The Titanic

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Name: The Titanic (The Belfast Story) Type: Reel Times & Bars: 8 X 32
Set: 4 Couple Longwise Minimum couples required 3
Devised by: Ruth Barnes Year[1] 2010
Published in: ScottishDancing.info
Music:

Dance instructions

1 - 4 1s & 3s petronella turn and set.
5 - 8 1st lady leads her partner to 3rd place (clockwise) as 3rd man leads his partner to 1st place (clockwise). (1s & 3s finish on opposite sides).

Meanwhile 2s petronella turn twice to finish in 2nd place on opposite sides of the dance. The 2nd man finished facing down and the 2nd lady finishes facing up.

9 - 12 All three couples chase clockwise round the dance to finish in their original places.
13 - 16 1s, 2s & 3s turn right hands to finish in the middle of the dance facing down.
17 - 20 With 3s leading, all three couples lead down the dance for four bars and turn about to face up the dance.
21 - 24 With 1s leading all three couples lead up the dance to original places. 1s finish facing out.
25 - 32 1st man with left hand & 1st woman with right hand, turn 2s 1½ times. 2nd couple finish in 1st place.

1st man with right hand and 1st woman with left hand turn 3s once round.


Notes

On the second time through or in a three couple set 1s turn 1½ times on bars 29 - 32 to finish at the bottom of the dance.


References

  1. Year denotes the year in which the dance was devised or first published