Dance Many Happy Returns 4136

See also: Many Happy Returns (4/4L, Adams: Ness House 1), Many Happy Returns (3+3RR, Ackerley)

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

Devised by
Melbourne Briscoe (1988)
Formations
  • Corners Pass and Turn (C-P&T)
  • Set and Link (SETLNK;2P;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The dance was devised to ...

The dance was devised to celebrate the departure of dancer and teacher Martin Mulligan from the Chicago Branch to begin a new phase of his career in Newfoundland; it was first taught and danced at the Chicago Branch Weekend June 3-5, 1988.

Many Happy Returns 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s set, turn partners 2H, & dance 4H round to the left, back to place.
9-16
1s+2s Set+Link, 1s turn RH 11/2 to face 1st corners.
17-24
1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners (corners turn RH) & pass RSh to face 2nd corners, dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners, 1s turn RH to finish facing partner in middle on own sides
25-32
1s petronella to 1L between 2s facing down, 1M between 3s facing up; 1s set, 1s turn RH 1.1/4 to 2nd place own side

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Added on: Feb. 26, 2020, 10:42 p.m.
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Many Happy Returns 2020-01-06 Martin McWilliam Jan. 12, 2020, 8:45 p.m.
Berkeley Class Friday 2016-08-12 2016-08-12 Rachel Pusey July 19, 2018, 4:31 a.m.
Snowdrop Celebration 2017-03-11 Ellie Briscoe Nov. 6, 2016, 12:23 a.m.
Class 2-7-17 2017-02-07 Sarah Harriman Feb. 27, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Mountain View Experienced - 2018 Jan 10 2018-01-10 Rachel Pusey Jan. 16, 2018, 12:23 a.m.
Oldenburg 2020-01-06 2020-01-06 Martin McWilliam Jan. 5, 2020, 7:04 p.m.
Oldenburg 2020-03-09 2020-03-09 Judith Kowalczik March 8, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
Asilomar 2015 Saturday Ball 2015-11-14 Ward Fleri Nov. 6, 2015, 12:15 a.m.
Swarthmore Class 2015-12-01 2015-12-01 Lawrence Miller Dec. 1, 2015, 11:30 p.m.
RSCDS SF Summer By The Sea 2016 2016-08-13 Rachel Pusey June 28, 2016, 11:48 p.m.
2015 Asilomar Weekend ~ Saturday, Kim McGarrity Memorial Ball 2015-11-14 Asilomar Weekend Feb. 27, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Scotia - 2 May 2016 2016-05-02 Peter Price May 1, 2016, 12:54 a.m.
Geoffrey wood-san jose 1/15 2018-01-15 Geoffrey Wood Dec. 10, 2017, 12:27 a.m.
Westchester - March 16, 2016 2016-03-16 Peter Price March 16, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Delaware Valley Hogmanay 2015-16 2015-12-31 Melissa Shaner Sept. 28, 2015, 7:07 p.m.
FSCDC 1 March 2016 2016-03-01 Anselm Lingnau May 31, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
Sue's 2018-19 list suggestions Sue Ronald Feb. 7, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
Pinewoods 2018 Scottish Session 1 2018-07-06 Charles Liu Feb. 16, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
Snowdrop Ball ellen ternes Feb. 26, 2016, 1:15 a.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 2006-2007 2006-12-31 Andy Peterson March 30, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Scotia 21 September 2015-09-21 Deborah Leary Sept. 20, 2015, 6:54 p.m.
Oberlethe 2020 Welcome 2020-04-24 Martin McWilliam Feb. 17, 2020, 10:57 a.m.
Westchester - March 2, 2016 2016-03-02 Peter Price Feb. 29, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
Westchester - March 9, 2016 2016-03-09 Peter Price March 8, 2016, 9:20 p.m.
Pinewoods 2015 Scottish Session II 2015-07-13 Sue Ronald April 6, 2015, 1:45 a.m.
Argyle Ball 2019 2019-11-09 Yvonne Yang Aug. 26, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
SF Winter Ball 2018 Revised 2018-02-10 Kent Smith Jan. 19, 2018, 12:33 a.m.
2018 RSCDS San Francisco Winter Ball, Feb 10, 2018, Rev 2 2018-02-10 Charlotte Greig Jan. 17, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Kilts and Ghillies Tea Dance - May 2016 2016-05-07 Peter Price Sept. 29, 2015, 4:18 p.m.

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