Dance The Minister on the Mississippi 14987

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

Devised by
Lara Friedman-Shedlov (2012)
800 818 888 866 = 71% (1 turn), 54% (whole dance)
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Devised December 2012 by Lara ...

Devised December 2012 by Lara Friedman-Shedlov (lfriedmanshedlov [at] in memory of RSCDS Twin Cities Branch member Alan Grant, who passed away on October 29. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Alan spent most of his adult life in Minneapolis and many years living along the shores of the Mississippi.

The Minister on the Mississippi 3/4L · S32

alias: The Reverend Alan Grant

1c lead down (2c up) ; and up to just above 3c | turn P RH into promhold facing up
Reel3 across with 3c, Lsh to 3M, on [16] 2c dance in and all cpls face up in promhold (2,1,3)
All Allemande, at end 1c petronella to facing lines across 1W above, 1M below
All set | A&R (1+1) ; all change places up/down | 1c petronella to (2,1,3)

The Minister on the Mississippi 3/4L · S32

1s lead down (2s step up 3-4); 1s lead up (2 bars) to above 3s; & turn RH into prom hold facing up
1s+3s dance reel of 3 across (1s LSh to 3M). Bar 16: 2s dance in (above 1s) & 3s dance in (behind 1s), all face up in prom hold
2s+1s+3s dance Allemande, 1s Petronella turn to end 1L between 3s (at top) facing down, 1M between 2s facing up
All set, all Adv+Ret (1 step each), all change places RH with person opposite & 1s Petronella turn to 2nd place own side. 2 1 3

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
RSCDS Twin Cities Autumn Social Dance 2018 2018-10-29 Lara Friedman-Shedlov Oct. 29, 2018, 3:19 a.m.
Twin Cities Grand Ball 2019 2019-04-13 Lara Friedman-Shedlov Feb. 17, 2019, 11:05 p.m.

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