Dance Rowena And Rebecca 5730

Strathspey · 48 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Hugh Foss
Intensity
8000/8800/8888/0077/0088/8888 = 61% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Recommended Music

Rowena And Rebecca 4/4L · S48

The opening fugal theme is danced successively by all four couples starting on bars 1, 9, 17 & 19. This crib gives a flavour of the dance: the full instructions and diagrams are recommended.

1-8
1c set | turn BH ; cast off to 4pl (2c+3c+4c up on [7-8])
9-16
1c turn | lead up & cross above 4c ; cast off | cross up to 3pl
while 2c set | turn BH ; cast off to 4pl (3c+4c up on [15-16]) (3,4,1,2)
17-24
1c set | turn BH ; turn BH moving up | lead up & circle into 1pl
while 2c turn BH to 4pl | set ; turn moving up | ½ turn to 3plx
while 3c set | turn BH ; cast to 4pl
while 4c stand | set ; turn BH moving up to 1pl | start casting off (following 3c)
25-28
3c ½ turn BH | lead up to 2plx centre
while 4c continue cast to 4pl | meet & lead up to 3pl centre (2c down on [27-28])
29-30
3c & 4c ½ turn, 3W/4W end on W/M side between 2pl & 3pl, 3M/4M end on centre line in 2pl/3pl facing up/down
31-32
3M/4M dance up/down & face W/M side (3W+4W stand)
33-36
3W+4W set twice
while 3M & 4M exchange places by casting RSh round 1W/2W (in 1W/4M pl) & dance in below/above P back to centre line
37-40
3c+4c circle4 L to (1,4x,3,2x)
41-44
All ½ circle8 L to (2,3x,4,1x)
45-48
2c & 4c turn P as 3c & 1c turn P 1½ to (2,3,4,1)

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
FSCDC Fugues etc. 14 June 2014 2014-06-14 Anselm Lingnau June 14, 2014, 10:46 p.m.

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