The Sunday Class
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Chris writes: Devised in March 2003 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Strathspey Server. The name of the dance recalls a vital part of the computer, used by all 'strathspeyers'. The name also alludes to the spirited character of the dance and the music: a great driving reel (The Fairy Dance).
THE HARD DRIVE (R8x32) Chris Ronald  12 SCDs (2009)  1- 8 1M+2M turn RH 1½ times while 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times, 1M+3M turn LH 1½ times while 1L+3L turn RH 1½ times  9-16 1s dance up to top & cast to 2nd place while 3s cast to 3rd place on bars 9-10, 1s turn RH twice to face 3rd corners 17-24 1s dance reel of 4 with 3rd corners & pass LSh to face 2nd corners 25-32  1s dance reel of 4 with 2nd corners & end 2nd place own sides Notes: On bars 13-16, 1s may birl To begin the diagonal reels, 1L faces down each time and 1M faces up each time At the end of the 2nd, 4th & 6th repetitions, the lady in 2nd place remains facing out, ready to turn the new 1L left hand
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