Dance The Elephant's Stampede 2484

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Lorna Macdonald & Gillian Mackintosh (1995)
Intensity
8888/8686/8888/4444/8888/8888 = 93% (1 turn), 90% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
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Recommended Music
Extra info
Danced on 19 August 1995 ...

Danced on 19 August 1995 to celebrate the wedding of Helen Bonar and Steve Beaney in Aberdeen.

The Elephant's Stampede 4S · J48

1–
All circle8 and back
9–
1c+3c advance NHJ | take corner with free hand and retire into longwise set across ; ½Reels4 on sides
17–
½ R&L at each end (start across) ; both pairs of dancers at the ends and both middle pairs of the sidelines turn RH 1½ to form a square set, (ends to 2pl/4pl, middles to 1pl/3pl)
25–
All W petronella to next W place cclw | all W set ; repeat, finishing next to P, and face out on last step (2,3,4,1)
33-48
Schiehallion reels (to 2,3,4,1)

The Elephant's Stampede 4S · J48

1-8
All circle 8H round & back
9-16
1s+3s advance & with free hand join with 2s & 4s & retire into longwise set across the dance, all dance 1/2 parallel reels of 4 across
17-24
All dance 1/2 R&L at each end of set, turn (person on Mans left) RH 1.1/2 times to form Sq.Set
25-32
All Ladies petronella turn to next Ladies place to right & set, repeat to meet partner (all have progressed 1 place to right)
33-48
All dance full Schiehallion Reel

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