Dance The Rambling Pitchfork 5465

See also: The Rambling Pitchfork (3/4L, Mitchell: Whetherly 11)

Reel · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Iain Boyd (1970)
Intensity
888/800/800/880 = 44% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Devised on Sunday 12th July ...

Devised on Sunday 12th July, 1970. The title is that of an Irish reel. Iain devised the dance after Noeline and he had inadvertently danced a chase instead of the figure of eight in "Corn Rigs" during an evening at the Buchan Street Club in Christchurch - hence the choice of name.

Suitable recorded music is any arrangement for "Corn Rigs" particularly that of Stan Hamilton.

The Rambling Pitchfork 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s in & down to start)
9-16
1L followed by 1M dances Tandem Fig of 8 round 2s & ends crossing to opposite sides but with nearer hands joined.
17-24
1s dance down middle & 1/2 turn (1L under 1M's arm) to own sides & dance up to the top
25-32
1s+2s dance Poussette. 2 1 3

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