Friday, July 8, 2011

Lesson Plan for July 11, 2011

SEANN TRUIBHAS WILLICHAN   S8x32  2C (4C set)    T Wilson RSCDS Bk 27
 1- 8      1s cast & dance down behind own lines,
              turn outwards & dance back to top

 9-16     1L+2M set & change places RH
              while 1M+2L change places & set & repeat

17-24    1s lead down for 2 steps, turn RH, lead up to top & cast to 2nd place

25-32    2s+1s set & turn partner 2H opening out to circle 4H round to left

"Seann Truibhas Willichan" on YouTube (2.45-3.45)

Pronounced 'Shan trews Willichan' meaning 'Willie's old trousers'. 

LADY HOME'S JIG   J8x32   3C (4C set)                                             MMM 1
   1- 8  1s+2s+3s circle 6H round & back

  9-16  1s+2s+3s dance Grand Chain

17-24  1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place, cross LH, cast round 3s
           & lead up to face 1st corners

25-32  1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH, turn 2nd corners
           & cross LH back to 2nd place own sides

PITTENWEEM   R8x32   3C (4C set)                    M Brandon Memories of Fife
   1- 8   1s dance RSh reels of 3 on own sides

  9-16   1L followed by partner casts 1 place, crosses down between 3s,
            casts up round 3M & end in 2nd place own sides

17-24   2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain

25-32  1s dance up between 2s, cast to 2nd places & turn RH

Pittenweem is a village of about 1,600 inhabitants, located nearly due south of St Andrews. It is currently the most active of the fishing ports in the East Neuk coast of Fife.

SCOTT MEIKLE   R4x32   4C set                            A McLean Laurieston Coll 1
 1- 8     1s cross RH and cast to 2nd place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s 

9-16     1s+3s dance RH across, LH back

17-24   1L followed by 3L dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 2s 
             (1L ends 3rd pl) 
             while 3M followed by 1M reel of 3 with 4s 
             (3M to 2nd pl) 

25-32   1s+4s dance ½ RandL, turn partners RH 1½ times

"Scott Meikle" on YouTube

Dance Information
This Scottish Country Dance "Scott Meikle" is named after the son of George Meikle, the lead musician in Lothian Scottish Dance Band.