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Dance Arthur's Seat 245

Reel · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Jack McConachie
Intensity
860/806/800/822 = 50% (1 turn), 37% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra Info
Opinions differ on the last two bars of this dance (petronella or turn right hand). For detailed discussions of interpretations …

Opinions differ on the last two bars of this dance (petronella or turn right hand). For detailed discussions of interpretations of historical sources see the following strathspey mailing list threads: 70706, 69473, 69471, 37481. The dance is attributed to Jack McConachie on the basis that his changes from the original are effectively a new dance.

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClip
Arthur's Seat Hanneke Cassel & Dave Wiesler Many Happy Returns CD 3 R32 84:52 36.5
Arthur's Seat 3/4L · R32
1–
1c+2c RHA ; 1c cast off (2c dance up) | 1c set
9–
1c+3c LHA ; 1c cast off (3c dance up) | 1c set (2,3,1)
17–
1c dance up to top, cast off ; dance between 3c and cast up to face 1cnrs (3c down)
25–
SetH&G {6} | 1c Petronella to 2pl (2,1,3)
Arthur's Seat 3/4L · R32
1-8
1s+2s dance RH across, 1s cast down 1 place (2s dance up) & 1s set
9-16
1s+3s dance LH across, 1s cast down 1 place (3s dance up) & 1s set
17-24
1s dance up to top & cast, dance down between 3s & cast up & face 1st corners
25-32
1s dance ‘Hello-Goodbye’ setting (6 bars) Bars 31-32 1s petronella turn to 2nd place own sides

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Loch Leven Dancers, 2015.

Added on: 2015-11-28 (Peter Price)
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Youth Ball, Toronto, 2018.

Added on: 2019-05-21 (Murrough Landon)
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TAC Summer School, Calgary, 2019.

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RSCDS Chicago, 2024.

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IdSubjectDateSubmitterAssigned toPriorityDisposition
254 Arthur's Seat (dance) - several updates June 9, 2013, 6:22 a.m. Charles Liu Keith Rose Normal Fixed
260 bars 31-32 Arthur's Seat June 26, 2013, 2:35 a.m. Paula Jacobson Keith Rose Normal Fixed