Dance MacFarlane's Lantern 4023

See also: Macfarlane's Lantern (3/4L, Macfarlane: Tayside Dance Coll. Volume II), McFarlane's Lantern (3/4L, Prost: Gone Dancing Bk 1)

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
Barry Priddey
Intensity
8008/8888/0880/8888 = 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Extra info
Devised for Jean Attwood.

At ...

Devised for Jean Attwood.

At one time, in the Macfarlane country around Arrochar, the new moon is said to have been known as Macfarlane's Lantern.

MacFarlane's Lantern 4/4L · S32

3c & 4c start on opposite sides (1,2,3x,4x)

1--
1c & 4c ½ Fig8 round nearest middle ; 1W & 4W followed by P cross diagonally out between 2c & 3c, cast R to exchanged places (4,2,3x,1x)
9--
Reels4 on the sides, 2M & 3M face out (4,2,3x,1x)
17--
2M+3M cast Rsh round closest cnr, cross, cast R along the side, pass between end couple and cast R back to starting place while{8} 2W+3W cross | dance Rsh once round same cnr, and down/up the middle. Meet the "other" M Rsh and follow him to starting place (4,2,1x,3x))
25--
4c+2c & 3c+1c The Tourbillon (2,4,1x,3x)

MacFarlane's Lantern 4/4L · S32

3s & 4s start on opposite sides

1-4
1s & 4s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round next couples
5-8
1L also 4L cross diag to dance out between 2s & 3s, cast to right & cross to other side while partners follow to end at other end of set (opposite partner)
9-16
All dance reel of 4 on sides
17-20
2M & 3M dance out & cast round end dancer, dance across set & cast 1 place on other side as ptnrs follow - crossing & casting to R - but dance down/up 1 pl on opp side to ptnr, when 2M & 3L also 3M & 2L approach each other they pass RSh & Lady turns in behind passing Man (not her ptnr)
21-24
3M & 2M (followed by 2L/3L) dance up/down between end couples, cast to right & dance into original places
25-32
4s+2s also 3s+1s dance Tourbillon :
4s+2s also 3s+1s 1/2 turn prtnrs 2H, 4M/2L also 3M/1L lead prtnrs 1 pl cl'wise to end 4s/3s on Ladies side & 2s/1s on Men's side, 4s/3s set to 2s/1s
All 1/2 turn prtnrs 2H, 4L/2M also 3L/1M lead prtnrs on 1 pl to end 2s/1s in 1st/3rd pl & 1s in 2nd/4th pl & all cross RH to own sides to end 2 4 (1) (3)

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
15 10 31 Brighton Branch 2015-10-31 Chris Pratt Oct. 4, 2015, 1:34 p.m.
19 06 22 Moulsecoomb 2019-06-22 Chris Pratt May 19, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
18 07 07 Brighton and Hove at Goring 2018-07-07 Chris Pratt May 13, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
SQP_20180907Jersey 2018-03-28 Roland Telle March 28, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
OUSDS End of Term dance 2019-06-18 susan Koffler-Sluijter June 6, 2019, 5:05 p.m.
17 12 09 Brighton and Hove 2017-12-09 Chris Pratt Aug. 22, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
17 01 28 Brighton and Hove Burns 2017-01-28 Chris Pratt Nov. 20, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
15 07 11 Brighton and Hove 2015-07-11 Chris Pratt April 26, 2015, 10:35 p.m.
17 08 05 Goring 2017-07-15 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
17 07 15 Moulsecoomb 17 08 05 Goring 2017-07-15 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:17 p.m.

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