Dance Elephants Don't Forget 15104

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

Devised by
Wouter Joubert (2010)
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Devised by Wouter Joubert, October ...

Devised by Wouter Joubert, October 2010, as a happy reminder of the visit by Helen Frame and Jean Martin during September 2010. While they were here we visited the Elephant Sanctuary at the Hartebeespoort Dam and at the ball we hosted in honour of their visit Jean commented about the fact that elephants are believed lo have excellent memories ...

The figure described in bars 3-6, 11-14 and 25-28 is commonly known as 'Turn and Twirl'.

Elephants Don't Forget 3/3L · S32

All set | turn BH ½ to face ; cast R to exchanged places | set (1x,2x,3x)
1c dance down to centre | turn BH ½ to face (2c up) ; cast R Rsh round 3cnrs to finish in centre, Rsh with P, 1W(1M) facing up(down)
»Snake Pass across« [1W+3W+2W & 1M+2M+3M LHA ; 1W leading +3W+2W & 1M leading +2M+3M, all pass Rsh to ends, chase clw on own sides, finishing into lines of 3 across, 1W between 3c in 3pl, 1M between 2c in 1pl]
1c turn BH ½ to face | cast R Rsh round 4cnrs to 2pl | 1c NHJ dance to 3pl (3c up) (2,3,1)

Elephants Don't Forget 3/3L · S32

All set & 1/2 turn RH, pull back RSh & dance out to opposite sides & set
1s dance down to 2nd place & 1/2 turn 2H, 1s cast round 3rd corner to meet in middle RSh to RSh 1M (facing down 1L up)
1s dance modified "Snake Pass":
1L+2L+3L & 1M+2M+3M dance LH across, 1s pass RSh as 1L leads up followed by 3L+2L to 1L place & down Ladies' side to end 1L between 3s in 3rd place
while 1M followed by 2M+3M dance down to 3M place & up Men's side to end 1M between 2s in 1st place
1s 1/2 turn 2H & pull back RSH & dance out ends & cast into 2nd place own sides then 1s dance down to 3rd place as 3s step up
NameDateOwnerLast changed
Siófok Dance Weekend 2018 Friday - Állati jó este 2018-06-08 lldikó Szakolczai May 20, 2022, 7:31 p.m.
Oxford University Hilary Term Dance March 2019 2019-03-05 Sandra McLevy Feb. 23, 2019, 10:53 a.m.
Набережная 2019-06-04+ Denis Lisov June 4, 2019, 3:27 p.m.

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