AUDREY & PETER'S JUBILEE
48-bar strathspey for 3 couples in a 3-couple set
|1-4||1st couple turn once round with the right hand and cast off to second place on own sides. 2nd couple step up on bars 3 and 4.|
|5-8||1st man dances a half figure of eight round 3rd couple, passing 3rd lady by the left shoulder to begin. 1st lady dances a half figure of eight round 2nd couple, passing 2nd man by the left shoulder to begin. 1st couple finish in second place on opposite sides. At the same time, 2nd and 3rd couple set to partners and cross over giving right hands.|
|9-12||1st couple turn once and three quarters with the left hand to finish facing partner’s second corner position (1st lady facing 2nd man and 1st man facing 3rd lady).|
|13-16||1st lady with 2nd man and 1st man with 3rd lady dance a half turn giving right hand. 2nd man and 3rd lady turn once and a quarter with the left hand to face their partners (who are in first corner positions).|
|17-20||2nd and 3rd couples dance a half turn giving right hands to their partners. 2nd lady and 3rd man turn once and a quarter with the left hand to face 1st couple (who are in second corner positions).|
|21-24||3rd man with 1st lady and 2nd lady with 1st man dance a half turn giving right hand. 1st couple turn with the left hand to finish with 1st lady between 2nd and 3rd men (in first place), all facing down and 1st man between 2nd and 3rd ladies (in third place), all facing up.|
|25-32||Joining hands, all set in lines of three then dance 6 bar reels of three across the dance, 1st couple giving right shoulder to the dancer on their right to begin the reel. 2nd and 3rd couples should end this reel by dancing loops on the corners.|
|33-40||All dance 6 bar reels of three on the sides of the dance, 1st lady giving left shoulder to 2nd lady and 1st man giving left shoulder to 3rd man to begin the reels. Finish in lines of three across the dance as at the end of bar 24 and joining hands, all set.|
|41-48||All dance six hands round to the left to finish with 2nd and 3rd couples on own sides and 1st couple in second place on opposite sides. 1st couple turn once and a half with the right hand.
Finish in the order 312.
Suitable Music: CD Dancers’ Choice 2, Robert Whitehead & the Danelaw Dance Band, Track 6 ‘One for the Millenium’.
Devised by John Brenchley (jbrenchley [at] hatch.com.au) and presented to Audrey and Peter Saunders on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
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