Dance Braes of Atholl 738

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

Devised by
Walsh (18C) (1731)
800/888/888/844/800 = 66% (1 turn), 50% (whole dance)
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Braes of Atholl 3/4L · S40

1c set | cast off (2c up) ; 1c set | cast Lsh back (W up, M down), (2W step down, 3M up) (to positions 1W,2W,3W and 2M,3M,1M respectively)
1W+3M+2M & 1M+2W+3W diagonal Reels3, to enter 1W+3M & 1M+2W pass Lsh, and 2M & 3W cross the set, all finish in starting places, dancers facing out in 1pl and 3pl for
Reels3 on the sides, 1c starting Rsh to middle dancer, at end they again pass that dancer Rsh, 2c+3c finish in 1pl/3pl and 1c facing 1cnr
1c set to and turn cnrs, finish NHJ facing M side, M below W
1c dance out between M and cast back ; dance out between W and cast to (2,1,3)

Braes of Atholl 3/4L · S40

1s set, cast 1 place, set & cast 1 place (Lady up & Man down)
1s dance reels of 3 on 'diagonals' (1M with 2L+3L, LSh to 2L to start; 1L with 3M+2M, LSh to 3M to start; 2M+3L dance straight across set to enter reels)
1s pass RSh to dance reel of 3 on own sides (1M RSh to 2M, 1L RSh to 3L to start) 1s dance extra loop to end facing 1st corners
1s set to & turn 1st corner, set to & turn 2nd corner, finish in middle nearer hands joined facing men's side (1L on 1M LH side)
1s dance out between 2M+3M, cast round nearer corner, meet in centre, dance out on Ladies' side, cast round nearer crnr & dance to 2nd pl

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Bruce Herbold
Added on: June 30, 2017, 12:05 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Tour of Scotland Alan Wilson Jan. 20, 2012, 2:06 p.m.
RSCDS Book 8 Ward Fleri May 16, 2021, 1:30 a.m.
RSCDS Book 8 + yellow coatie Ward Fleri June 19, 2021, 1:07 a.m.

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