Great to have Strathspey back!
I watched "Happy 75th" (twice) at TAC Summer School '98, performed by a
super set, including List member Marjorie McLaughlin - hope she can
supply the answer to Angus' question, becase I certainly can't.
Marietta GA USA
On Thu, 31 May 2001 13:14:41 +0930 Angus Henry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
writes: > On the cover slip to the CD "Memories of Fife" by Muriel Johnstone > are instructions for one of Mary Brandon's dances, "Happy 75th", > which is a medley of five popular dances. > > In dance no.2, 'Petronella' bars 17-24, the 1st couple have danced > down the middle of the set with near hands joined followed by 2nd, > 3rd and 4th couples, also with near hands joined. The instructions > > then say "1st couple CASTS UP in a straight line INSIDE the set, > followed by the others". > > Does anyone know this medley, or has seen it done, and can explain > how to dance that cast up? Do all the downward-bound dancers have > to > separate to allow the upward-bound dancers to dance between them? > > Many thanks > > Angus > -- > > * * * * * * * * * * * * > * > Angus & Puka Henry:- 4 Eagle Court, Wulagi, DARWIN, NT 0812, > AUSTRALIA > PHONE: (International) + 61 (0)8 8927 9203 > FAX: as phone, but phone FIRST to arrange for it to be switched on! > Website: <http://www.octa4.net.au/ahenry/> >