Sunday, March 13, 2011

Lesson Plan for Mar 14, 2011

The theme for the evening is working on feeling comfortable dancing from just a briefing, as you do at a ball.  We won't be doing anything really tricky, but since we'll be minimizing walking time, we should get lots of dancing in.

LADY CATHERINE BRUCE'S REEL   J8x32   2C (4C set)  Book of Graded SCDs
 1- 8     1s lead down the middle & back to top
9-16    1s+2s dance Allemande 

17-24   1s dance full fig of 8 round 2s
25-32   2s+1s circle 4H round & back

FLOWERS OF EDINBURGH    R8x32  3C (4C set)    RSCDS Book 1
  1-8     1W, followed by partner, cast off two places.
            1W dances up behind the men’s side as 1M dances up the middle
             to 1st place on opposite sides. Set.
  9-16   Repeat bars 1-8 with 1M, ending on own sides.
17-24   1s lead down the middle and up.
25-32   1s and 2s couples dance the poussette

THE MACHINE WITHOUT HORSES   J8x32   3C  (4C set)    RSCDS Book 12
1-8       1s set, cast off one place, 2s step up. 1s and 3s dance RH-across.
9-16     1s set, cast up one place, 2s step down. 1s and 2s dance LH-across.
17-24   1s, followed by 2s, dance down through the 3s, cast up,
            dance up to the top. 1s cast off to 2nd place, 2s finish at the top.
25-32   2s and 1s dance rights-and-lefts

RAKES OF GLASGOW  S8x32  3C (4C set)                     RSCDS Book 11 

  1- 8     1s and 2s dance rights-and-lefts 

 9-16     1s lead down the middle & back to top 

17-24    1s and 2s dance Allemande 

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

THE WILD GEESE   J8x32   3C (4C set)             RSCDS Book 24
  1- 8      1s+3s set advancing to midline to form line of four; 
              with partner on right balance in line,
              turn partners ¾ RH;
             1s cast to 3rd place while 3s lead up to 1st place
 9-16     3s+1s repeat bars 1-8 from new positions with 3s casting
             and 1s leading up. (end 1,2,3)
  (9-16)       3s+1s dance in & balance in line, turn partners ¾ RH;
   3s cast to 3rd place while 1s lead up to 1st place
17-24    1s lead down the middle and back up to 2nd place. 
             (2S step up 19–20)
25-32    2s and 1s dance rights-and-lefts.

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 on 4th setting step,
                1L followed by partner casts up & dances down the middle
                1L ends 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 to cast up round 3M
                & crosses to end in 2nd place on own sides, 1s turn RH (4 bars)

SLEEPY MAGGIE   R8x32   3C (4C set) A Bowman       RSCDS Book 11
 1- 8         1s+2s circle 4H round to left, 1s set & cast 1 place (2s up 7-8)
 9-16        1s+3s dance RH across & LH back (1s end facing 1st corners)
17-24       1s set to & turn 1st corners; set & turn 2nd corners
25-32       1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners;
                1s cross by right to own sides

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