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0 00:00The Machine without Horses J32 · 3/4L
David Rutherford: RSCDS XII 12 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cast off (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA
9–
1c set | cast up (2c down) ; 1c+2c LHA
17–
1c followed by 2c dance between 3c, cast up round them, dance up, 1c cast off to 2pl, while{} 2c dance into 1pl (no loops)
25–
2c+1c R&L

0 00:00The Sailor R32 · 3/4L
RSCDS XXIV 4 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross down RH (2c up) to 2plx and BiL with cnrs ; 1c cast R into lines across | all set
9–
All Reels3 across,Rsh to 1cnr, finishing (2,1x,3)
17–
1c lead down | lead to the top ; cross and cast to (2,1,3)
25–
2c+1c R&L.

Note: [3-4] is NOT in DTr position.

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)

0 00:00Ian Powrie's Farewell to Auchterarder J128 · 4S
Bill Hamilton: 90 - Twelve anniversary dances celebrating ninety years of RSCDS Edinburgh Branch 13 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
Circle8 L and back
9--
All W pass in front of P, dance behind next M ; RHA in the centre
17--
All W cross in front of opposite M, dance behind next M ; RHA, joining P for
25--
All Promenade once round clw (but see note)
33--
1c+3c (W following M) dance on 1 place clw and in (M round M, W round W) to face next couple ; set to and turn that person RH
41--
Reels4 across
49--
Fig8, 1c round 2c, 3c round 4c
57--
1c+3c LHA ; 1c/3c dance out Lsh round 2c/4c (M round M, W round W) and cclw to places
65--96
2c+4c repeat bars 33-64
97--
All Promenade once round cclw
105-120
The Men repeat [9-24] cclw with LHA in the centre
121--
Circle8 RIGHT and back (see note)

Note: This crib follows the current way of dancing. In the original instructions, the promenade [25-32] is cclw. Bill Hamilton said in 'hindsight' this promenade should be clw, but preferred not to change the official instructions. Bill disapproved of another variant, where the circle [121-128] is continued to the R only.

FEATURE DANCE with experienced partner

0 00:00The Byron Strathspey S32 · 3/3L
John Drewry: Deeside Book Part 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c Petronella Turn into midline, set ; all turn P BH 1¼ to (1,2,3)
9–
“Teapots”: 1c+2W & 2M+3c RHA ; 1c+2M & 2W+3c LHA , to (1,2,3) with 1c facing out and 2c facing up in promhold
17–
2c (promhold) +1W+1M Reel3 across (Rsh to 1W), at end all dance in for
25–
2c+1c+3c Allemande (to 3,1,2).

0 00:00The Black Mountain Reel R32 · 5/5L
Derek Haynes: Carnforth Collection of SC Dances 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c & 3c cross RH | cast off (2c+4c up) ; ½ Fig8 up and face 1cnr
9–
Turn CPCP (1c & 3c turn 1cnr RH, P LH, 2cnr RH, P LH), finish facing 1cnr
17–
1c & 3c Reels4 with 1cnrs, at the end pass P Lsh.
25–
1W+2c (top), 1M+4c+3W (middle) and 3M+5c (bottom) RHA ; 1c & 3c turn LH and cast off (4c+5c up). (to: 2,4,1,5,3)

EXPERIENCED DANCERS - NO WALK-THROUGH. Fast dance - assess own fitness.

0 00:00Sugar Candie S32 · 3/4L
RSCDS XXVI 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cast off (2c up), pass Lsh and cast R round 1cnr, to finish BtoB in the centre, M facing down, W up
9–
1W+2c & 1M+3c circle3, at end 1c swivels R to face P ; 1c set, turn ¾ BH to face 1cnrs (open out with 1M using RH to assist P)
17–
Turn CPCP
25–
Reels3{6} with corners, Lsh to 1cnr, 1c cross RH to (2,1,3)

With experienced partner

0 00:00The White Heather Jig J40 · 4/4L
James B Cosh: Twenty Two SCD · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast (2c up) ; turn LH 1½ to finish BtoB between 2c
9–
1c+2c Reel4 across, at end 1c pass Rsh to face 1cnr
17–
Turn CPCP, finish between 3c, BtoB facing opp. side
25–
1c+3c Reel4 across, 3c finish in 2pl, 1c pass Lsh in centre and join LH
33–
1c turn LH and cast off on own sides (4c up) ; 1c turn RH. (2,3,4,1)

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 00:00Swiss Lassie R32 · 3/4L
Rosi Betsche: RSCDS XXXIX 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cast off 2 (dance in to begin) (2c+3c up) ; 2c+1c 1¼ turn RH to midline, facing P
9–
2c+1c Reel4 on midline, 2M and 1W end facing opposite side, with P behind
17–
2c & 1c chase clw round 3c to (1,3,2) ; All A&R
25–
3c+2c turn RH ½, leading into ½ RHA, to sidelines ; 1c+2c repeat (2,1,3)

Fast and difficult dance. With experienced partner.

0 00:00MacDonald of the Isles S32 · 3/3L
Derek Haynes: Carnforth Collection of SC Dances 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
2c diagonal Reel4 with 1cnrs, at end dance Lsh round P to face 2cnrs
9–
2c diagonal Reel4 with 2cnrs (2cnr loop by the R) (to 1,2,3)
17–
1c+2c+3c »snowball« G-Chain (1c begin, 2 bars per hand) (to 3,2x,1)
25–
3c+2c ½ R&L ; 3c ½ Fig8 R (3M up, 3W down) (2,3,1)

0 00:00Postie's Jig J32 · 4/4L
Roy Clowes: Ormskirk Scottish Dances - Memorial Edition · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+4c set, cast to middle positions (2c+3c step to end) ; 1c&4c ½ Fig8 round end C (2,1x,4x,3)
9–
1M+4M and 1W+4W cross NHJ, (W under men's arch), turn cnr ¾ with 'free' hand ; 1c facing 4c change places NHJ (arch going up), turn cnr as before
17–
Repeat (Men's arch ; arch going up)
25–
1c+4c ½ R&L ; turn P RH

Note that both times the couple moving UP makes the arch.

0 00:00Blooms of Bon Accord R32 · 4/4L
John Drewry: Deeside Book Part 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

3c+4c cross on 2nd chord(1,2,3x,4x). This dance has top/bottom symmetry

1–
All C set | 1c+2c & 3c+4c RHA | 1c & 4c cast in to 2pl/3pl while{2} 2c+3c lead out to end places
9–
1c+4c cross RH, cast to ends, meet in promhold and dance in between end couples, curve round the other couple Rsh to finish 1c / 4c on M/W side facing out and right
17–
1c & 4c (in promhold) Rsh Reels3 with the »corners« on M/W sides, at end meet in the centre
25–
4c+1c RHA, at end M swivels right so couples face ends of set (1c down, 4c up, W on P's left, RHJ) ; 4c&1c cross between end couples and cast in to (2,4,1x,3x)

With experienced partner

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«.

0 00:00The Montgomeries' Rant R32 · 3/4L
Castle Menzies (18C): RSCDS X 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; cross LH | cast L (W up, M down)
9–
2c+1W &1M+3c Rsh Reels3 across
17–
1c NHJ set to 2W (swivel ½ inwards), set to 3M (veer L together), set to 3W (swivel ½ inwards), set to 2M (and face own 2cnr)
25–
Reels3{6} on the sides, Rsh to 2cnr | 1c cross RH to 2pl

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