Martin Feb. 2, 2006, 9:04 a.m. (Message 44042)
Re: Eccles Rant - No Answers?
No, answers, but a comment or two: > 1. Would you face out on bar 8 (ready to cast), or would you complete > the > Petronella turn, and then begin to cast on bar 9? Personal taste? proneness to guidy turns? Need there be a rule (I'm thinking social dancing, not demos) ? > 2. The instructions specify that second couple move up on bars 11 to 12. > But, if the aim is to be helpful to first couple, they should rather > step > up on bars 9 to 10 Typical of written instructions where the timing is often quite arbitrary. Suc hmatters could well be left to the common sense of thedancrs -- most of us have been to school. > 3. As first couple, would you retain nearer hands on bar 16, ready for > the > circle with the second couple. See above. Too many rules. And you wonder why the younger generation is not too keen on SCD? Martin, in Grenoble, France. _______________________________________________ http://strathspey.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/strathspey