Dance The Dancing Lights 14553

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

Devised by
Fiona S Miller (1992)
Intensity
800 880 888 844 = 66% (1 turn), 50% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Devised for and dedicated to ...

Devised for and dedicated to the Yellowknife Scottish Country Dance Club on the occasion of their annual workshop, November 1992. The name was chosen after the author saw the northern lights "dancing" in the arctic sky.

The Dancing Lights 3/4L · J32

1–
1c set | lead down, cross below 3c and cast up to (1x,2,3)
9–
1c+2c Bourel: 1M+2M cross and dance cclw to midline while{4} 1W+2W set adv. | turn ¾ RH and pivot R, and all face P ; set to P | turn RH ¾ , finish (2,1x,3) with 1c NHJ facing down and 2c facing out
17–
Mirror Reels3 on the sides, 1c pass between 3c, 1c finish in centre facing down
25–
1c cross below 3c and cast to 2pl ; All turn P RH

The Dancing Lights 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s set, lead down cross below 3s & cast up to 1st place opp side
9-16
1s+2s dance 'Bourrel':
9-12 1L+2L set advancing, 3/4 turn 2H & twirl to end BtoB (2L facing up & 1L down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
13-16 Set to partners & turn RH. 2s end in 1st place own side, 1s finish in centre facing down, 1L on right of 1M
17-24
Mirror reels of 3 on sides, 1s dance down between 3s, 3s out/up, 2s out down to start. 1s end in centre facing down. 2 (1) 3
25-32
1s cross down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own side; 2s+1s+3s turn partner RH. 2 1 3
NameDateOwnerLast changed
Graduation Party 1998-06-26 Edwin Werner Jan. 24, 2022, 4:01 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 26.09.2017 2017-09-26 lldikó Szakolczai Sept. 26, 2017, 10:25 p.m.

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