Dance The Colonel 8732

Jig · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
David (18C) Young (1740)
Intensity
800 888 888 822 822 = 66% (1 turn), 50% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Bars 25-26 now read "... pass ...

Bars 25-26 now read "... pass by the right to face first corners". Published in Scottish Country Dancer #20, april 2015.

The Colonel 3/4L · J40

1--
1c set | cast off (2c up) ; 1c petronella to between end couples (W up, M down) | 1c set
9--
Opposing Reels3 across, 1c Rsh to 1cnr, at end 1c quick LH turn into
17--
Opposing Reels3 across, 1c Rsh to 3cnr, finish 1M between 2c, 1W between 3c, and facing P
25--
1c set adv (pass Rsh) to face 1cnr | turn 1cnr RH to between other end couple ; 1c set adv. to face 2cnr (pass Lsh) | turn 2cnr LH to finish BtoB facing 1cnr
33--
1c set to 1cnr | to 2cnr into 2plx ; turn RH 1½ to (2,1,3)

The Colonel 3/4L · J40

1-8
1s set, cast 1 place, dance petronella turns to end 1L between 2s facing down & 1M between 3s facing up & set
9-16
1s turn to right & dance RSh reels of 3 across Lady with 2s & Man with 3s, 1s turn LH ready to reel with other couple
17-24
1s dance RSh reels of 3 across Lady with 3s & Man with 2s ending with 1M between 2s facing down & 1L between 3s facing up
25-32
1s set adv passing RSh to face 1st crnrs, turn RH & end 1L between 2s facing down & 1M b'tw'n 3s facing up, 1s set adv to 2nd crnrs & turn LH to end facing 1st crnrs
33-40
1s set to 1st corners, set to 2nd corners to end 2nd place opposite sides, 1s turn RH 1.1/2 times to own sides

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Moira Turner
Added on: Jan. 18, 2020, 11:16 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

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Murrough Landon
Added on: Oct. 10, 2018, 12:51 a.m.
Quality: Reasonable

NameDateOwnerLast changed
RSCDS Leaflet Dances 1st 11 dances Jane Rose March 6, 2018, 7:21 p.m.

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