Dance Dochroyle 8770

Jig · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 21)

Devised by
Ian Simmonds (1998)
44/44/88/88 = 52% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Extra info
Dochroyle was the name of ...

Dochroyle was the name of the family farm of the deviser's wife's Great Grandparents situated near Newton Stewart, Galloway. On emigrating to New Zealand her Grandfather settled on a farm in Taihape and gave it the same name.

Dochroyle 2/4L · J32

1L casts off below 2L while 2M casts up round 1M. 1L, 2M turn RH 1½ to return to place.
1M casts off below 2M while 2L casts up round 1L. 1M, 2L turn LH 1¼ to face partner on the sides (men facing up, ladies facing down).
1C, 2C change places with a modified poussette movement: 1C progress up the side, 2C progress down the side ¼ turn progress across the set ¼ turn progress up or down ¼ turn into the centre ¼ turn to fnish in a line in the centre of the set (men facing up, ladies facing down)
2C, 1C dance a reel of 4. All dance out to own sides on bars 31–32, 1M following 2M from the bottom of the reel and 2L following 1L from the top of the reel.

Dochroyle 2/4L · J32

1L casts down while 2M casts up & 1L+2M turn 1.1/2 RH back to place
1M casts down while 2L casts up & 1M+2L turn 1.1/4 LH to end on opp sides facing partner (Men face up, Ladies face down)
Modified Poussette:
1s move up Ladies'side as 2s move down Men's side, 1/4 turn to across set, 1s move to M's side as 2s move to L's side, 1/4 turn
2s move up L's side as 1s move down M's side, 1/4 turn, couples move to centre & 1/4 turn to line up/down centre. 2L 2M 1L 1M
2s+1s dance RSh reel of 4, Bars 31-32: all dance to own side, 1M follows 2M (from bottom), 2L follows 1L from top. End 2 1

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Ilana Steiner
Added on: July 8, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Edinburgh Branch workshop 2 2018-03-21 Atsuko Clement March 18, 2018, 1:03 a.m.
Cambridge Joint Class - Summer - Tuesday 6 June 2017 2017-06-06 Jacqui Brocker June 1, 2017, 1:07 p.m.

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