Lord Maclay's reel

Sophie Rickebusch

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Thanks to everyone for the helpful comments. We did the dance last night and the
class enjoyed it. If anyone out there has this leaflet and can scan it and send
it to me off list, I'd be interested.

Sophie

Selon Harry W <xxxxx@xx.xxxxxx.xxx>:

> The original publication was a leaflet published by James S. Kerr. "A
> Scottish Country Dance composed for the Boys Brigade Fanfare, 1954". Music
> for the original tune was included, as well as diagrams.
> We never had any interpretive or phrasing difficulties doing the dance as
> described. The instructions call for right hand and then left hand for the
> crossings at the end.
> We most enjoyed dancing to the Jimmy Blair recording, which repeated the
> first 16 bars after the fourth round. so that the dance ended with all 8
> facing up and dancing balance-pasdebas. He must have had a reason for
> providing this interesting ending. Particularly effective if there happened
> to be an audience out front.
>
> Harry Ways
> Potomac, MD-

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Sophie Rickebusch
FR - St Martin d'Heres

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