Dance The Cradle Song 1383

See also: The Cradle Song (3/4L, Drewry: Canadian)

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Alec Hay (1971)
Intensity
8888 8888 8888 8080 = 87% (1 turn), 87% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
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Extra info
Do not confuse this with ...

Do not confuse this with the Drewry Strathspey of the same name, see below.

The Cradle Song 4/4L · S32

1–
On sidelines 1c+2c & 3c+4c pass Rsh | 2c & 3c cross RH (the dancer crossing inside makes loops before and after) while{2} on the sides 1c+4c dance Lsh fully round the other ; repeat from new positions (to 1x,2x,3x,4x)
9–
Repeat from new positions (to 1,2,3,4)
17–
All set | 1c+2c & 3c+4c ½RHA ; all set | all cross RH (to 2,1,4,3)
25–
1W & 3M cast (Rsh back) with P following into ¾ Fig8 round 4c (pass Lsh between 4c) | and cross to exchanged places (2,3,4,1)

The Cradle Song 4/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s also 3s+4s pass RSh on sides, 2s & 3s cross RH while 1s+4s dance LSh round each other on sides, repeat to end 1 2 3 4 opposite sides
9-16
Repeat from new pstns to 1 2 3 4 own sides
17-24
All set, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance 1/2 RH across, all set & cross RH. 2 1 4 3
25-32
1L & 3M followed by partners cast & dance 3/4 Fig of 8 round 4s (pass LSh between 4s) to 2 3 4 1
NameDateOwnerLast changed
Queen's Birthday Weekend Ball Amy Martin May 30, 2012, 12:08 p.m.
Queen's Birthday Weekend Ball Amy Martin May 30, 2012, 12:08 p.m.

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