Dance Sixth of August 16570

Also known as “6th of August” (spelling).

Jig · 48 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: 231)

Devised by
Ron Watson (1965)
Intensity
880/844/888/888/844/888 = 83% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Recommended Music
Extra info
Devised by Ron Watson, 6th ...

Devised by Ron Watson, 6th August 1965.

Having instigated the application for Bournemouth Reel Club to become a Branch of The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Ron Watson devised this dance to commemorate the occasion of our acceptance.

Sixth of August 3/3L · J48

1--
1c+2c set | RHA | 1c cast as 2c dance up (2,1,3)
9--
1c turn 1cnr RH | pass Rsh ; turn 2cnr RH and (holding the RH) finish BtoB on midline facing end
17--
DTr up-down for 6 bars | 1c turn 1cnr LH while 2cnrs set, finish (2,1x,3)
25--
Reels3 on the sides, Rsh to 2nr (2,1x,3)
33--
1c ½ Fig8 R (2,1,3) ; All petronella to midline and set
41--
2c turn RH 1½ while{4} 1c+3c ½ Reel4 ; All set | petronella to(2,3,1)

Sixth of August 3/3L · J48

1-8
1s+2s set, dance RH across. 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s (NHJ) dance to 1st place
9-16
1s turn 1st corners RH (corners dance for 4 bars), pass RSh, turn 2nd corners RH retaining hands so 1s end BtoB in middle, 1M facing up, 1L facing down
17-24
1s dance Double Triangles (6 bars) then turn 1st corner LH finishing in 2nd place opp sides (1M facing up, 1L facing down) while 2nd corners set
25-32
1s dance reels of 3 on opp sides (1M+2L & 1L+3M pass RSh)
33-40
1s dance 1/2 Fig 8 (1M up round 2s, 1L down round 3s). 2s+1s+3s dance Petronella turn into centre & set in line up/down middle
41-44
2s (at top) turn 1.1/2 RH while 1s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 4. All finish in line up/down middle
45-48
All set & dance Petronella turn to own side End 2 3 1

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
SQP_BournemouthBall_20160423 2015-08-25 Roland Telle Aug. 25, 2015, 8:03 p.m.
170821 The More Unusual Dance Club 2017-08-21 Peter Dixon July 28, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Bournemouth RSCDS 50th Anniversary Ball 2016 2016-04-23 Brian Rose April 13, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
160815 The More Unusual Dance Club 2016-08-15 Peter Dixon Nov. 24, 2016, 5:01 p.m.

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