Dance The Foula Reel 2302

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

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8000/8220/8002/8888/8888/8888 = 48% (1 turn), 66% (whole dance)
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This dance comes from Shetland ...

This dance comes from Shetland.

The combined edition of RSCDS Books 1-6 notes that »The number of bars in this dance is flexible. It has also been published as a 40 bar [sic] dance«.

The Foula Reel 4/4L · J48

Running step used throughout, 2 steps per bar

1c lead down the middle and up
1c turn RH | 1M+2W & 1W+2M turn LH ; 1c turn RH | 1M+3W & 1W+3M turn LH
Repeat 4 bars with 4c ; 1c cast to top behind own line
2c+3c+4c kneel down and clap while 1c (NHJ) dance down one on each side of W line, and up one on each side of M line
All C joining BH with partners, 1c dance out to M side and back to centre, weaving down one place each time between 2c+3c+4c till 4pl, while 2c+3c+4c dance out to W side and back, weaving up, (choose phrasing freely) (2,3,4,1).

this dance can be adapted to be danced in 40 bars.

The Foula Reel 4/4L · J48

Running step, 2 steps per bar

1s lead down the middle & back
1s turn RH, 1M turns 2L LH as 1L turns 2M LH, turn partner, turn 3s, turn partner, turn 4s (as Strip the Willow) & cast up own side to top
2s+3s+4s kneel & clap as 1s with nearer hands joined dance down Ladies' side & up Men's side making arch over the kneeling dancers
All join 2H with partner & 1s dance in & out to bottom as 2s+3s+4s in unison shuttle first to Ladies' side & back to Men's side moving up as 1s pass

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Murrough Landon
Added on: Jan. 31, 2021, noon
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Newcastle & St Petersburg dancing 2020-02-08 Taisiia Demicheva Feb. 1, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 28.03.2017 2017-03-28 Zsofia Jozsef April 6, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
RSCDS Beginners Framework 1A Rachel Pusey Aug. 11, 2019, 10:42 p.m.
Budapest Club Summer School 27.07.2018 2018-07-27 lldikó Szakolczai July 29, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
RSCDS Book 4 Jane Rose March 6, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
Budapest Dance House for beginners 2014.02.01 2014-02-01 Zoltán Gräff Feb. 2, 2014, 7:54 p.m.
Hogmanay 2021 Ufa 2021-12-25 Oleynikov Pavel Dec. 3, 2021, 2:31 p.m.

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