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Dance Mrs Watt's Teakettle 4815

Reel · 48 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Priscilla Burrage (1192)
555/555/800/844/804/840 = 50% (1 turn), 41% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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The notes say that “Mrs. Hepburn Belches [the tune for the dance] is both a tune and a dance, written …

The notes say that “Mrs. Hepburn Belches [the tune for the dance] is both a tune and a dance, written by John Bowie about 1789. Mrs. Watt is John Watt’s mother, famed for her teakettle.”

Mrs Watt's Teakettle The White Cockade Scottish Country Dance Band Tartan Stew MC 10 R48 80:00 0.0
Mrs Watt's Teakettle 3/4L · R48
1W, 2W+3W following, dance across the top, behind the men ; cross round 3M, 2M, 1M to own side, all set
Men repeat, crossing at the top and round own P to own side ; all set (to 3,2,1)
1c (in 3pl) cross RH, cast up 2 (2c down), cross LH and cast off one to face 1cnr positions
½Reel4 with 1cnr-pos, pass Rsh ; repeat with 2cnr-pos, meet in middle
1c turn RH (1 or 2 turns at choice) to face down promhold, 1W on the right ; ½ Rsh Reel3 with 3c
½ Lsh Reel3 with 2c (in 1pl) ; lead LHJ between 3c, cross and cast up (2,1,3)

On second turn: on last 4 bars 1c dance out to 3pl (3c up) and set

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Budapest Local Club 03.05.2022 2022-05-03 Zoltán Gräff May 2, 2022, 10:15 p.m.
Tartan Stew 2023-12-07 Klaus Mettler Dec. 7, 2023, 12:35 p.m.
29th Frankfurt Spring Ball 1997 1997-04-26 Anselm Lingnau Feb. 5, 2024, 1:15 p.m.

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