Dance The Marquis Of Huntly's Farewell 4192

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

Devised by
Hugh Foss (1969)
Intensity
606/888/888/808 = 59% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
Published in
Online Sources
Recommended Music

The Marquis Of Huntly's Farewell 3/4L · S32

Note: in this dance, whenever dancers advance and retire they join RH for an instant before retiring; unless noted otherwise, all advance & retire movements each use 2 steps.

1-8
1L & 3M advance & retire diagonally, then dance halfway anticlockwise round set to swap places as 1M & 3L adv. & retire diagonally
9-16
@#1s 2s & 3s all advance & retire, 2s across set, 1s & 3s on sides; then 2s dance halfway anticlockwise round set to change places WHILE 1s & 3s advance diagonally, retiring on next diagonal to L (¼ clockwise - ends 1, 2, 3 all on opp. sides)
17-24
2s advance & retire 1 step each, retiring ¼ clockwise (i.e. M down and L up in centre) WHILE 1s & 3s dance ¼ anticlockwise to next of their 4 current places; then 2s & the others swap roles to regain their Bar 17 places, i.e. 2s dance ¼ anti-clockwise, 1s & 3s advance & retire on next diagonal to L (1 step each). Then 1s cross RH to own sides & cast down to 3rd place WHILE 2s & 3s ½ turn RH to end facing up RHJ, dance up 1 place to end 2, 3, 1 own sides
25-32
3s & 1s advance & retire on next diagonal to L (1 step each), and repeat (order now 2 1x 3x); 1s & 3s with partners advance & retire (1 step each), then advance 1 step quickly turning ½ RH and retire to own sides

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
FSCDC Fugues etc. 18 May 2013 2013-05-18 Anselm Lingnau May 18, 2013, 8:52 p.m.
Chemnitz_Friday SCD Chemnitz Feb. 6, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
Hugh Foss Dances- 'The Reel' Issue 303 Elaine Davies Oct. 13, 2017, 2:39 p.m.

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