Saturday, April 30, 2011

Lesson Plan for April 25, 2011

We'll continue working on moving with pas de Basque in a night that will include:

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

ARGO POND  S8x32  3C                                                    Dan Blim
  1- 8    1s & 2s dance set-and-rotate: Both couples set facing partner.
             Pulling right shoulder back (both couples), cast one place
             clockwise around the ring. Facing partner on the side,
             change places RH, and chase clockwise one place to
             progressed place. 1M, with 1W behind him, end facing 2M.

  9-16   1s dance a half-dolphin-reel with 1st corners: as 1s pass 2M,
             they turn individually to put the 1W in the lead.
            1s end facing 3M for a half-dolphin-reel with 2nd corners.
            1s end in 2nd place on opposite sides.

17-24   All three couples dance set-and-link for three, twice.

25-32   All three couples circle six hands around to the left and back.

THE AUSTRALIAN LADIES R8x32  3C       Robert Campbell, Glasgow Assembly
  1-8       1s cross-RH and cast off two places.
              2s and 3s step up bars 3–4. 3s and 1s dance RH-across.

 9-16     1s lead to the top, cross and cast off one place.
             3s step down bars 11–12.
             2s and 1s dance LH-across.

17-32   1s cross-RH and cast right around 1st corner,
             cross right up and down and cast right
            and cast right around second corners,
            cross right and cast right around third corners,
            cross right and cast right to second place

           while 2s and 3s set, cross with partner by the right,
           set, cross with neighbor by the right,
           set and cross with partner by the right,
           and set and cross with neighbor by the right.

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.

FLOWERS OF EDINBURGH ... if time (band to practise new set)

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