Friday, January 14, 2011

Lesson Plan for Jan 17, 2011

The Reel Deal (Reels of three)

Practice 8-bar reels of 3 in quick time. Work on timing!

CATCH THE WIND (R8x32) 3C (4C set) R Butterfield RSCDS Bk 45

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place & dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s set twice with 1L turning to face out, 1L followed by partner casts up & dances down the middle 1L to face 3M while 1M faces 2M
17-24 1s RSh reels of 3 across (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s)
25-32 1L followed by partner dances down cast up round 3M & crosses to end in 2nd place on own sides, 1s turn RH (4 bars)

Strathspey travelling step review

Phrasing 8-bar reels in Strathspey time.


1- 8 1s set advancing, turn 2H, 1s+2s Set+Link
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s give LSh to 3s to start)
17-24 2s+3s (nearer hands joined with partner facing down/up) set, dance RH across & 2s+1s+3s turn partner RH
25-32 1s dance Figs of 8 (Man up & Lady down)

Closing reels! Quicktime! Work on different phrasing for 6 bar reels

THE FIRESIDE REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) 18C Dances

1- 8 1M casts to 2nd place, crosses & turns 2L RH to end in 2nd place opp side,
1L casts, crosses & turns 2M LH to end in 2nd pl opp side
9-16 1s lead down & cast up round 3s, 2s+1s dance ½ R&L (2s end 2nd place opposite sides)
17-24 1s+2s set & petronella turn, set & petronella turn to opposite sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corners

Closing reels in strathspey time

SUGAR CANDIE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Bk 26

1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, cross passing LSh & cast RSh round their 1st corner into centre
ending BtoB (Lady facing up, Man down)
9-16 1L circle left with 2s & 1M with 3s, turn to face partner & set,
¾ turn partner 2H to end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH & end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides passing 1st corner LSh
& cross RH to 2nd place own sides

THE BLACK LEATHER JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) G Selling Delaware Valley Silver

1- 8 1s set, turn RH, cast 1 place & ¾ turn LH to face 3rd corner (partner’s first corner)
9-16 1s dance LSh reels of 3 across the set (M with 2s & L with 3s)
& 1s turn LH to face 1st corner
17-24 1s dance LSh reels of 3 across the set (L with 2s & M with 3s)
& 1s pass RSh to end facing 1st corner
25-32 1s set to 1st corner ending 2nd pl opp side, 1s ¾ turn RH to face 2nd crnr,
set to 2nd crnr ending b’tw’n 2s/3s facing prtnr & ¾ turn to 2nd pl own side
(Hello-goodbye interrupted)

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