Dance Rhum de Feu 21169

Also known as “Die Feuerzangenbowle”.

Medley · 240 bars (S48+R48+S48+R48+S48) · 5 couples · Square   (Progression: 51234)

Devised by
Viktor Lehmann (2021)
80808/88888/08088/66668/88888/44486 = 78% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Dedicated to Dagmar Suhm, Beate ...

Dedicated to Dagmar Suhm, Beate Bartels and all those involved in preparing a lovely „Feuerzangenbowle“ each November Course at the Kuckucksnest in Schlüchtern/Germany.

Rhum de Feu 5S · M240

Square set with 5c in centre facing P, 5M facing down, 1W facing up (1,2,3,4,5)

1c & 3c S&Link finishing facing P while{4} 5c set | cast R to change places and face P ; 1c & 3c set to P | turn P BH ½, twirl on spot to face centre as on [1] while{4} 5c repeat [1-4] twirling to finish BtoB, 5M facing 1c, 5W facing 3c
1c+5M & 5W+3c RHA ; LSh Snake Pass : unwind the RHA, 5c leading, pass other snake LSh and chase cclw, 1c to 3pl, 3c to 1pl, 5c ending in centre LSh to P, 5M facing up, 5W facing down while{8} 2c & 4c repeat [1-8]
2c, 5c & 4c repeat [9-16]. 5c finish in centre facing P across, 5M with back to 4pl
All W cast off and chase 1pl cclw while{4} 5c dance BtoB
Mixer Chain (2 bars per hand) : All change places with P RH | 1W+3M+5M & 1M+3W+5W LHA 2/3 while{2} 2c & 4c change places LH ; repeat pattern of [29-32] twice more and face P (4,1,2,3,5)
All change places RH. 5c finish in centre facing P across, 5M with back to 2pl | 4c, 1c, 2c & 3c set NHJ while{2} 5c set to P. 5c face 4c ; 5M+4M & 5W+4W cross RH | 4c in centre Petronella turn to face P, 4M facing down, 4W facing up (5,1,2,3,4)

Repeat four more times, alternatively in Reel time and Strathspey time.

Rhum de Feu 5S · M240

1C+3C+5C set and link (5C by casting into partner's place), set facing partner, 1/2 TB and twirl to face clw towards center.
5M+1C and 5L+3C RA and snake pass, 5C finish almost LS to LS in the center while 2C+4C repeat bars 1-8.
5M+2C and 5L+4C RA and snake pass, 5C finish almost LS to LS in the center facing partner (slightly diagonal).
Ladies cast one plc anticlw while 5C B2B.
"Mixer Chain" two bars per hand: XR with partner; 1L+3M+5M and 1M+3L+5L dance LA two positions on while all others XL; repeat this 4 bar figure two more times to finish facing partner.
All XR with partner (5C to finish facing across the set), all set on the sidelines (5C set to partner).
5L+4L and 5M+4M XR, 4C in the center to face partner across the dance.
4C petronella turn to face one another up and down the set.

Viktor Lehmann
Added on: Nov. 21, 2022, 7:12 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

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