Dance The Axum Reel 327

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: Nonprogressive)

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  • Highland, Strathspey travel
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The Axum Reel 4/4L · S32

Special shape of set: 1M with 2M on R stands BtoB with 4M and 3M respectively ; all W face their P. The W are »outers«, the M »inners«.

All set to P with some suitable Strathspey steps (e.g. Fling steps)
½Reel: all C pass Lsh, M to partners' (»outer«) positions, 1W / 3W veering left to 2M / 4M positions, 2W+4W straight ahead to 3M / 1M positions | repeat from new positions ; repeat twice (all end diagonally opposite starting positions)
All set to partners again
Repeat ½Reel to original positions

Repeat at will.

The Axum Reel 4/4L · S32

Special set: 1M with 2M on R stand BtoB with 4M+3M respectively; all Ladies face Partners The Ladies are »outers« & the Men »inners«

All set
All dance 1/2 reel of 4 passing LSh, Men to partners' (»outer«) pstns, 1L & 3L turning left to 2M & 4M pstns, 2L+4L straight ahead to 3M & 1M pstns Repeat 3 times from new pstns all ending diagonally opposite starting pstns
All set to partners
Repeat bars 9-16 to original pstns

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: March 19, 2014, 5:08 p.m.
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
no hands (minimal hands) Diana Hastie March 10, 2020, 10:44 a.m.
Richmond Caledonian, 27th November 2019-11-27 Annette Hughes Nov. 5, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Mervyn Short's List of Dances that Use Minimal Physical Contact 2020-09-27 Jane Rose Oct. 4, 2020, 6:14 p.m.

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