Dance The Rowan Tree 5726

See also: The Rowan Tree (2/4L, Bell: Downside), The Rowan Tree (5/5L, Veranth: Wasatch Mountain), The Rowan Tree (?, Martin)

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples (2x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Romaine Butterfield (1967)
4444 8888 8888 8080 = 75% (1 turn), 75% (whole dance)
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Not identical to The Rowan ...

The Rowan Tree 4/4L · S32

Start with 2c and 4c on opposite sides (1,2x,3,4x)

1M+2M and 3M+4M turn RH 1½ to change places ; Women repeat
2c+1c & 4c+3c Reels4 across, passing Rsh on sidelines to begin
Reels4 on sides, 1c & 4c pass Lsh to begin
1c+3c set | 1c lead up RH, cross between 2c, cast off to bottom and cross RH to 4pl on opposite sides while{6} 3c lead up RH between 4c and 2c cross, cast off and cross RH to 2pl opposite side (2,3x,4,1x)

The Rowan Tree 4/4L · S32

2s & 4s start on opp sides

1M+2M also 3M+4M turn RH 1.1/2 times, 1L+2L also 3L+4L repeat
2s+1s also 4s+3s reel of 4 across (Men & Ladies pass RSh on sides to start & 2s/4s end 1st/3rd place, 1s/3s in 2nd/4th place (opp sides to start)
2s+1s+4s+3s dance reels of 4 on sides (1s+4s -middle couples- pass LSh to start)
1s set, 1s lead up crossing, cast to bottom & cross RH while 3s set, lead up crossing to top, cast to 2nd place & cross RH. 2 (3)4(1)

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