Dance Rakes Of Auld Reekie 5460

Strathspey · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Barry Priddey (1980)
Intensity
80 88 88 86 = 84% (1 turn), 58% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Auld Reekie (= Old Smokey) is ...

Auld Reekie (= Old Smokey) is a colloquial name for Edinburgh.

"Previously published in Scottish Dance Archives. It is given here with the original ending which I have always preferred."

Rakes Of Auld Reekie 2/4L · S32

1–
1c set | cast below 2c ; turn BH and dance to top facing out
9–
2c in promhold reel3 across (Rsh to 1W) with 1c who cast, 2c finish in 1pl facing out and 1c meet
17–
1c in promhold reel3 across (Rsh to 2W) with 2c who cast, finish (1,2) with 1c facing out
25–
1c cast off while{2} 2c turn BH ½, dance up NHJ and face out (2x,1) | repeat (1x,2x) ; repeat (2,1x) | 1c cross RH (2,1)

Rakes Of Auld Reekie 2/4L · S32

1-8
1s set & cast below 2s, turn 2H & dance up to top places
9-16
2s in prom hold dance reel of 3 across (RSh to 1L as 1s cast to start) & end in 1st places as 1s cast to 2nd places
17-24
1s prom hold dance reel of 3 across (RSh to 2L as 2s cast to start) & end in original places as 2s cast to places
25-28
1s cast 1 place while 2s 1/2 turn 2H & dance up, 2s cast 1 place while 1s 1/2 turn 2H & dance up
29-32
Original version - 1s cast 1 place while 2s turn 2H moving up & 2s also 1s cross RH to own sides
Later version - 1s cast 1 place while 2s 1/2 turn 2H & dance up & 1s cross RH to own sides

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Added on: Dec. 17, 2012, 3:19 p.m.
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Scotia - 12 June 2017 2017-06-12 Peter Price June 11, 2017, 1:33 a.m.
Hightstown - 4 June 2018 2018-06-04 Peter Price June 2, 2018, 5:32 p.m.
Dark Arts 1dec 2017 2017-12-01 Deborah Leary Nov. 29, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
HHK - 12 June 2018 2018-06-12 Peter Price June 9, 2018, 10:19 p.m.

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