What's Up? -- Another new dance

Alan Paterson

Message 29901 · 12 Mar 2002 17:52:36 · Variable-width font · Whole thread

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Eric Clyde wrote:
>
> Alan:
> I didn't know of "The Kirrie Lads" and it doesn't appear in
> Anselm's index to of your database. Have you more details?

It's certainly on the Strathspey website -
http://www.strathspey.org/dd/dance/9365/view

>
> A cheat sheet for the Easter Reel appears in Mini-Cribs
> and, yes, it does have that formation. Oh well, you can't win them all!

Hmmm. Most peculiar. The Kirrie Lads was devised by Charles Upton - the
same person as produces the Mini-Cribs. The instructions are in the copy
I have.

Charles. Are you there!

Awra best,
Alan

>
> All the best,
>
> Eric
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan Paterson" <xxxxx@xxxxxxx.xx>
> To: <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 2:09 AM
> Subject: Re: What's Up? -- Another new dance
>
> > The dance just posted by Eric, has something in it which the deviser
> > calls "Half Rights and Lefts for 4 couples" (I claim that the word
> > "Half" is not appropriate, but never mind that for now).
> >
> > I'm afraid, Eric, you'll have to tell Dave that it's not an original
> > figure. Charles Uptons's (list member, I think) "The Kirrie Lads" has it
> > already. He calls it also Half, which I still dispute. (troublemaker me,
> > I know!)
> >
> > There's also a dance by Kathrine Burke called the Easter Reel which
> > claims to have this formation. Anyone out there from Belfast who can
> > tell us more details?
> >
> >
> > Alan

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