Banks of the Zee

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Banks of the Zee
Tradition Zoomington
Hands hankies
Set size 9
Tune Banks of the Dee
Musical sequence A. (AB)2 (AC)2
Notes

Zoomington dance for a grid of 9, by Jonathan. Diagrams by Julia.

Figures

Standard Zoomington figures:

  • Foot up and up
  • Half hands to left and right
  • Diagonal to camera left and right
  • Rounds left and right

Chorus

Chorus 1: Salutes by row

Right: #1, 2, 3, then 4, 5, 6, then 7, 8, 9, then everyone
Left: #1, 2, 3, then 4, 5, 6, then 7, 8, 9, then everyone
Banks of the Zee, Fig. 1.jpg

Chorus 2: Galley by column

Right: #1, 4, 7, then 2, 5, 8, then 3, 6, 9, then everyone
Left" #1, 4, 7, then 2. 5. 8, then 3, 6, 9, then everyone
Banks of the Zee, Fig. 2.jpg

Chorus 3: Squash beetles by diagonal sections

Right: #1, 2, 4, then 3, 5, 7, then 6, 8, 9, then everyone
Left: #2, 3, 6, then 1, 5, 9, then 4, 7, 8, then everyone
Banks of the Zee, Fig. 3.jpg

Chorus 4: Uprights by diagonals and diamonds

Right: # 1, 5, 9, then 3, 5, 7, then 2, 4, 6, 8, then everyone
Left: #3, 5, 7, then 1, 5, 9, then 2, 4, 6, 8, then everyone
Banks of the Zee, Fig. 4.jpg

Notes

This is one of, if not the first dance we adapted for Zoomington (before we started creating dances specifically for it).

Music

Same music as Fieldtown Banks of the Dee- A. (AB)2 (AC)2

Download PDF

Banks of the Dee (sheet music).pdf

Recordings