Madison Scottish Country Dancers
Valentine Dance Party
1:00 p.m. February 10, 2002
Grace Episcopal Church
116 W. Washington Ave., Madison *

Program
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Roaring Jelly 32J-3C
Delvine Side 32S-3C
The Montgomeries' Rant 32R-3C
The Diamond Jubilee 32J-4S
Neidpath Castle 32S-3S

Shiftin' Bobbins 32R-3C
Ellie's Jig 32J-3C
Ann Lindsey's Strathspey 32S-3C
Caberfei, 32R-3C
Pelorus Jack 32J-3C

Lady Susan Stewart's Reel 32R-3C
Sugar Candie 32S-3C
The Wee Cooper O' Fife 40J-2C
Bob Campbell 32S-3C
General Stewart's Reel 32R-3C

ROARING JELLY                                                                32J-3C
Foss: Glendarroch #6
1-4                   1C CROSS, CAST OFF  (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8                   1C CROSS; 1W CAST OFF around 3W, 1M CAST UP around 2M, to form lines of three across the dance facing up and down
9-16                 SIX HANDS AROUND and back
17-24               1C CHANGE PLACES and dance FIGURES OF EIGHT, 1W around 2C RS to 2W to begin, 1M around 3C RS to 3M to begin; on 24, 1C face 2nd corners
25-30               REELS OF THREE RS on the sides
31-32               1C CROSS

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DELVINE SIDE                                                                    32S-3C
Book 2 #9
1-8                   1C & 2C SET, CROSS RS, SET, CROSS RS
9-16                 1C DOWN THE MIDDLE and UP
17-24               1C & 2C ALLEMANDE
25-32               1C TURN 1st corner BH, PASS partner RS, TURN 2nd corner BH, PASS partner RS to own side

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THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT                                        32R-3C
Book 10 #1
1-8                   1C CROSS, CAST, CROSS LH and 1M CAST OFF around 3M, 1W CAST UP around 2W
(2C STEP UP on 3-4)
9-16                 REELS OF THREE across the dance, 1C begin RS to 1st corner; on 16 join NH in the middle and face 2W
17-24               1C SET to 2W, 3M, 3W, then to 2M.On 24, 1C are in the middle back to-back
25-30               REELS OF THREE on the sides, 1C RS to 2nd corner to begin
31-32               1C CROSS

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THE DIAMOND JUBILEE                                                 32J-4S
Book 31 #1
1-4                   1C & 4C TURN RH once and a half
5-6                   1C & 4C CAST to middle places on partner's side (2C & 3C STEP out to ends)
7-8                   1M & 4M, 1W & 4W TURN LH to face corner
9-16                 REELS OF FOUR on the side; 1C & 4C omit final LS pass and curve back to face other corner in their reel (The pattern of the set is now a St Andrew's Cross)
17-24               All SET and CHANGE PLACES RH, SET and CHANGE PLACES LH
25-28               1C & 4C RH ACROSS; 2C & 3C SET and CROSS
29-32               All SET and CROSS

Ending order is 2C 4C 1C 3C

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NEIDPATH CASTLE                                                           32S-3S
Book 22 #9
1-8                   All SET, TURN partner BH twice, and SET
9-16                 GRAND CHAIN
17-24               1C MIRROR FIGURES OF EIGHT on the side, taking NH to dance down between 2C. On 24, 1C & 2C dance into the middle ready for
25-28               1C & 2C POUSSETTE halfway; on 28, 1C remain in middle and 3C dance in
29-32               1C & 3C POUSSETTE halfway

Ending order is 2C 3C 1C

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SHIFTIN' BOBBINS                                                            32R-3C
Ormskirk Book VI
1-2                   1C CROSS DOWN into double triangles position (2C STEP UP)
3-4                   1C & corners BALANCE
5-8                   1C CAST UP on partner's side and DANCE down the middle to 2nd place
9-12                 1M & corners LH ACROSS, 1W & corners RH ACROSS
13-20               1C followed by 2C & 3C DANCE down the middle; 3C followed by 2C & 1C DANCE up the middle; 3C CAST OFF to 3rd place, 2C CAST into 1st place
21-24               1M & corners RH ACROSS, 1W & corners LH ACROSS
25-28               1C DANCE up and CAST OFF
29-32               1C FIGURE OF EIGHT halfway around 2C

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ELLIE'S JIG                                                                          32J-3C
Mel Briscoe, Slip Knot Collection
1-8                   Women DANCE around partner passing LS, and CHASE back to place; 1W begin on 1, 2W on 3, 3W on 5
9-16                 Men REPEAT bars 1-8 passing partners RS
17-24               1C & 2C *SLIP KNOT*
25-32               1C & 2C POUSSETTE

The Slip Knot: The first 6 steps in this formation are as in the Knot, but the Slip Knot is not a method of progression because with the last two steps the couples return to original places, dancing LH Across halfway.

(Couples turn RH halfway to face down taking allemande hold. Top couple follow bottom couple in turning over LS and dancing up the women's side. Retaining only LH, men dance in place and women curve to men's side. LH across halfway.)

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ANN LINDSEY'S STRATHSPEY                                       32S-3C
Snowdon
1-8                   1C & 2C SET ADVANCING, DANCE around partner once and a half spiraling to partner's place; FOUR HANDS AROUND halfway
9-16                 1C & 3C REPEAT 1-8
17-20               1C DANCE UP between 3C and behind 2C (2C, 3C STEP DOWN on 19-20)
21-24               1C TURN BH
25-32               1C & 2C KNOT

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CABERFEI                                                                            R32-3C
18th Century Book #2
1-8                   1C & 2C RH ACROSS, LH BACK
9-12                 1C DANCE DOWN (1 step), UP between 2C (1 step), CAST OFF (2C STEP UP)
13-16               1C LEAD DOWN between 3C, CAST UP to face 1st corners
17-20               1C and 1st corners REEL OF FOUR halfway (start with one p-d-b); 1C end facing 2nd corners
21-24               1C repeat 17-20 with 2nd corners (all 3 couples end on partner's side)
25-28               All DANCE one p-d-b facing partner, and SIX HANDS AROUND halfway
29-32               All TURN partner RH

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PELORUS JACK                                                                  32R-3C
Book 41 #1
1-4                   1C CROSS, CAST OFF (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8                   1C & 3C RH ACROSS; on 8, 1M face 1st corner with his partner behind him
9-24                 *PELORUS JACK HALF REELS*
25-28               1C & 3C LH ACROSS. 1C retain LH for
29-30               1C TURN LH halfway to 2nd place on own side
31-32               All SET

Pelorus Jack half reels: 1M's track in the four half reels is the same cloverleaf track 1M dances in Mairi's Wedding; 1M and 1W dance the half reels as one person, but exchange the lead at each corner, the one behind cutting in front of the other

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LADY SUSAN STEWART'S REEL                                    R32-3C
Book5 #9
1-4                   1C SET, CAST OFF two places
5-8                   1C LEAD UP to the top, CAST OFF and CROSS to face 1st corners (2C STEP UP on 7-8)
9-16                 HELLO-GOODBYE SETTING (on 15-16 1C SET ADVANCING, passing each other RS to face 1st corner)
17-24               CORNER, PARTNER, CORNER, PARTNER
25-32               1C LEAD DOWN between 3C, CAST UP, LEAD UP between 2C, CAST OFF

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SUGAR CANDIE                                                                  32S-3C
Book 26 #9
1-4                   1C SET, CAST OFF (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8                   1C PASS LS, CAST around 1st corners and curve into the middle so that they are back to back, 1M facing down, 1W facing up
9-12                 1W with 2C, 1M with 3C THREE HANDS AROUND. On 12, 1C pull RS back to face each other in the middle
13-16               1C SET, TURN BH to face 1st corners
17-24               CORNER, PARTNER, CORNER, PARTNER (on 24, 1M face down, 1W face up)
25-30               REELS OF THREE LS on the side
31-32               1C CROSS

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THE WEE COOPER O' FIFE                                              J40-2C
Foss, Song Tunes
1-4                   1C SET, CROSS
5-10                 1C SET, CROSS down below 2C, CAST UP to original places
11-20               1C & 2C RIGHTS AND LEFTS (5 changes), ending in partners' places
21-28               1C & 2C SET, RIGHT HANDS ACROSS halfway, SET, LEFT HANDS ACROSS halfway (1W, 2M retain LH)
29-30               1W & 2M TURN LH while 1M CAST OFF and 2W CAST UP, to end in line of four across the dance ready for
31-38               1C & 2C REEL OF FOUR (begin passing partner RS)
39-40               1C & 2C PASS partner RS to progressed places

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BOB CAMPBELL                                                                 32S-3C
Drewry: Canadian Book #6
1-4                   All SET on the side and TURN partner BH so that all are in the middle NH joined, 1C facing down, 2C & 3C facing up
5-6                   All SET, 1C & 2C advancing to change places;
7-8                   2C TURN BH at top to face down, 1C & 3C SET advancing to change places
9-10                 2C & 3C SET advancing to change places, 1C TURN BH to face up
11-16               CONTINUE sequence to original places
17-24               1C & 2C RONDEL, 1C CROSS down to partner's side on 23-24 (3C loop into place on 17-18)
25-28               1M & 3W TURN RH, 1W & 3M TURN LH
29-30               2W & 1M, 2M & 1W TURN halfway by other hand
31-32               1C CROSS DOWN to 2nd place, 2C DANCE out and up to 1st place

Note: During 5-16 dancers remain on their own sides of the set. The turns are complete turns.

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GENERAL STUART'S REEL                                             32R-3C
Book 10 #3
1-4                   1M & 2W SET, 1M CAST OFF (2M STEP UP)
5-8                   1W & 2M SET; 1W CAST OFF (2W STEP UP)
9-16                 1C TURN 1st corner RH, pass RS, TURN 2nd corner LH and pass LS
17-24               HELLO GOODBYE SETTING (On 24, 1C are back to back in the middle, 1M facing up and 1W facing down)
25-30               REELS OF THREE on the sides, 1C RS to 2nd corner
31-32               1C CROSS

* The Church faces the Capitol Square, but the entrance to the hall is through the courtyard on the West Washington Avenue side of the building.

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