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Dance Red Kites over the Black Isle 9882

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 3142)

Devised by
Ann & Ian Jamieson
Intensity
8008/0880/8888/8888 = 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Extra Info
or 2x32 bar Strathspey + 2x32 bar Reel –

This dance was originally written as a strathspey, but on a …

or 2x32 bar Strathspey + 2x32 bar Reel –

This dance was originally written as a strathspey, but on a “party” night it was done as a medley for fun and we found it worked. So you have the option of dancing it either way.

Red Kites over the Black Isle 4/4L · S32
1–
1c & 4c set | cast inwards (2c & 3c step out) ; 1c+4c ½ R&L (2,4x,1x,3)
9–
All repeat pattern of [1–8] (4x,3x,2x,1x)
17–
4c+3c & 2c+1c RHA ; 3c+2c LHA while{4} 4c+1c chase clw ½. All finish as for Reel4 position (1,3x,2x,4)
25–
All set facing on sides | change places RH (to 3,1x,4,2x) ; 3c & 2c turn P BH 1½ while{4} 1c & 4c turn P BH (3,1,4,2)
Red Kites over the Black Isle 4/4L · S32
1-8
1s & 4s set & cast in 1 place (2s & 3s step up/down), 1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L
9-16
2s & 3s set & cast in 1 place (4s & 1s step up/down), 2s+3s dance 1/2 R&L. (4) (3) (2) (1)
17-24
4s+3s & 2s+1s dance RH across, 3s+2s dance LH across while 4s & 1s chase clockwise to other end
25-32
1s+3s also 2s+4s set facing on sides & change places RH, turn partners 2H to own sides (end couples turn 1.1/2 times). End 3 1 4 2

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