Dance The Road To The Isles 5616

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
James B Cosh (1973)
Intensity
8880 8444 8444 8888 = 75% (1 turn), 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
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The Road To The Isles 4/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c+3c Inveran Reels3 (all cpls cross at top and bottom) (1c cross down, 2c out and up, 3c cross up, passing behind 1c), at end dance on to (2,1,3,4)
9–
1c set, cast off (3c up) ; 2c+3c & 1c+4c Circle4 L
17–
1c set, cast off (4c up) (2,3,4,1) ; 3c+1c turn P RH into promhold facing up while{} 2c+4c turn P RH 1½ into promhold facing down
25–
Reel4 for 4 couples, at the end the middle Cs pass Rsh, 2c&4c crossing to own side (2,3,4,1)

The Road To The Isles 4/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides with all couples dancing "double" Inveran Reels - top couples crossing down to 2nd place opposite sides & casting down round 3rd place as bottom couples cross up to 2nd place & middle couples cast up to top place, 1s continue reel to 2nd place own sides as 2s cast up to 1st pl ending 2 1 3 4
9-16
1s set & cast down 1 place, all circle 4H round to left (2s+3s &1s+4s)
17-24
1s set & cast down to bottom & all turn RH with 2s & 4s turning 11/2 times to face down 2(3)4(1)
25-32
All dance a reel of 4 in prom hold & end with couples in 2nd & 3rd places (3s & 4s) passing RSh as 2s & 4s end on own sides

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Linda Mae Dennis
Added on: June 12, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Quality: Animation

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Burns night Münster 2017 2017-02-18 Anika Rost Feb. 19, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Dresden 4.5.2015 2015-05-04 Keith Paterson May 2, 2015, 12:25 p.m.
Stornaway weekend Friday 2018-06-15 Joan Blake May 31, 2018, 12:43 p.m.
Launceston Tasmania - FFT The Reel Scottish Country Dancers - Favourites Michael Horton May 3, 2014, 2:33 p.m.
SCD Strathspey (Longway 3+4) Marc Hagebölling March 18, 2017, 3:24 p.m.

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