Dance The Macfarlanes' Strathspey 4024

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

Devised by
Robert M Campbell (1968)
Intensity
844/808/880/880 = 50% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Online Sources
Recommended Music
Extra info

For Cathie and Iain Macfarlane.

For Cathie and Iain Macfarlane.

The Macfarlanes' Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1-4
1s2s set adv. to face up NHJ. 1s lead up & cast as 2s lead up and curl into top pl.
5-8
1s3s repeat. (2 3 1)
9-16
1s followed by 3s lead up to top, cast around 2s & meet, lead down & cast up around 3pl. 3s curl into 3pl. (2 1 3)
17-24
2s1s circle L once round open into extended line. Half reel4 - pass ptnr R shoulder to begin. (1 2 3)
25-32
1s2s dance Philabeg to progress.
25-26
1s2s turn ptr BH once round
27-28
1s dance diagonally down & out AS 2s dance diagonally up & out
29-30
2s1s dance diagonally into the middle
31-32
2s1s turn BH 3/4 round & dance out to own sides.

The Macfarlanes' Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1-4
1s+2s set advancing to face up NHJ, 1s lead up & cast to 2nd place while 2s lead up and curve into 1st place
5-8
1s+3s repeat. 2 3 1
9-16
1s followed by 3s lead up to top, cast, meet & lead down. 1s cast up around 3rd place into 2nd place, 3s curve into 3rd place
17-20
2s+1s circle 4H round to left opening into line of 4 up/down middle facing partner (2M 2L 1M 1L)
21-24
2s+1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 (pass partner RSh to start), at end of reel pass partner RSh again & face partner joining 2H ready for …
25-32
1s+2s dance a »Philabeg«:
25-28 1s+2s turn 2H, 1s dance down diagonally to Mens side while 2s dance diagonally up to Ladies side & 1s+2s all 3/4 turn 2H
29-32 1s dance down diag into middle while 2s dance diag up into middle & all 3/4 turn 2H, 1s+2s pass partner RSh & dance out to own sides to own sides. End 2 1 3

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
BSTK Summer School 2021.08.15. 2021-08-15 Zsolt Molnar Aug. 7, 2021, 4:57 p.m.

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