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Dance Over the Volcano 17628

Reel · 32 bars · 5 couples · Longwise - 5   (Progression: 45231)

Devised by
Tim Eyres (2000)
Intensity
88888/48884/68486/88888 = 90% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra Info
The dance was written within sight of Mexico’s famous volcano, Popocatepetl, and the name is suggested by Under the Volcano, …

The dance was written within sight of Mexico’s famous volcano, Popocatepetl, and the name is suggested by Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry’s account of his life in that country.

Over the Volcano 5/5L · R32
1–
2c & 4c set advancing to centre finishing facing own sides BtoB with P into DTr position **while{2} 1c+3c+5c Petronella turn one place cclw round the set | all continue the DTr with Petronella {6}. 2c & 4c in centre face 1cnrs (3W,1W,1M on Mside, 5W,5M,3M on Wside)
9–
½ Reels4 on 1diag, pass P RSh ; ½ Reels4 on 2diag, pass P RSh to face 3cnrs[pos]
17–
All repeat same pattern [9–16] to finish as on [1]
25–
Top two couples ½ RHA _while** last couple turn P LH ½ (to 2x,1x,4x,3x,5x) | top couple turn P R ½ while last two couples ½ LHA (to 2,4,1,5,3) ; all repeat same pattern [25–28] (4,5,2,3,1)

Deviser’s note : 2nd couple and 4th couple are dancing couples. In bars 25–32 it is important that, at the end of every two bars, everyone continues dancing in the direction they are facing, rather than turning away to the sides.

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Added on: 2017-03-03 (Eric Ferguson)
Quality: Demonstration quality

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Added on: 2017-03-03 (Eric Ferguson)
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Budapest Local Club 25.05.2017 2017-05-25 lldikó Szakolczai May 25, 2017, 11 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 03.02.2022 2022-02-03 lldikó Szakolczai Feb. 5, 2022, 5:11 p.m.
Headington 13 April 17 2017-04-13 Sandra McLevy May 17, 2024, 5:31 p.m.
OUSDS Advanced class 231025 2023-10-25 Christine Jeffery Oct. 27, 2023, 9:43 p.m.
Bonn 2017-12-11 2017-12-11 Eva-Maria Beckmann Dec. 10, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Oxford and Cambridge Highland Ball 2017 - 04 March 2017 2017-03-04 Stuart Kreloff March 3, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
OUSDS Advanced class 240529 2024-05-29 Christine Jeffery June 6, 2024, 7:38 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 03.11.2020 2020-11-03 lldikó Szakolczai Nov. 4, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
OUSDS Advanced class 240508 2024-05-08 Christine Jeffery May 9, 2024, 6:38 p.m.
170515 The More Unusual Dance Club 2017-05-15 Peter Dixon July 22, 2017, 7 p.m.
Last Ceilidh before Summer break 2017-07-10 Eva-Maria Beckmann July 6, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
OUSDS 2024 Trinity End-of-term dance 2024-06-11 Ling Yang May 27, 2024, 11:58 p.m.
Turnham Green - 15 December 2019 2019-12-15 Jacmel Dent Nov. 30, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
Turnham Green - 10 November 2019 2019-11-10 Jacmel Dent Oct. 27, 2019, 1:56 a.m.
171218 The More Unusual Dance Club 2017-12-18 Peter Dixon Nov. 26, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
The Sunday Class Dance on RadioGH - 2024-04-07 2024-04-07 Amanda Peart April 9, 2024, 3:28 p.m.
6th Bonn Spring Workshop 2018 Social 2018-03-24 Uta Hasekamp March 7, 2018, 10:07 a.m.
Bonn 2018-03-12 2018-03-12 Eva-Maria Beckmann March 11, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
170410 The More Unusual Dance Club 2017-04-10 Peter Dixon March 23, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
Namur 2022 2022-03-05 Holly Boyd Jan. 22, 2024, 10:13 p.m.
Dances to do Peter Jamieson Aug. 11, 2023, 10:13 p.m.
temp James Wilson Feb. 28, 2024, 11:39 a.m.

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