4 1s & 2s 1/2 turn ptnrs 2H, 1M & 2L lead ptnrs by nearer hand 1 place cl'wise to end 1s on Ladies side & 2s Men's side, 1s set to 2s
5- 8 1s & 2s 1/2 turn ptnrs 2H & lead ptnrs on 1 place clockwise & 2s+1s cross RH to own sides
9-16
1s cast to right on own sides & pass RSh in middle of set, cast to right again & pass RSh to end in 2nd place on opposite side.
17-28
2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple R&L
29-32
1s turn 1.1/2 times to 2nd place own sides. 2 1 3

Sorry, this browser doesn't seem to do SVG graphics :^(

Wf9hpT0xnsg

Rachel Pusey
Added on: May 14, 2015, 12:25 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

J1ATP-Fp3rc

Murrough Landon
Added on: Oct. 8, 2018, 12:40 p.m.
Quality: Reasonable

r2ig1uYDLL8

Eric Ferguson
Added on: Oct. 25, 2015, 2:37 p.m.
Quality: Animation

NameDateOwnerLast changed
North German Social 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 David Quarrie June 24, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Westchester 5 June 2019 - Party 2019-06-05 Peter Price June 3, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
1. SCD Get Together Neugraben 2016-07-02 Riekje O. May 1, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
Scotia second half June 3 2019 2019-06-03 Xiaowen Yu May 29, 2019, 1:14 a.m.
GASP - December 14 2018 - John Bottriell 2018-12-14 John Bottriell Dec. 1, 2018, 12:54 a.m.
Kingston April Social 2018 2018-04-07 Alexander Jeffries March 17, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Oldenburg 2022-02-28 2022-02-28 Martin McWilliam March 22, 2022, 10:08 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 13.09.2018 2018-09-13 lldikó Szakolczai Sept. 14, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - 2022 New Year Social 2022-01-08 Nicola Scott Nov. 21, 2021, 11:33 a.m.
Oldenburg 2014-04-12 PP Ball 2014-04-12 Martin McWilliam Feb. 12, 2014, 11:47 a.m.
Oldenburg 2014-01-06 2014-01-06 Martin McWilliam Jan. 31, 2014, 4:32 p.m.
Oldenburg 2014-01-13 2014-01-13 Martin McWilliam Jan. 26, 2014, 3:16 p.m.
Oldenburg 2014-02-03 2014-02-03 Martin McWilliam Feb. 27, 2014, 9:13 p.m.
Siófok Dance Weekend 2021 Saturday 2021-09-18 lldikó Szakolczai May 20, 2022, 7:29 p.m.
Oldenburg 2021-07-19 2021-07-19 Martin McWilliam July 22, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
141011 Paris Br. Social a 2014-10-11 Martina Mueller-Franz Oct. 9, 2014, 1:15 p.m.
RSCDS Seattle April 2020 Dance Party 2020-04-04 Cynthia West Feb. 14, 2020, 3:42 a.m.
Spring Fling Toronto 2020 Friday Evening Dance 2020-05-15 Erica de Gannes Nov. 25, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
191216 The More Unusual Dance Club 2019-12-16 Peter Dixon Nov. 25, 2019, 5:49 p.m.
Paris Branch 35th anniversary evening dance 2019-12-07 Mathias Ferber Oct. 23, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Bookham 2019-07-06 60th Anniversary Summer Dance 2019-07-06 David McQuillan May 29, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
SCD Nürnberg (2016-11-07) 2016-11-07 Roland Ritthaler Dec. 11, 2016, 2:18 a.m.
TAC SS 'BLING' THEME NIGHT 2018-07-31 Ellen Sears April 26, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Berlin Social 30 Nov 2012 2012-11-30 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 30, 2012, 5:21 p.m.
Znojmo - Saturday dance 2018-09-29 Judit Kerner Aug. 16, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
HHK 14 May 2019 2019-05-14 Peter Price May 14, 2019, 2:45 a.m.
MadSCD class 7-10-22 2022-07-10 Rebecca Winnie July 9, 2022, 1:40 a.m.
Bookham Summer Dance 2022-07-02 Cathy Daldy May 20, 2022, 3:21 p.m.
Halloween Dance Delft 2015 2015-10-31 Edwin Werner Nov. 21, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
6. SCD Weekend Chemnitz, Welcome Dance, 4.11.2016 2016-11-04 Thomas Groß Oct. 12, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Valentine's Day Lara Friedman-Shedlov Jan. 20, 2012, 2:06 p.m.
15-10-31 Delft, Halloween Ball 2015-10-31 Truus de Ceuster Oct. 17, 2015, 12:16 a.m.
GASP - September 29, 2017 - Michael & Marion Hamilton 2017-09-29 John Bottriell July 3, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
MkeSCD class 7-11-22 2022-07-11 Rebecca Winnie July 6, 2022, 2:47 p.m.
Westchester 11 December 2019 2019-12-11 Peter Price Dec. 9, 2019, 4:37 a.m.
Westchester 141217 Sue Ronald Dec. 14, 2014, 9:16 p.m.
Asilomar Hospitality 2020 2020-10-31 Bruce Herbold April 2, 2022, 5:08 a.m.
Asilomar Hospitality 2022 2020-10-31 Bruce Herbold April 2, 2022, 5:07 a.m.
15 05 09 Norwich RSCDS 2015-05-09 Chris & Lee Pratt Feb. 27, 2015, 8:01 p.m.
Ruhrball Bochum/Dortmund 12 Oct 2013 2013-10-12 Anselm Lingnau Aug. 7, 2013, 10:52 p.m.
Oldenburg 2016-06-13 2016-06-13 David Quarrie June 14, 2016, 3:01 p.m.
HHK First Series Party 2021-11-09 Deborah Leary Nov. 7, 2021, 2:52 p.m.
Geoffrey wood-san jose 10/8 2018-10-08 Geoffrey Wood Sept. 23, 2018, 11:54 p.m.
Oldenburg 2014-03-24 2014-03-24 Sir Toby March 25, 2014, 2:43 p.m.
HHK Experienced October 5 2021 2021-10-05 Deborah Leary Oct. 3, 2021, 2:52 p.m.
Westchester Halloween Party 2018-10-31 Keira Hartstein Oct. 25, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Munich Whitsun 2018 - Saturday 2018-05-19 Alex Figl-Brick March 31, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Twin Cities Grand Ball 2009 Janet McKernan Sept. 9, 2020, 11:47 p.m.
San Jose Class - 2018 Oct 8 2018-10-08 Rachel Pusey Oct. 19, 2018, 3:31 a.m.
Westchester Hogmanay 2014 Sue Ronald Oct. 28, 2014, 10:30 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 30.04.2019 2019-04-30 Zsófia Varga May 2, 2019, 3:34 p.m.
HHK Experienced class Feb 18 2020 2020-02-18 Sue Ronald Feb. 13, 2020, 6:02 p.m.
FSCDC Social 12 September 2015 2015-09-12 Anselm Lingnau June 27, 2015, 11:58 a.m.
2015 Ottawa Ball 2015-04-18 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:19 a.m.
Scotia Experienced Class 12/2/19 Mary Gray Nov. 27, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
WSCDS 2019 May 22 2019-05-22 Charlotte Holton May 20, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Boston Highland Ball 2016 Welcome Dance 2016-05-13 Charles Liu July 27, 2019, 12:39 a.m.
Oldenburg 2015-12-31 (Munderloh) Judith Kowalczik Dec. 27, 2015, 4:06 p.m.
2018 West Toronto Ball 2018-05-19 Nameless Dancer April 13, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
NY Branch experienced 21 Nov 2019 2019-11-21 Deborah Leary Nov. 19, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
WSCDS 2019 Hogmannay 2019-12-31 Charlotte Holton Nov. 5, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
45th Frankfurt Spring Ball 2013 2013-04-20 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 11, 2014, 4:25 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 09.09.2021 2021-09-09 lldikó Szakolczai Sept. 10, 2021, 6:12 p.m.
Paris Branch Dance (June 22, 2013) 2013-06-22 Rocio Alcala-Quintana June 1, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
TAC SS Ball 2018 2018-08-04 Ellen Sears April 26, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
TAC SS BALL 2018 2018-08-04 Ellen Sears Feb. 12, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
RSCDS Ottawa Branch Annual Ball April 14 2018 2018-04-14 John Bottriell Jan. 25, 2018, 3:16 a.m.
TAC Summer School 2018 Ball Programme 2018-06-01 Marjorie McLaughlin June 12, 2018, 10:16 p.m.
Mini-bal Grenoble 2018-04-21 Cynthia Rawyler March 5, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Grenoble 21 Avril 2018 2018-04-21 Elisabeth ARNOUX March 29, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 27.09.2018 2018-09-27 lldikó Szakolczai Sept. 27, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
RSCDS Ottawa Branch Rabbie Burns Social Jan 25 2019 - P Scrimgeour 2019-01-25 John Bottriell Dec. 21, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
Cheam-Northey Avenue 190209 2019-02-09 Evelyn Norman Feb. 9, 2019, 10:50 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 06.06.2019 2019-06-06 lldikó Szakolczai June 7, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
CGB welcome in Bartholomä 2019-08-30 Martin McWilliam July 18, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Pittsburgh Highland Ball 2020 2020-03-22 Arthur McNair Feb. 10, 2020, 1:28 a.m.
Reigate ~ 220312 Dance 2022-03-12 James Wilson Feb. 18, 2022, 10:55 a.m.
Budapest Local Club - 19.05.2022 2022-05-19 lldikó Szakolczai May 20, 2022, 7:39 p.m.
MkeSCD class 6-27-22 2022-06-27 Rebecca Winnie June 23, 2022, 1:55 a.m.
GASP - December 13 2019 - John Bottriell 2019-12-13 John Bottriell Oct. 29, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
7th Bonn Spring Workshop 2019 Evening Social 2019-03-16 Uta Hasekamp Feb. 26, 2019, 7:12 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 22.11.2018 - mini ball 2018-11-22 Zoltán Gräff Nov. 19, 2018, 11:52 a.m.
Skua Dubh Nikolaus 2021-12-06 Joana Stausberg Dec. 3, 2021, 6:24 p.m.
The Sunday Class Dance on RadioGH - 2021-10-31 2021-10-31 Amanda Peart Nov. 1, 2021, 11:22 a.m.
FSCDC 5 February 2013 2013-02-05 Anselm Lingnau Feb. 5, 2013, 11:53 p.m.
RSCDS SF - December Party 2015-12-05 Rachel Pusey Nov. 18, 2015, 10:04 p.m.
DSNYC Aug 18, 2022 2022-08-18 Mary Gray Aug. 12, 2022, 1:52 p.m.
Budapest 2021 Ball Judit Kerner July 12, 2021, 9:22 p.m.
November KKN 2019-11-20 Martin McWilliam Nov. 20, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Bonn 2019-11-11 Uta Hasekamp Nov. 11, 2019, 11:41 p.m.
Karlsruhe Midsummer 2013 Ingrid Gosheger Feb. 22, 2013, 5:15 p.m.
Ottawa Summer Dancing May 15th, 2018 Jody Kulas May 4, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
John Middleton Ball 2015 Jamie McDougall Jan. 28, 2015, 2:50 a.m.
Westchester Ball 2019 2019-06-15 Peter Price March 27, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Hamilton John Middleton Saphire Ball 2019-04-06 Kathryn Lecocq March 14, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
CGB AGM Friday 2021-09-03 2021-09-03 Martin McWilliam July 22, 2021, 8:31 p.m.
Cincinnati Branch 2019 AGM Tea Dance 2019-05-11 Gary Lindsey Feb. 15, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
Westchester 15 May 2019 2019-05-15 Peter Price May 14, 2019, 3:23 a.m.
RSCDS Toronto 60th Anniversary Dance 2017-11-25 Nameless Dancer Nov. 15, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
GASP - JAN 08 2016 2016-01-08 John Bottriell Oct. 29, 2015, 1:28 a.m.
MkeSCD Summer's End Dance Party 2022 2022-08-29 Rebecca Winnie May 21, 2022, 2:53 p.m.
GASP NOV 25 2016 2016-11-25 John Bottriell Oct. 11, 2016, 6:13 p.m.
Christmas Ball Münster 2009 2009-12-19 Edwin Werner Nov. 22, 2019, 1:33 p.m.
RSCDS Paris Branch - Bal du 18 novembre 2017 2017-11-18 Rémi Lacroix Oct. 18, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 13.06.2019 Mini ball 2019-06-13 lldikó Szakolczai April 30, 2019, 8:54 a.m.
2019-04-29 Nürnberg 2019-04-29 Annette Lotz April 30, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
Scotia Social June 9th, 2014 2014-06-09 Sue Ronald June 4, 2014, 9:09 p.m.
Summer 2021 July 28 2021-07-28 Rosamund Rawlings July 28, 2021, 4:30 p.m.
2013 Kim McGarrity Memorial Ball - Asilomar, CA Nov 2 2013 2013-11-02 Andy Peterson Nov. 4, 2013, 3:19 a.m.
RSCDS New York Branch End of Series Party Nov. 14, 2013 Sue Ronald Nov. 5, 2013, 2:34 p.m.
Scotia Dancers/RSCDS New York Branch End of Year Party. June 23rd, 2014 2014-06-23 Sue Ronald May 26, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
Fort Worden 2016 Saturday 2016-09-10 Dilip Sequeira Sept. 9, 2016, 6:23 p.m.
FSCDC 19 February 2013 2013-02-19 Anselm Lingnau Feb. 19, 2013, 11:20 p.m.
65th Annual John Middleton Ball 2019-04-06 Kathryn Lecocq Feb. 19, 2019, 12:02 a.m.
New York Branch Welcome Dance 2022-09-08 2022-09-08 Hila L Aug. 8, 2022, 4:47 a.m.
SB Hogmanay Geoffrey Wood Oct. 14, 2019, 12:49 a.m.
TAC Summer School Ball 2013 Jody Williams June 18, 2013, 1:09 a.m.
Oxford class 200312 2020-03-12 Christine Jeffery March 14, 2020, 1:34 p.m.
Edmonton Caledonian Ball 2019 2019-02-16 Gail Michener Dec. 19, 2018, 12:31 a.m.
Bonn 2021-12-13 (Before-Christmas Social) Uta Hasekamp Dec. 12, 2021, 11:49 a.m.
South Bay Classes Hogmanay Party 12/31/2019 V2 2019-12-31 Charlotte Greig Dec. 24, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
Nannette's Birthday Ball 2015-05-31 Rachel Pusey April 4, 2015, 6:41 p.m.
R6122017 2017-12-06 Simon Stewart Dec. 5, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
2018 Asilomar Weekend - Saturday Kim McGarrity Memorial Ball 2018-10-27 Asilomar Weekend March 26, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Ottawa Branch Social - March 20, 2020 2020-03-20 Charlie Inglis Feb. 23, 2020, 5:47 p.m.
Nannette's 60th Birthday Ball, St. Joseph Center - 215 N. 15th St., Mt. Vernon, WA 2015-05-31 Eric Ferguson April 20, 2015, 12:08 a.m.
RSCDS Ottawa Branch March 20 2020 Social 2020-03-20 John Bottriell Feb. 7, 2020, 4:32 p.m.
Scottish Dance Weekend Siófok 2016-06-04 Zoltán Gräff June 13, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
RSCDS Ottawa Branch February 2019 Tea Dance 2019-02-17 John Bottriell Jan. 25, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
KMMB 2018 working list Rachel Pusey Feb. 4, 2018, 1:53 a.m.
Seattle Summer Ball 2019 2019-06-08 Hila L May 29, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Brussels Dance Scottish - Day School & Dance 2019 2019-03-23 Jette Rossen Oct. 22, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
Grand Ball 2014 Twin Cities 2014-04-12 Janet McKernan Sept. 13, 2020, 11 p.m.
Twin Cities Grand Ball 2014 Lara Friedman-Shedlov Feb. 11, 2016, 10:46 p.m.
Cheam ~ 191207 Dance 2019-12-07 James Wilson Nov. 29, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
Boston Highland Ball 2017 Charles Liu Nov. 16, 2016, 1:46 a.m.
Scottish Dance Weekend Siófok 2016-06-04 Zoltán Gräff June 13, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
BSTK Summer School 2021.08.14. 2021-08-14 Zsolt Molnar Aug. 7, 2021, 4:56 p.m.
Jeannie Carmichael Ball and Brunch 2014 Sue Ronald June 6, 2014, 11:01 p.m.
Easter Course CGB Kuckucksnest 2019 2019-04-21 Martin McWilliam May 21, 2019, 4:32 p.m.
Surbiton 2020 - AT HOME - Dances to watch and enjoy - Lockdown List 1 2020-03-30 Jenny Kendrick May 4, 2020, 1:17 p.m.
RSCDS-LA Zoom Class, 2020-10 October 2020-10-30 Tony McQuilkin Feb. 8, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
HHK dances taught Jan 28 - Feb 25 2020 Sue Ronald Feb. 26, 2020, 3:23 p.m.
Westchester Nov. 11th 2014 Sue Ronald Jan. 22, 2015, 6:36 p.m.
Westchester teaching Nov 2014 - Jan 2015 Upstairs class Sue Ronald Jan. 22, 2015, 6:40 p.m.
Easter Course CGB Kuckucksnest 2019 2019-04-21 Martin McWilliam May 21, 2019, 4:32 p.m.
RR: compendium (summer classes) Rosamund Rawlings July 2, 2022, 3:32 p.m.
2013-14 New York Branch Dance List Sue Ronald June 19, 2013, 5:40 p.m.
2014-15 New York Branch Dance List Sue Ronald Jan. 27, 2015, 11:45 p.m.
Chemnitz_Tuesday SCD Chemnitz Feb. 6, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
Brussels Dance Scottish // complete list of dances season 2017-18 Jette Rossen Sept. 16, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
BHB 2020 recent dances Charles Liu July 31, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
Grantham U3A SCD general list 2017-10-24 John Aitken Oct. 23, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

SCDDB User Ratings

4.2 stars average (5 votes)
. 1 vote (20%)
. 4 votes (80%)
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes

This dance ranks 51st out of 1319 rated dances in the database. (More info.)

Rate this Dance

Sign in to rate this dance!

User Reviews

Sign in to review this dance!