Luckenbooth Brooch

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Message 30097 · 22 Mar 2002 21:36:55 · Variable-width font · Whole thread

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AHA!!! A variation in the making????

-----Original Message-----
From: John P. McClure [mailto:xxxxxx@xx.XXxxxxxxx.XX]
Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 3:34 PM
To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
Subject: Re: Luckenbooth Brooch

On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, Priscilla M. Burrage wrote:

> Remember: If you don't turn all the way (1 1/4 instead of 1 3/4), you can
> start the next reel with the woman on the man's right and, just as you go
> round the first bend of the reel, switch sides. A great feeling! Try it.
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This reminds me: when we revived this dance recently, I wondered whether
John Bowie Dickson would have used Dolphin (or is it tandem?) reels, had
they been current when he was devising the dance. Then the RH turn could
have been about 1 1/2, comfortable for all.

Peter McClure
Winnipeg, MB

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