Dance Spring In Helensburgh 6259

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

Devised by
Brian Charlton (1991)
Intensity
800/888/888/888/888 = 65% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The recommended music was changed ...

The recommended music was changed from "Welcome to Witney" to "Captain Mackintosh", as recorded for the Miscellanies by Muriel Johnstone, as it is better music and more readily available. The dance was written for the Spring Social, held in the first week in September each year, by the Helensburgh Club, Helensburgh is the most northerly suburb of Wollongong, NSW.

Notes: The movement "Dance to Corners and Set" is danced as described in the Courage Reel by John Drewry in the Canadian Book of dances.

Devised by Brian Charlton in April, 1991 and first danced at the Helensburgh Scottish Country Dancing Club Spring Social, September, 1991. Helensburgh is the most northerly suburb of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

Spring In Helensburgh 3/4L · R40

1--
1c set | cast 2 places ; cross Rsh | cast up to 2plx (2c up) (2,1x,3)
9--
Mirror Reels3 on sidelines, 1c start in and up (2,1x,3)
17--
Reels3 across, 1c start Lsh to 3cnrs. On [23-24], 1c meet in centre, pull Rsh back to face 1cnrs
25-36
Dance to Corners and Set, on [36] 1c finish in 2plx centre (3x,1x,2x)
37-40
1c turn RH to 2pl while{4} 2c+3c chase clw ½ (2,1,3)

Spring In Helensburgh 3/4L · R40

1-8
1s set, cast 2 places, cross RSh & cast up to 2nd place opp sides (2s step up 7-8)
9-16
2s+1s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides, 1L+2M pass LSh, 1s dancing in/up, 2s out/down to start. 2s & 3s dance loops at end of reel ready for …
17-24
Reels of 3 across, 1L+3s (1L Lsh to 3L) & 1M+2s (1M LSh to 2M). Bars 23-24 1s approach each other, pull back RSh to face 1st corners
25-36
1s dance 12 bars of »Dance to Each Corner & Set«:
25-26 1s change places with 1st corners passing RSh & 1st corners pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set)
27-28 Original 1st crnrs change places with 2nd crnrs passing RSh & 2nd crnrs pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 1s in 3rd crnr (pstn) as 1s set
29-30 Original 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh & 1s pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 2nd corner (pstn) as orig 1st corners set
31-36 Repeat 25-30 until 1s back in middle & 2s+3s have progressed 1/2 round set
37-40
1s turn RH to 2nd place own side while 2s+3s dance clockwise 1/2 round set to end 2 1 3 4
NameDateOwnerLast changed
Suggestions for 2015-16 list Sue Ronald Jan. 29, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
Pawling 2016 - Dances taught Sue Ronald May 27, 2016, 5:51 p.m.

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