Dance The Blue Mess Jacket 594

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

Devised by
Douglas Henderson
Intensity
8800 8440 8004 8888 = 59% (1 turn), 59% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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The Blue Mess Jacket 4/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c (leading) lead down, on [4] 1c cross ; 2c lead up to 2pl while{4} 1c cast to the top, and curve in to finish BtoB between 2c facing opposite side
9-24
The Spurtle:
9-12
1c+2c, ½Reel4, 2c ends in 1plx (cast up) as 1c moves down with quick RH turn to face 3c in the same way
13-16
1c+3c repeat
17-20
1c+4c repeat
21-24
1c continue fast RH turn to 4plx (best as a double turn) | all set (2x,3x,4x,1x)
25–
All ½ Petronella to own side (2,3,4,1).

The Blue Mess Jacket 4/4L · S32

1-8
2s followed by 1s lead down the middle, 1s cross & cast up to top & curve in to end BtoB facing 2s who have danced back to place
9-16
'The Spurtle':
9-12 1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 4 with 2s & turn RH to face 3s (M facing L)
13-16 Repeat with 3s but end facing 4s
17-20 Repeat with 4s
21-24 1s continue turn to end in 4th place opposite sides & all set (2) (3) (4) (1)
25-32
All Petronella to centre & set, Petronella to own sides & set. 2 3 4 1

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