Dance Customs Made 17957

Reel · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Holly Boyd (2016)
884/844/844/888/888 = 63% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Extra info
I wrote this for my ...

I wrote this for my son David and his wife Élaine to celebrate their marriage. They met while working at Canada Customs during their university breaks and it was love at first sight (Holly Boyd)

Customs Made 3/4L · R40

½ Mirror Reels3 on opposite sides, 1c crossing down (to 3,2,1x) ; 1c turn 2c EH 1½ on sides, finish 2c in 3pl, 1c face 1cnrs[pos] (3,1,2)
»Set to Corners and Cast Away« [1c set to 1cnrs[pos] | 1c cast RSh round P to 3cnrs[pos] while{2} cnrs on 1diag dance into centre, and swivel R BtoB to face own cnrs[pos] ; repeat, cnrs on 1diag finishing in exchanged places, and 1c facing 2cnrs[pos]]
Repeat [9-16] with 2cnrs[pos]. On [32] 1c finish in centre RSh to P facing opposite sides (2x,1,3x)
1M+2M+3M & 1W+2W+3W LHA ; 2cnrs[pos] (2M & 3W) leading, all chase cclw to own sides (1,3,2 on Mside, 3,2,1 on Wside)
3C Bourrel. On [39-40] all Petronella Turn to sides (2,1,3)

»Set to Corners and Cast Away« is also called "Best Set in the Hall Figure".

Customs Made 3/4L · R40

1c+2c+3c half a mirror R3 on side 1c cross down to begin
1c+2c turn 1-1/2, 1M RH, 1W LH, 1c face 1st cnr
1c set to 1cnr | 1c cast Rsh round each other to 3cnr position while 1cnrs dance into centre, and swivel R to face own cnr position ; repeat, 1cnrs finishing in exchanged places, and 1c facing 2cnr
1c repeat with 2nd cnrs 1c finish Rsh/Rsh facing opp side
1c LHA on sides, 1W with 2W+3W, 1M with 2M+3M; 2nd cnr position leading (3W,2M) chase ccw to own side (M1,3,2 W3,2,1)
6 bars of 3 couple bourell, all petronella to own sides 2,1,3

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Holly Boyd
Added on: Sept. 23, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Quality: Good


Martina Mueller-Franz
Added on: June 11, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Quality: Reasonable

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