Dance The Fools of Rogie 19841

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
Terry Glasspool & Sue Hall
Intensity
8008/8888/8888/8448 = 81% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Recommended Music
Extra info
This dance is for Lois ...

This dance is for Lois New and the Albany, NY class of the Boston Branch. The Falls of Rogie has long been a favorite at their balls. We thought they might like something a little different for the encore.

The Fools of Rogie 4/4L · R32

Start (1,2,3x,4x)

1--
1c+4c cross RH | cast inward (2c+3c to ends) ; cross RH | 1M(leading)+4W & 4M(leading)+1W dance Rsh round 1M/4W positions into
9--
2c+(1M+4W) & 3c+(4M+1W) ½ Reels3 across, Lsh to 1W/4M positions (no lead-change), into facing lines of 4 across ; set and cross with opposite up/down [now (3M,1W,4M,3W) facing (2W,1M,4W,2M)]
17--
2c+3c chase clw to bar 17 positions while{8} 1c+4c chase clw ½ ; ¾ RHA to finish: 1c & 4c in tandem, W leading, facing 4W/1M places
25--
1c+4c, W always leading, ½ Rsh diag. Reel4 on 1diag, pass Rsh up/down ; ½ diag. Reel4 on 2diag, finish in middle (2,4,1x,3x)

The Fools of Rogie 4/4L · R32

1st and 4th couples active, 3rd and 4th couples start on partner’s side

1- 6
Actives cross RH & cast inward 1 place, cross RH to finish face up on M side, down on W side.2s and 3s step outward on bars 3-4.
7- 8
M leading, Actives cast up around 2M on M side, down around 3M on W side
9-12
M still leading Actives dance a half tandem reel of 3 across the dance, LSh to the W, to finish in lines of 4
13-16
In lines of 4 across the dance, all set then change places RH up and down the dance to end facing CW
17-20
All chase CW, half-way
21-24
Actives RHA in the middle, while corners continue to chase to their positions at bar 17
25-32
Actives, W leading, dance 2 diag half tandem reels of 4, passing RSh in the center 2 4 1x 3x
NameDateOwnerLast changed
WSCDS 2020.02.12 2020-02-12 Keira Hartstein Feb. 11, 2020, 11:16 p.m.
WSCDS 2020.02.26 2020-02-26 Keira Hartstein Feb. 23, 2020, 9:16 p.m.
WSCDS 2020.03.04 2020-03-04 Keira Hartstein March 3, 2020, 4:51 a.m.
Westchester Series 3 2019-2020 Keira Hartstein Feb. 27, 2020, 7:13 p.m.

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