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0 00:00Welcome R32 · 2RR
Marilyn Watson: Stepping Out Part 1 - Basic SCDs for beginners · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
All Circle and back
9--
All W Fig8, passing in front of P then in front of crn
17--
All M Fig8, passing in front of P then in front of crn
25--
All W advance | retire ; All M advance | retire to P Rsh while{2} W move slightly to their L

M always have a new W on their R to begin

Circassian Circle (R5x32) - Rob Gordon and his Band (The Complete Caledonian Ball)

2014-11-08

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0 00:00The Bookworm R88 · 3T
Vicky Sennet: Dunedin Dances Book 4 · Crib: MiniCribs

1-8
All circle round once to left, advance into centre & turning inwards dance out to places & turn away from each other
9-16
1L crosses in front of 1M to dance reels of 3 (Man with 3s - LSh to 3L & Lady with 2s - RSh to 2M)
17-24
1L crosses in front of 1M to dance reels of 3 (Man with 2s - RSh to 2M & Lady with 3s - LSh to 3L)
25-32
1s & 3L+2M change places 1s dancing under arch made by 2M+3L & cross to new position, repeat with Ladies in 2nd place dancing under arch made by 2M+3M & cross
33-40
Dancers in 3rd place dance under arch made by 3s & cross (all now in original places), all set to partners & turn RH
41-48
All dance Grand Chain ending with Ladies BtoB in centre facing partners
49-56
All set & 1/2 turn RH, Ladies dance clockwise 1 place into centre BtoB while partners follow & face them
57-64
All repeat bars 49-56 to end facing partners 2 3 1
65-72
All set & 1/2 turn RH, all chase clockwise to partners original place & 1/2 turn RH to end with Ladies facing out for…
73-84
All dance "Schiehallion"-like reels through all 3 positions giving RH across in centre (12 bars)
85-88
All turn partners RH

Haste Ye Back / The Wigtown Cross (R1x88) - Muriel Johnstone's Scottish Dance Band (Haste Ye Back)

The Balmullo Reel (R1x88) - Muriel Johnstone's Scottish Dance Band (15 Social Dances)

2014-08-18 2014-09-08 2014-11-17

0 00:00Crossing the Line R32 · 3/3L
John Drewry: Bankhead Book Part 6 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross down into Mirror Reels3 on opposite sides with 2c+3c, 1c finish in promhold facing down between 2c in 1pl
9–
1c+2M+2W Reel3 across (Rsh to 2M) (at end 1c start downwards)
17–
1c (promhold) dance between 3c, cross LH and cast up to 2pl ; turn RH and face out (see note)
25–
2c & 3c petronella {8} while 1c casts R (1M up, 1W down) | cross between setting end couples ; cast to 2plx | set (all together) (2x,1x,3x)

The set is now inverted ; repeat using the bottom (3c) as new top. In 6 times through each couple dances once as 1c from »each hemisphere«.
Note: On [24], some dancing couples choose to face in after the RH turn and then cast into the next figure.

Crossing The Line (R6x32) - George Meikle and the Lothian Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol. 10)

2014-10-20

0 00:00Eileen Watt's Reel R32 · 3/3L
John Wilkinson: Magazine Dances 2005-2009 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; cross down LH between 3c and cast up (2,1,3)
9–
2c+3c petronella to midline and set ; 1c petronella to midline, 1W finishing between 2c facing down and 1M between 3c facing up | all set
17–
2W+1W, 2M, 3W, 1M+3M dance Reel4 on midline, the tandem pairs changing lead at the ends, 2M & 3W don't pass last Lsh but curve in to finish BtoB, all W facing up, M down
25–
All chase clw to own side (3,1,2) ; All turn P RH

Eileen Watt's Reel (R3x32) - Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band (2 Dances for Eileen Watt)

2014-07-14 - 2014-07-28 - 2014-10-06

0 00:00It's Reel Life R40 · 3/3L
Judith Kowalczik: Potters Pairs · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c+2c Chain progression (Turn P RH ¾ | middles turn 1 ½ LH as outers chase clw ½ | turn P RH ¾) (2,1,3)
9--
1c ½ Fig8 L to 2plx facing 1cnr ; turn 1cnr LH 1¼ to finish BtoB facing 1cnr
17--
All set | 1c cast to cnr position behind them while{2} 1cnrs chase 1 place clw while{2} 2cnrs dance in and pivot R to face the position they left ; repeat figure on 2diag. (all set | middles to corner behind, 2diag corners chase, free corners (=1c) to middle facing 3cnr).
25--
on 1diag ½ Reel4, pass Rsh ; ½ Reel4 on 2diag, 1c finish BtoB facing own side
33--
2c+3c chase clw ½ while{4} 1c set and cast behind to 2plx ; All set and cross RH (3,1,2)

Sandy McIntyre's Trip to Boston (R3x40) - Catherine Fraser and Duncan Smith (Old Favourites And Odd Couples)

0 00:00The Lanes of Au R32 · 3/3L
Michael Watson: RSCDS XXXII 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

2c is dancing couple, corners refer to 1c and 3c positions

1–
2c turn ¾ RH | 1c+2W & 2M+3c ½ LHA ; 2M&2W cast left round their 1cnr pos. to face 1cnr pos. while{4} 1c+3c ½ R&L starting along sidelines (to 3, 2x,1)
9–
2W+3M & 2M+1W (1cnr pos) ½ LH turn | 1W+3M ½ RH turn while{2} 2c set ; 2W+1W & 2M+3M ½ LH turn | 2c RH turn to face 2cnr pos. while{2} 1W+3M set
17–
Repeat figure with 3W & 1M (i.e. 2cnr positions), finish (1x,2,3x)
25–
1c+2c ½ RHA | 1c+3c ½ LHA ; 2c turn RH 1½ while{4} 1c turn LH 1½ (to 2,3,1)

The Lanes Of Au (R3x32) - Alastair Wood and his Scottish Country Band ( RSCDS Book 32)

The Lanes Of Au (Encore) (R3x32) - Alastair Wood and his Scottish Country Band ( RSCDS Book 32)

2014-08-18

0 00:00Malcolm's Choices R32 · 3/3L
Malcolm Brown and Martin Norgate · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Heiko's Diagrams

1-8
1M sets to either 1L or 2L or 3L & casts 1 place, 1M turns either 1L or 2L or 3L RH & ends in 3rd place
9-16
1L sets to either 2M or 3M or 1M & casts down 1 place, 1L turns either 2M or 3M or 1M & ends in 3rd place
17-24
1L followed by prtnr casts up 1 place & crosses to opposite sides, 1L with 2s or 3s dances LH/RH across as 1M with 3s or 2s LH/RH across
25-32
1L followed by prtnr casts down 1 place & crosses to own sides, all turn LH

The Ruby Hornpipe (R3x32) - Muriel Johnstone auf Dancing Fingers 5 (The Merse Collection)

My Love She's But a Lassie Yet (R6x32) - Lindsay Weir and her Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 9)

2014-11-10

0 00:00The Spey In Spate R32 · 3/3L
Derek Haynes: Carnforth Collection of SC Dances 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
Inveran Reels3, all C crossing down from the top and up from the bottom (1,2,3)
9–
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 up round 2c to face 1cnr
17–
1c+1cnrs Reel4, on [24] 1c take RH
25–
1c turn RH | cast off on opposite side (3c up) ; 1c ½ Fig8 round 3c (2,3,1)

Dundee City Police Jig (J3x32) - The Music Makars (Catch the Wind)

Eileen Watt's Reel (R3x32) - Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band (2 Dances for Eileen Watt)

2014-11-10

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

The Highlandman kissed his Mother (R8x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Band (Dance Through the Miscellanies - Part 3)

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0 00:00'Allo 'Allo R32 · 3/4L
Harry Rhodes: Snowdon Book, The Third Collection · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-8
1s+2s Set+Link, 2s+1s circle 4H round to left
9-16
1s+3s Set+Link, 3s+1s circle 4H round to left
17-24
1s dance up to top, cast to 2nd places & turn LH to face 1st corners
25-32
1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH, turn 2nd corners RH & partner LH to 2nd places

Abernethy Lassies (R8x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Band (Dance Through the Miscellanies - Part 3)

Mr. William Brown's Reel (R8x32) - Catherine Fraser and Duncan Smith (Old Favourites and Odd Couples)

2014-09-22

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)

The Blooms of Bon Accord (R4x32) - Sandy Nixon and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 1)

2014-12-01 2014-12-08

0 00:00Campbell's Hornpipe R32 · 4/4L
Anna Campbell Holden: Birmingham Book 2004 - Twenty Scottish Country Dances (Compilation of 1973 and 1986) · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+4c set | cast in (2c+3c to ends) ; 2c+1c & 4c+3c RHA
9–
1c+4c LHA ; set | cast to ends (2c+3c to middle) (1,2,3,4)
17–
1c lead to 4pl and make arch while from [19] 4c followed by 3c+2c dance down the sides, curve in to meet and dance up under the arch, finishing in promhold with P (4,3,2,1)
25–
4c+3c+2c Allemande (2,3,4,1)

Jessie's Hornpipe (H8x32) - The Music Makars (Jig For Joy)

0 00:00Catch the Wind R32 · 3/4L
Romaine Butterfield: RSCDS XLV 5 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cast off (2c up) ; ½Fig8 up (2,1x,3)
9–
1c set twice, on [11-12] 1W swivels R to face out ; 1W (1M following) casts R round 2M and down middle to finish 1W between 3c facing 3M, and 1M between 2c facing 2M.
17–
1M+2c & 1W+3c Rsh reels3 across
25–
1W (1M following) casts R round 3M and cross to 2pl ; 1c turn RH (2,1,3)

The original tune is a hornpipe

Catch the Wind (H8x32) - The Music Makars (Catch the Wind)

2014-07-07 2014-08-08 2014-11-24

0 00:00City of Stirling Reel R32 · 3/4L
Roy Goldring: Bannockburn 700 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c Snowball G-Chain (4 hands of 2 bars), to start 1c+2c change place RH on the side (3x,1x,2x) (1W no polite turn at the end)
9–
1c cross Rsh | Turn 3cnr pos. RH ½ ; with cnr following pass Lsh on the diagonal and curve into 2plx, the cnrs returning to own 1cnr positions
17–
1c cross Lsh | Turn 4cnr pos. LH ½ ; with cnr following pass Rsh on the diagonal and curve into 2plx, the cnrs returning to own 2cnr positions (2,1x,3)
25–
All turn P RH ; 1c ½ Fig8 L (W up, M dn) (2,1,3)

City Of Stirling Reel (R8x32) - The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band (Ah'm Askin')

2014-09-22 2014-11-08

0 00:00Dancing in the Street R32 · 4/4L
Tom Toriyama: RSCDS XLII 4 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c turn P RH ¾ | ½ Reel4 on midline | turn P RH ¾ (3,2,1,4)
9–
3c+2c & 1c+4c RHA ; LHA, stay facing cclw
17–
All chase cclw half round the set into ; Half Circle8 R, finish for
25–
3c+2c & 1c+4c Poussette (2,3,4,1)

Dancing in the Street (R4x32) - Marian Anderson's Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 42)

2014-10-10

0 00:00Ddraig Goch R32 · 3/4L
E Paul Bond: Ness House Collection, The - Book 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set, 1M advancing to behind 1W who swivels R | cast into 2plx (2c up) ; 2c+1c RHA
9–
1c (1W leading) +2M+3M Reel3,Lsh to 3M, 1c finish between 2c,
17–
1c (1W leading)+2W+3W Reel3, Rsh to 3W, 1c finish between 2c, facing down, 1M on L of P
25–
1c cross out through 2pl, cast behind 3c and up to between 3c facing own side ; set to 3c | 1M+3M & 1W+3W turn EH ¾ (start downwards) to (2,1,3) (On second turn, start upwards, turning with the other hand, to (2,3,1))

Eileen Watt's Reel (R3x32) - Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band (2 Dances for Eileen Watt)

0 00:00The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh R40 · 3/4L
Allie Anderson & Florence D. Lesslie: RSCDS XXXIX 7 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c A&R ; all turn P BH (in SkCh) to own places, (1c finish facing out)
9–
1c cast off, dance (NHJ where possible) between 3c, cast up, dance between 2c, cast off (2c up) to put 1M below 1W for
17–
1W+2c & 1M+3c RHA, 1c pass Rsh ; 1M+2c & 1W+3c LHA, 1c pass Lsh to face 1cnrs
25–
Turn cnr, P, cnr, cross LH (On 2nd time through 1c cross LH to 4pl (3c up), ready for next start)
33–
Circle6 and back

The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh (R8x40) - Kenny Thomson and The Wardlaw Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 39 - Music for Nine Scottish Country Dances)

0 00:00Duke of Perth R32 · 3/4L
RSCDS I 8 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH, cast off (2c up) ; turn LH to face 1cnrs
9–
Turn CPCP, to face 1cnrs
17–
1c set to and turn 1cnrs BH ; set to and turn 2cnrs BH
25–
Reels3{6} on the sides (Lsh to 1cnr) | 1c cross RH to 2pl.

The Duke of Perth (R8x32) - Bobby Crowe and his Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 1 - Music for Twelve Traditional Dances)

2014-11-08

0 00:00Ferla Mor R32 · 3/4L
John Drewry: Deeside Book Part 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | turn RH ½ to 2plx (2c up) ; set | turn RH to finish 1W, with 1M behind her, facing 2M
9–
(1W+1M following)+1cnrs Rsh diagonal Reel3 (finish facing 3M)
17–
(1W+1M following)+2cnrs Rsh diagonal Reel3, on last 2 bars 1c turn LH (to face 1cnrs)
25–
1c turn 1cnr RH, pass P Rsh, turn 2cnr RH, pass Rsh to 2pl own side

Ferla Mor (R8x32) - Mara Shea & Dave Wiesler (Heather Hills)

2014-11-03

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

1–
1c cross RH, cast to 2pl (2c up) ; 2c+1c+3c circle6 L (2,1,3)
9–
All set to P | cross RH ; repeat, 1c finish facing 1cnrs
17–
Set to and turn corners, finish between corners
25–
Reels3{6} with the corners, start Lsh to 1cnr | 1c cross to own side.

The Gathering (R8x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Band (Dance Through the Miscellanies - Part 1)

0 00:00The Kenora Reel R32 · 3/4L
John Drewry: Bankhead Book Part 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c (cross down)+2c+3c Mirror Reels3 on opposite sides (touch hands), 1c+3c finishing for
9–
1c+3c L-Chain up / down, finish 1c facing 3c NHJ
17–
1c+3c set | petronella in tandem (Skip Ch.) ; repeat across while{8} 2c cross RH, cast R to midline ; cross RH up /down, cast R (to 3x, 2x, 1)
25–
All chase ½ way clw to (1x, 2, 3) ; 1c cross RH and cast to 2pl (2c up) (2,1,3)

The Kenora Reel (R8x32) - George Meikle and the Lothian Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol. 10)

0 00:00The Lords Of The Wind R32 · 3/4L
Iain Boyd: The Lord of the Rings Collection · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1M+2W set | 1M cast (2M up) ; 1W+2M set | 1W cast (2W up) (2,1,3)
9–
2c+1W & 1M+3c RHA ; Lsh Snake Pass (unwind the RHA, 1c leading, pass other snake Lsh through 2plx and chase cclw to) (3,1,2)
17–
3c+1M & 1W+2c LHA ; Rsh Snake Pass (unwind the LHA, 1c leading, pass other snake Rsh through 2plx and chase clw to) (2,1,3)
25–
Circle6 and back

The Gathering (R8x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Band (Dance Through the Miscellanies - Part 1)

2014-11-24 2014-12-01 2014-12-08

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«.

None So Pretty (R8x40) - Neil Barron and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 2 (Highlander Music)

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Mairi's Wedding (R8x40) - Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 5 (Highlander Music)

2014-10-06 2014-11-08

0 00:00Nottingham Lace R96 · 4S
Jenny Bradley: Nottingham Lace · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
Half G-Chain ; all set to P | turn ¾ RH
9–
All W ½LHA while{2} M dance clw one place | all turn new P RH ½ ; repeat (M ½LHA, W ¼ clw)
17–
Repeat [9-16] to original places
25–
1c+3c dance in, change places RH, split and cast behind side C, pass RH to own place, forming a longwise set | All set
33–
All A&R ; 1c+2W+4M & +3c+2M+4W, circle4 L and open into lines of 4 across with 1c & 3c in the middle
41–
All A&R ; circle8 half way, finishing in square set opposite original places
49-72
Repeat [25-48] with 2c+4c as dancing couples
73-96
Repeat [1-24]

Nottingham Lace (R1x96) - Neil Barron and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 2)

2014-10-10

0 00:00The Orkney Reel R96 · 4S
Jessie Stuart: Orkney Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All change places with P RH and join LH with next person | set in circle ; repeat, to places, all W facing out
9-24
Full Schiehallion Reels, to places, W facing out
25–
All M ½LHA while{2} all W chase 1 place clw | join RH in wheel and set ; repeat [25-26] | Turn ½ RH to bring W to centre
33–
repeat [25-32] (to 3,4,1,2)
41–
repeat [25-32]
49–
repeat [25-32], but M finish BtoB in centre, facing P
57–
All set | All M set moving one place R while{2} all W petronella turn to next place on R ; repeat
65–
All turn P RH ; Promenade cclw, guiding P to own place with LH
73–
1c+3c L-Chain
81–
2c+4c L-Chain
89–
Circle8 and back

The Argyll Square (J1x96) - Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 43)

Unicef Circle (R1x88) - Muriel Johnstone's Scottish Dance Band (Haste Ye Back)

N.B.: Keine passende Musik, aber zu dem flotten Jig OK.

Das Reel passt nur mit diesen Änderungen:

Bar 57-64: Männer nur Set, keine Progression Clockwise

Bar 73-88: Half Ladies' Chain

Wir hatten die Pillings flasch gelesen...

2014-11-24 2014-12-01

0 00:00Petronella R32 · 2/4L
RSCDS I 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c Petronella Turn | set ; repeat (1x,2)
9–
Repeat (1,2)
17–
1c lead down the middle and up
25–
1c+2c Poussette (2,1)

Petronella (R8x32) - Bobby Crowe and his Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 1 - Music for Twelve Traditional Dances)

2014-09-29

0 00:00The Piper and the Penguin R88 · 4S
Roy Goldring: The Scotia Suite of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-16
All W dance Rsh round cnr ; RHA in middle ; Lsh round P ; LHA in middle, to places
17-32
All M dance Rsh round P ; RHA in middle ; Lsh round cnr ; LHA in middle, to places
33-48
1c+3c turn RH 1¼ ; 1M & 3M (W following) dance between couple on the R and cast clw to places ; 1c+3c R&L
49-64
2c+4c repeat
65–
All W dance into middle, swivel R and dance through own place clw half way round set
73–
All M dance into middle, swivel L and dance through own place cclw half way round set
81–
All turn P RH 1¼ ; promenade cclw half way round set, to own places

The Piper and The Penguin (R1x88) - Neil Barron and his Scottish Dance Band (Music for the Scotia Centenary)

2014-09-29

0 00:00Reel of the Puffins R32 · 4/4L
John Bowie Dickson: Dunedin Dances Book 5 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

3c+4c cross on 2nd chord (1,2,3x,4x)

1–
1c+4c cross RH and cast to centre (2c+3c step to ends) ; 1c+4c set twice, hand joined in circle, at end pivot R to face corners
9–
2c+3c full diag. Reels4 giving LH in the centre while{8} 1c+4c ½ reel4 round cnr, pass Lsh in centre | repeat round next cnr cclw, and face »third« cnr (1c faces 3c, 2c faces 4c)
17–
Turn cnr RH | 1c+4c ½ LHA ; turn new cnr RH | 1c & 4c change places on side LH (2,4,1x,3x)
25–
Parallel Reels4 on the side

Reel of the Puffins (R4x32) - Jim Lindsey and his Scottish Dance Band (Reel of the Puffins)

Practice in Strathspey Time:

The Strathspey King (S4x32) - The Music Makaras (Scottish Dance Music)

2014-07-07

0 00:00The Reel of the Royal Scots R32 · 3/4L
Roy Goldring: The Leaflet Dances with Music · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1W+2W (1M+2M) turn LH (RH) ½, finishing 1c BtoB in 2pl | All set as in DTr ; 1W+3W (1M+3M) turn RH (LH) ½ | 2c+3c+1c set as in DTr
9–
1c followed by 3c dance up between 2c, cast off ; dance NHJ down through 3pl, cast up to face 1cnrs, 3c looping into 3pl
17–
1c turn 1cnrs RH, pass Rsh (cnrs dance for {4}) ; turn 2cnrs RH (same), and cross Rsh to (2,1,3)
25–
All circle6 and back

The Reel of the Royal Scots (R8x32) - Reel of Seven (Dance for Joy! - Live at Asilomar)

0 00:00Shiftin' Bobbins R32 · 3/4L
Roy Clowes: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross down RH (2c up) to 2plx in DTr position with corners | set as DTr ; cast up, meet and dance down to 2pl in middle
9–
2M+1W+3M RHA, while{4} 2W+1M+3W LHA ; 1c followed by 2c+3c dance down the middle
17–
3c+2c+1c dance up the middle, 3c casting to 3pl, flowing into ; 1W+2M+3M LHA, while{4} 1M+2W+3W RHA
25–
1c dance to top, cast off one ; ½ Fig8 up round 2c.

My Love She's But A Lassie Yet (R6x32) - Lindsay Weir and her Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 9)

0 00:00A Summer Breeze R32 · 3/4L
Frans Ligtmans: The Master Of Earley · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast off (2c up) ; turn 1¼ LH
9–
1M+3c & 1W+2c RHA ; 2c+3c chase ½ clw while{4} 1c turn LH to face up (W on L) (3x,1x,2x)
17–
1c lead to top , cast off ; lead to bottom, cast up to (3x,1x,2x)
25–
All set | all turn RH into the middle, facing clw ; all chase ½ clw (2,1,3)

Summer Wooing (R8x32) - Jim Lindsay and his Scottish Dance Band (Reel of the Puffins)

2014-07-21

0 00:00Sunny Hogmanay R32 · 3/4L
Ronald Mackey: A Medley For The Millennium · Crib: E-cribs

1–
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; cross LH and cast L to finish between 1cnr and 4cnr
9–
All set in lines across | All set advancing pulling right shoulder back to finish back to back ; All set again in a double line across | All set, 2c+3c advancing to their corners pulling Rsh back to face in while{} 1c couple swivel R about each other to finish in the centre, 1M facing up and 1W facing down.
17–
Reels3 on opposite side (Rsh to 2cnr), finish facing 2cnr
25–
1c turn 2cnr RH | P LH ; 1cnr RH | P LH (to 2,1,3)

Abernethy Lassies (R8x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Band (Dance Through the Miscellanies - Part 3)

0 00:00A Trip to the Netherlands R40 · 3/4L
Anna Campbell Holden: RSCDS XXXII 6 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Inscribed to the Thistle Club of SCD, Eindhoven

1–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; dance down between 3c and cast up to 1cnrs
9–
1c set to 1cnrs, then to dancer on the right (4cnr) ; 1c+4cnr RH turn to sidelines, 2c+1c+3c set
17–
Reels3 across (Rsh to 2cnr = 1W down, 1M up), finishing in the middle for
25–
2c+1c+3c Allemande (to 3,1,2)
33–
1c cross RH, 3W+2M change places RH ; 3M&2W repeat, all cross RH (to 2,1,3)

A Trip To The Netherlands (R8x40) - Alastair Wood and his Scottish Country Dance Band (RSCDS Book 32)

0 00:00The Twa Meenit Reel R32 · 4/4L
Roy Clowes: Scottish Dance Archives · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-4
1W&3W cast off to midline and face up while{4} 2M+4M cast up to midline and face down
5-12
Rsh Reel4 on midline
13-16
2M+1W & 4M+3W turn RH to places (1,2,3,4)
17–
1M+2W & 3M+4W turn RH to places ; 1c+2c & 3c+4c Circle4 L (1,2,3,4)
25–
All A&R ; 1c lead to 4pl (2c+3c+4c up) (2,3,4,1)

The Duke Of Edinburgh's Welcome To Shetland (R4x32) - The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band (Ah'm Askin')

0 00:00Wicked Willy R32 · 4/4L
Harry C Ways: Tenth Annual Ball SCD Collection · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+4c cross RH and cast in (2c+3c step out), ½ Fig8 outwards, finish all BtoB in the centre facing nearest cnr
9–
1c+4c double »Hello&Goodbye«setting, finish opposite the diagonally opposite corner
17–
1c+4c turn this cnr RH ; LHA in the middle to sides (to 2,4x,1x,3)
25–
1c+3c ½R&L ; 4c+3c ½R&L (to 2,3,4,1)

Wicked Willy (R4x32) - Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol 5)

0 00:00The Wind On The Heath R32 · 3/4L
Iain Boyd: Vive La Danse! · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | 1W (1M following) casts behind W side and crosses below 3c, 1W dances up behind M line while 1M dances up the middle, to (1x,2,3), 1M facing out
9–
All C Rsh Reels3 on the sides. 1M finishes facing out.
17–
1M (1W following) dance behind W side and crosses below 3c, 1M dances up behind M line while 1W dances up the middle, to (1,2,3) | 1c set
25–
1c+2c Chain Progression: (turn P RH ¾ | 1M+2W turn LH 1½ while{4} 1W+2M dance clw half round set and face P | turn P RH ¾) to (2,1,3)

Catch the Wind (H8x32) - The Music Makars (Catch the Wind)

2014-10-06 2014-10-13 2014-10-20 2014-11-03

0 00:00Winter Wooing R32 · 3/4L
Tom Winter: The Solstice Party Book · Crib: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams

1-4
1C X down below 2C, cast up while 2C S pulling »lower« shoulder back [3-4] to face out
5-8
1C turn 2C 1½ w/obvious hand [fin facing out]
9-12
1C cast off around 3pl, dance up to 2pl while 2C+3C ½R&L
3-16
1C turn BH ⅔ round then S pulling RS back to face 1crnr (in 3crnr's pl) while 2C+3C turn R
7-24
1C and 1crnrs ½ reel4, pass L; 1C and 2crnrs ½ reel4, pass L [fin facing 1crnr in orig pl]
5-32
Hello-goodbye setting fin w/petronella turn to 2pl

Christmas Reels (R8x32) - Jim Lindsay and his Band (Scottish Christmas Dance Party)

2014-12-15

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0 00:00The Anniversary Tensome R32 · 5S
Barry Priddey: Anniversary Tensome · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

5s in centre, 5L facing down & 5M facing up

1-8
1s+2s+3s+4s circle 8H left 1/2 way & pivot left, chase back 1/4 way & set as 5s set & 1/2 turn RH, set & 3/4 turn LH to end 5M facing up to 4M (1st pl) & 5L faces down to 2M (3rd pl)
9-16
5s dance LSh reels of 3 with 4M+2L/2M+4L & 5s pass RSh to end 5M facing 1L (2nd pl) & 5L facing 3L (4th pl)
17-24
5s dance RSh reels of 3 with 1L+3M/3L+1M & 5s 1/2 turn LH to end Man facing up & Lady facing down
25-32
5M dances RH across with top cpl as 5L RH across with bottom cpl, 5s 1/2 turn LH to face 1s (2nd pl) & change places RH (M with M etc)

Repeat from new positions

The Scotch Cricle (R5x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 24)

0 00:00Caddam Wood R32 · 5/5L
John W Mitchell: Scottish Dance Archives · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+5c cross RH and cast one towards middle of set ; 1c+5c turn 1¼ RH to centre line (M face up, W down)
9–
1c+5c Reel4 while{8} 2M+3M+4M & 2W+3W+4W Reels3 on sides (3c starts inwards giving Rsh)
17–
1c+2c & 4c+5c RHA ; LHA (1c+5c finish in the middle)
25–
1M+5W 1½ RH turn ; 1W+5W & 1M+5M 1½ LH turn, each pair ending on own sides, (on [29] 2M+3M+4M & 2W+3W+4W step one place to the left) (finishing order M 2-3-4-5-1 and W 5-1-2-3-4, i.e. not facing own P)

Tullyvolan (R5x32) - George Meikle and the Lothian Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol. 10)

0 00:005-couple Fugue R128 · 5/5L
Martin Sheffield: 140 Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Crib writing in progress A new top couple starts every 16 bars.

1--
1c st | turn P RH {4} and face p in Alemandel hold | Set, pivoting clw to face down (1,2,3,4,5)
9--
1c Promenade reel3 across with 2c, finish (2,1x,3,4,5), 1c facing out
17--
2c+1c+3c set as in DTr | 1c turn 3c EH 1½ on the sides | 3c+1c(facing in)+4 set in inverted triangles while{8} 2c dances the 1c pattern of [1-8] (2,3,1x,4,5)
25--
1c+4c DblFig8 (1c cross down) in 6 bars | 1c dance down as 4c cast up while{8} 2c+3c dances reel as in [9-16] (3,2x,4,1x,5)
33--
1c+5c set | Circle4 L
41--

5-COUPLE FUGUE, X, 1995, 128-bar reel A new top couple starts every 16 bars.

1-8 : lst cp: set, turn RH 4 steps into allemande position facing up, then with pdb turn clockwise as a couple to face down.

9-16 : 1st cp: promenade reel of three (Rsh to 2nd man) with 2nd cp who finish in top place. 1st cp face out on opp sides in 2nd place.

17-24 : 2nd, 1st & 3rd cps: set in triangles. 1st & 3rd cps turn symmetrically one & half times, then 3rd, 1st & 4th cps set in inverted triangles (lst cp facing in). 2nd cp dance as 1st cp did in 1-8.

25-32 : 1st & 4th cps: double figure eight in 6 steps, then lst dance down & 4th cast up. 2nd & 3rd: reel as 9-16.

33-40 : 1st & 5th cps: set, dance 4 hands round to the left, drop pt's hand & change under on the sides to face out. 3rd cp: as 1-8. 2nd & 4th cps: set, turn symmetrically, set, as 17-24.

41-48 : 1st cp: set turning to face in, propelled pivot to own side. 2nd & 5th: figure eight as 25-32. 3rd & 4th: reel of three as 9-16.

49-: 4th cp begins; the others continue.

65-: 5th cp begins: on reaching original place, each cp falls idle.

113-120 : All: advance & retire, then 1st cp with 2nd, 4th with 5th: 4 hands round to the left; 3rd cp: propelled pivot.

121-128 : All: advance & retire, then 1st & 5th cps pivot, while 2nd, 3rd & 4th 6 hands round.

Da haben wir uns verlaufen...

0 00:00Hungarian Bride R48 · 5S
Eric Finley: A Reel Goulash · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

5c starts in the middle facing P, 5M above 5W

1–
1c+2c+3c+4c making arches advance to centre | set turning towards corner and join NH ; with cnr dance out making arch | set advancing to original places while{8} 5c dances through arch on the R (5M between 4c, 5W between 2c) | cast L to diagonal ; dance in through the arch to the centre | Gypsy Turn (pass Rsh, face P and 5M swivel R) to face 2c, 5M with 5W behind
9–
4c+2c in promhold + 5c Rsh lead-change Reel3, finish 5c (5M leading) facing 1c
17–
Repeat with 1c+3c, using Lsh, 5c finish in middle 5M leading,
25–
2c+5c RHA ; 5c+4c LHA, 5c finish facing 1c, 5W on R
33–
5c (centre couple) NHJ dance under arch by 1c (outside couple) | 5c change places, 5W dancing under joined arms and 5M round behind, while{2} 1c Gypsy Turn to face 2c ; 1c+2c repeat, and 2c face 3c
41–
2c+3c repeat ; 3c+4c repeat, finish 4M above and facing 4W (5,1,2,3,4)

Repeat 4 times

Trip to Windsor (R5x48) - Catherine Fraser and Duncan Smith (Old Favourites And Odd Couples)

2014-07-21

0 00:00Polharrow Burn R32 · 5/5L
Hugh Foss: Magazine Dances 2005-2009 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c cross | cast off (2c+4c up) ; ½ Fig8 up round 2c/4c (2,1,4,3,5)
9–
1c+3c turn P RH ; turn P LH to face 1cnrs while{8} 2c+5c cross RH and chase clw. to other end of set (2M & 5W leading P) (5,1,4,3,2)
17–
diag. ½Reels4 with 1cnrs (1diags.) (pass Lsh) ; repeat on 2diags.
25–
Repeat with 3cnrs (1diags) ; 1c+3c turn LH and cast off on own side (4c+5c up) (2,4,1,5,3)

Polharrow Burn (R5x32) - Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 5)

0 00:00A Reel for Alice R32 · 5/5L
Roy Goldring: A Reel for Alice and Other Social Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c Mirror Reels3 on sides, 1c crossing down (1x,2,3,4,5)
9–
1c down the middle and up, and face out (1x,2,3,4,5)
17–
1c change places Easy Hand with 2c (1c passes outside) | with 3c (passing inside) ; with 4c (passing outside) | with 5c (passing inside) and face out (2,3,4,5,1x)
25–
1c Fig8 on sideline around 5c+4c, crossing to own side at the end while{8} 2c Fig8 round 3c+4c, starting inwards (2,3,4,5,1)

Nice to See You (R5x32) - The Craigowl Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 40)

2014-11-08

0 00:006+ Cpl

0 00:00The Kelpie of Loch Coruisk R32 · 7/7L
Barry Priddey: If the Ghillie Fits · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c+5c cross RH | cast off one (2c+4c+6c up) ; 1c+3c+5c ½ Fig8 L (round 4cnr, M down, W up, pass Lsh between middle two couples) while{4} 2c+4c+6c+7c set and cross RH. 1c+3c+5c finish Rsh to P facing 2cnr positions
9-24
Four ½diag Reels4, dancing couples (1c+3c+5c) passing P Rsh in the middle, and finish on midline facing P, M above W (7,1,6,3,4,5,2)
25–
1c+3c+5c turn ¾ RH and face up in the middle | lead to the top and cast off to 6pl, 4pl, 2pl (7,5,6,3,4,1,2)

The Kelpie of Loch Coruisk (R7x32) - Alan Gardiner and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 7)

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0 00:00The Christmas Tree Jig J48 · 3T
Kathryn Coles: Cambridge Scottish Society 75 Years, Twelve Dances 1936 - 2011 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Triangular Set

1--
All S&Link ; S&Link
9--
All RHA ; LHA
17--
All dance BtoB R with P ; All dance BtoB L with cnr
25--
Circle6 and back
33--
Interlocking Reels4, all start Rsh to P, dancing as an "end dancer". (1,2,3)
41--
All turn P RH putting M in centre | M 2/3 LHA while W chase clw 1 place ; Repeat (2,3,1)

My Heather Hills (J3x48) - Mara Shea & Dave Wiesler (Heather Hills)

2014-12-15

0 00:00My Heather Hills J48 · 3/3L
Derek Haynes: Carnforth Collection of SC Dances 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1M and 3rd M change places before start. All bow to dancer opposite.

1–
1c (diagonally opposite) turn 1½ times RH (2c step into 1c's starting places on [3-4] ; cast Rsh round 2cnr to 2plx
9–
1c+2c ½ diagonal R&L ; 1c+3c ½ diagonal R&L
17–
1c+2c ½ diagonal R&L ; 1c+3c ½ diagonal R&L, 1c finish facing 1cnrs (= 3c)
25–
1c SetH&G , finish BtoB facing 2cnrs (= 2c).
33–
1c+2c diagonal Reel4, 1c pass Lsh at end and face 2cnr
41–
1c Rsh Reels3{6} with corners | 1c cross to own side (M to top, W to bottom) while{} 3c cast to 2pl (to order 2W,3W,1W and 1M,3M,2M)

Crathes Castle (S3x48) - Robert Whitehead and the Danelaw Band (RSCDS Book 44)

My Heather Hills (R3x48) - Mara Shea & Dave Wiesler (Heather Hills)

2014-08-08

0 00:00The 26th of March J40 · 3/3L
S Adam / J Gardner / B Wood: Dunedin Dances Book 1 · Crib: E-cribs

1--
1M+3W Fig8 on opposite side, Rsh to 2W/2M, then Lsh round P. On [1-4] 2c set, turning to keep facing the dancer ; on [5-8] 1W+3M do likewise.
9--
All turn P RH into Allemande hold facing up ; 1c set twice, turning R to 1Wpl facing in diagonally
17--
2c set twice, turning L to 1Mpl facing in diagonally ; 3c set twice, turnng R about to face up, on [24] all face P
25--
All petronella turn and set ; All W LHA 1 1/3 while{4} all M set (high cuts and points)
33--
All W set facing out while{4} all M chase 2 places cclw ; all turn P LH to own sides (2,3,1)

Lads of Dunse (J3x40) - Catherine Fraser and Duncan Smith (Old Favourites and Odd Couples)

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0 00:00The Bees of Maggieknockater J32 · 4/4L
John Drewry: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA, finish as pairs 1M+3W & 3M+1W facing out on W/M side in promhold
9–
Pairs+ 2c+4c Rsh ½Reels3 on sides ; pairs meet & take P in promhold for Lsh ½Reels3 on sides
17–
Meet and repeat (as pairs Rsh ½Reels3 ; with P Lsh ½Reels3)
25–
1c (passing inside) turn 3c 1½ Easy Hand ; 1c cross and passing inside turn 4c EH 1½ (to 2,3,4,1)

The Bees of Maggieknockater (J4x32) - David Cunningham and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol. 3)

2014-07-07

0 00:00The Elephant's Stampede J48 · 4S
Lorna Macdonald & Gillian Mackintosh: Aurora 10th Anniversary Book of SCD · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All circle8 and back
9–
1c+3c advance NHJ | take corner with free hand and retire into longwise set across ; ½Reels4 on sides
17–
½ R&L at each end (start across) ; both pairs of dancers at the ends and both middle pairs of the sidelines turn RH 1½ to form a square set, (ends to 2pl/4pl, middles to 1pl/3pl)
25–
All W petronella to next W place cclw | all W set ; repeat, finishing next to P, and face out on last step (2,3,4,1)
33-48
Schiehallion reels (to 2,3,4,1)

Campbeltown Loch (J4x48) - Ian Holmes and his Scottish Dance Band with Ian Powrie (Scottish Dances Volume 4)

2014-12-08

0 00:00The Flight of the Falcon J32 · 3/4L
Barry Priddey: Anniversary Tensome · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set and cast off one (2c up), 1¼ turn LH so 1M (with 1W behind) faces 3W
9–
1c lead-change diagonal Reel3 with 1cnrs (Rsh to 3W) (1M & 1W switch lead at each end of the reel), end facing 3M
17–
Repeat with 2cnrs (start Rsh to 3M), finish facing 1cnrs
25–
Turn 1cnr RH, pass P Rsh, repeat with 2cnr, cross to (2,1,3) (cnrs turn for 4 bars)

The Kelloholm Jig (J8x32) - Jim Lindsay and his Scottish Dance Band (Reel Of The Puffins)

2014-12-01

0 00:00Follow Me Home J32 · 3/4L
Ellie Briscoe: RSCDS XXXVIII 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cross RH ; cast off (2c up) | turn ¾ LH
9–
BiL with 1cnrs | ½ turn 1cnrs RH ; 1c followed by 1cnrs chase clw round 4cnrs to leave 1cnrs in exchanged places, and join LH to 2cnr, RH to P
17–
BiL with 2cnrs | ½ turn 2cnrs LH ; 1c followed by 2cnrs chase cclw, 1c crossing Lsh to 2plx facing out (3x,1x,2x)
25–
½ Lsh Reels3 on the sidelines ; All set and cross (2,1,3)

Follow Me Home (J8x32) - The Music Makars (Scottish Dance Music)

0 00:00The Fruit-Cake J32 · 3/4L
John Drewry: 20 New Dances by John Drewry 1999-2000 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2W & 2M+3c RHA, finish 1W + 3M facing out ; 1c (1W leading) +3c (3M leading) chase clw half round 2c to (3x,2,1x)
9–
3c+2M & 2W+1c LHA, finish 1M + 3W facing out ; 3c (3W leading) +1c (1M leading) chase cclw half round 2c to (1,2,3)
17–
1M+2M & 1W+2W 1½ LH turn to exchange places ; 1M+3M & 1W+3W Turn RH
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back

On second time through, 1c may turn 3c RH 1½ on bars 21-24

Christmas Irish Reels (R8x32) - Jim Lindsay and his Band (Scottish Christmas Dance Party)

2014-12-15

0 00:00Hogmanay Jig J32 · 3/4L
Christopher Blair: Two Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c set | cross RH ; chase ½ clw (3,2,1)
9–
1c+2c+3c set | cross LH ; chase ½ cclw (1,2,3)
17–
1M & 3W change places RH | 3M+1W repeat ; 2c cross RH | all set (3x,2x,1x)
25–
Modified Snowball chain from bottom: 1c cross LH | 1c change places with 2c RH ; 2c cross LH while{2} 3c change places with 1c LH (1,3x,2) | 1c turn RH down into 2pl while{2} 2c dance to 1pl while{2} 3c cross down to 3pl. (2,1,3)

Hogmanay Jig (J8x32) - Marian Anderson's Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 12)

2014-09-22

0 00:00James Gray J32 · 4/4L
Ronella Burrows: RSCDS XLII 10 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

On 2nd chord, 3c+4c change sides (to 1,2,3x,4x)

1–
1c+4c cross RH | cast to middle (2c+3c step to ends) ; 1c+4c ½ Fig8 round nearest end couple (2,1,4x,3x)
9–
1c+4c R&L, finish facing end couple (no polite turns) (2,1,4x,3x)
17–
Parallel Rsh reels4 on the sides, but 1c+4c finish in line across, 1M+4M in the middle RHJ, the W outside
25–
1M+4M turn RH ¾ while{4} 1W+4W chase ¼ cclw inside the set | 1M+4W & 4M+1W turn LH ½ ; 1W+4W turn RH ¾ while{4} 1M+4M chase ¼ cclw | 1M+4W & 4M+1W turn LH ¾ (to 2,4,1x,3x)

James Gray (J4x32) - Marian Anderson and her Band (RSCDS Book 42)

2014-10-13

0 00:00Miss Emily Gordon's Jig J32 · 3/4L
Bill Zobel: Dancing on Air · Crib: E-cribs

1–
All turn P RH ½ and join LH below RH | slip down ; slip back up | in PdB change places with P and finish in Allemande hold facing up
9–
3c Allemande, on [15-16] 3c+1c set to finish NHJ facing each other
17–
3c+1c change places (3c makes arch) | change sides W under P's arm ; change places (1c makes arch) | change sides (W under P's arm) to finish facing out (3,2,1)
25–
½ Reels3 on the sides (2c in and down) ; 1c turn 2c EH 1½ (2,1,3)

Ladies' Fancy (J8x32) - Catherine Fraser and Duncan Smith (Old Favourites And Odd Couples)

0 00:00Le Papillon J32 · 3/4L
Skillern: Scottish Country Dances for Children · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c (long) cast off (2c up) ; 1c+3c Circle4 left
9–
1c cast to the top (2c down) ; 1c+2c Circle4 left
17–
1c lead down {3}, up {3} | cast into 2pl (2c up)
25–
2c+1c R&L (2,1,3)

Le Papillon (J8x32) - The Craigowl Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Children's Book)

2014-11-24

0 00:00Postie's Jig J32 · 4/4L
Roy Clowes: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · 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.

Postie's Jig (J4x32) - Neil Barron and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol 2)

2014-11-08

0 00:00The Shetland Shepherdess J32 · 3/4L
Ron Wallace: A Third Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c dance between 2c and cast up to place ; dance ½ Fig8 round 2c (1x,2,3)
9--
1c cross down into mirror Reels3 on own side, 2c starting out and up (1,2,3)
17--
1c (start inwards) change place with 2c EH and face out | 1c turn 3c EH to face up in the middle ; 1c dance to top and cast off (2,1,3)
25--
All A&R and clap on last beat of [28] ; All turn P RH (2,1,3)

Christmas Irish Jigs (J8x32) - Jim Lindsay and his Band (Scottish Christmas Dance Party)

2014-12-15

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0 00:00A Starter for Ten J32 · 5/5L
Roy Goldring: Graded and Social Dances 3 - 16 Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | Cast off 2 (2c+3c up) ; 1M+3c & 1W+4c RHA, finish (2,3,1x,4,5)
9–
1c ½ Fig8 L (1W up, 1M down) ; 3c+1M & 1W+4c LHA (to 2,3,1,4,5)
17–
2M+1W & 1M+5W turn RH, pass Rsh ; 2W+1M & 1W+5M turn LH (2,3,1,4,5)
25–
1c long cast off 2 (4c&5c up) ; All turn P BH in skip-change

Lady in Red (J5x32) - Marian Anderson's Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol. 12)

0 00:006+ Cpl

0 00:00Magic Moments J32 · 6/6L
Wesley Clindinning: Brock Summer Celebration · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

4c+5c+6c cross on 2nd chord (1,2,3,4x,5x,6x). The dance is symmetrical from both ends.

1–
All clap as all W dance Rsh round P to centre facing P ; All c set | All W cast away R to places
9–
All clap as all M repeat (again Rsh)
17–
1c and 6c dance NHJ towards the middle | 1c+6c ½ RHA, finish NHJ facing other end, W on the R ; lead to exchanged places and cast 2 places towards middle (2c+3c+4c+5c step towards end of set) (2,3,6,1x,4x,5x)
25--
All Circle12 and back

The original (1990) version had

25–
6c+1c turn RH, turn LH.

Purdy Pink Band Shoes (J6x32) - The Music Makars (Catch The Wind)

2014-11-08

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0 00:00Annat Cottage S40 · 3/3L
Gillian Jennings: The Sixth Catherine de Barnes Collection of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

2c is the dancing couple

1--
All S&Link tiwce (3x,2x,1x)
9--
2c+1cnrs set adv | turn RH ¾ ; 2c+1cnrs RHA, finish 2M between 3c in 1plx, 2W between 1c in 3plx,
17--
2c+4cnrs set adv | turn RH ¾ ; 2c+4cnrs RHA, finish (3x,2,1x)
25--
2c ½ Fig8 L ; All chase clw ½ round (1,2,3)
33--
Horseshoe Chain: 4 hands of Grand Chain, making full turns at top and bottom (stay on own side) (2,3,1)

Ian and Joan McKenzie's Strathspey (S3x40) - Kenny Thomson and The Wardlaw Scottish Dance Band (We Twa)

2014-07-27 2014-08-04

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).

Byron Strathspey (S3x32) - Rob Gordon and his Band (The Complete Caledonian Ball)

2014-11-08

0 00:00Jean Martin of Aberdeen S32 · 3/3L
Muriel A Johnstone: Magazine Dances 2005-2009 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c Turn RH, cast (2c up) ; All circle6 L ¾ into lines across (W facing down, M up)
9–
All set | change places RH with P ; All circle6 L left ¾ and end in middle facing up (3,1,2) for
17–
Allemande (2,1,3)
25–
1c+3c Bourrel : 1M+3W set adv. | Turn BH ¾ & twirl to end BtoB in middle, 3W facing up & 1M down while{4} 1W+3M chase cclw to face P ; set to P | Turn BH ¾ to (2,3,1)

Jean Martin Of Aberdeen (S3x32) - Ian Muir and his Scottish Dance Band (3 Dances for 2006)

2014-11-17

0 00:00Ke Nako - It is Time S32 · 3/3L
Wouter Joubert: Forty Years On - Pretoria Branch · Crib: E-cribs

1--
All turn P BH, stay in middle | all set advancing to BtoB ; 1c+2c+3c dance to opp sides and chase clw ½, 2c finishing facing 1cnrs
9--
2c set “Hello&Goodbye”, on [15-16] 2c set advancing to BtoB
17--
2W+3c & 2M+1c RHA ; Lsh Snake Pass (unwind the RHA, 2c leading, pass other snake Lsh through 2plx and chase cclw) to 1,2,3
25--
1c+2c set | 1c cast to 2pl while{2} 2c dance up curving out to 1pl ; 1c+3c set | 1c dance down curving out to 3pl while{2} 3c cast up to 2pl (2,3,1)

Forget me Knot (S3x32) - Mara Shea & Dave Wiesler (Heather Hills)

0 00:00The Love Spoon S32 · 3/3L
L Reid · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-8
All dance Grand Chain
9-16
1s dance Inveran reels with 2s+3s
17-24
1s cross RH, cast to 3rd place & turn 2H 11/2 times
25-32
2s+3s+1s circle 6H round & back

Eileen Watt's Starthspey (S3x32) - Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band (2 Dances for Eileen Watt)

(N.B. Die Musik passte nicht so gut...)

0 00:00MacDonald of the Isles S32 · 3/3L
Derek Haynes: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · 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)

Hope Little's Strathspey (S3x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Band (Haste Ye Back)

2014-11-08

0 00:00The Minister on the Loch S32 · 3/3L
Roy Goldring: Magazine Dances 2005-2009 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c Poussette
9–
1c dance down 2 places, turn BH ; dance up 2 places, turn BH, open upwards and face out
17–
1c+3c DblFig8 round 2c, 1c casting, 3c crossing up to begin, 1c finish facing out for
25–
1W+2W & 1M+2M turn EH 1½ ; 1c+3c repeat (2,3,1)

Minister On The Loch (S3x32) - The Music Makars (Jig For Joy)

Suitable for The Minister on the Loch (S3x32) - Terpsichore (Caledonian Muse)

2014-08-18

0 00:00The Singing Sands S32 · 3/3L
Barry Priddey: The Silver Rose Book of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c Tourbillon (1c+2c turn P BH ½, opening out to one place clw in the square (1c to W side, 2c to M side) | 1c set to 2c ; repeat figure (to 2x,1x) | 2c+1c cross RH) (2,1,3)
9–
1c (M up, W down) dances ½ Fig8 Rsh round 2 cnr ; 1M+3c & 1W+2c ½ Rsh reels3 across (2x,1,3x)
17–
Diagonal R&L (to 3,1,2)
25–
All set | 3c+1c ½ RHA while{} 2c cross RH ; all chase clw ½ round (2,3,1)

Note: The dry white sands on the north-west side of the Isle of Eigg are said to produce a musical sound when walked upon.

The Thornhill Strathspey (S3x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Scottish Dance Band (15 Social Dances)

Bruce's Men (S3x32) - Jim Lindsay and his Scottish Dance Band (Reel of the Puffins)

2014-07-14 2014-07-28

0 00:00The Three Kings Of Cullen S32 · 3/3L
Bill Forbes: Craigievar Book of Scottish Dances · Crib: MiniCribs

1-8
1s+2s+3s set advancing to partner & 3/4 turn 2H (to form line up/down), set to partner & 3/4 turn 1s+2s facing up & 3s down
9-16
1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s & 3s cast) but all cross RH when dancing up thru 2nd pl, 2s end facing 1st crnrs
17-24
2s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting & end by turning RH to face out between 1s & 3s on own sides
25-32
2s cast down 1 place, 1s+3s+2s 1/2 turn partners LH to face down, dance down cross over & dance up own side to 2 3 1

The Gardeners Fantasia (S3x32) - Kenny Thomas and the Wardlaw Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 46)

2014-09-08

0 00:00Up and Down Ben Nevis S32 · 3/3L
M Ross: The Diamond Jubilee Collection (Inverness) · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
3c set | cast up ; dance between 1c (2c down) and cast off (1,3,2)
9–
3c dance ½ Reels3 across, Rsh to 2cnr (1x,3x,2x) ; repeat. Rsh to 4cnr (1.3.2)
17–
1c+3c S&Link ; 1c&2c S&Link (3,2,1)
25–
2c with 3c following cross down into fig8 round 1c (2,3,1)

Danced as a Reel:

The Annan Reel (R3x32) - Kenny Thomson and The Wardlaw Scottish Dance Band (We Twa)

0 00:00The Wind on Loch Fyne S32 · 3T
John Bowie Dickson: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · 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)

The Wind on Loch Fyne (S3x32) - Bobby Crowe and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Country Dancing)

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0 00:00Bubbles in the Pond S32 · 3/4L
Katherine Nealley: Delaware Valley Silver · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams

1–
1c+2c the Tourbillon, but 1c end facing 1st corners. (Tourbillon: 1c+2c turn P BH ½, opening out to one place clw in the square (1c to W side, 2c to M side) | 1c set to 2c ; repeat figure (to 2x,1x) | 2c+1c cross RH (to 2,1))
9–
Turn CPCP (to 2,1,3)
17–
2c+1c+3c Bubble Up: (i.e. 2c (in top place) cast off 2 places while{2} 1c+3c ½ RH turn moving up one place {2}, repeat from new places 3 times (end: 1x,3x,2)
25–
1c+3c S&Link while{4} 2c set and cross RH ; 3c+1c+2c set | 3c+1c+2c half circle6 L (to 2,1,3)

West End - New Abbey (S6x32) - Muriel Johnstone's Scottish Dance Band (Haste Ye Back)

2014-11-10 2014-11-17

0 00:00Culla Bay S32 · 4S
Ann Dix: RSCDS XLI 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c turn RH ½ with person opposite, face that person | twirl R and into opposite place ; 2c+4c repeat this and face in while{4} 1c+3c (W leading) chase ¼ clw | curve into centre and swivel R to face out (1c facing 4pl and 3c facing 2pl)
9–
Parallel Reels4 across
17–
2c+1c & 3c+4c circle4 L ; face other couple and set | ½ RHA, flowing into
25–
2c+4c LHA in the middle ; dance out passing same sex standing dancer on the side Rsh, and chase R (M leading) to 1pl/3pl (to 2,3,4,1).

Culla Bay (S4x32) - David Cunningham and his Scottish Country Dance Band (RSCDS Book 41 - The Millennium Dances)

2014-11-08

0 00:00Gillian's Strathspey S40 · 4/4L
Gordon Thomson: Fun'raising Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c & 3c+4c Poussette.
9–
1c+2c & 3c+4c set | Petronella in tandem to face P up/down ; parallel ½Reels4 on sides, finish facing P up/dn
17–
All Set | petronella in tandem to sidelines, Parallel ½Reels4 on the sides (1,2,3,4).
25–
1c+2c cross RH | ½ RHA ; 1c+3c cross RH | ½ RHA (2,3,1,4)
33–
1c+4c Espagnole (2,3,4,1).

Espagnole: both W lead RHJ to M side, cross and cast back to exchanged places while{} Men cross to W side, lead RHJ back to M side and cross to exchanged places ; all turn P EH (2,1)

Strathmore (Encore) (S4x40) - Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 43 - Music for Scottish Country Dances)

2014-12-08

0 00:00Mist o'er the Loch S32 · 3/4L
Mervyn C Short: QE Diamond Jubilee Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c set | Circle 4 L ½ ; turn P BH 1½ (2,1,3)
9–
1c ½ Fig8 L (i.e. M up) ; ½ diagonal R&L to the L (with 4cnrs)
17–
1c ½ Fig8 R (i.e. W up); ½ diagonal R&L to the R (with 3cnrs) (3x,1,2x) 1c face 1cnr
25–
1c+1cnrs pass, cnrs turn BH ½, and cast away as 1c pass Rsh ; repeat with 2cnrs (to 2,1,3)

Christmas Strathspeys (S3x32) - Jim Lindsay and his Band (Scottish Christmas Dance Party)

2014-12-15

0 00:00Montparnasse S32 · 4/4L
Ann Dix: Reel Friends Book 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+4c set | cross RH ; cast to middle (2c/3c up/down). 1c+4c ½ LHA (2,4,1,3)
9–
Reels4 on the sides, finish middles facing ends on sidelines
17–
All set up/down | turn BH on sides ; 2c+4c & 1c+3c circle4 L, finish for
25–
2c+4c & 1c+3c Poussette

Set of Strathspeys - Lady Tunes (S4x32) - Terpsichore (Caledonian Muse)

0 00:00Strathglass House S32 · 3/4L
Robert Bremner: RSCDS XIII 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c set, ½ circle6 L ; repeat
9–
1c lead down below 2c, cross and cast round 3c ; dance up to the top, cast to face 1cnrs (2c up)
17–
1c turn corner, P, corner, P to finish between corners
25–
2c+1c+3c A&R ; 1c turn BH 1½

Delvinside (S8x32) - Bobby Crowe and his Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 2 - Music for Twelve Traditional Dances)

2014-11-03

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)

Sugar Candie (S8x32) - Sandy Nixon and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol. 1)

Once to the bottom:

The Strathspey King (S4x32) - The Music Makars (Scottish Dance Music)

2014-10-20

0 00:00Summer Sunday Strathspey S32 · 4S
Amanda Peart: The Sunday Class Dance Book 1 · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-8
All set, dance in (2 steps), drop hands, pivot right & dance 1 place anticlockwise, dance out to sides turning right about into square set
9-16
2s facing 4s, 3s+1s facing partner to start, dance interlocking R&L (2s with 4s & 3s with 1s)
17-24
All set, turn corners 2H, all set and take hands to form circle
25-32
All circle 8H round & back

Bars 17-24 changed to: Set to Corner - Turn Corner both hands - Set to Partner - Turn Partner both hands

The Saltire Strathspey (S4x32) - George Meikle and the Lothian Scottish Dance Band (RSCDS Book 45)

2014-07-21 2014-10-10

0 00:00The Sunlit Square S64 · 4S
John Drewry: Bankhead Book Part 4 · Crib: E-cribs

1–
All set to cnr | All »La Baratte« with cnr [turn RH ½ to full arms' length | change back sideways, W passing in front of M as both face the centre, changing hands overhead to LH | turn LH ½ to exchanged places]
9–
With next person turn ½ RH and face | cast (inwards or outwards, swivel R) ¼ round set to meet P ; Turn P LH 1½ (to 3,4,1,2)
17-32
Repeat 1-16 (to 1,2,3,4)
33–
1c+3c LHA 1¼ , finish in promhold, forming line across, M in the middle ; 1c+3c cast R round standing cpl to places
41–
2c+4c repeat
49–
All cpls face in NHJ and Set | advance NHJ to middle ; retire NHJ with cnr | Set
57–
Circle8 L {2} | turn P BH ; continue Circle8 L (to 1,2,3,4)

"Sunlit Square (S1x64)" - Marian Anderson's Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Volume 12)

0 00:005 Cpl

0 00:00Scotch Mist S32 · 5/5L
John Drewry: Summer Collection, Set 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c cross RH | cast off (2c+4c up) ; 2c+1M & 1W+4c+3M & 3W+5c all circle L
9–
1c+3c with 2cnrs pass and turn, turning RH to face 1cnr ; repeat with 1cnrs, turning RH to face P on midline, M above W
17–
1c+3c Reel4 in the middle, finish on opposite sides near sideline (2,1x,4,3x,5)
25–
2c+1W & 1M+4c+3W & 3M+5c RHA, 1c+3c pass Rsh to return to midline, M above W ; 1c+3c turn ¾ RH, cast off one (4c+5c up) (2,4,1,5,3)

Scotch Mist (5x32) - Reel Of Seven (Dance for Joy! - Live at Asilomar)

2014-07-21

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0 00:00Medleys

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0 00:00Sandy's Scotch Broth S32 · 3/3L
Gail Sibley: Katannuta, a Collection of Salt Spring Island Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All Circle6 and back
9–
1c NHJ dance down | set ; dance up | cast to 2pl (2c up) facing 1cnr
17–
1c+1cnrs pass and turn ; 1c+2cnrs repeat, finish 1c facing out (2,1,3)
25–
Chaperoned Chain progression (2c+3c turn RH ¾ to midline while{2} 1c cast R ¼ round set | 2M+3W turn LH 1½ while{4} 1M+2W & 3M+1W in promhold dance ½ round set clw | 1c dance clw to 2pl while{2} 3c+2c turn RH ¾) (3,1,2)

Suitable for Triskelion (S3x32+R3x32) (Brig o' Doon / Eileen Watt's Reel) - The Muriel Johnstone Ensemble / Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band

2014-07-07 - 2014-07-14 - 2014-09-15 - 2014-10-06

0 00:00Triskelion M192 · 3T
Ian Brockbank: Dunedin Dances Book 6 · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Dance 3 times Strathspey & 3 times Reel

1-4
Men dance to Lady on right while Ladies cast into prtnrs place, Ladies dance to Lady's place on right while their prtnrs cast into Mans place
5-8
Repeat bars 1-4
9-16
1s+3s (2nd/1st pl) dance 1/2 Men's Chain, 1M+3L(1st pl)+2s(3rd pl) dance 1/2 Men's Chain
17-24
Ladies petronella turn into Lady's pl to right & set, Ladies repeat (to partner)
25-32
All circle 6H round & back. 2 3 1

Suitable for Triskelion (S3x32+R3x32) (Brig o' Doon / Eileen Watt's Reel) - The Muriel Johnstone Ensemble / Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band

2014-08-18 2014-09-08

0 00:004 Cpl

0 00:00The Haggis Hunters M128 · 4S
Ann Dix: Reel Friends · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Chorus

1-8
All set to partners, 3/4 turn RH to end with Men (on outside) facing clockwise & Ladies facing anticlockwise, Ladies dance LH across & end in partner's place while Men dance round set 1/2 way to face new partner
9-16
All set to new partners, 3/4 turn RH to end with Ladies (on outside) facing clockwise & Men facing anticlockwise, Men dance LH across while Ladies dance round set 1/2 way (all now opposite original places)

Fig 1

1-8
1s+3s RH across & end facing corners (1s & 3s BtoB with ptnr), dancing couples dance out between side cpls & cast back to pl (as at bar 16)
9-16
2s+4s repeat

Chorus

Fig 2

1-8
All circle 8H round to left, set to partner & turn RH to end facing corners
9-16
All set to corners & turn LH & circle 8H round to right

Repeat in Reel time all ending in original places

A Trip to Lorient (M1x(S64+R64)) - Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band (4 Dances for 2008)

2014-09-29

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0 00:006+ Cpl

0 00:00The Iona Cross M192 · 6S
John W Mitchell: Whetherly Book 17 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Square set with 5c facing 1c and 6c facing 3c.

1–
1c+5c+6c+3c parallel Reels4 up/down the set, to places
9–
Facing couples (1c+5c & 6c+3c) dance BtoB while{4} 2c+4c A&R across ; facing couples half R&L, 1c & 3c end facing side couples
17–
2W+1c+4M & 2M+3c+4W parallel Reels4 across
25–
Each centre dancer (1c+3c) + his two corners RHA ; 1c+3c LHA in centre while{4} corners Circle8 ¾ L (this circle is very quick and must get round in time ; can be replaced in social events by a ¾ clw chase; or by a circle8 ¼ L or R and set or by chase ¼ clw or cclw and set) (finish 2, 6, 4, 5, 1c facing top, 3c facing bottom)

Danced 3 x 32 as Strathspey, then again as Reel

Suitable for Triskelion (S3x32+R3x32) (Brig o' Doon / Eileen Watt's Reel) - The Muriel Johnstone Ensemble / Liam Stewart and his Scottish Dance Band