Dance Dunvegan Castle 1862

Medley · 64 bars (S32+R32) · 4 couples · Square

Devised by
Harry C Ways (1972)
Intensity
16 16 16 16 8888 8888 8888 8888 8888 8888 = 100% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Reel of four (REEL;R4;)
  • Hands round - 8 - and back (HR;8P;BACK;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
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Recommended Music

Dunvegan Castle 4S · M64

Strathspey

1-4
All M advance one, set one left, while{4} all W set one to the right, advance one, all turn person opposite 1½ BH, finish facing in ;
5-16
Repeat [1-4] 3 more times, but on the last 2 bars, turn P once round to finish in P's place facing P (or in?)
17–
Interlocking Reels4 on the circle: starting Rsh to P, finish in same places, M facing out, W facing in
25–
Double Reels4 across: W begin in and LHA while M first loop into P's place. The M finish BtoB in the centre facing diagonally out between partner and woman who was originally one place to the right

Reel

33–
All set, joining hands as in DTr, then all Petronella Turn forward, men to the diagonal points facing in, women to the middle BtoB facing out ; repeat to return to places
41–
All set as in DTr, and in PdB change places RH with P ; Repeat, changing places with person held by LH
49–
Repeat, again with the person held by LH ; All set and turn P to original places, using skip change of step ;
57–
All circle8 and back

Dunvegan Castle 4S · M64

Strathspey

1-4
Men advance into centre 1 step & out to left as Ladies move 1 step to right & 1 step forward, all turn new partner 2H 1.1/2 times
5-16
Repeat above Fig 3 more times except that the last turn is once round only to end with original Lady partner on Mans left
17-24
All dance reels of 4 round circle & back passing own partner RSh ending in partners original place Men facing out & Ladies in
25-32
All dance interlocking reels of 4 across pass LSh in centre end with Men BtoB in centre facing out between partner & Lady originally on their right

Reel

1-8
All set holding hands as in Double Triangles, all dance petronella turn to bring Ladies in centre & Men out, repeat back to places at beginning of reel time
9-16
All set as in Double Triangle & change places with partner RH, repeat this Fig but change places with person on left hand
17-24
Repeat the Fig again changing places with person on left hand, all set & turn partners RH back to original pstns
25-32
All circle 8H round & back
NameDateOwnerLast changed
FSCDC Fugues etc. 4 July 2015 2015-07-04 Anselm Lingnau July 5, 2015, 1:53 p.m.

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