turns in Hamilton House

ron.mackey

Message 50597 · 22 Nov 2007 00:16:57 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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This is one of those moving-setting dances like many of the older ones
which work without trauma if danced on the front foot, 'county/army style',
(which could be called 'travelling PdB). It is only when the setting is
done RSCDS style, on the back foot, that the problems start.

Happy Dancing :)

Ron

Ron Mackey
London, Croydon & International Branches

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>> This, of course, is the Society teaching. I also remember Miss Milligan
>> saying that when there is a two handed turn it should be danced with
>> pas de basque!
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> And that's one place where she and Miss Allie Anderson "agreed to
> differ". And probably, as a result Miss Milligan became even more
> determined to enforce pas-de-basque turns...
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> Cheers,
> Ian
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> I also remember Miss Milligan mentioning, that as long as a variation
> doesn't alter the formation for more than two bars for two people or
> compromise other dancers, it may be danced.
>
> This would be the case in Hamilton House.
>
> Simon
> Vancouver
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