Madison Scottish Country Dancers
24th Annual Ball & Dinner

Saturday, April 21, 2001
Park Ponderosa, 5100 Erling Avenue, McFarland, Wisconsin
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Program of Dances

The Welcome Reel
Piece of Cake 
Domino Five  
Minister on the Loch 
The Old Man of Hoy 
Currie Mountain Reel 
Celtic Reel 
The Singing Sands 
Midnight Oil 
Mary Hamilton  
The Shetland Fiddler 
Friday's Child  
De'il Amang the Tailors
The White Cockade
Dunsmuir Strathspey  
Tomalena 
Glayva  
Royal Wedding  
Mairi's Wedding

The Welcome Reel                                32J, 2C round the room
Carol Porter, Let's All Dance
1-8        4 HANDS AROUND AND BACK
9-16      Women dance BACK TO BACK and TURN RH
17-24    Men REPEAT 9-16
25-28    TURN partner LH, end in promenade hold
29-32    PROMENADE halfway, men passing LS, to meet the next C

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Piece of Cake                                                    32J or 32R, 4C set
Sally Dee, Let's All Dance Too
1-4        All men ADVANCE AND RETIRE
5-8        All men DANCE AROUND THEIR PARTNERS passing RS
9-16      All women, led by 1W, CHASE CCW around the four men
17-20    1M, 2M & 3M TURN 2W, 3W & 4W by RH
21-24    1W, 2W & 3W TURN 2M, 3M & 4M by LH
25-28    1C dance BACK TO BACK
29-32    1C CHANGE PLACES with 2C by RH, 3C by LH & 4C by RH

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Domino Five                                                            32R, 5 persons
D Haynes, 4thCarnforth Bk
Note: Persons 1-4 begin at the corners of a diamond, numbered clockwise from top. Person 5   begins in the middle facing out between 1 and 4
1-4        5, 1 & 2 RH ACROSS
5-8        5, 3 & 4 LH ACROSS
9-16      5, 1 & 3 REEL OF THREE, beginning 5 giving RS to 1
17-24    5, 4 & 2 REEL OF THREE, beginning 5 giving LS to 4
25-26    5 & 1 CHANGE PLACES passing RS
27-28    1 & 4 REPEAT
29-30    4 & 3 REPEAT
31-32    3 & 2 REPEAT

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The Minister on the Loch                                            32S, 3C set
Goldring
1-8        1C & 2C POUSSETTE RIGHT ROUND
9-16      1C DANCE DOWN, TURN BH, DANCE UP and TURN BH to end in center facing up and out
17-24    1C & 3C DOUBLE FIGURES OF EIGHT, 1C end facing out
25-28    1W & 2W TURN RH 1 ½ while 1M & 2M TURN LH 1 ½
29-32    1W & 3W TURN LH 1 ½ while 1M & 3M TURN RH 1 ½

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The Old Man of Hoy                                                        32H, 2C
Iain Boyd, Let's All Dance
1-4       1C & 2C SET twice 5-8 1C & 2C RH ACROSS to end beside partner in center, 1C facing down and 2C facing up
9-12     1C & 2C SET twice, NH joined with partner
13-16   1C & 2C RH ACROSS to end beside partner facing up in promenade hold
17-24   1C & 2C ALLEMANDE
25-32   1C & 2C RIGHT AND LEFT

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Currie Mountain Reel                                                 32R, 3C
M Pugh, New Brunswick Coll
1-4      1C CROSS AND CAST one place (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8      1C dance HALF FIGURE OF EIGHT around 2C
9-12    1M & 3M TURN RH, 1W & 3W TURN LH
13-16  1M & 2M TURN LH, 1W & 2W TURN RH
17-20  1C & 3C RH ACROSS
21-24  1C & 2C LH ACROSS
25-32  REELS OF THREE (begin 1C giving RS to 3C)

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Celtic Reel                                                             32R, 4C set
Barry Skelton, Celtic Bk, modified by Rosemary Coupe
Note: Begin with 3C and 4C on wrong sides
1-4     1C & 4C SET and TURN LH 3/4 (2C & 3C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8     1C & 4C SET and TURN LH 3/4, to end 1W facing 2M and 1M facing 2W, 4W facing 3M and 4M facing 3W, in lines cross the set
9-24   CELTIC REELS:9-10     All PASS RS with the person facing
11-12   Those heading out the ends CURVE TO R 1/4 while those heading into the middle DANCE 3/4 AROUND EACH OTHER BY LS. The reel has now changed its axis 90 degrees, but all are facing the same person as at the beginning of the reel.
13-24    REPEAT this 4-step pattern three more times until back in beginning line across25-28    1C SET to 2C, 4C SET to 3C; 1W TURN 2M 3/4 by LH, 1M TURN 2W 3/4 by RH, 4W TURN 3M 3/4 by LH, 4M TURN 3W 3/4 by RH to end in order 2C, 1C, 4C, 3C
29-32    1C and 4C RH ACROSS halfway and CROSSwith partners to end in 3rd and 2nd positions

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The Singing Sands                                           32S, 3C set
B Priddey, Silver Rose Bk
1-8        1C and 2C dance TOURBILLON:1-2     1C & 2C TURN PARTNER BH to end 1W in own position, 1M in 2W position, 2M in own position, 2W in 1M position
3-4     1C & 2C SET on the sides
5-6     1C & 2C TURN PARTNER BH to end 1W in 2M position, 1M in 2W position, 2M in 1W position, 2W in 1M position
7-8     1C & 2C CROSS9-12      1C dance HALF FIGURES OF EIGHT, 1M through 2C, 1W through 3C
13-16    1C dance HALF REELS OF THREE, 1M with 3C (giving RS to 3M), 1W with 2C (giving RS to 2W)
17-24    DIAGONAL RIGHT AND LEFT (beginning 1M down, 1W up)
25-26    All SET on the sides
27-28    1C & 3C RH ACROSS halfway while 2C CROSS (all end facing CW)
29-32    All CHASE half way around to own sides

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Midnight Oil                                                                         48J, 5C set
Drewry (Bankhead Bk, Part 3)
1-2        1C & 3C LEAD DOWN (2C & 4C STEP UP)
3-4        Still traveling down , 1C & 3C TURN partner RH 3/4 to end women facing down and men facing up
5-6        Still holding RH, 1C & 3C SET; on 6, women TURN RIGHT ABOUThalfway under partner's arm to face up
7-8        Dropping hands, 1C & 3C DANCE UP (men following women)
9-12      1C & 2W, 3C & 4W RH ACROSS
13-16    1C & 4M; 3C & 5M LH ACROSS. At the end, 1C and 3C pass partners RS to face first corners
17-24    CORNERS PASS AND TURN, ending 1C & 3C in a line in the middle of the dance, women facing down and men up
25-32    1C & 3C REEL OF FOUR; at the end, 1M & 3W pass RS to join NH with partner, 1C facing out between 2W & 4W, 3C facing out between 4M & 5M
33-40    1C & 3C DANCE out, CAST away from partner to meet in the middle, DANCE out the other side and CAST back into the middle, ending back in line of four in the middle but with 1M & 3W facing each other
41-44    1W & 3M SET twice, while 1M and 3W TURN RH
45-48    1C & 3C TURN partner LH 3/4, CAST OFF one place while 4C & 5C STEP UP

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Mary Hamilton                                                                     32S, 4Cset
Drewry: Canadian Book #21
Note: Two chords, 3C & 4C change sides on the second chord.
1-8       GRAND-CHAIN, 1C face 2C and 3C face 4C to begin. At end, 1M & 4M turn to face same direction as partners and join hands in promenade hold to give LS to 2W & 3W respectively
9-16     1C & 2C, 3C & 4C REELS OF THREE across the set. 1C end between 2C facing down and 4C between 3C facing up
17-18   All SET in lines of four across the set
19-22   1C & 4C RH ACROSS, M turn towards partners
23-24   1C & 4C DANCE up and down, respectively, to place, and TURN IN to face the set, while 2C & 3C dance to place singly to end 2C facing 1C, 3C facing 4C
25-26   All SET to R and L with NH joined, couples changing places
27-28   2C & 3C TURN with BH to face in while 1C & 4C SET changing places
29-32   2C & 4C, 1C & 3C FOUR HANDS AROUND to the L

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The Shetland Fiddler                                                         32R, 4C set
Campbell, Farewell my Fancy
1-4      1C dance four steps of PETRONELLA (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8      1C & 2C dance RH ACROSS, 1C continuing, to end with 1Mfacing 1W, 1W facing 2M in line across ready for
9-16    REEL OF FOUR, 1C end in 2nd place on opposite sides facing out, having passed RS
17-18  1M & 3W TURN RH, 1W & 3M TURN LH, 3C ending in 2nd place with polite turn
19-20  1C DANCE ROUND each other passing LS
21-22  1M & 4W TURN RH, 1W & 4m TURN LH, 4C ending in 3rd place with polite turn
23-24  1C CROSS RH to own sides, end facing out for
25-32  4C & 1C DOUBLE FIGURES OF EIGHT

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Friday's Child                                                                         32J, 3C
Bill Forbes: Craigievar Book
1-8      1C SET, CROSS below 2C giving RH, DANCE around 1st corners (2C STEP UP on 3-4)9-16    1W FIGURE OF EIGHT around 2C position, 1M FIGURE OF EIGHT around 3C position, 2C & 3C RIGHT AND LEFT; 1C wnd facing 1stcorners
17-24  1C & 1st corners REEL OF FOUR halfway; 1C & 2nd corners REEL OF FOUR halfway
25-28  1W & 2C, 1M & 3C RH ACROSS opening out to 3W 1W & 2W on M side and 3M 1M & 2M on W side, all facing CW
29-32  All CHASE around to own side

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The De'il Amang the Tailors                                                 32R, 3C
Book 14 #7
1-4         1C & 2C SET and RH ACROSS half way
5-8         1C & 2C SET and LH ACROSS half way
9-16       1C DOWN THE MIDDLE and back
17-24     1C & 2C ALLEMANDE
25-32     2C 1C & 3C SIX HANDS AROUND and back

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The White Cockade                                                             32R, 3C
Book 5 #11
1-8         1C 2C & 3C SET and CROSS, SET and CROSS back
9-16       1C DOWN THE MIDDLE and up
17-20     1C CAST OFF to 2nd place (2C STEP UP on 19-20)
21-24     1C & 3C FOUR HANDS AROUND
25-32     2C & 1C RIGHT AND LEFT

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Dunsmuir Strathspey                                                     32S, 3C set
Drewry: Bankhead Bk 10
1-8         1C LEAD DOWN three steps, TURN HALFWAY one step, LEAD UP to places crossing over and going outside 2C
9-12       1W & 3M CHANGE PLACES RH and CAST into 2nd position on wrong side while 2W & 3W, 1M & 2M SET and PETRONELLA IN TANDEM
13-16     1W & 3M CROSS OVER RH and CAST to ends of dance (1W down, 3M up) while others SET and PETRONELLA IN TANDEM
17-24     All SET, SIX HANDS AROUND to own side, and SET
25-28     Two top CC DANCE down and CAST UP behind bottom C to change places
29-32     Two lower CC DANCE up and CAST OFF behind top C to change places

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Tomalena                                                                         32J, 5C set
Sara Gratiot & Paul Douglas, for the retirement of Thomas and Helena Garvie
1-4         1C & 3C LEAD DOWN THE MIDDLE (2C & 4C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8         1C & 3C LEAD UP to 2nd & 4th places, ending back to back in the center facing their own sides
9-16       All dance DOUBLE TRIANGLES. 1C & 3C end in the center on own sides, facing up, NH joined
17-24     1C & 3C DANCE up between couple above, CAST OFF, DANCE down between couple below, and CAST UP
25-32     1C & 4C, and 3C & 5C, POUSSETTE

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Glayva                                                                                     32J, 2C
Drewry: Canadian Book
1-4         1C & 2C FIGURES OF EIGHT halfway, 1C CROSS DOWN and 2C CAST UP
5-8         1M & 2M TURN by LH while 1W & 2W TURN by RH
9-16        REPEAT to place, turning with other hands
17-20      1C & 2C RH ACROSS, end pulling RS back to face out on diagonal
21-24      1C & 2C DANCE OUT on diagonal, TURN over RS and SET facing across diagonal
25-32      1C & 2C ESPAGNOLE

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The Royal Wedding                                                                 32S, 3C
Five Dances for 1982 #4
1-4         1C SET & TURN BH to end facing down (2C DANCE UP to 1st place on 3-4)
5-8         1C DANCE DOWN the middle and TURN BH to face 1st corners
9-10       1C & 1st corners TURN RH; 1W ends between 2C facing down and 1M between 3C facing up
11-12     1C SET advancing and pass LS to face 2nd corners while CORNERS SET facing across diagonal
13-14     1C & 2nd corners TURN RH, 1C ending between corners
15-16     1C SET advancing and pass LS to face partner's 1st corner while corners SET facing across diagonal
17-20     1C & 1st corners REEL OF FOUR halfway; 1C pass LS at end to face partner's 2nd corner
21-24     1C & 2nd corners REEL OF FOUR halfway; 1C pass LS at end to face opposite side of dance
25-28     3C 1C & 2C CHASE clockwise halfway round set
29-32     2C 1C & 3C TURN partner with BH

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Mairi's Wedding                                                                     40R, 3C
Cosh: 22 SCD and 2 others #4
1-4         1C TURN RH and CAST OFF one place (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8         1C TURN LH to face 1st corners
9-12       1C & 1st corners REEL OF FOUR halfway on the diagonal
13-16     1C & 2nd corners REEL OF FOUR halfway on the diagonal
17-24     REPEAT bars 9-16
25-32     1W with 2C, 1M with 3C REELS OF THREE across the dance, 1C giving LS to 1st corner
33-40     SIX HANDS AROUND and back

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