Dance O'er the Forth to Fife 5016

Reel · 40 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Janet Cook
Intensity
16,16,16,8/4,4,4,0/3,5,5,5/3,5,5,5/4,4,4,4 = 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Bars 5-16 represent the Forth ...

Bars 5-16 represent the Forth Road Bridge, and bars 21-36 the Forth Railway Bridge.

O'er the Forth to Fife 4/4L · R40

1-16
All petronella to midline facing P and set ; 1c+2c+3c Rsh Reel6{12b} while 4c petronella to 4plx, set ; and wait
17-20
1c+2c+3c petronella to opp. side and set (1x,2x,3x,4x)
21-28
[W’s solo] 2W+3W+4W set adv. and join hands with Men (RH with P) | BiL while{4} 1W casts off to 4M pl ; 2W+3W+4W dance out between M and cast L round M on L to finish on M side (2W,3W,4W,1W)
29-36
[M’s solo] 2M+3M+4M set adv. and join hands with W (LH with P) | BiL while{4} 1M casts off to 4W pl ; 2M+3M+4M dance out between W and cast R round P to finish on W side (2x,3x,4x,1x)
37-40
All set and cross RH (2,3,4,1)

O'er the Forth to Fife 4/4L · R40

1-16
All petronella turn & set, 1s+2s+3s dance reel of 6 passing partner RSh while 4s petronella turn to opposite sides & set
17-24
1s+2s+3s petronella to opposite sides & set, 2L+3L+4L advance to give RH to partner & LH to next Man & set while 1L casts to 4th pl (opp side)
25-32
2L+3L+4L dance LSh round Man on left back to opposite sides 1 place up, 2M+3M+4M advance to give RH to own partner & LH next Lady & set while 1M casts to 4th place (opp side)
33-40
2M+3M+4M dance RSh round partners back to opposite sides 1 place up, all set & cross RH

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