Dance Spring In Helensburgh 6259

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

Devised by
Brian Charlton (1991)
800/888/888/888/888 = 65% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Recommended Music
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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

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

Spring In Helensburgh 3/4L · R40

1s set, cast 2 places, cross RSh & cast up to 2nd place opp sides (2s step up 7-8)
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 …
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
Dance to Corners & Set: (12 bars)
Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a 1/4 turn to right to face next corner while supporting corners set (2 bars). Repeat 5 more times to end with corners in diagonally opposite place and 1s meet again in the middle
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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