Dance Video Flowers of the West (Video 1)

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Flowers of the West (S40, John Brenchley: Swan River Selection)
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Jamie McDougall (Oct. 12, 2016, 4:07 a.m.) – Source: YouTube
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Part of a larger demonstration. Ending circle leads dancers to enter next demonstration dance positions. Not great video quality (Appears to be a converted VHS/PAL type tape), but sufficient.

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Flowers of the West 4/4L · S40

This is a centro-symmetrical dance. 3c & 4c start on opposite sides

1c+4c Turn RH | cast in to middle places (2c+3c step to ends) ; 1c+4c ½ R&L (to 2,4,1x,3x)
4c+1c the Targe: 1W+4W turn ¾ RH while{2} 1M+4M chase ¼ cclw to line up/dn | 1M/4M turn 4W/1W LH ; 1W+4W turn ¾ RH while{2} 1M+4M chase on ¼ cclw | repeat the ¾ RH turns and finish (2,1,4x,3x)
Parallel Reels4 on the sidelines
End couples with middle couples ½ RH turn on sidelines | middle couples LHA while{4} end couples chase clw ½ round the set | repeat ½ RH turns on sidelines (2,4,1x,3x)
All set, turn partner BH ; flowing into 2c+4c & 1c+3c circle4 left (2,4,1x,3x)

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