CASTING GLANCES

A 32 Bar Strathspey for 2couples

Bars 1 - 8

First man and second woman dance a figure of eight: giving left hands to pass, cast left around partners; giving right hands to pass, cast right around neighbors back to place.

Bars 9 - 10

First and second couples set to partners.

Bars 11 - 12

First woman casts down one place and second man casts up one place, while first man and second woman dance across the set into partner's place.

Bars 13 - 14

Facing across the set, first and second couples set to one another.

Bars 15 - 16

First man casts down one place and second woman casts up one place, while second man and first woman turn 3/4 giving right hands..

Bars 17 - 24

First and second couples dance an 8-bar reel of four on the diagonal giving right shoulders to their partners to begin. Second man and first woman complete the reel with a left shoulder pass. End facing partners on the diagonal, men facing up and women facing down.

Bars 25 - 32

Second and first couples poussette right round:

25: Taking both hands with their partners, first and second couples turn 1/2 to change places. Men are now facing down and women facing up on the diagonal. The turn replaces the usual step in from the sidelines needed to form a diagonal line. (First woman and second man have foot changes.)

26-32: First and second couples dance bars 2-8 of a poussette right round.

 

 

Repeat from new positions

Devised by Tim Wilson, October, 1998


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