Dance The Auld Alliance 289

Also known as “Old Aliens” (unofficial).

See also: The Auld Alliance (3/4L, Boehmer: Cameo 17), The Auld Alliance (3/3L, Drewry)

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Jacques & Liliane Chamoin
Intensity
6222 8888 8888 0088 = 71% (1 turn), 72% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Allemande for 2 couples (ALLMND;2C;)
  • Rights and Lefts - half (R&L;HALF;)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music

The Auld Alliance 4/4L · R32

1–
1M+2W change places RH | 1W+2M & 1M+3M repeat LH ; 1W+3W & 1M+4W repeat LH | 1W+4M repeat LH (2x,3x,4x,1x)
9–
2c & 1c cross RH while{2} 3c+4c ½ RHA | Middles face Ends and change places LH (4,2,1,3) ; all turn P RH into
17–
4c+2c (facing up) Allemande & 1c+3c (facing down, M on the R) Mirrored Allemande (start to L, curve to R), at end 4c & 3c pass LH into BtoB facing opposite side
25–
4c+3c cast round end couple, meet and dance in to 2plx/3plx ; 4c+3c ½R&L (2,3,4,1) (option: dance the ½R&L starting up/dn)

The Auld Alliance 4/4L · R32

1-8
1M+2L cross diag RH, 1s cross LH diag with 2M/3M, 1s cross RH diag with 3L/4L, 1L+4M cross LH & all end on opp sides 1s at bottom
9-16
2s & 1s (end cpls) cross RH as 3s+4s dance 1/2 RH across, 2s facing 4s also 3s facing 1s change places LH on sides & all turn ptnrs RH
17-24
4s+2s dance Allemande while 1s+3s dance an inverse Allemande (to bottom), middle couples (4s+3s) cross LH
25-32
4s & 3s cast to ends & dance into centre to 2nd/3rd places (opposite sides) & dance 1/2 R&L. 2 3 4 1

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Murrough Landon
Added on: Sept. 4, 2019, 11:19 p.m.
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Book 23 and RSCDS 4/1978 2019-01-11 Ann Murray Jan. 8, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
Vienna Branch Video Project Felix Hamelbeck Nov. 27, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Potters Pairs Weekend 2019 - Advanced Class 2019-04-27 Cord Walter April 27, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
140418 Lyon Easter Fri. 2014-04-18 Martina Mueller-Franz Jan. 25, 2014, 4:02 p.m.
Annette Copping 2016-11-21 Nameless Dancer Nov. 20, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
Kuckucksnest CGB November 2018 Wednesday and Saturday evening 2018-11-24 Martin McWilliam Nov. 26, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
Vienna Branch Social Evening, Saturday 26.5.2018 2018-05-26 Felix Hamelbeck May 17, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
November Course 2018 - Kuckucksnest 2018-11-23 Martina Mueller-Franz Nov. 24, 2018, 4:59 p.m.

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