Dance The Happy Couple 9656

See also: The Happy Couple (4/4L, Mitchell: Thistle Dubh 2), The Happy Couple (4/4L, Swirles: Friendship Bk.)

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

Devised by
Peter Avery (1998)
Intensity
800/880/808/888/800 = 45% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
This dance was devised for ...

This dance was devised for the marriage of Sylvia Smith and Frank Malcolm. Sylvia has been a stalwart member of the Branch demonstration team for many years as well as being a highly respected teacher of both adults and children. The music was written for the dance by Freda Phillipson. The dance and the music were performed for the first time at a dance celebrating their wedding on 18th April 1998.

The Happy Couple 3/4L · J40

1-8
1s cross RH & cast (2s step up), 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 up round 2s, finishing in prom hold facing 2L
9-16
1s+2s dance reel of 3 across (1s pass 2L RSh). 1s finish facing 3L
17-24
1s+3s dance reel of 3 across (1s pass 3L LSh), 1s finish in centre facing Ladies' side, drop RH
25-32
1s dance out between 2L & 3L, cross LH, cast back into centre & turn RH 1.1/4 to finish facing up NHJ while 2s+3s set twice and turn partner RH, finishing 2HJ in centre making two arches
33-40
1s dance up between 2s, cast, dance down between 3s and cast up to 2nd place. 2s and 3s step back to sidelines end bar 40. End 2 1 3

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