Dance The Milky Way 20001

See also: The Milky Way (4S, McKinnell: Shadow’s Book)

Jig · 40 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
Ruary Laidlaw
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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May be danced as a reel or a jig.

The Milky Way 4/4L · J40

1s & 4s cross RH & cast in (2s/3s step down/up); 1s & 4s dance 1/2 Figs 8 (1s up round 2s, 4s down round 3s)
1s+4s set advancing diagonally into centre, pull back RSh on 2nd setting step to face corners & set to corners
1s+4s chase clockwise round in centre to end 1L followed by 1M facing 2M (at top), 4M followed by 4L facing 3L at bottom
»Progressive Wheels«:
17-20 1s+2M dance RH across, 1s face 3M (at bottom) while 4s+3L dance similar, 4s face 2L (at top)
21-24 1s+3M dance LH across, 1s face 3L (at bottom) while 4s+2L dance similar, 4s face 2M (at top)
25-28 1s+3L dance RH across, 1s face 2L (at top) while 4s+2M dance similar, 4s face 3M (at bottom)
29-32 1s+2L dance LH across, 1s end between 2s facing down 1M with 1L on left while 4s+3M dance similar to end between 3s facing up
(Note LH across are 1/2 way round for dancing couples to enable travel to next couple)
Lines of 4 across set, 1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L finishing on sides 2 4 1 3, & all set

Murrough Landon
Added on: Jan. 3, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Quality: Good

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