I printed the reply and used it as I danced the dance in my mind.
Thanks for the help.
You people are great to give such grand (clear/concise)answers.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian Brockbank" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 3:54 AM
Subject: RE: Ian Powrie's Farewell to Auchterarder
> Hi Carole, > > > My question is presented from 4th Ladies position, and my > > dancing experience is less than 16 months. Please be gentle. > > Bars 41-48 - All dance reels of four across the set. > > Bars 49-56 - 1C,3C dance out diagonally between 2C,4C > > respectively to start figures of 8 around them. > > > > Will someone please explain? > > After the reels to they 1C,3C go back to place? > > Where does 3rd Lady/Man go to start the figure of eight? > > Up, down, across, right/left shoulder to fourth Lady/Man. > > I hope you will be willing to help clarify this for me. > > You start the reels of four in two lines across the dance > > /====\ > 2M 1M 3L 4L \ 2M /1M > 2L 1L 3M 4M >< > TOP / 2L \1L > \====/ > > and you finish them in the same place. 1st couple are now ideally > placed to dance the figure of eight around the 2nd couple, and 3rd > couple likewise around 4th couple. They cross between the couple, > cast back into the middle, cross out between them again and cast > back in ready for the left hands across. > > HTH, > > Ian > -- > Ian Brockbank, Indigo Active Vision Systems, The Edinburgh Technopole, > Bush Loan, Edinburgh EH26 0PJ Tel: 0131-475-7234 Fax: 0131-475-7201 > work: firstname.lastname@example.org personal: Xxx.Xxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx > web: XxxxxxxxXxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx http://www.scottishdance.net/ > Feed the World http://www.hungersite.com/ > >