Dance The Bleu Ribbon 571

Also known as “The Blue Ribbon” (unofficial).

Reel · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Castle Menzies (18C) (1749)
Intensity
400 400 800 800 866 = 36% (1 turn), 27% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Figure of Eight (FIG8;1C;)
  • Reel of three - with corners (REEL;CRNRS;DOUBLE;R3;)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music

The Bleu Ribbon 3/4L · R40

1–
1M dances Lsh round 3W and Rsh ound 2M, to place
9–
1W dances behind 2W and Lsh round 3M, to place
17–
1c dance up and cast off ; dance between 3c and cast up to (2,1,3)
25–
1c dances Lsh round 1cnr | turn RH ; dance Lsh round 2cnr | pass RH
33–
Reels3{6} on opposite side, Lsh to 1cnr | 1c cross RH to (2,1,3)

The Bleu Ribbon 3/4L · R40

1-8
1M dances down centre & casts up behind 3L, crosses over & casts up behind 2M back to place
9-16
1L casts behind 2L, crosses over, casts down behind 3M & dances up to place
17-24
1s dance in & cast 1 place, lead down between 3s & cast to 2nd places
25-32
1L dances 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s as 1M dances 1/2 Fig of 8 round 3s, 1s full turn RH, dance out & round 2nd corners, pass RH in centre
33-40
1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides starting by giving LSh to 1st corner, 1s cross to 2nd place own sides

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