Dance The Wedding Toast 18486

Also known as “Whisky Dance” (unofficial).

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

Devised by
Kate Gentles and Paul Suttie
Intensity
8888/8888/8484/8888/4444/4444/4444/4444/8888/8888/8888/8888 = 81% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Highland, Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Recommended Music
Extra info
The youtube video comment says ...

The youtube video comment says this was "presumably written by Paul Suttie and Kate Gentles". This is now verified.

The Wedding Toast 4S · R96

All dancers hold a glass of whisky in LH

1- 8
All dance 1/2 grand chain (1 bar to cross, 1 bar to change glass to other hand ) finish with glass in LH
9-16
All turn partner RH 3 bars, change glass to RH, turn partner LH 3 bars, men change glass to LH
17-20
3s+1s advance, clink glasses with opposite, retire
21-24
3s+1s set to partner, Ladies change glass to LH, cross RH and face out in longwise set while 2s+4s advance, clink glasses with opposite, chase anticlockwise 1/4 round to face out between ends (4s up, 2s down) Ladies change glass to LH. 3 (4) 2 (1)
25-32
3s+4s also 2s+1s dance full double Fig of 8 (3s & 1s cast, 2s & 4s cross out through ends, give hands when crossing, changing glasses as required. All finish with glass in LH
33-40
All Ladies advance (2 bars), dance RSh round partner to face them (4 bars), give glass to partner, retire
41-48
All Ladies set (highland steps)
49-56
All Men advance (2 bars), dance RSh round partner to face them (4 bars), give both glasses to partner, retire
57-64
All Men set (highland steps)
65-68
1s & 3s advance while 4s & 2s 1/2 turn RSh, All facing partner Ladies return glass (RH) to Men’s LH
69-72
3s+4s also 2s+1s dance RH across, after 3 bars 2M & 4M peel off to finish ready for:
73-80
All dance double RH across, men with R arm round partner’s waist (all with glass in LH). Finish in square set opposite original places
81-96
Repeat bars 1-16. Chord: bow/curtsey, clinking glasses - and drink

Sorry, this browser doesn't seem to do SVG graphics :^(

ySfWuNHXrsE

Jacmel Dent
Added on: July 28, 2018, 2:10 a.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Turnham Green - 17 March 2019 2019-03-17 Jacmel Dent April 15, 2019, 3:25 p.m.

SCDDB User Ratings

. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes

Rate this Dance

Sign in to rate this dance!

User Reviews

Sign in to review this dance!