Dance The Georgian Earrings 17701

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

Devised by
Geraldine & Holger Schuckelt (2016)
888/882/844/808 = 77% (whole dance)
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Extra info
From the book: Among other ...

From the book: Among other things, a girandole may refer to an earring or brooch featuring three dangling jewels hanging from a central piece, a style that was especially popular in the Georgian era, when Scottish Country Dancing also developed. Here, the two lines of three dancers are reminiscent of such items of jewellery.

The Georgian Earrings 3/3L · S32

All dance Grand Chain
1s+2s+3s set
1s+2s dance La Girandole:
9-12 1s+2s join hands & set, 1L+2M 3/4 turn RH while 1M+2L pull back LSh & cast down/up to finish 1s on Men's side & 2s on Ladies' side, Ladies above Men
13-16 1s+2s dance RH across 3/4 way & cross RH to own sides 2 1 3
1s dance Corner Pass+Turn with 1st corners, pass RSh & dance Corner Pass+Turn with 2nd corners, pass RSh to own sides
1s+3s turn 3/4 2H in line in middle (M face up, L face down). 1s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 4, 3s+1s turn 3/4 2H to own sides 2 3 1

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