Dance Seagreen 5980

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: 231)

Devised by
John Drewry (1989)
Intensity
828 888 828 844 = 79% (1 turn), 79% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The notes say: 'the dance ...

The notes say: 'the dance is dedicated to the members of the Paris Branch who have invited me to teach there in June 1989. Thomas Carlyle, in a well-known phrase, described Robespierre as "The seagreen incorruptible".'

Seagreen 3/3L · S32

1–
1c+2c+3c set | {1M+3W petronella-turn to finish BtoB between 2c with 1M facing up and 3W facing down ; dance through P's place | cast R to exchanged places} while{6} {1W+3M cast clw to other end ; petronella to finish BtoB with 3M facing up and 1W facing down | both dance out to exchanged places (3x,2,1x)
9–
All set, circle6 L. On [14], all drop hands, dance into the centre pulling Rsh back to face out, and dance clw to starting places (3x,2,1x)
17–
3c+2c+1c repeat figure [1-8] to (1,2,3)
25–
2c followed by 1c dance down NHJ between 3c and cast up to 1pl / 2pl ; 1c with 3c following dance up NHJ between 2c and cast off to 3pl / 2pl (to 2,3,1)

Seagreen 3/3L · S32

1-8
All set, 1M & 3L petronella turn into centre (BtoB position), dance out thru partner's place & cast to R into each others place while 1L & 3M cast down/up to opp end, petronella turn into centre (BtoB position) & dance out to opp sides (3) 2 (1)
9-16
All set, circle 6H round to left for 3 steps, dance in on 4th step & turn to right to dance round clockwise to (3) 2 (1)
17-24
Repeat bars 1- 8 with 1s+3s changing back to original places 1 2 3
25-32
2s followed by 1s dance down between 3s, cast up (2s to top & 1s to 2nd pl), 1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s & cast (1s to bottom & 3s to 2nd place) 2 3 1

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