Dance The Irish Clover 20033

Strathspey · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: 231)

Devised by
Viktor Lehmann (2020)
Intensity
686/686/282/282/288 = 68% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Extra info
This dance is dedicated to ...

This dance is dedicated to Anika Lange and Wolfgang Hahn on the occasion of their wedding. The four half reels represent the Irish clover, as Ireland is special to them, as much as is Scottish Country Dancing. The last figure - of course - is „walking down the aisle.“

Second couple is dancing couple.

The Irish Clover 3/3L · S40

1--
2c ½ Reel4 on 1diag into facing lines3 across : 3C S&Link
9--
3C S&Link ; 2c ½ Reel4 on 2diag (1,2,3)
17--
2c dance RSh round P no hands | turn P BH to face 3cnrs ; ½ Reel4 on 1diag into facing lines3 across
25--
2c dance RSh round P no hands | turn P BH to face 2cnrs ; ½ Reel4 on 2diag (3x,2x,1x)
33--
All turn P BH ½. 3c & 2c in centre NHJ face down | 2c (3c following) dance down between 1c and cast up to sides (2,3,1)

The Irish Clover 3/3L · S40

2C is dancing couple.

1-4
2C (giving LS to pass) with 1M+3L dance 1/2 reel of four, 2C finishing between couples, 1M facing up, 1L facing down.
5-8
All set and link for three to sidelines.
9-12
All set and link for three to lines across (M facing down, L facing up).
13-16
2C (giving LS to pass) with 3M+1L dance 1/2 reel of four (to 1, 2, 3 own side).
17-20
2C dance RS around one another with no hands for two bars, then TB to finish facing 3rd corner position.
21-24
1/2 reel on first diagonal, 2C finishing between couples, M facing down, L facing up.
25-32
Repeat movement of bars 17-24 from new positions: 2C dance RS around one another with no hands for two bars, then continue TB to finish facing 2nd corner position. 1/2 reel on the second diagonal (to 3, 2, 1 on opp. side).
33-34
All 1/2 TB, 3C+2C stay in center facing down, 1C dance out to sidelines.
35-40
2C, followed by 3C, dance down the middle NHJ, cast up behind the standing 1C and dance up (to 2, 3, 1).

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