Dance Kenavarra 3433

Jig · 48 bars · 3 couples (1x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
John Drewry (1977)
Formations
  • Reel of three (REEL;R3;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Steps
  • Skip-Change
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
John Drewry wrote in the ...

John Drewry wrote in the original description that the dance was for Mary Stoker, and about the title:

Kenavarra (Gaelic "Ceanna ' Bharra") is a headland at the west end of Balephuill Bay on the south coast of Tiree, where Mary has a holiday home.

Kenavarra 3/4L · J48

1s start on opp sides

1-8
1s set, 1/2 turn RH & dance RH across with 2L end with 1L in 1st Mans pl & 1M+2L turn into prom hold (Lady on Mans right) facing Ladies side
9-16
1M+2L dance diagonal reel of 3 with 1L & 3L (RSh to 3L to start) ending with 2L dancing to own place & 1M to 1st Ladies place
17-24
1s set, 1/2 turn LH & dance LH across with 2M ending with 1M in 1st Ladies place & 1L+2M turn into prom hold (Lady on Mans R) facing Men's side
25-32
1L+2M dance diag reel of 3 with 1M & 3M (LSh to 3M to start) ending with 2M dancing to own place & 1L to 1st Mans place while 3s 1/2 turn RH
33-40
1M+2L, 1L+2M & 3M+3L set to each other, continue setting as Man give RH to Lady as she turns under his arm & turn 1.1/2 times to change pl
41-48
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

NB On bars 95-96 new top couple cross & the 'retiring 1s' cross down to 4th place as new 1s start turning

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