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 ...

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: 70551, 69473, 69471, 37481.

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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Budapest Local Club 18.10.2016 2016-10-18 Zoltán Gräff Oct. 18, 2016, 9:43 p.m.
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Snowdrop Celebration 2017-03-11 Ellie Briscoe Nov. 6, 2016, 12:23 a.m.
Budapest Local Club - Mini Ball 31.05.2018 2018-05-31 Zoltán Gräff April 21, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
2016 Asilomar Weekend ~ Saturday, Kim McGarrity Memorial Ball 2016-10-29 Asilomar Weekend June 27, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
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RSCDS SF Asilomar 2016 Saturday Ball 2016-10-29 Rachel Pusey June 29, 2016, 12:10 a.m.
CWS Newcomers Suggestions Margaret Chambers Oct. 16, 2018, 12:27 p.m.
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2018_02_26_Dresden 2018-02-26 Gina Reynolds Feb. 22, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
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Hude Ball 2011 2011-04-02 Cord Walter May 23, 2015, 11:53 p.m.
Westchester 14 October 2015-10-14 Deborah Leary Oct. 12, 2015, 7:02 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 06.12.2016 2016-12-06 Zoltán Gräff Dec. 6, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 11.10.2016 2016-10-11 lldikó Szakolczai Oct. 12, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
Budapest Club Summer School - A Trip around Scotland 28.07.2018 2018-07-28 lldikó Szakolczai July 29, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
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Sue's 5 suggestions for 2019-2020 2019-02-17 Sue Ronald Feb. 13, 2019, 12:55 a.m.
RSCDS San Francisco Dec 1, 2018 Monthly Party 2018-12-01 Charlotte Greig Oct. 31, 2018, 11:53 p.m.
March Monthly Party 2019-03-02 Tovar - Feb. 6, 2019, 11:51 p.m.
Monthly Party January 2019 2019-01-12 Kent Smith Jan. 10, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
RSCDS San Francisco Monthly Party March 2019 2019-03-02 Charlotte Greig Feb. 27, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
RSCDS SF Party - Mar 2019 2019-03-02 Rachel Pusey Jan. 7, 2019, 3:32 a.m.
Bonn 2 December 2019-12-02 Joana Stausberg Dec. 1, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
RSCDS SF Party - Jan 2019 2019-01-12 Rachel Pusey Jan. 7, 2019, 3:19 a.m.
Kingston Ball 2019 2019-10-26 Alexander Jeffries June 12, 2019, 3:23 a.m.
Westchester 30 September 2015-09-30 Deborah Leary Sept. 29, 2015, 4:58 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 08.11.2016 2016-11-08 Zoltán Gräff Nov. 8, 2016, 9:37 p.m.
San Jose Class - 2018 Nov 5 2018-11-05 Rachel Pusey Nov. 12, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
Argyle Ball Program 2018-11-10 Nameless Dancer June 27, 2018, 11:20 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 13.12.2018 2018-12-13 Zoltán Gräff Dec. 13, 2018, 1:09 p.m.
San Jose Christmas Dance Party 12/17/2018 2018-12-17 Charlotte Greig Dec. 16, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Pinewoods Thursday 2018-07-12 Ellie Briscoe Nov. 19, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 30.10.2018 2018-10-30 lldikó Szakolczai Oct. 31, 2018, 8 a.m.
San Jose Class Party - Dec 2018 2018-12-17 Rachel Pusey Dec. 7, 2018, 4:49 a.m.
2019 TAC Teachers' Conference Weekend Ball Programme Marjorie McLaughlin Jan. 29, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
program ideas Geoffrey Wood Aug. 4, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Kilts and Ghillies Tea Dance 2020 Peter Price Oct. 22, 2019, 3:05 a.m.
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Westchester 16 September 2015 2015-09-16 Deborah Leary Sept. 12, 2015, 6:14 p.m.
westchester 7 October 2015-10-07 Deborah Leary Oct. 6, 2015, 6:14 p.m.
Rerr Terr 2014 Deborah Leary Jan. 20, 2014, 1:57 a.m.
Rerr Terr 2014 Deborah Leary Jan. 20, 2014, 1:57 a.m.
Westchester 13 November 2019 2019-11-13 Peter Price Nov. 9, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
180317 Maerzenhopfer 2018-03-17 Meinhard Reiser Feb. 2, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
NY branch Summer 5 July 2018-07-05 Deborah Leary July 2, 2018, 11:38 p.m.
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March/April Monthly Party Candidates 2018-11-11 Dilip Sequeira Nov. 12, 2018, 1:52 a.m.
Boston Highland Ball 2020 Charles Liu Oct. 1, 2019, 12:05 a.m.
Scotia 21 September 2015-09-21 Deborah Leary Sept. 20, 2015, 6:54 p.m.
Suggestions 2020 Judith Kowalczik Jan. 5, 2020, 11:55 a.m.
Cambridge Class 2018-04 (program) Charles Liu April 17, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
Jeannie Carmichael Ball and Brunch 2015 2015-11-07 Sue Ronald June 10, 2015, 9:45 p.m.
Pinewoods 2017 Scottish Session 2 2017-07-10 Charles Liu Jan. 22, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Pinewoods 2018 Scottish Session 2 2018-07-09 Charles Liu Feb. 16, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
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