We do it because it raises the energy level and is a great climax to
finish the first or second half of a dance. (If there is a last waltz it
goes in before STW)
In message <XXX108-X275X4XX4X6544XX214344X8960@xxx.xxx>, Jim Healy
<email@example.com> writes > At a ceilidh you will almost certainly dance it in 6/8 time and the >music may change to reel time half way through. > >As to why that should be, I look forward to the views of others.