Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Lesson Plan for Mar 28, 2011

MRS STEWART'S JIG   J8x32  3C (4C set)                       F Ligtmans RSCDS 35

   1-8     1s set, and 1W cast off two places (round 3W), followed by partner
              (2s step up); 1W dance across the set and up the men’s side, 
              (outside the set) to 2nd place on opposite side facing down.
             1M dance up the middle to 2nd place on opposite side facing down.

 9-16     All three couples dance a Grand Chain. 1M and 2M end facing out.

17-24   2s and 1s dance Ladies' Chain (Men turn LH).

25-32   All three couples Advance-and-Retire.
            1s turn-RH 1½ times to own sides.

Mrs Stewart's Jig on YouTube

MARY'S STRATHSPEY  S8x32   3C (4C set)
                                             R Williams  4 SCDs Memory of Mary Nixon

   1- 8      1s set, ½ turn-RH to face down, set to 2s on sides & turn-LH

  9-16      1s+2s dance Ladies' Chain; 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides

17-24     1s dance RSh reels of 3 (1s dance up to start)

25-32     1s turn 2H in centre & end back-to-back
               (1W facing up & 1M down);
              1s circle 3H round to left (1W with 2s & 1M with 3s),
              ending in 2nd place

THE FALLS OF ROGIE  R8x32  3C (4C set) J Attwood  Alexander Bk 1

  1- 8      1s cross RH & cast 1 place (2s step up bars 3-4),
              1s cross RH & cast 1 place (1M up, 1W down)
               to end 1M between 2s, 1W between 3s.

  9-16    1s dance ½ left-shoulder reel of 3 across (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s);
              all set in lines across & change places RH with opposite person

17-24    2s and 3s chase clockwise all the way while 1s chase clockwise ½ way,
              dance in & turn RH 1¼ to face 1st corners

25-32    1s dance ½ right-shoulder reel of 4 with 1st corners, passing RSh;
             dance ½ right-shoulder reel with 2nd corners & cross passing RSh
             to 2nd place own sides

"Falls of Rogie" on YouTube (at 2:00)

NOTE: The Falls of Rogie refers to the waterfall on the Blackwater River just outside Contin, 20 miles northwest of Inverness.

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

 1- 8     1s set & cast 1 place (2s step up), cross passing LSh
             & cast RSh round 1st corner into centre ending back-to-back
             (1W facing up, 1M down)

 9-16    1W circle left with 2s, 1M circle left with 3s, 1s 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
             1s cross RH to 2nd place own sides

REEL OF THE ROYAL SCOTS   R8x32    3C (4C set)  R Goldring  SCD Leaflet 7

 1- 8         1s ½-turn 2s on sides (1M RH - 1L LH) to face out
                (double-triangle position),
                2s+1s+3s set, 1s ½-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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