Dance The Library of Birmingham 16534

Strathspey · 40 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 3142)

Devised by
Kenneth Reid (2013)
Intensity
8888/8888/8888/8888/8888 = 100% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
A new public library for ...

A new public library for Birmingham, the largest in Europe, was opened by Malala Yousafzai on 3rd September 2013. The Dutch architect, Francine Houben, designed a building whose exterior is extensively covered with black and silver circles.

Note: The rose progresion was devised by Downey, New Zealand, who specifies that the figure should be danced in as round a shape as possible

The Library of Birmingham 4/4L · S40

1--
1c+2c & 3c+4c dance the Rose Progression:
1L+2M change places RH | cast to R ; turn BH ½ & twirl on 1diagonal while{8)
1M+2L set | turn BH ½ & twirl on 1 diagonal | cross to own side (2,1,4,3)
9--
All chase clw ½ round ; all set | all turn RH ½ into
17--
3c+4c & 1c+2c 6 bars of Allemande | all turn LH ½ to (4x,3x,2x,1x)
25--
All chase cclw ½ round ; 1c+2c and 3c+4c circle4 R (1,2,3,4)
33--
S&Link4 (All set | dancers on L dance, dancers on R cast, ends moving one place, middles moving two places) ; 3c+1c and 4c+2c circle4 L (3,1,4,2)

The Library of Birmingham 4/4L · S40

1-8
1s+2s also 3s+4s dance Rose Progression:
1- 2 1M+2L set as 1L+2M change places RH
3- 4 1M+2L 1/2 turn 2H as 1L & 2M dance into partners place
5- 6 1M+2L cast into each other's place as 1L+2M 1/2 turn 2H
7- 8 1M & 2L dance into 2nd/1st places own side as 1L & 2M cast to right to new places (3s+4s dance similarly)
9-16
All dance clockwise 1/2 way round set, all set. All 1/2 turn partner RH into allemande hold
17-24
3s+4s also 1s+2s dance 6 bars of allemande. All 1/2 turn LH to opp sides. (Men face up, Ladies down)
25-32
All dance anticlockwise 1/2 round set. 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to Right 1 2 3 4
33-36
All 4 couples Set+Link with middle dancers linking 2 places; end dancers linking 1 place as follows:
33-34 All set
35-36 1M dances down to 2nd place, 2M to 4th place, 3M casts up to 1st place, 4M to 3rd place while 1L casts to 2nd place, 2L to 4th place, 3L dances up to 1st place, 4L to 3rd place to end 3 1 4 2
37-40
3s+1s also 4s+2s circle 4H round to Left

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