Dance Video Radcliffe Square (Video 1)

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Radcliffe Square (M128, Todd Pierce: Oxford Book of Dances, Silver Jubilee)
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Sarah Hopkin (July 6, 2016, 3:42 p.m.) – Source: YouTube
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A Scottish Country Dance performed by the Oxford University Scottish Dance Society. Dance from RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - The Oxford Silver Jubilee Book of Dances (1993) and Oxford Connections. Dance devised by Todd Pierce.

Music: "Radcliffe Square" from the Oxford Connections CD Millbank Cottage (W. D. Dumbreck) Barney's Balmoral (E. MacDonald) Performed by The Craigellachie Band

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Radcliffe Square 4S · M128

All circle 8H round & back
All set & change places RH with corners, repeat back to place
All set NHJ & Ladies dance RH across & turn partners LH to places
Men cast round partner & dance anticlockwise 1 place, dance LH across & turn new partner RH to places
All dance Schiehallion Reel to end facing partner (on corner)
All dance La Baratte with partner:
49-50 Man 1/2 turns partner RH & retains hand but at arm's length from each other
51-52 Man retraces steps, taking LH, with Lady turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Lady's original place) & releasing Lady's RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places
53-54 All couples change places LH to opposite places
55-56 All set ending ready for…
All poussette right round

Repeat in Reel time

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