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0 00:00The Dashing White Sergeant R32 · 3+3RR
RSCDS III 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Trio face trio RR.

1–
Circle6 and back
9–
Each centre person sets to RH P and turns him/her BH ; repeat with LH P
17–
Reel3 across, Lsh to RH P
25–
In lines of 3 across A&R ; advance Rsh through the opposite line of 3 to meet the next line of 3.

Many variations in handing, polite turns and shoulder exist

0 00:00The Belle of Bon Accord S32 · 4/4L
John Drewry: Deeside Book Part 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1M cross, cast off round 2W to finish in the middle facing up while{4} 1W crosses between 2M and 3M, casts up to the middle facing down while{4} 3c do the same round 4c (2c & 4c step up ½ place) ; 1c+2c & 3c+4c RHA
9–
1c+3c Reel4 in the centre of the dance
17–
1c+3c turn ¾ RH to finish facing up NHJ while{2} 2c & 4c dance up ½ place on the sides and in to face down NHJ. All set ; 2c+1c & 4c+3c circle4 L (to sidelines 2,1x,4,3x)
25–
1c/3c lead up & cross between 2c/4c and cast off one ; 1c+3c turn BH, opening to face down | 1c dance to 4pl while{2} 3c cast up to 2pl. (2,3,4,1)

With experienced partner.

0 00:00Maxwell's Rant R32 · 3/4L
David Rutherford: RSCDS XVIII 10 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
Mirror Reels3 on the sidelines (1c cross down) (1x,2,3)
9–
1c cross back into mirror Reels3 on own sides
17–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 round 2c
25–
1c dance down between 3c and cast up to 2pl ; 2c+1c+3c turn RH

0 00:00Quarries' Jig J32 · 3/4L
Kent W Smith: RSCDS XXXVI 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cast (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 Lsh round 1cnr (2,1x,3)
9–
1M+2c and 1W+3c Lsh Reels3 across, at end 1c LH turn to face 1cnrs
17–
1c+1cnrs change places RH while{2} 2cnrs set | centre dancers change places LH while{2} the others chase clw one position ; repeat from new positions
25–
Repeat from new positions, but to finish 1c turn LH to 2plx ; 2c+1c+3c set | 1c cross RH.

EXPERIENCED DANCERS ONLY, who already know the dance.

0 00:00Fair Donald S32 · 3/4L
RSCDS XXIX 4 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c dance NHJ between 2c and cast up to top ; dance NHJ between 3c and cast up to 1cnrs (2c up on [7-8])
9–
Reel4 with 1cnrs, at the end pass Lsh to face 2cnrs
17–
Reel4 with 2cnrs, finishing between 2c on own side, facing up NHJ
25–
1c cast off one | 2c+1c+3c set ; all turn P BH

0 00:00The Castle of Mey R32 · 3/4L
John Walton: QE Diamond Jubilee Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
Inveran Reels3 on the sides, 1c crossing down to start (1,2,3)
9–
1c+2c DblFig8, 1c cross down to start
17–
1c lead down the middle and up, finishing for
25–
1c+2c Poussette

With experienced partner.

0 00:00Seton's Ceilidh Band J64 · 4/4L
A Bruce Fordyce: The Bruce Fordyce Memorial Collection · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH, cast (2c up) ; dance between 3c (3c up) , behind 4c (4c up) to (2,3,4,1x)
9–
3c+4c+1c Reel3 on side (1c in, 4c out and down to begin)
17–
1c repeat bars 1-8 from 4th position, dancing up the set (1,2,3,4)
25–
1c+2c+3c Reels3 on side (1c in, 2c up and out to begin)
33–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) and give RH to P, LH to 1cnr ; BiL, 1c turn RH to 2cnr
41–
1c+2cnrs BiL, 1c cast off behind 3c, lead up RH crossing over to 1pl own side facing down (2c down)
49–
1c+2c ½ R&L, giving RH on the side to begin ; repeat with 3c
57–
Repeat with 4c ; all C turn RH 1½.

POPULAR DANCE repeated 4 weeks. With experienced partner.

0 00:00The Wind on Loch Fyne S32 · 3T
John Bowie Dickson: Dunedin Dances Book 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross down, 1W / 1M Figs8 round 2c / 3c (pass between, meet & touch NH, out between same couple, cast up, turn RH ½ to place.
9–
All C face P for Rsh interlocking Reels4 (acknowledge P on [12], on [16] turn ¾ RH into:
17–
Men LHA 2/3 cclw while{2} women dance clw one place | all C turn RH ; repeat to new places (2,3,1).
25–
All C set NHJ | ½ circle6 left ; all C turn BH | ½ circle6 left (2,3,1)

0 00:00Mairi's Wedding R40 · 3/4L
James B Cosh: Twenty Two SCD · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast (2c up) ; turn LH to face 1cnrs
9–
1c ½Reel4 with 1cnrs (pass P Lsh) ; Repeat with 2cnrs
17–
Repeat with 3cnrs (1cnr person) ; Repeat with 4cnrs (2cnr person)
25–
1W+2c & 1M+3c Reels3 across, Lsh to 1cnr
33–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back

Note: Cosh explicitly tells 1c to pass Lsh in [9-24]; however the Rsh pass is quite common, and nicknamed »Mairi's Divorce«.

With experienced partner.

0 00:00Miss Eleanor S32 · 3/3L
Ann Dix: RSCDS XLIX 5 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
Mirror Reels3 on the sides, 2c start out and up
9--
1c set | cast off (2c up) ; turn RH and cast R (2M steps down, 3W up), (to 1,2,3 on M side, 2,3,1 on W side)
17--
3 couple Bourrel (3,1,2)
25--
Circle6 and back (3,1,2)

FEATURE DANCE repeated 4 weeks. With experienced partner.

0 00:00Pelorus Jack J32 · 3/4L
Barry Skelton: RSCDS XLI 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH, cast (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA, finish 1M facing 1cnr, 1W behind him
9–
1c in tandem +1cnrs ½ diagonal Reel3, Rsh to 3W (1M & 1W loop R singly for lead change, so 1W now leads P) ; ½ diagonal Reel3, Rsh to 2W (+ lead change)
17–
Continue pattern twice
25–
2c+1c LHA ; 1c turn LH ½ | all set (2,1,3)

With experienced partner.

0 00:00The Highlandman kissed his Mother R32 · 3/4L
Miss Milligan's Miscellany of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast off (2c up) ; turn LH 1½ to face 1cnrs
9–
1c set to and turn corners, finish facing 1cnrs
17–
Reels3{6} with corners, Lsh to 1cnr | 1c cross own side
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back

0 00:00Pudsey Bear J32 · 4/4L
Louise Macdougall · Crib: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1- 8
All circle 8 hands round and back
9-12
1L followed by 2L+3L+4L cross the top of the set, 1L dances around 1M by LSh while remaining Ladies pass 1M by LSh and dance down behind Men’s line. 1L joins in the chase behind 4L.
13-16
Ladies cross below 4M, chase back to own side & finish in order 2341.
17-24
1M followed by 2M+3M+4M repeat bars 9-16 dancing round behind Ladies & back to place
25-28
All dance back-to-back with partner
29-32
All turn partner RH, or birl.

0 00:00OXO Reel R32 · 6/6L
Collins Little Books: Scottish Dance · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All C A&R ; dance BtoB
9–
All C turn RH ; LH
17–
1c+2c & 5c+6c Circle4 and back while{8} 3c+4c RHA ; LHA (OXO figure)
25–
1c slip to Bottom (other Cs up) ; all C turn RH (or birl) (2,3,4,5,6,1)

Variant: on [25-28]: 1c+2c slip down (3,4,5,6,1,2)

0 00:00Easy Peasy R32 · 2/4L
Emma Allsop & Heather Blair: A Second Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
Circle4 and back
9–
1c lead down the middle and up
17–
1c+2c Promenade
25–
¾ R&L {6} | 2c+1c set

0 00:00Step Practice: TUITION by qualified RSCDS teachers from 7.30-8pm. All abilities welcome.