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21 May at Ralph Allen School - Crib


MISS HADDEN'S REEL  (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                               RSCDS Bk 23

 1- 8     1s+2s+3s circle 6H round & back

 9-16    1s set & cast (2s step up); 2s+1s+3s all turn RH to end in Allemande hold ready for … 

17-24   2s+1s+3s dance Allemande

25-32   3s+1s+2s Adv+Ret for 2 steps; 3s cast to 3rd placewhile 1s+2s dance up, 1s casting to 2nd place.  2 1 3

            2nd turn bars 29-32: 3s cast to bottom & dance up to 3rd place, original 1s cast to bottom, 2s dance up to place  


SUMMER WOOING  (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                             A Macpherson  RSCDS Bk 38

 1- 8     1s+2s circle 4H round to left, chase clockwise 1/2 way to end on opp sides (2s in 1st place facing down & 1s in 2nd place facing up)

 9-16    2s+1s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides

17-24   1s followed by 2s lead down for 3, 2s divide & follow 1s back to top, 1s+2s retain RH & Men pass in front of Ladiesas they turn under right arm

25-32   1s+2s dance Poussette.  2 1 3


MISS GIBSON'S STRATHSPEY  (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                     Derek Haynes  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 18

 1- 8     1s+2s set, turn partners 2H opening out into 4H round

 9-16    1s+2s dance the Knot, 1s turn LH to end facing 1st corners

17-24   1s turn corners RH, partners LH, 2nd corners RH & partners LH finishing in middle facing opp sides

25-32   1s dance RH across, (1M with 3s & 1L with 2s), pass partner RSh & dance LH across with other couple, 1s end in 2nd place


THE AVIATOR  (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                 Carola Fischer  RSCDS Bk 52

 1- 8     1s lead down, on bar 4 1M crosses partner in front & 1L followed by 1M cast up behind 4M & 3M & across into 2nd place facing  3L (2s step up 3-4)

 9-16    1s (1L leading) dance 1/2 alternating tandem reel with 1st corners; 1M continues reel with corners passing 3L LSh while1L+3M turn LH to face 2L

17-24   1s (1M leading) dance 1/2 alternating tandem reel with 2nd corners; 1L continues reel with corners passing 2L LSh while1M+3L turn LH. 1s end in 2nd place opp sides, 1L facing out

25-32   1s dance up, round 2s by RSh (1L behind 2M, 1M in front 2L) & 1M followed by 1L cast 1 place, across set to end in 2nd place own side (6 bars). All 3 couples set


THE EARL OF MANSFIELD  (R4x48) 4C set                                       John Drewry  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 5

 1- 8     1s+2s circle 4H round & back

 9-16    1s+2salso 3s+4s face on sides, all set & change places RH, all set & change back RH

17-24   1M reel of 3 with 2s (LSh to 2L) picking up partner in prom hold to complete reelas 3M dances similarly with 4s, 1s+3s end on Men's side

25-32   3s followed by 1s dance down below 4s, 3s cast, in & lead up to top, cross & cast back to placewhile 1s cast up & turn LH to face 1st crnrs

33-40   1s turn 1st corners RH pass partner RSh, turn 2nd corner LH, pass LSh to end 2nd place in centre facing up

41-48   1L+2L+3L dance RH across (on side)as 1M+2M+3M LH across, 1s followed by 3s dance down to 4s & Ladies dance LH acrossas Men RH across to end 2 3 4 1


LADY PEAK'S STRATHSPEY  (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                                             John Drewry  Greenburn Bk 2

 1- 8     1s+2s set, 2s cast upwhile 1s dance down, 1s dance out behind 3s & lead up to 2nd place facing up

 9-16    1s (prom hold) dance 1/2 diag reel of 3 with 2nd crnrs (RSh to 2L), 1s pivot inward to face out Ladies side & dance 1/2 reel with 1st crnrs (RSh to 3L)

17-24   Pivoting inwards repeat with next corner (RSh to 3M place) & repeat with 4th corner RSh to 2M place

25-32   2s+3s set & cross RH twicewhile 1s lead down below 3s, cross & cast up round 3s, lead up between 2s, cross & cast to 2nd place


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*while1s+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 ROYAL DEESIDE RAILWAY  (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                                       R Arrowsmith  RSCDS Bk 40

 1- 8     1s cross down (no hands) below 3s, cast up 1 place opposite sides & dance in to face 2L, 1s+2L dance RH across

 9-16    1s+2M dance LH across & end 1L (with partner behind her) in centre facing up, 1s dance up & cast 1 place on own sides & face 3M

17-24   1s+3M dance RH across, 1s+3L dance LH across & end 1L (with partner behind her) in centre facing down

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




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


THE SAILOR  (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                                              RSCDS Bk 24

 1- 8     1s cross down RH to face out between 2s & 3s giving hands to each corner & set, 1s cast round 1st corner to form lines of 3 across with 2s/3s & 2s+1s+3s set

 9-16    1s (turning to right) dance RSh reels of 3 across & 1s end passing LSh to 2nd place on opposite sides

17-24   1s lead down for 2 bars & lead up, cross at the top & cast to 2nd place on own sides

25-32   2s+1s dance R&L


THE WIND ON LOCH FYNE  (S3x32) 3C Triangular set                               John Bowie Dickson  Dunedin 1

 1- 8     1s cross over (Man between 3s, Lady between 2s) & dance Fig of 8 & end turning RH 1/2 way to face partner in original places

 9-16    All dance interlocking RSh reels of 4 & end by turning RH to bring Men into centre

17-24   Men dance LH across in centre 2 placeswhile Ladies dance clockwise 1 place, turn partner RH & repeat ending in triangular set order 2 3 1

25-32   All set & circle 6H round for 2 steps, turn partner 2H & continue to circle 6H round to pstns.  2 3 1


THE STARRY EYED LASSIE  (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                               Martin Sprague  RSCDS Bk 23

 1- 8     1s+2s dance RH across; 1s cast down 1 place while2s dance up to top, 1s set advancing, turning right about to end BtoB facing own sides for ready for ...

 9-16    2s+1s+3s dance Double Triangles, ending with petronella turn to 1L between 2s & 1M between 3s facing 4th corners

17-24   2s+1s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 across, 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides  2 (1) 3

25-32   2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left (6 bars) & 1s cross RH to 2nd place own sides


THE REEL OF THE ROYAL SCOTS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                Roy Goldring  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 27

 1- 8     1s 1/2 turn 2s on sides (1M RH - 1L LH) to face out, 2s+1s+3s set, 1s 1/2 turn 3s on sides (1M LH - 1L RH) end 3s facing out & 2s+3s+1s set

 9-16    1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s, cast down 1 place, dance in & 1s cast up to 2nd place 3s end in 3rd place

17-24   1s turn 1st corners RH, pass partner RSh turn 2nd corners RH & cross passing partner RSh to 2nd place own sides

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


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