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  • James Mungall

    James Mungall June 2, 2008, 5:28 p.m. (Message 52591)

    Re: dances for 3 cpl sets? Was Re: favourite books

    We used the tune to death in Baton Rouge because we only had three
    couples for quite sometime.  But we never did learn the dance
    Bonnie Anne.
    As for three couple dances, the list IS huge!  I recommend one
    that the first couple doesn't immediately interact with the second
    couple because you'll have third couple stepping up and firsts casting
    after the first repetition.  So things like Reel of the Royal
    Scots and Maxwell's Rant can be troublesome (but certainly not
    impossible) with only three couples.  I'll second Wendy's
    suggestion of Flight of the Falcon.
    James Mungall
    --- On Mon, 6/2/08, Bruce Herbold <> wrote:
    From: Bruce Herbold <>
    Subject: Re: dances for 3 cpl sets? Was Re: favourite books
    To: "SCD news and discussion" <>
    Date: Monday, June 2, 2008, 9:54 AM
    All the (old) recordings for Bonnie Anne are other good sources for
    3x32 Jig sets.  Does anybody still do Bonnie Anne?
    Bruce Herbold
    San Francisco
    On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 7:51 AM, Wendy Grubb <> wrote:
    > My group enjoys Flight of the Falcon.  We use the 3
    > repetition jig music from the Grandfather Mountain CD
    > recording of Bobby Brown.
    > Wendy Grubb
    > New Orleans, Louisiana
    > --- Monica Pollard <> wrote:
    >> I know we've talked about this before, but I can't
    >> find it.
    >> I'm organizing a demo for July with only three
    >> dancing couples.  I'd
    >> like to do Lord MacDonald of the Isles (Str), and a
    >> quick-time dance
    >> for a 3-cpl set.
    >> Any suggestions for a demo dance that isn't
    >> super-difficult, but yet
    >> fun to watch and dance, for three couples?
    >> Monica
    >> --
    >> "If you can't be a good example, then you'll just
    >> have to be a
    >> horrible warning."
    >> Catherine Aird

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