Dance The Faraway Isle 2077

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
John Drewry (1977)
Formations
  • Reel of four - across (REEL;ACROSS;R4;)
  • Reel of four - diagonal (REEL;DIAG;R4;)
  • 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.
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
John Drewry wrote in the ...

John Drewry wrote in the original description that the dance was a dance for the visit to Majorca.

The Faraway Isle 4/4L · J48

3c & 4c start on opposite sides

1--
1c & 4c cross RH | cast inwards (2c & 3c step out) ; ½ Fig8 through ends (2,1,4x,3x)
9--
1c+4c RHA. 1W+4W join LH ; 1M & 4M dance clw round and behind their P into LHA. All have changed places with their P facing nearest cnr (2,1x,4,3x)
17--
Intersecting RSh Reels4, using ½ LHA {1} in the centre. On [23-24] 1c & 4c pivot R to face the cnr they just passed (2,4x,1,3x)
25--
All set twice ; turn facing person RH into lines4 across in 1pl (4c between 2c) and 4pl (1c between 3c)
33--
RSh Reels4 across
41--
1c & 4c lead down/up, cross and cast inwards (to 2,4,1x,3x) ; all turn P RH

The Faraway Isle 4/4L · J48

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1-8
1s & 4s cross RH, cast in 1 place & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s/3s
9-16
1s+4s dance RH across, Men loop round & in behind ptnr to dance LH across back to face crnrs (1s face 2s & 4s face 3s - Ladies facing Men)
17-24
All dance double reels of 4 giving LH in centre 1s & 4s do not complete reel but turn in to face other corners
25-32
All set twice & turn RH to form lines across
33-40
All dance reels of 4 across
41-48
1s & 4s lead up/down & cross, cast in 1 place own sides & all turn RH

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Zoltán Gräff
Added on: May 16, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Budapest Local Club 16.05.2019 2019-05-16 Zoltán Gräff May 16, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Possible dem. dances 2017-02-05 Elizabeth Gull Feb. 2, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 03.10.2019 2019-10-03 Zoltán Gräff Oct. 3, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
SCD Nürnberg (2018-06-04) 2018-06-04 Roland Ritthaler June 9, 2018, 12:47 a.m.
Erlangen Summer Dance 2018 2018-06-23 Michael Knorr June 2, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
MSA 170720A 2017-07-20 Michael Däther July 16, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
2020 Space Flow 2020-02-15 Klaus Mettler Dec. 13, 2019, 12:07 a.m.

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