Dances from the Ann Arbor Ball: The Best Set in the Hall, Lantern of the North
CORNER AFTER CORNER AFTER CORNER (R8x32) 3C (4C set)
J Drewry Stoneywood Coll
1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place & turn RH 1.1/2 times to face 3rd corners
9-16 1s dance Pass+Turn with 3rd corners, pass RSh &
dance Pass+Turn with 4th corners & pass RSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners, pass RSh &
dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners & end 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (LSh to 1st corner to start) &
cross RH to 2nd place own sides
THE BEST SET IN THE HALL (32J3C) Bk 46
1‐8 1s set, 1L followed by partner cast off below 3s.
1L dances across and up behind 3M
while 1M dances up the middle to face 1st corners.
9‐16 1s set to 1st corners.
Corners dance into the middle and turn to face their original position
while 1s cast over their right shoulder into partner’s 1st corner’s place.
Set to partner’s 1st corner.
1s dance into the middle and turn about to face 2nd corners
while 1st corners cast over their right shoulder
into the other 1st corner’s place.
17‐24 1s repeat bars 9‐16 with second corners,
ending in second place on opposite sides.
25‐32 All chase clockwise halfway around and turn by the right.
Depending on turn-out, we will dance one of the following two strathspeys:
ALBATROSSES & SHEARWATERS (S3x32) 3C set M Veranth
1- 8 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round & back
9-16 2s dance up 1 place, cast & dance down between 3s &
cast to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners, pass RSh to
dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners
25-32 1s+2s+3s dance the Knot with 3s+2s dancing 1/2 LH across to end 2 3 1
Albatrosses and shearwaters are both large-winged seabirds that soar for long distances with a minimum amount of wing movement.
|Southern Royal Albatross|
Photo by Angus Wilson, from Ross Sea Info
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THE FALKIRK LASS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) E Brunken Merse Coll
1- 8 1s turn RH, cast 1 place, cross LH & cast round 2nd corners to
Man between 2s facing down & Lady between 3s facing up
9-16 All Adv+Ret (1 step), change places with opposite person RH,
Advance+Retire again & 2s+3s change places RH
while 1s turn to face 1st crnrs
17-24 1s Pass+Turn with 1st corners & Pass+Turn with 2nd corners
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back
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COLWYN'S RUBY REEL (R4x32) 4C set J Rhodes
1- 8 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides
9-16 1s lead down for 2 & back, cross to own sides & cast to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners & Pass+Turn with 2nd corners
25-32 All circle 6H round & back
THE LANTERN OF THE NORTH (J8x32) 3C (4C set) J Drewry Canadian Bk
1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, set & 1/2 turn LH into prom hold
9-16 1s+2s+3s Promenade & end with 1s casting to 2nd place
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s cross RH down to start) &
1s end facing 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners, turn RH &
repeat with 1st corners, ending in 2nd place