Shanghai Calling
by Sue McKinnell 8X32 Strathspey for 3C
1-8 1C, 2C, & 3C dance mirror reels of three on the sides, 1C dancing in and down to start.
9-16 All set on the sides, turn partners once round BH. 1M cast 2 places as 2M & 3M step up and all set on the sides. Order is now 2, 3, 1 on the men's side and 1, 2, 3 on the women's side.
17-24 All dance the knot with the person opposite (2M & 1W, 3M & 2W, 1M & 3W). Ending order is 1, 3, 2 on the men's side and 3, 2, 1 on the women's side.
25-32 All dance a 3-couple bourrel:
1M & 2W and 3M & 1W setting advancing and turning BH halfway then pulling RS back to end back to back in the center, women facing up and men facing down while 3W and 2M chase a little more than halfway around the set to face partners. All set to partners and turn BH to own sides. Ending order is 2,1,3.
Suggested music is Bonnie Ina Campbell from Taylor and Imbrie Live.
This dance was written for Mel Whitson and Ken Heinemann and their trip to Singapore.