Dance Bonnie Charlie 644

See also: Bonnie Charlie (3/4L, Drewry: Summer 2)

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

Devised by
Ed Stern (1985)
Intensity
8888/8000/8888/8000 = 62% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Online Sources
Recommended Music
Extra info
Devised to teach reels of ...

Devised to teach reels of four. The title refers to Bonnie Prince Charlie.

In the notes, Ed Stern says, "The dance is a very forgiving dance for beginners, and they will get through it successfully even if they face the wrong way to begin the reel of four."

Bonnie Charlie 4/4L · R32

1–
1c+2c & 3c+4c, circle4 and back
9–
1c in promhold (man on R) dance down the middle ; and up behind the M line, end in own place
17–
Rsh Reels4 on the sides
25–
1c cross RH | cast off 3 places (2c+3c+4c up) ; 1c turn RH 1½ to (2,3,4,1)

Bonnie Charlie 4/4L · R32

1-8
1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round & back
9-16
1s in prom hold (Lady on Mans Left) dance down the middle & dance up behind Men back to places
17-24
All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32
1s 1/2 turn RH & dance down opposite sides & turn RH at bottom 1.1/2 times

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Added on: July 11, 2020, 10:10 p.m.
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
FSCDC 11 December 2012 2012-12-11 Anselm Lingnau Dec. 12, 2012, 12:12 p.m.
ZA 2015-04-23 RSCDS Introductory and Intermediate Social 2015-04-23 Heather Hodgson April 1, 2015, 4:31 p.m.
Failte Dance 2017 2017-12-02 Lara Friedman-Shedlov Oct. 5, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Darmstadt_2016_06_08_TUMM 2016-06-08 OnYourToes Darmstadt June 6, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
Forres Sumer Social 2016-08-08 Regina Freinbichler July 29, 2016, 10:32 a.m.

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Lara Friedman-Shedlov · Aug. 30, 2012, 6:51 p.m.

This is a great dance for teaching reels of 4, and the transition from one repetition into the next is fun.

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