Dance The Deacon of the Weavers 1586

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

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Intensity
880 800 822 844 = 62% (1 turn), 47% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
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Recommended Music
Extra info
The dance was taken from ...

The dance was taken from "A Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances for the year 1769" by Robert Bremner.

The Deacon of the Weavers 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c with NHJ set and dance half R&L ; repeat
9–
1c lead down for two steps, set to each other ; lead up to the top and cast to corners
17–
1c set to corners ; set to each other on 2nd diagonal, turn BH to finish 2pl opposite side
25–
2c+1c+3c advance {1}, retire {1}, repeat ; 1c turn BH 1½ to finish in 2pl on own side.

The Deacon of the Weavers 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s set, dance 1/2 R&L, set & dance 1/2 R&L back to places
9-16
1s lead down for 2 steps, set to each other, lead up to top & cast 1 place & face 1st corners
17-24
1s set to 1st corner, set to 2nd corner, set to partner & turn 2H to end 2nd place opposite sides
25-32
2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret 1 step twice, 1s turn 2H 1.1/2 times to places

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Andrew Nolan
Added on: Feb. 13, 2017, 12:21 a.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
170413 Easter Course 2017 - Kuckucksnest 2017-04-13 Martina Mueller-Franz April 17, 2017, 4 p.m.
Oldenburg 2019-01-07 2019-01-07 Martin McWilliam Jan. 6, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
scotia 11 July 2016-07-11 Deborah Leary July 7, 2016, 2:39 a.m.
November Course 2018 - Kuckucksnest 2018-11-23 Martina Mueller-Franz Nov. 24, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
scotia 11 July 2016-07-11 Deborah Leary July 7, 2016, 2:39 a.m.

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