Friday, January 21, 2011

Lesson Plan for Jan 24, 2011

THE HOLLIN BUSS  (J8x32)  2C (4C set)                                     RSCDS Bk 24

 1- 8     1s+2s Adv+Ret, cross RH & dance RH across ½ way
 9-16    2s+1s Adv+Ret, cross LH & dance LH across ½ way
17-24   1s dance slip step down for 4 & back to top
25-32   1s set, cast 1 place & 2s+1s turn RH

• Practice Reels of 3 outside the sets.
• Practice timing on 6 bar reels.
• Work on reels in both strathspey and quicktime.
• Do Lianne’s Reel exercise

Return to this dance from last week:

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

MONYMUSK  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)                                Preston  RSCDS Bk 11

 1- 8     1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, turn 1¼ times LH to end 1L between 2s to face 1M between 3s
 9-16    2s+1s+3s set twice 1s turning onto opposite sides & all set twice
17-24   2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back
25-32   1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to person on their Right & 1s cross RH to places

"Monymusk" on YouTube

THE BLACK LEATHER JIG  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)        
                                                                              G Selling  Delaware Valley Silver

 1- 8     1s set, turn RH, cast 1 place & ¾ turn LH to face 3rd 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

1 comment:

  1. The Black Leather Jig is actually a reel, according to a note in the Dance Database : "Title is a reverse play on all the dances titled reels that are really jigs & strathspeys- this is a jig that is really a reel." (See )