Dance Mary Hamilton 4209

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

Devised by
John Drewry (1977)
Intensity
8888/8888/8448/8888 = 93% (1 turn), 94% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
John Drewry wrote in the ...

John Drewry wrote in the original description that the dance was for the members of the Hamilton, Ontario Branch of the RSCDS.

Mary Hamilton 4/4L · S32

On 2nd chord 3c+4c cross (1,2,3x,4x)

1–
Gr-Chain (start 1c facing 2c & 3c facing 4c), on [8] 1c & 4c take promhold on midline facing middle
9–
1c+2W+2M & 4c+3W+3M Reels3 across (Lsh to W), finish 1c between 2c and 4c between 3c in facing lines of 4 across
17–
All set | 1c+4c RHA, on [22] the M swivel R to face end pos. | 1c+4c dance NHJ to ends and turn towards P to face the middle, NHJ while{2} 2c+3c dance back to orig. pos. and face ends NHJ (1x,2,3x,4)
25–
All set advancing, passing facing couple | 1c+4c repeat while{2} 2c+3c turn BH ; 2c+4c & 1c+3c circle4 L (2,4,1x,3x)

Mary Hamilton 4/4L · S32

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1-8
All dance Grand Chain starting on sides (ie 1s with 2s & 3s with 4s)
9-16
1s in prom hold dance reel of 3 with 2s (LSh to 2L) while 4s reel of 3 with 3s (LSh to 3L), ending in lines of 4 across (1s & 4s in centre of lines)
17-24
All set, 1s+4s dance RH across once round, 1s & 4s dance up/down between 2s/3s to ends & turn to face 2s+3s (who dance in to face them)
25-28
1s+2s & 3s+4s set passing opp couple LSh 2s & 3s turn partners 2H as 1s+4s set passing LSh to 2 4 (1) (3)
29-32
2s+4s & 1s+3s circle 4H round to left. 2 4 (1) (3)

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Scotia Experienced Class 11/25/19 Mary Gray Nov. 19, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Drewry Night 2019 2019-12-07 Lois Goldberg Oct. 18, 2019, 7:07 p.m.
New York branch 2019-11-14 2019-11-14 Wang _ Nov. 11, 2019, 12:43 a.m.
Oldenburg 2017-11-13 (Erikaweg) 2017-11-13 David Quarrie Nov. 14, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
15 02 14 Cuckfield 2015-02-14 Chris Pratt Dec. 18, 2014, 5:20 p.m.
RSCDS Ottawa Branch March 15 2019 Social 2019-03-15 John Bottriell Feb. 8, 2019, 4:32 p.m.
Westchester 13 November 2019 2019-11-13 Peter Price Nov. 9, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Westchester 20 November 2019 2019-11-20 Peter Price Nov. 16, 2019, 4:28 a.m.
MilwSCD 2018 Holidays SCD 2018-12-03 Terry Garner Nov. 18, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 1996-1997 1996-12-31 Andy Peterson April 14, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Coventry 160512 Sue Ronald May 12, 2016, 9:47 a.m.
RSCDS New York Branch Classes 12/1/2016 2016-12-01 Ellen Sears Nov. 29, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Drewry Night 2015 - Brooklyn NY 2015-12-05 Peter Price Nov. 15, 2015, 11:44 p.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday November 28th 2016 Sue Ronald Nov. 25, 2016, 10:33 p.m.
Swarthmore College English-Scottish Ball 1998 (28th Annual) 1998-02-14 Andy Peterson April 1, 2018, 4:27 a.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday November 21st 2016 Sue Ronald Nov. 19, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
Drewry Night, Brooklyn, 2016 2016-12-03 Sue Ronald Nov. 14, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Suggestions for 2015-16 list Sue Ronald Jan. 29, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
Winter Dance Party - Madison Scottish Country Dancers 2018-12-09 Nancy McClements Nov. 4, 2018, 1:59 a.m.
Johnsonville SCD NZ Annual Dance Aug 2017 2017-08-05 John Munro June 29, 2017, 2:33 a.m.
Wedding Ball for Line Farr and Terry Harvey - 1988 1988-11-19 Andy Peterson April 8, 2018, 8:05 p.m.
17 06 18 Brighton RSCDS Strawberry Tea 2017-06-18 Elizabeth Rimmington Sept. 2, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
15 07 04 Brighton and Hove 2015-07-04 Chris Pratt April 26, 2015, 10:27 p.m.
17 06 18 Strawberry Tea Angmering 2017-06-18 Chris Pratt March 21, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
18 06 23 Brighton & Hove at Moulsecoomb 2018-06-23 Chris Pratt May 13, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Heather & Will's Wedding Ball 1993-05-29 Andy Peterson Jan. 3, 2018, 5:26 a.m.
Brooklyn John Drewry Night 2013 R C Nov. 5, 2013, 3:19 p.m.
Swarthmore College English-Scottish Ball 1992 (22nd Annual) 1992-02-14 Andy Peterson March 30, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Drewry Night 2014 Sue Ronald Oct. 26, 2014, 12:57 p.m.
Pinewoods 2019 Scottish Session 2 Charles Liu March 17, 2019, 10:56 p.m.
2017-18 list suggestions Sue Ronald Dec. 28, 2016, 3:12 a.m.

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