Dance Bydand 893

See also: Bydand (3/3L, M&D Keppie: Gordon Reels)

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

Devised by
John Drewry (1977)
Intensity
888 880 888 888 = 91% (1 turn), 69% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Online Sources
Recommended Music
Extra info
John Drewry wrote in the ...

John Drewry wrote in the original description that the dance was for Stephen W. Gordon of London, formerly of Falkirk. "Bydand", meaning abiding or lasting, is the motto of Clan Gordon.

Bydand 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c+3c set and cross RH ; repeat, 2c face out
9–
1c turn RH ½ shifting to 2pl facing up NHJ while{2} 2c cast into 1pl NHJ facing 2c | 2c+1c set ; ½RHA | 1c cast off, 2c turn RH ½ shifting to 1pl (2,1,3)
17–
1c cross RH | cast R ; cross up/down LH | cast L while{8} corners set diagonally | adv {1} & retire {1} NHJ to the sides ; repeat , but now retire NHJ up/down
25–
2c+1c+3c set | circle6 L, dance into centre, swiveling R to spiral clw to (2,1,3)

Bydand 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, set & cross back RH
9-16
1s 1/2 turn RH moving down, turn in face up nearer hands joined while 2s cast up & turn to face 1s, 1s+2s set, dance 1/2 RH across, 1s cast down to 2nd place while 2s lead up & cross over
17-20
1s cross RH, 1M casts down round 3L to face up & 1L casts up round 2M to face down while 2s+3s set facing (diagonally) & advance 1 step to form a circle with 1s (1L at top, 1M at bottom), retire to sides (2M+3M & 2L+3L on sides retain hands)
21-24
1s change places LH & 1M casts down round 2M as 1L casts up round 3L to 2nd place own sides while 2s+3s set on sides & advance 1 step, retire with partner (up & down). 2 1 3
25-32
2s+1s+3s set & circle 6H round to left, dance in & spiral out clockwise to places
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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Aug. 24, 2014, 10:10 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Atholl SCDC Week 06 18/10/22 2022-10-18 Brian Martin Aug. 24, 2022, 3:41 p.m.
Stuart's programme - 21 March 2017-03-21 Joy Scott March 14, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
NYC Basic class 11/18/2021 Nicole Wimberger Nov. 15, 2021, 2:26 a.m.
Atholl SCDC Week 02 20/09/22 2022-09-20 Brian Martin Aug. 23, 2022, 3:19 p.m.
Oxford class 220407 2022-04-07 Christine Jeffery May 8, 2022, 6:39 p.m.

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