A DANCE FOR MARJORIE
32 bar strathspey for three couples in a three couple set.
1 - 4 1st and 2nd couples set and link;
5 - 8 2nd and 1st couples circle four hands once round to the left.
9 -12 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples, joining hands on the sides, set, and,
giving right hands to partners, cross over to the opposite side and flow into:-
13-14 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples circle six hands round to the left half
way (two steps only) - finish on the side lines in the order 3, 1, 2 - all proper.
15-16 3rd and 2nd couples, giving right hand to partners, cross over
to the opposite side, while 1st couple turn with right hands once round to face their first corner dancers.
(1st man is facing 3rd woman who is in top place on the men's side and 1st woman is facing 2nd man who is in third place on the ladies' side).
17-20 1st couple and first corners dance half a diagonal right shoulder reel of four, at the end 1st couple meet one another in the middle of the dance, right shoulder to right shoulder, and face their 2nd corner dancers.
21-24 1st couple and second corners dance half a diagonal right shoulder reel of four. 1st couple finish in second place, proper.
25-32 1st and 3rd couples circle four hands once round to the left and finish in a diagonal line; 1st and 3rd couples dance half diamond poussette to change places.
Finish in the order 2, 3, 1.
Repeat from new positions.
For Marj Potter
Dance devised by Peter M. Price, 13 January 2006 (peter.price1672 [at] gmail.com)
Tune: S'ann an Ile
Music: Set of Strathspeys, track #9, on First Stop by
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