Dance Land of the Rising Sun 15113

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

Devised by
Wouter Joubert (2011)
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  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Devised by Wouter Joubert, 20 ...

Devised by Wouter Joubert, 20 March 2011, as a tribute to the brave people of Japan who are rebuilding their lives, their homes and their country after the devastating earthquake and Tsunami that struck Japan on 11 March 2011.

On 2 December 2017, Wouter J. wrote: "The e-crib instructions for bars 17-20 differs from any of the printed versions of this dance but it represents how I want these bars to be danced. The movement is intended to simulate waves slapping against something. Retaining hands on bar 18 certainly helps the dancers to execute the quick underarm change of places successfully and also adds energy and tension to the movement."

Land of the Rising Sun 3/3L · S32

1--
1c+2c+3c set | advance{1}, touching joined hands briefly, and retire{1} ; all pivot R and chase clw ½, 2c dancing in to face 3cnrs
9--
2c ½ Reel4 in 1 diag, pass Rsh to face 4cnrs ; ½ Reel4 in 2 diag (1,2,3)
17--
All advance{1} to take P's RH at shoulder height, and retaining hands retire{1} | all change places{1} RH, W dancing under M's R arms, and retire{1} to sidelines ; repeat [17-20] with LH (1,2,3)
25--
1c NHJ dance up and cast to 2pl (2c up) ; 1c NHJ followed by 3c NHJ dance up and cast (2,3,1)
NameDateOwnerLast changed
2019 Pretoria May Social 2019-05-30 Wouter Joubert May 29, 2019, 3:07 p.m.
New Haven Summer Dance - August 8, 2017 2017-08-08 Peter Price Aug. 13, 2017, 11:58 p.m.

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