Dance The Lassies of Dunse 3735

Also known as “The Lasses of Dunce.” (unofficial).

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
David Rutherford (1750)
Intensity
440 440 800 800 = 33% (1 turn), 25% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The Society’s version of ...

The Society’s version of this dance can be traced to Rutherford’s first collection of about 1755 where it is given as The Lasses of Dunce.

The Lassies of Dunse 3/4L · J32

1–
1M casts off while{4} 2W casts up ; turn RH 1¼ to own places
9–
1W casts off while{4} 2M casts up ; turn LH 1¼ to own places
17–
1c dance to 3pl (2c+3c up) | set ; ½ Fig8 up around 3c (2,3,1x)
25–
1c dance up to 2pl (3c down) and set ; dance ½ Fig8 up around 2c (2,1,3)

The Lassies of Dunse 3/4L · J32

1-8
1M casts down 1 place as 2L casts up, 1M+2L turn RH ending in original places
9-16
1L casts down 1 place as 2M casts up, 1L+2M turn LH ending in original places
17-24
1s lead down below 3s, set & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 3s
25-32
1s lead up 1 place, set & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Kazan 2017 - Dances taught by James Stott Pavel Dvornikov May 22, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
westchester 7 October 2015-10-07 Deborah Leary Oct. 6, 2015, 6:14 p.m.
Nutmeg Workshop - 2015 2015-10-17 Peter Price Sept. 22, 2015, 3:17 p.m.
Bonn 2015-08-17 Uta Hasekamp Aug. 18, 2015, 12:55 p.m.
Westchester 30 September 2015-09-30 Deborah Leary Sept. 29, 2015, 4:58 p.m.
16-10-15 Eindhoven Ball 2016-10-15 Truus de Ceuster Aug. 26, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
New Haven RSCDS Highland Ball - 1997 1997-03-01 Andy Peterson April 1, 2018, 5:02 a.m.

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