Dances D

DONNA'S CAKE

32 Bar Jig for 3 Couples

 

1- 8: 1st Couple cross RH, cast, turn LH to face 1st corners, 2nd Couple stepping up on bars 3 & 4

 

9-16: 1st Couple dance half reels of four with 1st corners. Passing R shoulder, 1s dance half reels of four with 2nd corners to finish in 2nd place on opposite sides.

 

17-18: 3C, 1C, 2C set

19-22: 3C, 1C, 2C turn partners RH once around, staying int he center

23-24:  Man turn Lady under her R arm (man dances below woman) into allemande hold

 

25-32: 3C, 1C, 2C dance allemande

 

Devised by Valerie Hill

 

For dancer Donna Graham, a great cake maker, on finishing her chemotherapy.  Donna passed away in February 2012 after a long battle with cancer.  Her smile and laughter will be with us always.

 

DREAM ANGUS

32 Bar Strathspey for 3 Couples

 

1- 8: 1st & 2nd Couples poussette right round

 

9-12: 1st Couple cross giving right hands & cast off one place, 2nd Couple stepping up on Bars 11-12

13-16: 1st Couple dance a half figure of eight around 2nd Couple, passing left shoulder at the end to face 1st corners, ready for:

 

17-24: Diagonal reel of four with 1st corners, 1st Couple passing left shoulders at the end to face 2nd corners

 

25-32: Diagonal reel of four with 2nd corners, 1st Couple finishing in 2nd place on their own sides

 

Devised by Susan Johnson, Spring, 1998.