Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Dances from July 23

THE FRISKY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) R Bremner RSCDS 26
1- 8        1s turn RH & cast 1 place, turn LH & cast down 1 place
9-16       2s+3s+1s circle 6H round & back
17-24     1s lead up to top & 1s+2s set twice
25-32     1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, set & cross RH to own sides

THE MAIDS OF CURRIE (R8x32) 3C (4C set)
H&T Cruickshank SCDs for Children
1- 8        1s dance fig of 8 round 2s+3s (own sides) giving RSh to 2s
9-16       1s+2s Advance+Retire & dance RH across
17-24     1s followed by 2s lead down & 2s lead back followed by 1s,
              1s end facing 1st corners
25-32     1s turn 1st corners RH, partner LH,
               2nd corner RH & cross LH to 2nd place own sides

R Wallace San Andreas Coll
1- 8         1s and 2s cross passing RSh then circle left ½ way,
               1s dance Back to Back
9-16        1s turn partner RH and 1st corner LH,
               1s turn partner RH and 2nd corner LH
                to end 1M between 2s (facing 2M) and 1L between 3s (facing 3L)
17-24      1s dance Figs of 8 across (RSh to start)
                while 2s and 3s dance Back to Back twice (RSh then LSh)
25-32      1s set to 1st corner then turn partner RH,
                set to 2nd corner then turn RH to own sides

Dance Information:
Ron Wallace of Northern California wrote this strathspey for fellow dancer Chris Ronald.  One of our dancers discovered it at Pinewoods dance camp this summer when she danced with Chris.  Its unusual fun, flirty meanwhile figure is called a "push you pull me reel".

PELORUS JACK (J8x32) 3C (4C set) B Skelton RSCDS Bk 41
1- 8          1s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance RH across with 3s,
                1s end with Man facing his 1st corner with his partner behind him
9-16         1s dance (as 1 person) 1/2 reel of 3 with 1st corners
                 (1s switch lead as they turn corner
                 so that 1L leads out to face 1M 2nd crnr),
                 1/2 reel with 2nd corner
17-24       1s similarly dance 1/2 reel of 3 with Ladies 1st corner pstn
                 & 1/2 reel with Ladies 2nd corner pstn
25-32       1M followed by partner dance into LH across with 2s,
                1s retain LH & 1/2 turn to own sides, 2s+1s+3s set

SUGAR CANDIE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS 26
1- 8          1s set & cast 1 place, cross passing LSh & cast round their 1st corner
                 into centre ending BtoB (Lady facing up, Man down)
9-16         1L circle left with 2s & 1M with 3s, turn to face partner & set,
                 3/4 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 &
                 cross RH to 2nd place own sides

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