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0 00:00A Highland Welcome R32 · 2RR
Bill Forbes: Dance Scottish, A resource for teaching SCD in schools · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
Couples circle4 and back
9–
RHA ; LHA
17–
Turn person opposite LH ; turn P RH and face the other C
25–
A&R ; All advance, couples facing clw make arch & others passing under.

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 00:00Scott Meikle R32 · 4/4L
Alice McLean: RSCDS XLVI 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 up (2,1,3,4)
9–
1c+3c RHA, LHA (2,1,3,4)
17–
Lsh opposing Reels3 across: (1W+3W behind dancing as one) with 2c and (3M+1M behind) with 4c (to 2,3,1,4)
25–
1c+4c ½ R&L ; turn RH 1½ (2,3,4,1)

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 00:00Round Reel of Eight R88 · 4S
RSCDS XXVII 7 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All W cast by the R and round the set to places
9–
All M cast by the L and round the set to places
17–
G-Chain halfway round {6} | all set to P
25–
Continue G-Chain to places {6} | all set to P
33–
1c & 3c change places, 1c passing inside {3}, repeat back to places, 3c passing inside {3} | 1c+3c turn RH 1¼ into Allemande hold
41–
1c+3c (passing Lsh) Promenade cclw round inside of set to places
49–64
2c+4c repeat [33-48] (2c pass inside first)
65–
1c+3c half R&L ; 2c+4c half R&L
73–
Repeat [65-72] (to 1,2,3,4)
81–
All Circle8 and back

0 00:00The Flying Scotsman J32 · 3/4L
Hugh A Thurston: Dance Scottish, A resource for teaching SCD in schools · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1W followed by 2W+3W cross, dance behind 1M, in front of 2M, behind 3M, cross and dance up to own places (Ladies' Train)
9–
Men repeat (Men's Train)
17–
1c BHJ slip down the middle (2c up) ; and up to 2pl (2,1,3)
25–
2c+1c+3c (NHJ on sidelines) slip down and back

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 00:00Pelorus 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)

0 00:00Virginia Reel R40 · 4/4L
A Guide to Scottish Country Dancing (ex-Collins) · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
A&R ; A&R
9–
All turn P RH ; turn LH
17–
All turn P BH ; dance BtoB
25–
1c slip down ; slip up
33–
1c cast, others following ; 1c arch and others pass under (2,3,4,1)

Walking step, begin on left foot. Can also be danced with more couples in the set

0 00:00The Borrowdale Exchange R32 · 3T
Derek Haynes: Carnforth Collection of SC Dances 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Start with groups of 3 couples forming a circle, M on left of P

1–
All circle6 and back
9–
All A&R into centre ; Dance BtoB with P
17–
All wheel RH (take hands with dancer opposite) ; on bar 5 the W whose hand is lowest moves under to join new P, bar 7: next W moves under to join new P
25–
All three »new free couples« Promenade to anywhere in the room to form trio with 2 other couples.

only bars 9-16 differ from the Dunedin Festival Dance

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

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 00:00Strip the Willow j40 · 4/4L
RSCDS I 7 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Can be danced by any number of couples, add 12 bars for each extra couple; Running step throughout, 3 steps per bar.

1–
1c turn RH 2½ ; 1W turn 2M LH (1M runs down), P RH
9–
1W turn 3M LH, P RH ; 4M LH, P RH
17–
1M turn 4W LH (1W runs up) P RH ; 3W LH, P RH
25–
1M turn 2W LH, P RH ; 1W+2M & 1M+2W turn LH (2c finish one place up), 1c turn RH
33–
Repeat with 3c ; repeat with 4c, finishing with 1½ RH turn (may overrun by 2 bars)

0 00:00Balmoral Strathspey S32 · 4/4L
John A Charles: RSCDS XXII 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c & 3c+4c R&L
9–
1c+2c & 3c+4c set | ½ RHA ; all set | cross RH (to 2,1,4,3)
17–
Reels4 on the sides, 2c finish in 1pl, the others dance in on [24] for
25–
1c+4c+3c Allemande (to 2,3,4,1)

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 00:00The Earl of Inverness J40 · 4S
A Kellett · Crib: MiniCribs

1-8
All circle 8H round & back
9-16
1s+3s change places 1s dancing under arch made by 3s, set, 3s+1s change places (1s making arch)
17-24
2s+4s repeat bars 9-16 (4s making 1st arch)
25-32
Ladies dance RH across & Men dance LH across 1.1/4 times to meet new partner
33-40
All Promenade anticlockwise round set

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 00:00A Tribute to William Wallace J32 · 2RR
Campbell Hunter · Crib: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams

A Tribute to William Wallace (32 bar jig) Sicilian circle progressive dance

Couple facing couple around the room, lady on man’s right

1-4
All couples advance and retire
5-8
Clockwise couples join nearer hand and progress by making arch, facing couple dance under arch. Clockwise couple now dance under arch made by anticlockwise couples. (i.e.over, under for 2)
9-16
All couples four hands round and back with new facing couple
17-20
All turn the person you are facing with right hand
21-24
All turn own partner by left hand
25-28
All dos-a-dos with facing couple
29-32
All dos-a-dos with partner

0 00:00The Eightsome Reel R464 · 4S
RSCDS II 12 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Part A

1–
All C circle8 and back
9–
1W+2W+3W+4W RHA, holding P LH ; all C veer right NHJ to bring M to the middle for LHA back to places, M holding P RH.
17–
All C set to partners twice ; turn partners once BH, to finish facing partners in original places
25-40
All C G-Chain (2 skip change par hand) to own places, finishing facing the centre (no polite turn)

Part B

1–
1W moves to centre, and dances alone (any suitable reel steps) while{} 1M+2c+3c+4c circle7 and back
9–
1W sets to and turns P BH ; sets to and turns opposite M (3M) BH
17–
1W+1M+3M Reel3, 1W starts with Lsh to 1M, 1W stays in the centre at the end
25–
Repeat bars 1-8
33–
1W sets to and turns M on right (4M) BH ; sets to and turns opposite M (2M) BH
41–
1W+4M+2M Reel3, 1W starts with Lsh to 4M, at the end 1W resumes her original place, and 2W moves into the centre

Repeat part B 7 times, with 2W, 3W, 4W, 1M, ... 4M each in turn in the centre. On bars 9- the W/M in the centre first sets to the P, then to the opposite M/W. In bars 33- the W/M first sets to the M/W on the L (seen from inside) of her/his original position, then the M/W opposite.
repeat part A

0 00:00Jig to the Music J32 · 3/3L
Doris Young and dancers of Airyhall class of RSCDS Aberdeen Branch: A Second Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c A&R ; dance BtoB
9–
1c+2c+3c Turn RH ; turn LH
17–
1c slip down | up ; cast off two (2c+3c up on [23-24])
25–
2c+3c+1c Circle6 and back

0 00:00The Deil amang the Tailors R32 · 3/4L
RSCDS XIV 7 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c set, ½ RHA ; set, ½ LHA
9–
1c lead down the middle and up, 2c step in for
17–
1c+2c Allemande
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back.

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 00:00Lamb Skinnet J32 · 3/4L
Thompson (18C): RSCDS XIV 12 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set, cast off one place (2c up), ½ Fig8 up round 2c (2,1x,3)
9–
Repeat with 3c (2,3,1)
17–
1c lead to above top (in{1}, up{2}, out{1}) ; set to P | cast off (3c down) (2,1,3)
25–
2c+1c R&L

If there is lack of space, 2c+3c may step down on [19-20], and 2c step up on [23-24]