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0 00:00Warmup

Traquair House (R4x48) - Sandy Nixon and his Scottish Dance Band (Scottish Dances Vol. 1)

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

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

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 00:00Catch 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

0 00:00The Bees of Maggieknockater J32 · 4/4L
John Drewry: The Canadian Book of Scottish Country Dances · 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