Dance A Diamond Set in Silver 7679

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
John Drewry (1985)
Intensity
484/383/383/583 = 47% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Recommended Music

A Diamond Set in Silver 3/4L · S32

1--
1M+2W & 2M+3W Turn BH ½ and face other pair | set to other pair ; Circle4 L 1¼, finish with 2c in own place and 1M & 3W in exchanged places
9--
1W+2M & 2W+3M Turn BH ½ and face other pair | set to other pair ; pairs together LHA 1¼, finish (3x,2,1x)
17-20
[Two Half Diamond Reels of Four]
2c+1cnrs pass Rsh, 2c finish in 1cnr pos as 1cnr persons (=3W+1M) petronella to just in front of 2cnr pos (long steps) forming a diamond shape | all face in diagonally and set, but 1M+3W set {1} and set advancing{1} to finish BtoB on 1diag. facing their original place
21-24
1M+3W passing 2c Rsh dance to original places while{2} 2c petronella turn to face P across the set | 2c set {1} and set advancing{1} to finish BtoB on 2diag facing 2cnrs.
25-28
2c+2cnrs pass Rsh, 2c finish in 2cnr pos as 2cnr persons (=3M+1W) petronella to just in front of 3cnr pos (long steps) forming a diamond shape | all face in diagonally and set, but 3M+1W set {1} and set advancing{1} to finish BtoB on 2diag. facing their original place
29-32
1W+3M passing 2c Rsh dance to original places while{2} 2c dance in turning P LH to face up | 2c dance up to 1pl as 1c casts off (2,1,3)

A Diamond Set in Silver 3/4L · S32

1-4
1M+2L & 2M+3L 1/2 turn 2H to face other pair on diagonal & set
5-8
1M+2s+3L circle 4H round to left with 1M ending in 3rd pl opp side as 3L ends in 1st pl opp side as 2s end in original places
9-12
1L+2M & 2L+3M 1/2 turn 2H to face other pair on diagonal & set
13-16
1L+2s+3M dance LH across with 1L ending in 3rd pl opp side as 3M ends in 1st pl opp side as 2s turn LH to face 1st corners (pstn)
17-24
2s dance 1/2 Diamond Reels of 4 with 1st corners:
17-20 2s dance out (pass RSh) as corners petronella turn to just in front of 2nd corner pstn (Long steps) into diamond shape & 3L+2s+1M set ending with 3L+1M petronella turning to BtoB facing original places
21-24 1M+3L dance out to their original places as 2s dance in & petronella turn into 2nd pstn on opp sides into diamond shape & 2s set ending with 2s petronella turning to BtoB facing 2nd corners
25-32
2s dance 1/2 Diamond Reels of 4 with 2nd corners:
25-28 2s dance out (pass RSh) as corners petronella turn to just in front of 1st corner pstns (long step) into diamond shape & 3M+2s+1L set ending with 3M+1L petronella turning to BtoB facing orig places
29-32 1L+3M dance out (pass RSh) as 2s dance in & 1/2 turn RH to face up
2s dance up to 1st place as 1s cast to 2nd place

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