Dance The Braes of Balquhidder 742

See also: The Braes of Balquhidder (3/4L, 18th Cent.)

Strathspey · 128 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

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Steps
  • Highland Schottische, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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The Braes of Balquhidder 4S · S128

Part A

1-8
All set to partner, set to corner, set to partner & turn partner 2H to finish in 2 diag lines with Men BtoB facing partner (1s+4s & 2s+3s)
9-16
1s+4s also 2s+3s dance diagonal reels of 4. Men end BtoB in centre of diagonal lines again
17-24
Chorus: All set to partners HS & turn 2H twice to original places

Part B

25-32
1s lead out between 4s while 3s lead out between 2s, divide & cast to 1s facing 3s & all set HS
33-40
1s+3s (centre couples) turn person opposite 2H twice, Men lead partners out through side couples back to places
41-56
2s & 4s repeat bars 25-40
57-64
Chorus

Part C

65-80
1s dance to 4s & circle 4H round to left, pick up 3s & circle 6H round, pick up 2s & circle 8H round to end back in places
81-88
1s+4s also 2s+3s dance RH across & LH back
89-96
1s+4s also 2s+3s dance Ladies' Chain
97-104
Chorus

Part D

105-112
All Ladies Adv+Ret (2 steps each) while Men stand (2 bars) then dance into middle to face partner; all set & turn partners back to places
113-120
All dance Grand Chain
121-128
Chorus

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Aug. 23, 2014, 6:40 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

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Murrough Landon
Added on: May 7, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Mary Isdal Macnab 2018-01-01 Dance ForFun Jan. 13, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
HHK Experienced 28 September 2021 2021-09-29 Deborah Leary Sept. 27, 2021, 2:12 a.m.

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