Dance Crossing the Line 8165

See also: Crossing the Line (4/4L, Skelton: Dolphin), Crossing the Line (4/4L, McKinnell)

Reel · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: Other)

Devised by
John Drewry (1996)
Intensity
888/880/800/888 = 75% (1 turn), 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in

Crossing the Line 3/3L · R32

1–
1c cross down into Mirror Reels3 on opposite sides with 2c+3c, 1c finish in promhold facing down between 2c in 1pl
9–
1c+2M+2W Reel3 across (Rsh to 2M) (at end 1c start downwards)
17–
1c (promhold) dance between 3c, cross LH and cast up to 2pl ; turn RH and face out (see note)
25–
2c & 3c petronella {8} while 1c casts R (1M up, 1W down) | cross between setting end couples ; cast to 2plx | set (all together) (2x,1x,3x)

The set is now inverted ; repeat using the bottom (3c) as new top. In 6 times through each couple dances once as 1c from »each hemisphere«.
Note: On [24], some dancing couples choose to face in after the RH turn and then cast into the next figure.

Crossing the Line 3/3L · R32

Northern Hemisphere

1-8
1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides
9-16
1s (on opp sides) in prom hold dance a reel of 3 across with 2s giving RSh to 2nd Man
17-24
1s (on opp sides) dance down to bottom crossing & cast up to 2nd place, 1s turn RH (1s end facing out on own side)
25-32
1s cast right as 2s & 3s petronella turn into centre & 1s dance thru 2s/3s as they set, 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s & 3s petronella turn to opposite sides & all set. End 2 1 3 all on opposite sides

Southern Hemisphere

Repeat having crossed the Line into the Southern Hemisphere. New 1st couple are at the other end of the set reversing after each 32 bars

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Anselm Lingnau
Added on: July 8, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
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Truus de Ceuster
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