Twirling

Rebecca Sager

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I really prefer Iain Boyd's wording of - half turn and cast away. A twirl happens on the spot, but in The Argyll Strathspey, Culla Bay, etc. what hapens is you pull your right shoulder back and dance away, (from a to b as someone said). Surprised not to have heard from Iain already on this! Becky

Becky Sager
Marietta GA USA
"Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...it's about
learning how to dance in the rain." Vivian Greene

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "mlamontbrown" <xxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
To: <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
Subject: RE: Twirling
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 15:41:04 -0000

Although "half turn and twirl" it is one of the non-society formations
listed and explained on the RSCDS website.

Malcolm

Malcolm Brown
York (UK)

-----Original Message-----
From: Anselm Lingnau [mailto:xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx]
Sent: 15 February 2012 14:42
To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
Subject: Re: Twirling

Oberdan Otto wrote:

> Twirl is not an SCD term!

Sorta kinda. The movement from bars 1-4 of >Argyll Strathspey< is often
called
>half turn and a twirl<, but so far the people in charge of the RSCDS Manual

have not seen fit to sanction the term, which puts it on roughly the same
footing as >hello-goodbye setting< and >teapots<.

Anselm
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