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THE MACHINE WITHOUT HORSES  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                     Rutherford  RSCDS Bk 12

 1- 8      1s set, cast & dance RH across with 3s

 9-16     1s set, cast up & dance LH across with 2s

17-24    1s followed by 2s dance down, cast up behind 3s, in & dance up to top & 1s cast back to 2nd place

25-32    2s+1s dance R&L

 

THE RUBY RANT  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                                          Francis Walduck  RSCDS Bk 49

 1- 8      1s+2s set, pull back RSh, dance 2 places clockwise, cross RH to own sides. 1s face out

 9-12     2s+1s+3s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on sides (1M+2M also 1L+3L pass RSh)  Bars 11-12: 1L

(from 3L place) & 1M (from 1M place) dance across to 2nd place opp sides & face out

13-16    3M+1L also 1M+2L turn RH

17-20    3s+1s+2s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on sides (1L+2M also 1M+3L pass LSh)  Bars 19-20: 1L (from 3M place) & 1M (from 1L place) dance across to 2nd place own sides & face out

21-24    2L+1L also 1M+3M turn LH, 1s passing LSh to B-to-B facing opp sides (2L+3M dance 4 bars)

25-32    2s+1s+3s set as Double Triangles.  All set again as 1s turn Right about to face & turn RH 1.1/2 to 2nd place own sides

 

ST COLUMBA'S STRATHSPEY  (S5x32)  5C set                                Vicky Sproule & Sadie Gillan

 1- 8      2s+4s dance RH across, 2s dance up while 4s dance down, 2s & 4s casting round ends on own sides to face 1st corners

 9-16     2s+4s Pass+Turn with 1st corners, pass partner LSh & Pass+Turn with 2nd corners & into centre facing partner (L facing down M up)

17-24    2s+4s dance reel of 4 ending in original places on sides

25-32    2s & 4s set & cast down 1 place while 3s & 5s set & dance up 1 place, 1s & 2s turn RH & cast down 1 place.  3 1 5 2 4

 

FATHER CONNELLY'S JIG  (J4x64)  4C set                                           John Drewry  Donside Bk

 1- 8      1s+2s Set & Rotate : -

            ` Set, rotate singly & dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides & dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd pl)

 9-16     1s dance 1/2 diag R&L with 1st corners while 2nd corners set & change places diagonally RH, 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on opposite sides

17-24    1s dance 1/2 diag R&L with 3rd corner (pstn) while 2nd corners (pstn) set & change places diagonally, 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on own sides

25-32    1s dance reels of 3 across Lady with 2s & Man with 3s

33-40    1s cross down between 3s, 1L casts up round 3M & 1M casts down round 4L, 1s change places LH in centre & cast to 3rd place own sides

41-56    3s+1s+4s (bottom 3 couples) repeat bars 9-24

57-64    All (or bottom 3 couples only) circle 8(6)H round & back

 

CADGERS IN THE CANONGATE  (R8x48)  3C (4C set)                                    Walsh  RSCDS Bk 9

 1- 8      1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1M crosses to give RSh to 2L & 1L crosses down giving LSh to 3M)

 9-16     1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1L crosses to give RSh to 2L & 1M crosses down giving LSh to 3M)

17-24    1s set to 2L, set facing down, set to 2M & back to places

25-32    1s+2s set & dance RH across 1/2 way, set & dance LH back to places

33-40    1s cross RH, cast 1 place & turn LH 1.1/2 times to own sides

41-48    2s+1s dance R&L

 

GANG THE SAME GATE  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)                                  Milton Levy  RSCDS Bk 36

1- 8       1s cross RH & cast down to 3rd place, cross RH & cast up to 2nd place on own sides

 9-16     1s set adv to ptnr & turn 1st crnr 2H to face 2nd crnr, 1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 ending M b’tw’n top cpl facing down & L b’tw’n bottom cpl facing up

17-24    1s set adv to partner & turn 4th corner (pstn) 2H to face own 1st corner (pstn), 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 1st corners ending in 2nd place opp sides

25-32    3s+1s+2s Set+Link for 3 twice

 

 IAN POWRIE'S FAREWELL TO AUCHTERARDER  (J128)  Sq.Set               Bill Hamilton

 1- 8      All circle 8H round to the left & back (popular variation - 8 hands all the way round to left)

 9-24     Ladies dance in front of ptnr & behind next Man, into RH across, in front of Man opp own ptnr & behind next Man, into RH across & back to place

25-32    All Promenade clockwise

33-40    1s & 3s dance cl'wise behind next couple & Men dance past cpl as Ladies dance in between cpl & both turn R to face cpl, all set & turn RH

41-48    All dance parallel reels of 4

49-56    1s & 3s dance a full Fig of 8 round the standing 2s/4s

57-64    1s & 3s dance LH across, 1s & 3s dance back to places (Men round & Ladies through the standing 2s & 4s)

65-96    2s & 4s repeat 33-64

97-104  All Promenade anticlockwise

105-120 Men dance in front of ptnr & behind next Lady, into LH across, dance in front of Lady opp own partner & behind next L into LH across & back to pl

121-128 All circle 8H round to the right & back (popular variation - 8 hands all the way round to right)

 

THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)              Castle Menzies  RSCDS Bk 10

 1- 8      1s cross RH & cast down to 2nd place, cross LH & 1L casts up while 1M casts down

 9-16     1s dance reels of 3 across, 1L with 2s & 1M with 3s

17-24    1s with nearer hands joined (Lady on Mans left) set to 2L & turn inwards to set to 3M, set to 3L & turn inward & set to 2M

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

 

THE SINGING SANDS  (S3x32)  3C set                                          Barry Priddey  Silver Rose

 1- 8      1s & 2s dance the Tourbillon : -

            `1s & 2s turn partners 2H 1/2 way, 1M & 2L lead partners on 1 place clockwise to end 1s on Ladies side & 2s on Men’s side, 1s set to 2s

            `1s & 2s 1/2 turn partners 2H, 1L & 2M lead partners on 1 place to end 2s in 1st pl & 1s in 2nd pl & 2s+1s cross RH to own sides

 9-16     1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (Man round 2s & Lady round 3s), 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 (Man with 3s & Lady with 2s)

17-24    1s dance Diag R&L to end 3 1 2

25-32    All set & 3s+1s dance RH across 1/2 way while 2s cross RH, all chase clockwise 1/2 way to end 2 3 1

 

THE HAZEL TREE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                           John Drewry  Brodie Bk

1- 8       1s+2s dance Espagnole: -

            `1-2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH

            `3-4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH

            `5-8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

 9-16     1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 3rd corner LH & pass LSh to face 2nd corner

17-24    1s turn 2nd corners RH, pass RSh, turn 4th corner LH, 1s pass LSh to face down in middle (opposite sides) left hands joined

25-32    1s lead down below 3s, cross, cast up to 2nd place own sides, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

 

INTERVAL

 

THE JUBILEE JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                             RSCDS Leaflet Dances 11

 1- 8      1M casts to 2nd place, sets to 3L, turns RH & dances back to 2nd place on own side

 9-16     1L casts to 2nd place, sets to 3M, turns LH & dances back to 2nd place

17-24    1L with 2s & 1M with 3s dance RH across, 1s end in centre LH joined, 1s set in centre & dance out to 2nd place on opposite sides

25-32    1M with 2s & 1L with 3s dance RH across, 1s end in centre LH joined, 1s set in centre & dance out to 2nd place on own sides

 

             MRS STUART LINNELL  (R8x40)  3C (4C set)                                               J Bayly  Imperial Bk 3

 1- 8      1s set & cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s set & 1s set adv & turn right about to face out to own sides while 2L & 3M petronella right into middle to diamond formation (2L in centre at top, 3M in centre at bottom) while 2M & 3L cast into 2nd places to 1M facing 2M & 1L facing 3L in a line across

 9-16     1s+2M+3L 1/2 reel of 4 across, 1s 3/4 turn LH to Lady facing up & Man down (M face M, L face L), 1s change pl RH with facing persons (2L & 3M)

17-24    2L+3M+1s 1/2 reel of 4, 2L+3M 3/4 turn LH to M face Ladies side (M facing M) & Lady face M side in line across & change place RH with facing prsns

25-32    2M+3L dance 1/2 reel of 4 across with 3M+2L to end Man facing Men’s side (M facing M), all set & 2s+3s 3/4 turn RH onto sides while 1s set & turn right about to form a circle with 1s+2s+3s all facing clockwise

33-40    All chase clockwise (8 bars) after 4 bars 1s turn RH in centre to end on own sides 2 1 3

 

CHERRYBANK GARDENS  (S3x32)  3C set                                John Drewry  Bankhead Bk 1

 1- 8      1s+2s set & Petronella-in-tandem twice to end with 2s+1s on opposite sides having changed places

 9-16     2s+1s set & 2s cross RH & 1s LH, 1L dances RH across with 2s & 1M with 3s

17-24    1s+3s Set+Link & circle 4H round to left

25-32    2s+3s+1s dance Grand Chain (2s crossing to commence)

 

J. B. MILNE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                                            Hugh Foss  Angus Fitchett Album

 1- 8      1M+2L set advancing & turn RH, 1L+2M set advancing & turn RH

 9-16     1s set to each other & turn 2H, cast to 2nd place & Petronella turn to Lady between 2s & Man between 3s

17-24    1s set & 3/4 turn RH while 2s+3s change places RH on sides & set, 1s repeat but 2s & 3s cross RH & set

25-32    1s set & change places RH while 2s+3s change places RH on sides & set, 1s cast round corner to 2nd pl own sides as 2s+3s cross RH & all set

 

THE DANCING MASTER  (J96)  Sq.Set                                             John Drewry  Donside Bk

 1- 8      1s & 3s set & pivot to right & dance round 1/4 cl'wise inside set (L follows M) & face in, 1s+3s change places with other partner RH & dance clockwise back to partners place (M follows L)

 9-16     1s & 3s dance RH across with corner 2L/4L, 1s & 3s dance across & LH across with other corner 4M/2M to end in pl facing cl'wise (M behind L)

17-24    1s also 3s dance Tandem reels of 3 with corners, 1s & 3s ending in prom hold facing out

25-32    1s & 3s dance clockwise 1/2 way round outside of set & dance in back to original places (pass RSh) while 2s & 4s (prom hold) Adv+Ret

33-64    2s & 4s repeat above Figs from beginning (bars 1-32)

65-72    All set to partners & change place RH, Ladies dance 3/4 RH across while Men cast 1 place clockwise to meet opposite Lady

73-80    All repeat this Fig (bars 65-72) to end with own partners (opposite to where they started)

81-88    All dance 1/2 Schiehallion Reel (2 places) back to original places

89-96    All circle 8H round & back

 

FOXHILL COURT  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)                                              John Drewry  Canadian Bk

 1- 8      1s+2s dance Espagnole: -

            `1-2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH

            `3-4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH

            `5-8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

  9-20    1s Dance to Each Corner & Set: -

            ` 9- 10 1s change places with 1st crnrs passing RSh & 1st corners pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set)

            `11-12 Original 1st crnrs change places with 2nd crnrs passing RSh & 2nd crnrs pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 1s in 3rd crnr (pstn) as 1s set

            `13-14 Original 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh & 1s pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 2nd corner (pstn) as orig 1st corners set

            `15-20 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s face 3rd corners with 3s & 2s in 1st & 3rd places opposite sides

21-24    1s turn 3rd corners 2H to face diagonally in (corners on 1s right) & set while 2nd corners set & cross RH

25-32    1s+3rd corners Adv+Ret & dance 3/4 RH across to end 2 1 3

 

MISS JOHNSTONE OF ARDROSSAN  (R5x32)  5C set                  Roy Goldring  14 Social Dances

 1- 8      1s set & cast 1 place, 1s followed by 3s dance up & cast - 1s to 3rd place & 3s to 2nd place

 9-16     1s cross down & dance reflection reels of 3 with 4s+5s on opposite sides - 1s end in 3rd place opposite sides

17-24    1s cross up & dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides with 2s+3s - 1s ending in 3rd place own sides

25-32    1s set & cast down 1 place, 1s followed by 5s dance up between 4s & cast - 1s to 5th place & 5s to 4th place

 

THE BLUE MESS JACKET  (S4x32)  4C set              Douglas Henderson  Kinclaven Pocket Bk

 1- 8      2s followed by 1s lead down the middle, 1s cross & cast up to top & turn in to face 2s who have danced back to place

 9-16     1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 2s & 1/2 turn partner RH to face 3s, 1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s & 1/2 turn partner RH to face 4s

17-24    1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 4s & 1/2 turn RH & continue turn to end in 4th place opposite sides & all set

25-32    All Petronella to centre & set, Petronella to own sides & set

 

THE LAST OF THE LAIRDS  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                     Hugh A Thurston  RSCDS Bk 22

 1- 8      1s cross down (each couple cross down as they reach top place) to dance reflection reels of 3 on sides

 9-16     1s cross down (each couple cross down as they reach top place) to dance reflection reels of 3 on sides

17-24    1s set & cross RH then cast 1 place, cross down between 3s & cast up to 2nd place on own sides

25-32    1s lead up between 2s & cast down 1 place, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

 

DUKE OF PERTH

(Broun’s Reel or Clean Pease Strae)  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                                     RSCDS Bk 1

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

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

17-24    1s set to & turn 1st corner 2H, set to & turn 2nd corner

25-32    1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corner & cross back to own sides

 

 

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