September 21, 2011

Corners' Hello 8x32 S

CORNERS' HELLO

32-bar Strathspey for 3 couples in a 4-couple set

1-8     1st and 2nd couples Set and Rotate. 2nd couple finish in first place and 1st couple in 2nd place, all facing in.

9-12     1st couple, passing left shoulder, set advancing to first corner and turn that corner in two bars finishing woman between 2nd couple and man between 3rd couple, both facing their own side of the dance (fourth corner position).


13-16     1st woman with 2nd couple and 1st man with 3rd couple, half reel of three across the dance passing the person they are facing by the left shoulder to begin. Finish with 1st couple facing each other up and down the set.

17-20     1st couple passing left shoulder, set advancing to 2nd corner person (third corner position) and turn that corner in two bars to finish man between 2nd couple and woman between 3rd couple, both facing the opposite side (second corner position).


21-24     1st man with 2nd couple and 1st woman with 3rd couple, half reel of three across passing that corner position by the left shoulder to begin. Finish in lines of three across, 1st man between 2nd couple all facing down and 1st woman between 3rd couple all facing up.


25-28     1st man with 2nd couple and 1st woman with 3rd couple, Set and Link finishing in order 2, 1, 3 on opposite side of the dance.

29-32     All set and, giving right hand to partners, cross to own side.

NOTES:

If you feel adventurous, try this dance in Jig or Reel Time.

Bars 11-12 and 23-24 Turning corners will be standard 2-hand turns in strathspey time or right hand turns in jig or reel time.

Bars 17-18 Setting to corners in Jig or Reel Time - 1s can pass their partner by the right shoulder directly toward the corner to their left.

Devised by Gary Lindsey (gary.lindsey [at] sbcglobal.net)

Posted by ldfs at September 21, 2011 10:12 AM
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