Madison Scottish Country Dancers
Valentine Dance Party

Program & Instructions

 

Sunday, February 15, 1998 at 2:00 pm.

Grace Episcopal Church

116 West Washington Avenue

Madison

 

Program of Dances

 

D Kinfaun's Castle 32S-5S

D Anniversary Reel 32R-4C

I Pelorus Jack 32J-3C

I New Park 32S-3C

D Twelvesome Reel 32R-6C

E Duke of Atholl's Reel 32J-2C

 

E Monymusk 32S-3C

E Cumberland Reel 32R-4S

E Merry Reapers 24J-3C

E Jubilee Jig 32J-3C

E Old Man of Storr 32R-3C

 

E Shiftin' Bobbins 32R-3C

I Bratach Bana 32R-3C

E From the Broomielaw 32S-4S

D 1314 64S/64R-SQ

I Maxwell's Rant 32R-3C

 

(E = Easy, I = Intermediate, D = Difficult)

 

Instructions

Kinfaun's Castle 32S-5S

Haynes: Glendarroch #30

1-8 2C, 4C & corners REELS OF FOUR on 1st diagonal. 2C & 4C pass partner giving LS into

9-16 REELS OF FOUR on 2nd diagonal

17-24 2C & 4C FIGURE OF EIGHT on own side of the dance, W turn down and

M up to pass partner's 1st corner giving LS

1C 2C 3C & 4C DANCE into middle on 24 for

25-28 HALF DIAMOND POUSSETTE, 1C with 2C and 3C with 4C

29-32 HALF DIAMOND POUSSETTE, 1C with 4C and 3C with 5C

Note: 1C & 3C progress down the set, others up

 

Anniversary Reel 32R-4C

Book 36 #7 (Sheila Muir, Croydon Branch).

1-4 1C CROSS giving RH and CAST OFF one place.

2C STEP UP on bars 3-4

5-8 1C FIGURE OF EIGHT halfway around 2C.

9-16 1W & 2C REEL OF THREE across, 1W giving LS to 2M, while

1M & 3C REEL OF THREE halfway, 1M giving LS to 3W and

1M & 4C REEL OF THREE halfway, 1M giving RS to 4M.

17-20 1C & 3C LH ACROSS, 1W above and 1M below 3C.

21-24 1W & 2C, 1M & 4C RH ACROSS.

25-28 1C & 3C REEL OF FOUR across halfway, 1C passing by LS to start.

3C end in 2nd place and 1C start to TURN by RH.

29-30 1C TURN by RH to finish on opposite sides in 3rd place with hands joined.

4C SET advancing.

31-32 1C & 4C RH ACROSS halfway.

 

Pelorus Jack 32J-3C

The Dolphin Book (devised by Barry Skelton)

1-8 1C CROSS by RH and CAST OFF one place

2C STEP UP on bars 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

 

New Park 32S-3C

Book 19 #11 (Bishop, 1788).

1-8 1C & 3C POUSSETTE right around to original places.

9-16 1C 2C & 3C PROMENADE.

17-24 1C LEAD down the middle and up and CAST OFF into 2nd place.

2C STEP UP on bars 23-24.

25-32 2C 1C & 3C SIX HANDS AROUND and back.

Note: 1C & 3C dance the Poussette while 2C stand still.

 

Twelvesome Reel 32R-6C

Barry Priddey: Twelvesome Reel and Four More SCD

Note: 1C 2C 3C & 4C are in a square; 5C and 6C are in the middle of the square, 5C with their backs to 4C and 6C with their backs to 2C

1- 8 1C, 2C, 3C and 4C DANCE 8H ROUND TO L HALFWAY; retaining hands, they SET ADVANCING; then pulling RS back, they DANCE OUT to new places in the square. Meanwhile, 5C and 6C SET TO PARTNERS, SET DIAGONALLY facing in and dance LH ACROSS, end 5C facing 3C, 6C facing 1C

9-16 5C, 6C, 3C and 1C dance REELS OF FOUR (end with 3C and 1C returning to place, 5C and 6C omitting last LS pass and ending facing 4C and 2C, 5M and 6M turning over RS to do so)

17-24 5C, 6C, 4C and 2C dance REELS OF FOUR (end with 4C and 2C returning to place, 5C and 6C omitting last LS pass, ending for RH ACROSS with corner persons, 5M and 6M turning over RS to do so

25-28 RH ACROSS at the corners [teapots] (5M with 4M, 1W; 5W with 1M, 2W; 6M with 2M, 3W; 6W with 3M, 4W)

29-30 5C and 6C LH ACROSS halfway. Others dance around the square a quarter way

31-32 5C and 2C, 6C and 4C: RH ACROSS halfway. 1C, 3C TURN partner

 

Duke of Atholl's Reel 32J-2C

Book 16 #3

1-4 1C & 2C SET and RH ACROSS halfway

5-8 1C & 2C SET and LH ACROSS halfway

9-12 1M & 2W SET advancing and TURN by RH

13-16 1W & 2M REPEAT

17-20 1C CROSS giving RH and CAST OFF

2C STEP UP

21-24 1C HALF FIGURE OF EIGHT round 2C

25-32 2C & 1C RIGHT AND LEFT

 

Monymusk 32S-3C

Book 11 #2

1-4 1C TURN by RH and CAST OFF one place. 2C STEP UP on bars 3-4

5-8 1C TURN by LH to end 1W between 2C facing down and 1M between 3C facing up

9-12 All SET twice in lines across the dance, 1C TURN on last step to end between corners

13-16 All SET twice in lines on the side

17-24 2C 1C & 3C SIX HANDS ROUND and back

25-30 2C 1C & 3C REELS OF THREE on the sides, 1C give RS to 2nd corner

31-32 1C CROSS to own sides giving RH

 

Cumberland Reel 32R-4S

Book 1 #11

1-8 1C & 2C RH ACROSS and back

9-16 1C DOWN THE MIDDLE and back

17-28 1C followed by 2C 3C & 4C CAST OFF for six steps and

LEAD UP to end above 2C, who end in 1st place

29-32 1C LEAD DOWN to 4th place, 2C 3C & 4C make arches

 

Merry Reapers 24J-3C

Graded Book #3

1-8 1C CAST OFF two places, LEAD UP the middle and CAST OFF one place. 2C STEP UP on bars 7-8

9-16 2C 1C & 3C SIX HANDS ROUND and back

17-24 2C 1C & 3C TURN partners by RH then by LH

 

Jubilee Jig 32J-3C

Leaflet #19

1-8 1M CASTS OFF one place, 2M STEPS UP,

1M & 3W SET and TURN by RH to place

9-16 1W REPEAT bars 1-8 turning 3M by LH

17-20 1W & 2C RH ACROSS while 1M & 3C RH ACROSS

1C end in middle with LH joined

21-24 1C SET and CROSS to opposite side

25-32 1M & 2C and 1W & 3C REPEAT bars 17-24

 

Old Man of Storr 32R-3C

SCD for Children #6

1-4 1C & 2C RH ACROSS, 1W ends facing out

5-8 1W CASTS OFF one place and CROSSES to end in 2M place facing out

1M follows and ends in 2W place

2C STEP UP on bars 7-8

9-12 1C & 3C LH ACROSS, 1W ends facing out

13-16 1W CAST OFF one place and CROSSES to end in 3W place

1M follows and ends in 3M place

3C STEP UP on bars 15-16

17-24 1C SET, DANCE UP the middle to the top and CAST OFF one place

3C STEP DOWN on bars 21-22

25-32 2C & 1C RIGHT AND LEFT

 

Shiftin' Bobbins 32R-3C

Ormskirk Book VI

1-2 1C CROSS DOWN into double triangle position while

2C STEP UP

3-4 1C & corners SET with hands joined

5-8 1C CAST UP on opposite sides, join nearer hands and DANCE DOWN the middle to 2nd place

9-12 1M & corners THREE LH ACROSS while

1W & corners THREE RH ACROSS

13-20 1C followed by 2C & 3C DANCE DOWN the middle

3C followed by 2C & 1C DANCE UP the middle

3C CASTS OFF to 3rd place, 2C CASTS into 1st place, and 1C remains in middle in 2nd place

 

21-24 1M & corners THREE RH ACROSS while

1W & corners THREE LH ACROSS

25-28 1C DANCE UP one place and CAST OFF one place

29-32 1C FIGURE OF EIGHT halfway around 2C

 

Bratach Bana 32R-3C

Drewry: Bon Accord Book #8

1-8 1C TURN by RH, CAST OFF one place, 1M dances down between 3C and CASTS UP to 2W position while 1W dances up between 2C and CASTS OFF to 2M position

2C STEP UP on bars 3-4

9-12 REEL OF THREE halfway on the sides, 1C give RS to 2nd corner

13-16 REEL OF THREE halfway across the dance, 1M dances up to give LS to 3M and 1W dances down to give LS to 2W

17-24 1C TURN by LH, TURN 1st corner by RH, PASS partner giving RS and TURN 2nd corner by RH into promenade hold

25-28 1C with 2nd corners CHANGE PLACES and TURN 2nd corners by RH to their original places

29-32 Diagonal RIGHT AND LEFT halfway to progressed places: 1M & 3W, 1W & 2M cross; then 1M & 2M, 1W & 3W change places on the side

 

From the Broomielaw 32S-4S

TAC Silver Anniversary Dances

1-4 1W & 2M, 3W & 4M CROSS giving RH and CAST around partner back to place

5-8 1C & 2C, 3C & 4C FOUR HANDS ROUND to the left

9-12 1M & 2W, 3M & 4W CROSS giving LH and CAST around partner back to place

13-16 1C & 2C, 3C & 4C FOUR HANDS ROUND to the right

17-20 1C DOWN THE MIDDLE

21-24 1C UP THE MIDDLE followed by 4C 3C & 2C who dance down the outside to fall in behind

25-32 1C 4C 3C & 2C ALLEMANDE

 

1314 64S/64R-SQ

Drewry: Rondel Book #20

S 1-8 INTERLOCKING REELS OF FOUR, begin passing partner RS

9-10 1C & 3C TURN by RH three quarters while

2C & 4C PETRONELLA TURN

11-14 1C & 3C PROMENADE between 2C & 4C to opposite place while

2C & 4C SET to partners and PETRONELLA TURN

15-16 1C & 3C RH ACROSS to original place while

2C & 4C TURN by RH halfway to place

17-24 REPEAT bars 9-16: 1C & 3C PETRONELLA, 2C & 4C TURN

25-32 EIGHT HANDS ROUND and back

33-40 All SET to partner and TURN by RH; SET to corner and TURN by LH

41-56 SCHIEHALLION REELS

57-64 All TURN partner by RH, corner LH; REPEAT

R 1-56 REPEAT bars 1-56 of the Strathspey

57-64 All TURN partner by RH for four, LH for four

 

Maxwell's Rant 32R-3C

Book 18 #10

1-8 1C 2C & 3C MIRROR REELS OF THREE, 1C crossing over

9-16 REPEAT, 1C crossing back

17-24 1C CROSS giving RH and CAST OFF one place, 2C STEP UP on bars 19-20

1C FIGURE OF EIGHT halfway round 2C

25-32 1C LEAD down between 3C, CAST UP into 2nd place and

2C 1C & 3C TURN by RH


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