Dance How many are there tonight, David? 13871

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: 231)

Devised by
Barbara Handley (2009)
Intensity
808/888/844/888 = 83% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Dance devised to celebrate the ...

Dance devised to celebrate the 80th birthday of David Foster on 4 March 2009. At the start of each Tuesday class Barbara usually asks the question ‘How many are there tonight, David?’ David can always supply the answer!

How many are there tonight, David? 3/3L · S32

1--
1c+3c (casting) DblFig8 round 2c (1,2,3)
9--
1c+2W & 2M+3c RHA ; 1c+2M & 1W+3c LHA (“Teapots R and L”)
17--
1c facing 2c set | 1c cross down as 2c dance up ; 1c+3c repeat (2,3,1)
25--
Circle6 and back (2,3,1)

How many are there tonight, David? 3/3L · S32

1-8
1s+3s dance double Fig 8 round 2s (1s cross down, 3s cast up to start)
9-16
2L+1s & 2M+3s dance RH across. 2s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple
17-24
1s+2s set facing on sides, 1s cross down as 2s dance up. 1s+3s set facing on sides, 1s cross down as 3s dance up
25-32
2s+3s+1s circle 6H round and back

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Very useful

Patricia Harland · Aug. 17, 2022, 3:36 p.m.

Good straightforward dance that I use regularly with my inexperienced class.

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