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DANCE CRIBS for INFORMAL DANCE, FRIDAY 25 OCTOBER 2019


PELORUS JACK  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Barry Skelton  RSCDS Bk 41

 1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, dance RH across with 3s.  1s end with Man facing his 1st corner with his partner behind him

 9-16 1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reel of 3 with 1st corners to face Man's 2nd corner, 1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reel of 3 with 2nd corners

17-24 1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reels of 3 with Ladies' 1st corner (pstn),1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reel with Ladies' 2nd corner (pstn)

25-32 1M followed by partner dance into LH across with 2s, 1s retain LH & 1/2 turn to own sides & 2s+1s+3s set


CASTLE OF MEY  (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Diamond Jubilee

 1– 8 1s dance Inveran reels with 2s+3s

 9–16 1s+2s dance double Figs of 8 (1s start by crossing down)

17-24 1s lead down the middle & up, 1s end in middle of the set

25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette


THE WINTER GARDEN  (S8x32)  3C (4C set) Joyce Porteous  Third Sheaf Coll

 1- 8 1s set, cross RH, cast 2 places, cross up to 2nd place facing out (2s step up 5-6)

 9-12 1s turn 3s (Men LH, Ladies RH)  1s meet & dance up

13-16 1s turn 2s (Men LH, Ladies RH)  1s set advancing to end BtoB facing 1st corners

17-20 Corner Pass & Twirl with 1st corners

 1s pass corners RSh, dance round corner place, pass each other LSh to face 2nd corners while

 1st corners dance in, 1/2 turn 2H, face & pulling back RSh dance out to opp corner place

21-24 Corner Pass & Twirl with 2nd corners.  1s end LSh to LSh in middle facing own side

25-28 1s turn 1.1/2 LH while 3s+2s chase clockwise 1/2 way round

29-32 1L+2s & 1M+3s dance RH across.  End 2 1 3


THE KELLOHOLM JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Peter Hyssett  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 12

 1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, set on side lines to 1st corners & change places with them RH

 9-16 1L+3L also 2M+1M set to each other on sides & change places LH, 1s turn RH 1.1/2 times to 2nd place on own sides

17-24 1s set on side lines to 2nd corners & change places with them RH, 1M+3M also 2L+1L set to each other on sides & change places LH

25-32 3s+1s+2s Adv+Ret, circle 6H round 1/2 way to left


FAREWELL TO BALFOUR ROAD  (J1x96)  5C set Andrew Buxton  RSCDS Bk 52

 1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round & back

 9-16 1s+2s Set+Link; 1s+3s Set+Link

17-24 *2s start* while 1s+4s+5s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down to start)

25-32 1s set, cross down RH to 4th place (4s step up); 1s set, cross down LH to 5th place (5s step up) 2 3 4 5 1

 *New top couple start every 16 bars. Repeat until 1s back in 1st place, they stand for 16 bars while 5s continue bars 17-32 ending back in 5th place*


THE MINISTER ON THE LOCH  (S3x32)  3C set Roy Goldring  24 G & S Dances

 1- 8 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette

 9-16 1s dance down for 2 steps, turn 2H, dance up to top & turn 2H

17-24 1s+3s dance double Fig of 8 round 2s with 1s casting to start

25-32 1M+2M turn LH 1.1/2 times while 1L+2L turn RH 1.1/2 times, 1M+3M turn RH 1.1/2 times while 1L+3L turn LH 1.1/2 times


SETON'S CEILIDH BAND  (J4x64)  4C set Bruce Fordyce  Morison's Bush Coll

 1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place (2 step up), dance down between 3s (3s step up) & cast down behind 4s to 4th place (4s step up)

 9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s in/up, 4s out/down)

17-24 1s cross RH & cast up 1 place, lead up between 3s & cast up behind 2s to 1st place own sides

25-32 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s in down, 2s out/up)

33-40 1s cross RH & cast down 1 place (2 step up) 1s give RH to partner & LH to 1st corners, Bal-in-Line & turn partner RH to give LH to 2nd corners

41-48 Bal-in-Line & 1s dance out & cast down behind 3s, meet & lead up to top crossing to 1st place own sides (2s step down)

49-60 1L+2L & 1M+2M change places RH on sides & 2s+1s cross over LH, repeat with 3s & 4s until reaching the bottom of the set

61-64 All turn partners RH 1.1/2 times


PETER AND MADELEINE QUINCE (R8x32) Ian Barbour

1- 8 1c cross down into Mirror Reel3 on sides (1s end at top on opposite sides)

 9-16 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up); ½ Fig8  (M up, W down)

17-24 2s+1W & 1M+3s  RHA; All chase clockwise ½ round

25-32 All 3 couples S&Link twice.


BLOOMS OF BON ACCORD  (R4x32)  4C set   John Drewry  Deeside Bk 2

3s & 4s on opp sides

 1- 8 All set & 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across once round, 1s & 4s cast in 1 place to 2 1 (4)(3)

 9-12 1s & 4s cross RH & cast to ends of set to meet partners in prom hold & dance into centre of dance

13-16 1s+4s dance round passing RSh & to end 1s in the middle on Men's side facing up & 4s in the middle on Ladies' side facing down

17-24 All (1s & 4s in prom hold) dance reels of 3 on sides

25-28 4s+1s dance RH across in centre once round to end 4s facing up & 1s facing down

29-32 4s & 1s lead out of ends crossing & cast in 1 place to end 2 4 (1)(3)


NEW ASHLUDIE RANT  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Douglas Henderson

 1- 8 1s+2s+3s set & 1s cross RH, 1s change places LH with 2s on the side & 2s+1s+3s set

 9-16 1s dance Petronella turn & set, 1.1/2 turn partner LH to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance LSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s & Man with 3s)

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corner & cross RH


THE FLOWER O' THE QUERN  (S4x32)  4C set John Drewry  Canadian Bk

3s & 4s start on opp sides

 1- 8 1s+2s & 3s+4s circle 4H round to Left to end in middle, 1s facing 2s, 3s facing 4s. All set, 1s+4s turn inwards towards partner & cast in 1 pl down/up (2s dance up, 3s dance down one pl)  & 1M+4L also 1L+4M change places LH on sides  2 (4) 1 (3)

 9-12 1s+4s lead out of ends, cross & cast. 1s+4s change places LH on sides.  

13-16 1s & 4s repeat 9-12, leading out other end, cross & cast & 1s+4s change places LH on side. 1s face down, 4s face up

17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides & end facing same person as at start of reel.   2 4 1 3

25-32 2s+4s also 1s+3s set facing on sides, 1s & 4s turn end couples (dancing between ends) & dance 1/2 Figs of 8 round end couples to end 2 4 (1) (3)


ROBERTS RANT (8x32Reel)  Sheila Trafford

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast one place, cross LH and cast to the left (end 1W bet 2s all face down, 1M bet 3s all face up)

 9-16 ½ Diag R&L (1s going to their right up or down) 1s stay the way they are facing for ½ RSh Reel 3 across (now 1W is bet 3rd posn facing up, 1M bet 2nd posn facing down)

17-24 Repeat last 8 bars (½ Diag R&L (1s going to their right up or down) 1s stay the way they are facing for ½ RSh Reel 3 across) (now 1W is bet 2nd posn, 1M bet 3rd posn)  

25-32 All chase clockwise ½ way (1W now bet 3s, 1M bet 2s); 1s Petronella turn to 2nd place, all set.


AUCHINELLAN JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Alice McLean  Auchinellan Coll

 1- 8 1s+2s set, dance RH across once round, 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s dance up

 9-16 1s dance reflection reel of 3 on own sides (down between 3s to start)

17-24 1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (1M up with 2s & 1L down with 3s), 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise 1/2 way

25-32 1s dance diag R&L (1M crossing down & 1L crossing up to start)


CITY OF BELFAST  (S3x32)  3C set Lucy Mullholland  Belfast Diamond Jubilee Bk & RSCDS Bk 48

 1- 8 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s, 1L+2M turn RH 1.1/4 times while 1M+2L turn LH 1.1/4 times & 1s end BtoB facing opp sides

 9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across & 2s end in 1st places while 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners

17-24 1s set to 1st corner & 2nd corner ending (turning to right) between corners, all set & 1s cross RH

25-32 1s+3s dance Espagnole:-

 `25-26   1s+3s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH

 `27-28   1s+3s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH

 `29-32   3s turn RH as 1s turn LH to end 2 3 1


GENERAL STUART'S REEL  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) C Menzies  RSCDS Bk 10

 1- 8 1M sets to 2L & casts 1 place, 1L sets to 2M & casts 1 place

 9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH & pass partner RSh, turn 2nd corner LH pass partner RSh to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance ‘Hello-Goodbye' setting & end BtoB (1M facing up & 1L facing down)

25-32 1s give RSh to 2nd corner & dance reels of 3 on sides with 2s+3s & cross RH to 2nd place on own sides


THE LAIRD OF MILTON'S DAUGHTER  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Craigmyle  RSCDS Bk 22

 1- 8 1s set, cross RH, cast 1 place & turn LH to face 1st corners

 9-24 1s dance Corner Chain with 1st & 2nd corners : -

 `1s change pl RH with 1st crnrs, 1st crnrs turn LH in centre & return to places giving RH to 1s who turn LH in centre to face 2nd crnrs

 `1s change places RH with 2nd crnrs, 2nd crnrs turn LH in centre & return to places giving RH to 1s & 1s end with a 1/2 turn LH to 2nd place own sides

25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back



EXTRAS



REEL OF THE 51ST DIVISION  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Atkinson  RSCDS Bk 13

 1- 8 1s set & cast below 3s, lead up to face 1st corners

 9-16 1s set & turn 1st corners RH to balance in diagonal line, set & 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners

17-24 1s set & turn 2nd corners RH to Bal-in-Line, set & 1s turn LH to 2nd place own sides

25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back


MAIRI'S WEDDING  (R8x40)  3C (4C set) Cosh  22 SCDs

 1- 8 1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

 9-16 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 2nd corners

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 3rd corner (pstns), 1/2 diagonal reel with 4th corner (pstns)

25-32 1s dance reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s, Man with 3s - LSh to 1st corner)

33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back


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