Dance Video The Saltire Medley (Video 1)

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The Saltire Medley (M96, Derek Haynes: Carnforth Collection of SC Dances 4)
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John Aitken (May 8, 2016, 11:16 a.m.) – Source: YouTube
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The Saltire Medley (48S/48R) Performed by the Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group on 07 May 2016 at the ASCDS Festival, Nottingham

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The Saltire Medley 4w+2m · M96

Square Set with 4 Ladies at corners & 2 Men BtoB in centre, one facing up and other facing down


Men turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 3rd corner LH & pass LSh to face own 2nd corner
Men turn 2nd corners RH, pass RSh, turn 4th corner LH & dance LSh round each other to face 3rd corners (Hazel Tree Corners)
Men change places RH with 3rd crnrs, 3rd crnrs turn LH in centre & return to places giving RH to Men who turn LH in centre to face 4th crnrs
Men repeat with 4th corners & end facing 1st corners (Corner Chain)
Men 1/2 diagonal Reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass LSh & dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners
Men 1/2 diagonal Reel with 3rd corners then with 4th corners & end facing 1st corners (Mairi's Wedding reels)


As Bars 1-32 above
Ladies dance double diag reels of 4 twice (giving LH in centre) as Men dance 1/2 reels with 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th corners & passing LSh in centre

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