A 32 bar Strathspey for four couples.
Devised by Eddy West 2000.
For Jean Chave.
|1-4||First and second couples set, first couple only
cross giving right hand.|
|5-8||First lady and second man turn one and a half times with
the left hand, first man and second lady likewise with the right hand. (Finish as in Fig. 1)|
|9-16||First and third couples Half Tandem Reel and Turn.|
||First man, followed by third lady dancing in tandem, dances half a tandem reel
of three up and down the centre of the dance with first lady and third man, first man passes
his partner by the right to begin, third lady follows him throughout, they finish between the
third man and first lady facing the mens side, all in a line up and down the middle of
the dance. (See Fig. 2)|
| ||13-16||First couple with left hand, third couple with right hand turn one and a half
times to finish on side lines having changed places, first couple still on opposite sides.
First man and third lady, first lady and third man cover in turns.|
|17-24||First lady with the fours, first man with the threes right hands
across. Change passing right shoulder to dance left hands across with the other couple.|
|25-26||First and fourth couples set on the side while second and
third couples commence a double figure of eight, second couple crossing down and third couple
casting up to begin.|
|27-32||First and fourth couples dance six bars of a double figure
of eight, first couple casting off and fourth couple crossing up to begin while second and
third couple continue their double figure of eight.|
Repeat from new positions.
Written for Jean Chave, one of the Teachers of the Kamo Scottish Country Dance Club,
Jean and I have had several interesting times dancing the Tournee.
Music: "Doon the Burn Davie Lad" as recorded for "Alison Rose" by David Cunningham Jnr
on Highlander Music - Scottish Dances Vol. 3
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