Dance Reel of the Puffins 8956

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
John Bowie Dickson (1998)
Intensity
8008 8888 8448 8888 = 81% (1 turn), 81% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
For the wedding of Katie ...

For the wedding of Katie Fallas and Iain Roxburgh in August 1998. Katie and Iain met while dancing and watching puffins in the Faroes with Dunedin Dancers.

Reel of the Puffins 4/4L · R32

3c+4c cross on 2nd chord (1,2,3x,4x)

1–
1c+4c cross RH and cast to centre (2c+3c step to ends) ; 1c+4c set twice, hand joined in circle, at end pivot R to face corners
9–
2c+3c full diag. Reels4 giving LH in the centre while{8} 1c+4c ½ reel4 round cnr, pass Lsh in centre | repeat round next cnr cclw, and face »third« cnr (1c faces 3c, 2c faces 4c)
17–
Turn cnr RH | 1c+4c ½ LHA ; turn new cnr RH | 1c & 4c change places on side LH (2,4,1x,3x)
25–
Parallel Reels4 on the side

Reel of the Puffins 4/4L · R32

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1-8
1s & 4s cross RH & cast in 1 place to join hands to form a circle, set twice turning right about to face nearest corner
9-16
2s & 3s dance full diagonal RSh reels of 4 giving LH in centre while 1s & 4s dance 1/2 diagonal RSh reel & pass LSh in centre to face next corner anticl'wise; dance 1/2 RSh reel with that corner & pass LSh in centre to face next corner anticlockwise
17-24
4s & 1s turn corners RH & dance LH across 1/2 way, turn diagonally opposite corners RH & 1s+4s change places LH on the sides
25-32
All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides. 2 4 (1)(3)

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