Happy 75th

Rebecca Sager

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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.

Becky

Becky Sager
Marietta GA USA

On Thu, 31 May 2001 13:14:41 +0930 Angus Henry <xxxxxx@xxxx4.xxx.xx>
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
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