Dance The Burn of Sorrow 867

Strathspey · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Barry Priddey
  • Reel of four - diagonal (REEL;DIAG;R4;)
  • Tourbillon (TOURB)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Extra info
Rising in the Ochil Hills ...

Rising in the Ochil Hills, the Burn of Sorrow flows through the spectacular Windy Pass into the Dollar Glen, where it is joined by the Burn of Care, below the ruins of Castle Campbell.

The Burn of Sorrow 2/4L · S32

1C 2C dance RHA; 1M 2W retain RH, turn halfway [1] then cast L around partner and cross to own places [3].
1C 2C dance LHA; 1W 2M dance around partner by L and pass by the L - - 1W to face 2W, 2M to face 1M.
Diagonal Reel4 - 1W 2M on reaching partner's place cross to own sides.
1C 2C Tourbillon.

The Burn of Sorrow 2/4L · S32

1s+2s dance RH across, 1M+2L 1/2 turn RH & cast left round partner back to places
1s+2s dance LH across, 1L+2M & cast left round partner then pass LSh to face 2L/1M places
1M+2M+1L+2L dance reel of 4 but 2M+1L dance 1/2 the reel & then cross back to places
1s+2s dance Tourbillon:
1s & 2s 1/2 turn ptnrs 2H, 1M & 2L lead ptnrs by nearer hand 1 place cl'wise to end 1s on Ladies' side & 2s Men's side, 1s set to 2s
1s & 2s 1/2 turn partners 2H & lead partners on 1 place clockwise & 2s+1s cross RH to own sides

Murrough Landon
Added on: Nov. 22, 2019, 12:08 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Scotia - 5 June 2017 2017-06-05 Peter Price June 4, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 1996-1997 1996-12-31 Andy Peterson April 14, 2018, 5:25 p.m.

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