Madison Scottish Country Dancers
Dance Party Instructions

Sunday September 24, 2000

GREAT HALL
UW-MADISON MEMORIAL UNION
1:00 P.M.

Program devised by Norma Briggs
Music by the Wisconsin Ramblers
Potluck supper after the dance at the home of Nancy McClements and Ian Gaylor
Maps available at the dance


PROGRAM:
Selected dances suggested for a Second Edition of MSCD Favorites

Tribute to the Borders                          J 32 3C
Leaflet 11

1-4     1C CROSS by RH and CAST OFF one place (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8     1C TURN by RH 1 1/4 to end in promenade hold facing 2M
9-12    1C, 2M & 3M dance 1/2 REEL OF THREE
13-16   1C, 3W & 2W dance 1/2 REEL OF THREE; 1C, retaining promenade hold,
end in center of set facing 3W (now in 1st place)
17-22   1C SET to 3W, then pulling RS back SET to 2W, then to 2M
23-24   1C SET to 3M, while 3C & 2C SET ADVANCING, to end with all in
center of set facing up
25-32   THREE COUPLE ALLEMANDE


The Minister on the Loch                                S 32  3C set
Goldring

1-8     1C and 2C POUSSETTE RIGHT AROUND
9-16    1C DANCE DOWN, TURN BH, DANCE UP and TURN BH to finish in center
facing  up
17-24   1C and 3C DOUBLE FIGURES OF EIGHT (begin 1C cast off), 1C end
facing out
25-28   1W and 2W TURN RH 1-1/2 while 1M and 2M TURN LH 1 1/2
29-32   1W and 3W TURN LH 1-1/2 while 1M and 3M TURN RH 1 1/2


The Chairman                                    R 32 3C
Dickson, Dunedin Bk 4

1-8     1C SET, CROSS by RH, CAST to 2nd place and TURN by RH to end on
opposite sides facing out (2C STEP UP on 5-6)
9-16    INTERLOCKING REELS OF THREE, as follows:  1W dances FIGURE OF EIGHT
around 2C positions, starting by passing 1st corner by RS;  1M dances
FIGURE OF EIGHT around 3C positions, starting by passing 1st corner by
RS;  2C and 3C dance REELS OF THREE on the sides.  1C end on opposite
sides in 2nd place, facing out
17-24   INTERLOCKING REELS OF THREE, as follows:     1W dances FIGURE OF
EIGHT around 3C positions, starting by passing 2nd corner by LS;  1M
dances FIGURE OF EIGHT around 2C positions, starting by passing 2nd
corner by LS;  2C and 3C dance reels of three on the sides.  1C end on
opposite sides in 2nd place, facing in
25-26   All SET on the sides
27-28   1C TURN  three-quarters by RH
29-30   All SET facing up or down
31-32   1C TURN to 2nd place on own sides by RH


Pelorus Jack                                    J 32 3C
Barry Skelton,  Dolphin Bk 

1-8    1C CROSS by RH and CAST OFF one place (2C STEP UP on  3-4); 1C &
3C RH ACROSS, 1M ends facing 1st corner 1W behind him
9-12   1C (as one) & 1st corners diagonal REEL OF THREE halfway. 1M
makes a wide arc around 3W and 1W takes lead, passing 2M by RS to face
1M 2nd corner
13-16   1C (as one) & 2nd corners diagonal REEL OF THREE halfway. 1W
makes a wide arc around 2W and 1M takes lead, passing 3M by RS to face
1W 1st corner position
17-20   1C (as one) & 1st corners diagonal REEL OF THREE halfway. 1M
makes a wide arc around 3W and 1W takes lead, passing 2M by RS to face
1W 2nd corner position
21-24   1C (as one) & 2nd corners diagonal REEL OF THREE halfway. 1W
makes a wide arc around 2W and 1M takes lead, passing 3M by RS to end
facing up the middle
25-28   2C & 1C LH ACROSS
29-30   1C TURN by LH halfway to 2nd place on own sides
31-32   2C 1C & 3C SET on the sides with hands joined


The Anniversary                                 M 64 4C set
Peter McBryde (TAC Silver Anniversary Dances)

1-8     1C CAST OFF one place (2C STEP UP), then CROSS giving RH.  1M DANCE
around his 1st corner and up between 3C into middle of set, while 1W
DANCE  around her 1st corner and down between 2C into middle of set. 
During 8, 1M & 1W DANCE around each other by RS, ending back to back in
middle facing 1st corners
9-16    1C SET TO AND TURN 1st corners BH, then TURN each other by LH 1 1/4
to end in middle back to back facing 2nd corners
17-24   1C repeat 9-16, but end by turning LH 1 1/2 to finish in 2nd place
on own sides facing out to enter
25-32   REELS OF THREE on the sides, 1M giving LS to 3M and 1W giving LS
to 2W, ending in 2nd place facing out ready to
33-64   REPEAT the whole dance in reel time with 3C and 4C

Note:   As each new top couple begins, the retiring 1C simultaneously CAST
into 4th place while 2C and 4C STEP UP


Salute to Miss Milligan                         R 32 3C
Drewry: Canadian Book

1-4    1C & 2C TURN partner RH once around, end facing down, NH joined
5-8    2C DANCE DOWN between 3C, CAST UP to top place while 1C, following
2C, DANCE DOWN between 3C and CAST UP to 2nd place
9-12   1W RHX with 2C while 1M RHX with 3C
3-16   1C TURN LH 1 to 2nd place on wrong sides, end facing out
17-24   All dance REELS OF 3 on the sides, begin with 1C giving LS to 2nd
corners, ending as follows:
                1W from top place on men's side, and 1M from bottom place on women's
side, dance to 2d place on own sides; 2C and 3C dance in to join NH,
facing down/up
25-32   All SET, DANCE SIX HANDS ACROSS, RH (2 steps), drop hands and
CHASE CW back to own sides


Round Reel of Eight                             R 88 4C Set
27:7

1-8     All W CAST over RS and CHASE around the set to original places
9-16    ALL M CAST over LS  and CHASE around the set to original places
17-32   GRAND CHAIN halfway around in 6 steps;  all SET to partner; 
continue GRAND CHAIN back to original places;  SET to partner
33-35   1C & 3C CHANGE PLACES, 1C dancing between 3C
36-38   REPEAT, 3C dancing between 1C
39-40   1C & 3C TURN PARTNER by RH into allemande hold ready for
41-48   1C & 3C PROMENADE around inside of set back to original places
49-64   2C & 4C REPEAT 33-48, 2C dancing between 4C on first change, 4C
between 2C on second change
65-68   1C & 3C dance 1/2 RIGHTS AND LEFTS
69-72   2C & 4C dance 1/2 RIGHTS AND LEFTS
73-80   REPEAT 65-72 back to original places
81-88   All EIGHT HANDS AROUND AND BACK


The Gentleman                                   S 32 3C
35:5 (Roz Scott Huxley)

1-2     1C TURN with BH to face each other in the middle while 2C STEP UP
3-4     1C & 2C SET, 1C advance on bar 4 and pass LS to end back to back
5-8     1C & 2C REEL OF FOUR HALFWAY; 1C give LH as they pass and end facing
down on own sides between 2C
 9-10   1C DANCE DOWN to end facing each other between 3C
11-16   1C & 3C REPEAT bars 3-8, 1C end facing up
17-20   1C LEAD UP to the top with LH joined, CROSS OVER and CAST OFF to
2nd place
21-24   REELS OF THREE HALFWAY across the dance, beginning  1W RS to 2M,
1M RS to 3W
25-32   2C & 1C POUSSETTE


The Duke of Wellington                          R 32 3C
Drewry, Bankhead Bk 1

1-16    1C dance PETRONELLA (use skip-change-of-step, stay well apart while
setting.   Meanwhile, 2C STEP UP slightly on 1-2, CROSS by RH, CAST to R
and DANCE into middle of set on 3-6, CHANGE PLACES by RH up and down and
CAST to 2nd place on opposite sides on 7-10, CROSS by RH, CAST to R and
DANCE into middle of set on 11-14, and TURN by RH to 1st place on 15-16,
ending facing out.
17-24   REELS OF THREE, starting 1W RS to 2W and 1M RS to 3M, ending with
1C dancing in to face partner's second corner and 2C and 3C dancing
extra loops.
25-28   SECOND CORNERS PASS AND TURN
29-32   FIRST CORNERS PASS AND TURN


The Clansman                                    R 32 2C
32:8

1-4     1C CROSS by RH and CAST OFF one place (2C STEP UP on 3-4)
5-8     1C & 2C dance RH ACROSS HALFWAY, then join hands with partner and
SET on the side
9-16    1C & 2C dance RIGHTS AND LEFTS;  on 15-16, use LH to turn the W
into the center of the set
17-24   THE TARGE
25-28   1M SET to 2W, 1W SET to 2M, then 1C & 2C SET to partner
29-32   1C LEAD UP CROSSING between 2C and CAST OFF into 2nd place on own
sides


Dunsmuir Strathspey                             S 32 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 2d 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
17-18   All SET
19-22   All CIRCLE L TO OWN SIDE
23-24   All SET
25-28   Middle C, followed by top C, DANCE down through bottom C and CAST
UP to change places
29-32   New middle C, followed by bottom C, DANCE up through top C and
CAST OFF to change places


The Saltire Society Reel                                R 32 3C
Leaflet 9

1-2     1C CROSS to 2nd place on opposite sides, without hands, and stay
facing out (2C STEP UP)
3-4     1W & 3M TURN LH while 1M & 3W TURN RH.  1C meet between 3C at end of
4
5-6     1C DANCE up the middle
7-8     1W & 2M TURN LH while 1M & 2W TURN RH.  1C end on opposite sides in
2nd place facing down
9-16    REELS OF THREE on the sides, beginning 1C crossing down, 3C dancing
out and up, 2C dancing out and down.  On 16, 1C dance into the middle,
join LH with partner, and face 1st corners
17-18   1C SET to 1st corners, and TURNING INWARDS on 18 join RH with
partner
19-20   1C SET to partner's first corner.  On 20, 1st corners set
advancing  to join
21-24   RHX.  1st corners end in original places; 1C, retaining RH, end
facing 2nd corners
25-28   1C repeat 17-20 with 2nd corners, but joining LH on 26 and 2nd
corners set advancing on 28 to join
29-32   LHX; 2nd corners end in original places;  1C end in 2nd place on
own sides


The Double Sixsome                              R 32 6C set
Brandon:  Dances from Honolulu RSCDS Branch
6-couple longways set, 4C, 5C and 6C on wrong side to begin

1-4     All W ADVANCE toward partner and RETIRE
5-8     All M DANCE around partner, passing RS, end facing partner BH joined
9-16    1C, 2C & 3C SLIP down and up again, while 4C, 5C & 6C SLIP up and
down again, M passing back to back; end ready for
17-24   3C ALLEMANDES, 1C, 2C & 3C dancing up, 4C, 5C & 6C dancing down
25-32   1C & 6C (now in middle of set) dance RIGHT HANDS ACROSS AND BACK
BY THE LEFT
33-40   2C & 3C, and 4C & 5C, dance RIGHTS AND LEFTS    
41-56   1C CROSS above 3C, CAST UP around 2C, meet and DANCE DOWN, while
6C CROSS below 4C, CAST OFF around 5C and DANCE up;  1W & 6M, and 1M &
6W HALF TURN with BH, opening up toward partner, 1C end facing down, 6C
facing up.  REPEAT, with 1C crossing below 4C to begin and 6C crossing
above 3C to begin, ending in 3rd and 4th places where the figure began
(devisor's notes:    Skip change all the way, no pas de basque;  use LH 
for crossing on 47-48 and 55-56)
57-64   All SET TWICE  to partner and TURN partner RH


Butterscotch and Honey                          S 32 4C set
Attwood: Leaflet)

1-4     1C SET, TURN halfway, end between 2C in promenade hold
5-8     1C and 2C PROMENADE HALF REEL OF THREE, 1C start by passing 2M by RS
(2C end in 1st place on opposite sides)
9-12    1C and 3C PROMENADE HALF REEL OF THREE, 1C start by passing 3W by
LS (3C end in 2nd place on opposite sides)
13-16   1C and 4C PROMENADE HALF REEL OF THREE, 1C start by passing 4M by
RS (4C end in 3rd place on opposite sides, 1C end in 4th place on
opposite sides, facing down)
17-24   1C followed by 4C, 3C and 2C CAST UP to top of set, CROSS at top
of set and DANCE down inside lines to end 2C, 3C, 4C, 1C
25-28   All SET and TURN partner BH
29-32   2C & 3C, 4C & 1C dance FOUR HANDS AROUND


The Highland Rambler                            J 40 3C
Goldring:  Leeds Silver Jubilee 25 

1-4     1C DANCE IN toward each other and CAST OFF on e place (2C STEP UP ON
3-4)
5-8     1C AND 3C RIGHT HANDS ACROSS
9-12    1C AND 2C LEFT HANDS ACROSS
13-16   1W, followed by 1M, CAST UP around 2W;  they DANCE down the middle
to end 1W between 3C and 1M between 2C
17-24   All DANCE DOWN, TURN RIGHT ABOUT,  AND BACK  (1C end facing up)
25-28   1M followed by 1W CAST OFF around 2W, ending on own sides in 2d
place (1M turns right about on 28)
29-32   1C TURN by RH
33-40   SIX HANDS AROUND AND BACK
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