Dance Because he was a Bonnie Lad 441

Medley · 112 bars (S64+R48) · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: OnceOnly)

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Steps
  • Highland, Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Because he was a Bonnie Lad 4/4L · M112

Strathspey

1-8
All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
9-16
All set twice & turn partner 2H
17-24
1M & 2M cross to face 2L &1L (1M in front of 2M) also 3M & 4M cross to face 4L & 3L (3M in front of 4M), all set & Men dance round Ladies RSh back to places (again 1M & 3M in front of 2M & 4M)
25-32
All set twice, turn 2H into 2 diagonal lines of 4 (1M & 2L also 3M & 4L in own places & partners BtoB between them
33-40
All dance RSh diagonal reels of 4
41-48
All set twice & turn 2H to end in original places
49-56
1s & 3s set advancing to partner & turn 2H (Ladies on partners left) to face 2L/4L, set & circle 3H round to left 1/2 way to face 2M/4M
57-64
1s+3s set twice to 2M+4M & circle 4H round for 2 steps, turn partner 2H to original places

Reel

1-8
1s+2s also 3s+4s dance 1/2 R&L with setting between each hand to person just passed
9-16
All repeat bars 1- 8
17-24
All Men set for 8 bars (Highland Steps) as partners set twice & advance turning with 4 PdB steps to right to give their backs to the Men
25-32
All Men dance RSh round partner to face them, all set twice with Ladies again turning their backs on the Men
33-40
All repeat bars 25-32
41-48
All Men dance forward 3 PdB steps, pat partners on shoulder & dance back 1 step, Ladies turn to face partner, turn RH to end facing in middle
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Mary Isdal Macnab 2018-01-01 Dance ForFun Jan. 13, 2017, 1:41 p.m.

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