Dance Dancing Out of Habit 8349

Also known as “Oh Brother Dominic”.

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

Devised by
John Drewry (1996)
16,14,0/888/888 = 77% (1 turn), 61% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
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Drewry's Note:

Devised for ...

Drewry's Note:

Devised for Robert Baird.

Robert, for a time, taught Scottish Country Dancing at a Catholic boys school. Girls from a neighbouring school were brought in as partners. At an end-of-term party, the monks, who taught at the school, joined in the dancing too. One of them danced on to a slippery part of the floor and went all his length. His habit flew up over his head giving a "non-divine revelation" to all present. Happily he was a good sport and, picking himself up, continued to dance.

Dancing Out of Habit 3/4L · J32

1c set | cross RH ; cast below 3c | cross up between them ;; cast off again | slip to the top ; cast into 2pl | cross LH and face out.
2c does the same, starting 2 bars later, finish in 1st place and face down and in (2,1x,3)
Reels3 on the sides, 1c Lsh to 2cnr, at end cross to own side (2,1,3)
2c+1c+3c circle6 left ; swivel L , chase back cclw (2,1,3)

Dancing Out of Habit 3/4L · J32

1s set, cross RH, cast below 3s, dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 3s, slip step up to top, cast to 2nd place & cross LH while 2s stand for 2 bars repeat (without the final crossing) ending in 1st place own sides
1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 2nd corner & end passing RSh to 2nd place own sides
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left for 6 steps, pivot left & chase back to places

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Budapest Local Club 29.04.2014 2014-04-29 Zoltán Gräff May 6, 2014, 9:45 a.m.
Berkeley Friday 11-Nov-16 2016-11-11 Tovar - Nov. 10, 2016, 9:53 p.m.

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