November Dance Crib

JOIE DE VIVRE  (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                                I van Maarseveen  RSCDS Bk 39

 1- 8      1s set, cast 1 place, 1s dance down between 3s & cast back to 2nd place on own sides

 9-16     2s+1s+3s turn RH & chase 1/2 way round clockwise

17-24    3s+1s+2s dance DoSiDo, set & 1/2 turn partners RH for Allemande

25-32    3s+1s+2s dance Allemande


LOTHIAN LADS  (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                                             John Drewry  Brodie Bk

 1- 8      1s lead down & 3/4 turn RH to 1L facing down, 1M up, set, retain hold of RH & 1L turns under ptnrs right arm, 1L followed by 1M dance up

 9-16     1s dance RH across with 2L, 1s dance LH across with 3M to end facing 1st corners

17-24    1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh to face 2nd corners. 1s dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners, end in 2nd place opp side facing down

25-32    3s+1s+2s dance 1/2 Grand Chain turning 3rd person RH to end 2 1 3


GYPSY GLEN  (S3x32) 3C set                                                                                                          JB Dickson  Dunedin 2

 1- 8      All set, 1s cross RHwhile 2s+3s dance RH across 1/2 way, all set & 2s cross RHwhile 1s+3s dance RH across 1/2 way

 9-16     1s petronella turn into centre, set, petronella turn & set & end facing 2nd corner pstns

17-24    1s dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners ending with 1s advancing towards each other & turning right about to face 1st corner pstns, Pass+Turn with 1st corners ending with 1s advancing towards each other & turning right about to BtoB position (Lady facing up, Man down)

25-32    1s dance reels of 3 across (Lady RSh to 3L & Man RSh to 2M to start) & 1s end passing LSh to 2nd places.  3 1 2


THE DANCING SHEPHERD  (J8x32)                                                                                                           Helen Greenwood

 1- 8      1s & 2s dance Espagnol (1s end facing 1stcorners)

 9-16     1s dance ½ diagonal reel of four with 1stcorners, pass RSh and dance ½ reel of four with 2ndcorners (end in 2ndplace opposite sides)

17-24    1sturn RH, 1M+2s (in 3rdplace) and 1L+3s (in 2ndplace) dance ½ reels of 3 across 

25-32    1M+2s and 1L+3s dance RH across and then all dance a LSh snake: 1L, followed by 3L & 3M, dance through 3M’s place to original places then 1L casts to 2ndplace while1M, followed by 2M & 2L, dance through 1L’s place to original places then 1M casts to 2ndplace, 1s pass LSh to start


BALDOVAN REEL (R4x32)  4C set                                                                                           Douglas Henderson  Baldovan Dances

 1- 8        1s dance RSh round each other & dance Crown Triangles (start with Man facing 3s & Lady facing 2s)

 9-16       1s dance reel of 4 with 2nd corners passing RSh

17-24      1s dance reel of 4 with 1st corners passing RSh ending in 2nd place on opposite sides

25-32      1s set & cast 1 place, cross over RH & change places LH on side with 4s


KILKENNY CASTLE  (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                                  Bill Forbes  Craigievar Bk 2

 1- 8      1s+2s set, 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance in to meet partner & face down, 1s turn 3s with nearer hand to face up

 9-16     1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing in & up between 2s to start)

17-24    1s petronella turn to middleas 2L+3L & 2M+3M change pl RH, set in lines across, 1s petronella turn to sidesas 2s+3s cross RH & set on sides

25-32    1s dance Diag R&L (1M crossing down & 1L crossing up)


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 sideswhile 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 sideswhile 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


THE DREAM CATCHER  (S96) Sq.Set                                                                                                   E Orr  RSCDS Bk 45

 1- 8      All circle 8H round & back

 9-16     1s+3s dance the Swirl:- Turn partner RH into Allemande hold & dance LSh round other couple 1/2 way, dance LH across & swirl to face side couples (BtoB with ptnr & Lady facing Man)

17-24    All dance reels of 4 across

25-32    All set & dancing couples dance out between side couples, cross & cast to change places RH with partner back into places

33-40    All set & advance with partners, retire diagonally with corners & set

41-48    1L+4M dance R&L with 3L+2M (on diagonal)

49-56    1M+2L dance R&L with 3M+4L (other diagonal)

57-64    All set with corners, Adv+Ret with partners & set

65-88    2s & 4s repeat bars 9-32

89-96    All circle 8H round & back


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 CHEQUERED COURT  (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                             D Brown  RSCDS Bk 42

 1- 8      1s cross RH, cast 1 place, 1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (Man round 2s & Lady round 3s) & end facing 1st corners

 9-16     1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners & 1s twirl round in centre to face 4th crnrs, 1s dance Pass+Turn with 4th crnrs & twirl round to face own sides

17-24    1s dance 6 bars of Double Triangles & end with 1L between 2s facing 2L & 1M between 3s facing 3M

25-32    1s dance reel of 3 across giving RSh to 4th corners & 1s cross RH to own sides


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


MAY YARKER'S STRATHSPEY  (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                              Roy Goldring  RSCDS Bk 42

 1- 8      1s cross RH, 1s+3s dance 3/4 Fig of 8 round 2s (3s cross up to start).  3 2 1

 9-16     2s+1s cross RH, 2s+1s dance RH across 1/2 way, 3s & 1s cross RH & dance RH across 1/2 way.  1 3 2

17-24    1s+3s circle 4H round to left, 1s dance down, cast up round 2s (3rd pl) to 2nd place

25-32    3s+1s+2s dance the Knot


THE BEES OF MAGGIEKNOCKATER  (J4x32)  4C set                                                             John Drewry  Canadian Bk

 1- 8      1s cross RH & cast 1 place, dance RH across with 3s & end 1M+3L also 1L+3M in prom hold facing out to pass corner person RSh

 9-24     All dance 4x1/2 Reels of 3 on sides (to right to start, then left, right & left) with 1s+3s changing partners in centre at end of each 1/2 Reel to progress Men clockwise & Ladies anticlockwise.  End in centre 1s facing down & 3s facing up

25-32    1s dance between 3s turning 3s with nearer hand 1.1/2 times, crossing over to own sides & turn 4th person 1.1/2 times (Men RH & Ladies LH)


THE DANDELION PICKER  (R8X32) 3C (4C set)                                                                                                                   

 1- 8      1s turn RH & cast 1 place, 1s turn LH to face 4th corners

 9-16     1s dance 1/2 Diag reel with 4th crnrs & pass RSh to face 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 Diag reel with 1st crnrs to end 1L between 3s, 1M btwn 2s

17-24    1s dance Diag R&L (up/down) & end facing 4th corners

25-32    1L dance RSh reel of 3 across with 2s as 1M dances a reel of 3 across with 3s & 1s cross over to own sides


GLENGARRY HOMESTEAD  (S4x32) 4C set                                                                            J Brenchley  Kangaroo Paw

 1- 8      1s+3s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 round 2s/4s, 1s+3s dance down 1 place & turn inwards face upas 2salso 4s dance up 1 pl & in to face 1s/3s & all set

 9-16     2s+1salso 4s+3s circle 4H round to left, all dance 1/2 RSh reels of 4 on sides but end with 1s+4s 3/4 turning LH bringing Ladies into centre

17-24    1s+4s dance the Targe : -

            `17-18  1st & 4th Ladies  3/4 turn RHwhile Men dance 1/4 way round anticlockwise 

            `19-20 1st Man with 4th Lady & 1st Lady with 4th Man full turn LH

            `21-22 1st & 4th Ladies  3/4 turn RHwhile Men dance 1/4 way round anticlockwise

            `23-24 1st Man with 4th Lady & 1st Lady with 4th Man turn LH to end on sides to end (3) 1 (4) 2

25-32    All dance 1/2 RSh reels of 4 on sides, all set & 3s+4s cross to own sides.  2 4 1 3



THE LUCKENBOOTH BROOCH  (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                        John Bowie Dickson  Glendarroch Sh 28

 1- 8      1s in prom hold (Lady on Man's left) dance reel of 3 with 2s (RSh to 2M) & end facing 3M

 9-16     1s dance reel with 3s (RSh to 3M) ending with 1s dancing across to Men’s side

17-24    1M casts up & 1L dn into centre & dance out Ladies side, 1M cast up & 1L dn to end 1M b’tw’n 2s facing dn & 1L+3s face upas 2s+3s dance R&L

25-32    2s+1s+3s set twice, 1s turn RH 1.3/4 times to 2nd places


THE SWAN AND THE TAY  (S3x32) 3C set                                                                                         A Saunders Perth 800

 1 -8      1s dance Figs 8 own sides dancing in & down to start (giving hands where possible)

 9-16     1s dance reels of 3 on opp sides (joining hands where possible) & 1s end facing 1st cnrsas 2s end in 1st place

17-20    1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st cnrs, pass right shoulder at bar 20 to face 2nd cnrs

21-24    1s dance cnrs Pass+Turn with 2nd cnrs. pass RSh on bar 24 to end 2nd place own sides

25-32    All set & cross RH, all chase clockwise 1/2 way to own sides


MRS MACPHERSON OF INVERAN  (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                     John Drewry  Bon Accord Bk

 1- 8      1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s

 9-16     1s turn RH 1.1/2 times moving down to 2nd places (opposite sides), 1s cast up behind 2s & cross down to 2nd place own side

17-24    2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain

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

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