Dance The Rainbow Fairy 18380

Jig · 96 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
Isabel Neves (2018)
Intensity
8282/8888/8888/2828/8888/8888/4444/8888/8888/8888/8888/8888 = 89% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Spring Points
Recommended Music
Extra info
Due to the structure of ...

Due to the structure of the dance, the 96 bars need to be played as a 4x24 Jig (not 3x32).

The Rainbow Fairy 4S · J96

1-
1c (also 3c) cross NH into ½ Fig8 on opposite sides round 4L/2M (2L/4M) & end facing them | all set
9-
3M+1W (also 1M+3W) with NHJ change pl with 2c (4c) who make arches | 2c+4c cross RH with small steps while{2} 1W+3M & 3W+1M change pl, W dancing under M arm ; repeat [9-12] from new places
17-
4c+1M+3W (also 2c+3M+1W) Circle4 to L, 1M+3W (3M+1W) drop NH & open out ; all ½ Circle8 to L (3,2,1,4)
25-48
2c & 4c repeat [1-24] to (3,4,1,2)
49-
3c+1c ½ R&L ; 4c+2c ½ R&L (1,2,3,4)
57-
All NHJ with P set adv slightly to form a wide circle | set ; 4 spring points | set turning to face P
65-
All birl with P, end back in square set with M facing in, W facing P
73-
Double M-Chain, end with M facing in, W facing out
81-96
Full Schiehallion reel, end facing P

The Rainbow Fairy 4S · J96

1-8
1s/3s cross partner NH into 1/2 Fig 8 (1M/3L round 4s, 1L/3M round 2s) End in lines across (3M+1L facing 2s, 3L+1M facing 4s) & all set
9-12
2s/4s make arch & change places with facing couple who change places, Lady dancing under Man's arm while 2s+4s change places RH
13-16
2s/4s dance under arches made by side couples & change places, Lady dancing under Man's arm while 1s/3s change places RH with partner
17-24
4s+1M+3L also 2s+1L+3M circle 4H round to left opening out into 8H round to left. 3 2 1 4
25-48
2s & 4s repeat 1-24 from new places to end 3 4 1 2
49-56
3s+1s (at top/bottom) dance 1/2 R&L; 4s+2s (side couples) dance 1/2 R&L. 1 2 3 4
57-64
All NHJ with partner set advancing (little) to form circle & all set; all dance 4 Spring Points & set turning to face partner
65-72
All birl with partner, ending back in square set, Men face in, Ladies face out
73-80
All dance interlocking Men's Chain (Men LH across in centre). End Men facing in, Ladies facing out
81-96
All dance Schiehallion reel, end facing partner

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Isabel Neves
Added on: June 12, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
Quality: Good

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Curia Weekend 2018 - Gala Ball 2018-12-01 Isabel Neves June 27, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Curia Weekend 2019 - Gala Ball 2019-12-07 Isabel Neves July 29, 2019, 1:04 p.m.

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