32 bar strathspey for four couples in a longwise set.
For the dancers of Knox Scottish Country Dance Club
|1-8||All dance a progressive grand chain for four couples.|
|1-2||First couple cross giving right hands, other couples stand.|
|3-4||First couple change places with second couple giving left hands.|
|5-6||Second couple cross giving right hands, first couple change places with third couple giving right hands.|
|7-8||Second couple change places with third couple giving left hands, while first couple do the same with fourth couple.|
|9-16||All dance reels of four on the sides.|
|19-24||Third couple with second couple, fourth couple with first couple all dance six bars of double figures of eight, second and first couples casting up to begin.|
|25-32||First couple cross and cast to fourth place, fourth couple stepping up on bars 27 and 28, then turn with both hands one and a half times to finish on own sides.|
Repeat from new positions.
St Aidans Old Hall was the home of Knox SCD Club when I danced there. Sadly it was demolished at the end of 2002 to make way for a carpark, Knox Club continues to meet at a new venue.
Suggested recorded music : "Thirty years on" recorded by Muriel Johnstone on the CD "Music for 15 Social Dances"Return to home page