Dance The Swinging Braes 14718

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

Devised by
Edwin Werner (2013)
Intensity
880 844 844 808 = 66% (1 turn), 67% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Recommended Music

The Swinging Braes 3/3L · S32

1–
1c+2c the Knot, 1c face 1cnr (2,1,3)
9–
1c+1cnrs Corner Chain, 1c finish facing 2cnr
17–
1c+2cnrs Diag Reel4 (2,1,3)
25–
1c+3c set | 1c dance ¾ Dbl Fig8 giving hands while{6} 3c cast up, dance down,cast up (2,3,1)

The Swinging Braes 3/3L · S32

1-8
1s+2s dance the Knot & 1s end facing 1st corner
9-16
Corner Chain: 1s change pl RH with 1st crnrs, 1st crnrs turn LH in centre & return to places giving RH to 1s who turn LH in centre to face 2nd crnrs
17-24
1s+2nd corners dance reel of 4. 1s finish in 2nd place own side
25-32
1s+3s set & dance 3/4 Double Fig of 8 while 3s cast up to top & dance down middle to bottom & cast up to 2nd place

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The Swinging Braes

Rosamund Rawlings · July 16, 2013, 1:55 p.m.

This dance was well received at my informal summer technique class (to teach the corner chain). The figure in bars 25-32 was particulary well liked.

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