Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Summer Dances

OGDEN OF GREENHOW   R8x32   3C (4C Set)
                                                            M Frost Leeds Branch Newsletter 36
  1- 8    1s set, cast 1 place, dance ½ fig of 8 (Lady round 2s & Man round 3s)

 9-16    1s dance RH across (Man with 2s & Lady with 3s),
            pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple (finish facing 1st corner)

17-24   1s dance LSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s & Man with 3s)
            & pass LSh into…

25-32   1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH & cross LH to 2nd place

BEESWING   R8x32   3C (4C set)        R Goldring  G & S Dances 2
  1- 8      1s dance in, cast down below 3s, 2s step up,
              meet & dance up to 2nd place B-to-B facing out on own sides

9-16       1s dance Double Triangles with 2s+3s

17-24    1s turn RH & LH (slow turns)

25-32    1L dances RH across with 2s & 1M with 3s,,
             pass RSh & dance LH across with other couple ("teapots")

JOHN MCALPIN   S8x32   3C (4C set)               Hugh Foss Galloway Album
   1- 8    1s Advance+Retire, 1 step (touch RH), ½ turn LH,
             lead down 1 place & ¾ turn LH to face 1st corners

 9-16     1s turn RH 1st corner, turn partner LH, turn RH 2nd corner,
             turn partner LH ending on own sides

17-24    2L+1L+3L set, Advance+Retire & set
            while 2M+1M+3M stand for 2 bars, set, Advance+Retire

25-32    2s+1s+3s cross RH, circle 6H round to left ½ way,
            cross LH & circle 6H round to right ½ way

KELSO RACES   R8x32  3C (4C set)                             MMM 2
 1- 8     1M+2L Advance+Retire 2 steps & dance Back to Back

  9-16    1L+2M Advance+Retire 2 steps & dance Back to Back

17-24   1s cast behind 2s, lead down between 3s & cast back to 2nd places

25-32   2s+1s+3s (in circle formation) Advance+Retire & turn partners RH

THE COMPLIMENT   S8x32 2C (4C set) R Goldring 12 More Social Dances
 1- 8    1s+2s dance Poussette

 9-16   1L+2L dance between partners, divide & dance back to places, 

           1s turn LH 1½ times as 2s turn RH 1½ times

17-24   1M+2M dance between partners, divide & dance back to places, 

           1s turn RH 1½ times as 2s turn LH 1½ times

25-32   1s+2s set, circle 4H round to left ½ way & turn partners 2H 1½ times

ROXBURGH CASTLE   R8x32 2C (4C set)             RSCDS Bk 6
 1- 8     1s+2s chase round clockwise (in square formation) to places

9-16     1s+2s dance RH across & LH across back to places

17-24   1s lead down the middle & back to top

25-32   1s+2s dance Poussette

MASON'S APRON   R8x32   3C (4C set)                          Border Book
  1- 8      1s turn RH, cast to 2nd place (2s step up), cross RH,
               cast R to finish 1W between 2s facing 1M between 3s

 9-16     1s set & turn RH to opposite sides between corners,
              set & turn RH to face 1st corners

17-24    1s set & turn 1st corners; set & turn 2nd corners

25-32    1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners
              & cross to 2nd place own sides

SWISS LASSIE   R8x32  3C (4C set)        R Betsche RSCDS 39
 1- 8       1s dance in & cast to 3rd place, 2s+1s turn partners RH 1¼ times
              to form a line up & down middle of set (Men facing down Ladies up)

 9-16      2s+1s dance reel of 4 up & down middle of set
              ending with 2M facing Ladies side & 1L facing Mens side

17-24    2s+1s chase round clockwise ½ way, 1s+3s+2s Advance+Retire

25-32    3s+2s ½ turn partners RH, dance RH across ½ way,
            1s+2s ½ turn partners RH & dance RH across ½ way

BALMORAL STRATHSPEY   S4x32 4C set         J Charles RSCDS 22
 1- 8       1s+2s & 3s+4s dance R&L

 9-16      1s+2s & 3s+4s set & dance RH across ½ way,
              set & cross RH to own sides

17-24    All dance reel of 4 on own sides

25-32    1s+4s+3s (bottom 3 couples) dance Allemande
             (2s in top place stand still)

THE BARMKIN   R88  Sq.Set                                  R Goldring  24 G & S Dances
  1- 8      1s+3s turn partners RH & Men followed by Ladies
              chase clockwise ½ way round set

 9-16      1s+3s dance RH across in centre & LH back to "new" places

17-32     2s+4s repeat bars 1-16

33-40     1s+3s turn partners LH & Ladies followed by Men
              chase anticlockwise ½ way round set

41-48     1s+3s dance R&L

49-64     2s+4s repeat bars 33-48

65-72     All dance into centre & return with corners,
              Ladies dance round corners passing in front to begin
             & back to place

73-80     All with corners dance into centre & return with partners,
             Men dance round partners passing in front to begin
             & back to place

81-88   All circle 8H round & back

THE AYR PROMENADE    J4x32  4C set              R Goldring  24 G & S Dances
  1- 8     1L+2L+3L cross & dance round partner RSh back to places
             & turn partners RH

  9-16    1M+2M+3M repeat

17-24    1s+2s+3s Promenade

25-32    1s cross RH, cast 2 places, cross RH
            & change places LH with 4s on sides

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