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0 00:00The Chiswick Jig J32 · 3/4L
Murrough Landon · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c dance down between 3c, cast up to 2pl ; turn RH 1 ¼
9--
1M+2c & 1W+3c LHA, pass Lsh ; 1M+3c & 1W+2c RHA, finish facing 1cnrs
17--
Reel4 in 1diag, on [23-24] 1c pass Rsh to 2plx (2,1x,3)
25--
2c+1c+3c chase clw ½ ; 2c+3c chase clw ½ while{4} 1c turn RH (2,1,3)

Three Hands across, Diagonal reel of four ~ Easier

0 00:00Staircase In Styria R40 · 5/5L
Margaret Gray: CD booklet of The Sunday Class Dance Book 2 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2M & 3c+4M RHA 1¼, 1c & 3c finishing in middle facing down, other cpls in own place ; 1c+2W & 3c+4W LHA, finish facing down
9–
1c+4M & 3c+5M RHA same way ; 1c+4W & 3c+5W LHA, 1W & 3W face out on own side with P behind
17–
1c & 3c (W leading) cast up 1 place, cross, cast up on M side to original places the W looping R
25–
1c cross | cast 1 (2c up) ; 1c followed by 3c dance up & cast to (2,3,1x,4,5)
33–
1c cross | cast 1 (4c up) ; 1c followed by 5c dance up & cast to (2,3,4,5,1)

Three Hands across on sides ~ Medium

0 00:00Kilts and Posh Frocks S32 · 4S
Barbara Martlew & Ken Martlew · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
All set | advance and touch hands ; retire | set
9--
1c+3c change place with opposite by half turn and cast away ; 2c+4c repeat while{4} 1c+3c Turn BH {3} and pivot R to face side couple in parallel lines across
17--
Parallel Reels4 across
25--
All turn cnr RH | turn P LH ½ ; All set | Circle4 L ¼ round (2,3,4,1)

# Advance&Retire, with Setting, Half-turn and cast-away ~ Medium

0 00:00The Surbiton Frolic R40 · 3/4L
David Horwill · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 up (2,1,3)
9--
2c+1W & 1M+3c 1½ RHA | 1c cast to 2pl (2x,1,3x)
17--
1c ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 1cnr[pos]), 1c pass Rsh ; ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 2cnr) (3,1x,2)
25--
3c+1W & 1M+2c 1½ LHA | 1c cast to 2plx (3x,1x,2x)
33--
1c ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 3cnr), 1c pass Rsh ; ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 4cnr) (2,1,3)

# Three-Hands across (6-bars), Half Diagonal Reel-of-four ~ Medium

0 00:00The Irish Rover R32 · 3/4L
James B Cosh: Twenty Two SCD · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c lead through 3c (2c up) and cast up ; 2c+1W & 1M+3c RHA, 1c finish facing 1cnrs.
9–
1c+1cnrs ½Reel4, pass Lsh ; ½Reel4 with 2cnrs, fast ¾ LH turn in the centre
17–
1W+3c (at top) & 1M+2c Reels3 across (Lsh to 1cnr pos), (to 3x,1,2x)
25–
diagonal R&L (1M down,1W up) (2,1,3)

Half-Diagonal Reels, Diagonal Rights & Lefts ~ Medium

0 00:00"Deer" Friends S32 · 3/4L
Bob Anderson: The Saint Martin Coll. of New Scottish Country Dances vol. 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c cross down RH (2c up), cast behind 3c, cross RH and cast up | turn P LH and join RH with 3cnr into diagonal line
9--
1c+3cnrs set R (change hands with cnr) {1}, 1c+3cnrs turn LH ½, 1c joining RH in middle {1} | 3cnrs set along the diagonal while{2} 1c set R {1} and turn LH ½ to face 3cnr {1} ; ½ Reel4 on 1diag, finish on 2diag, 1c LHJ to P and RHJ to 4cnr
17--
Repeat [9-16] with 4cnrs, 1c at the end crossing LH to (3x,1x,2x)
25--
All S&Link3 twice (2,1,3)

# Balance-in-Line: Change-hands, Half-turn Left-hands, Half-Diagonal Reel-of-four ~ Medium

0 00:00Tempest in a Teacup R64 · 3/3L
Terry Glasspool: The Strathspey Anniversary Collection · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

2c begin on opposite sides (1,2x,3)

1–
1c+2c R&L, M face out
9-12
1c+2c ½ L-Chain, finish in line across with W RHJ
13-20
1c+2c The Targe [1W+2W turn RH ¾ as 1M+2M chase ¼ cclw onto midline | middles turn ends LH ; repeat, finish with ¾ turn to sidelines]
21-24
2c+1c ½ L-Chain (2,1x,3)
25–
Parallel Reels3 on the sides (1c starts down, Rsh to 3c) (2,1x,3)
33-56
1c+3c repeat [1-24] with M and W interchanged (2,3x,1)
57–
Parallel Reels3 on the sides (3c starts up, Rsh to 2c) (2,3x,1)

Repeat twice

Half Ladies' Chain, Targe, Parallel Reels-of-Three ~ Harder

0 00:00City Lights J32 · 3/4L
Nicola Scott: RSCDS LII 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c turn RH | cast (2c up) ; turn LH 1¼ to face 1cnrs (2,1,3)
9--
»Corners Pass And Allemande Turn R« on 1diag [same figure as Corners Pass And Turn, except that cnrs dance an Allemande Turn to the Right and 1c meet P in centre at end] ; all cnrs chase clw ½ while{4} 1c turn LH 1¼ to face 2cnrs[pos] (3x,1,2x)
17--
Repeat [9-12] on 2diag ; repeat [13-16], 1c finish in centre Lsh to P facing opposite side (2,1,3)
25--
1W+2c & 1M+3c RHA (to 2,1,3) ; all turn P RH (or birl) (2,1,3)

# Corners Pass & Allemande Turn ~ Medium

0 00:00Bauldy Bain's Fiddle R32 · 3/4L
John Bowie Dickson: Lothian Collection · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast (2c up) ; turn LH 1½ and face out (2,1x,3)
9–
1c dance cclw half round the set while 2c+3c RHA (2,1,3) ; 1c turn LH 1¼ to face 1cnr while cnrs chase ½ clw (3x, 1 in middle, 2x)
17–
1c ½ Reel4 with 1cnrs pass Rsh ; ½ Reel4 with 2cnrs (2,1,3)
25–
Circle6 and back

Four hands across, Chase ~ Harder

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0 00:00The Aviator J32 · 3/4L
Carola Fischer: RSCDS LII 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c lead down (2c up), on [4] 1W crosses in front and, 1M following, casts up (round any standing M), to finish 1c in 2pl facing 3W
9--
3W+1c+2M Rsh lead-change diag. Reel3 ; 1M dancing the full reel, while for [13-16] 1W turns 3M LH to finish behind 1M, both on midline facing up
17--
2W+1c+3M Rsh lead-change diag. Reel3 ; 1W dancing the full reel, while for [21-24] 1M turns 3W LH to finish 1c in 2plx, 1W facing out
25--
1c dance up (1W Rsh to 2M, 1M Rsh to 2W) | 1c dance Rsh round 2W to 2pl | All set.

# Half Diagonal Reel-of-three with lead change ~ Harder

0 00:00Da Rain Dancin' R32 · 3/4L
Ron Wallace: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c dance down 2 places and cast up to 2pl (2c up) ; 2c+1c+3c set and cross RH (2x,1x,3x)
9–
1c dance up and cast off one ; 2c+1c+3c set | 2c+3c cross LH while{2} 1c turn LH to face 1cnr:
17–
1c set R to 1cnr {1} and L to P {1} | turn ¾ RH ; set R to 2cnr and L up/down to P | turn ¾ RH to 2pl
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back. (2,1,3)

'Hello-Goodbye' setting (with turn) ~ Medium

0 00:00The Blue Mess Jacket S32 · 4/4L
Douglas Henderson: Kinclaven Pocket Book of Six Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c (leading) lead down, on [4] 1c cross ; 2c lead up to 2pl while{4} 1c cast to the top, and curve in to finish BtoB between 2c facing opposite side
9-24
The Spurtle:
9-12
1c+2c, ½Reel4, 2c ends in 1plx (cast up) as 1c moves down with quick RH turn to face 3c in the same way
13-16
1c+3c repeat
17-20
1c+4c repeat
21-24
1c continue fast RH turn to 4plx (best as a double turn) | all set (2x,3x,4x,1x)
25–
All ½ Petronella to own side (2,3,4,1).

# Lead down, Spurtle, Half Petronella ~ Medium

0 00:00The Committee Meeting R32 · 3/4L
Ann Dix: Reel Friends Book 3 · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-8
1s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s in & down)
9-16
1s set & cast, cross RH & cast round 1st corners
17-24
1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s) end between 2s/3s facing down/up in lines of 3 across, all Set+Link for 3
25-32
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round back

Reflection Reels of Three, Set+Link for Three ~ Medium

0 00:00Miss Johnstone of Ardrossan R32 · 5/5L
Roy Goldring: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cast off (2c up) ; 1c followed by 3c dance up and cast round 2c to (2,3,1,4,5)
9–
1c+4c+5c mirror Reels3, 1c cross down to enter, 4c start out and up (2,3,1x,4,5)
17–
2c+3c+1c mirror Reels3, 1c cross up to enter, 3c start out and down
25–
1c set | cast off to 4pl (4c up) ; 1c followed by 5c dance up and cast round 4c to (2,3,4,5,1)

Mirror Reels: cross down/up ~ Easier

0 00:00Cherrybank Gardens S32 · 3/3L
John Drewry: Thirty Popular Dances, Volume Two · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c set | Petronella in tandem ; repeat (2x,1x,3)
9–
2c+1c set | 2c cross RH while{2} 1c turn LH ¾ ; 2c+1W & 1M+3c RHA (Teapots) to sidelines (2,1,3)
17–
1c+3c S&Link ; 3c+1c Circle4 left, end 3c facing 1c for
25–
Gr-Chain (2c cross to start) (2, 3, 1)

# Petronella-in-tandem, Right-Hands across, Set+Link for two ~ Medium

0 00:00Ramadan-ce R32 · 3/4L
John Drewry: The Turkish Set · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c Inveran Reels (1,2,3)
9–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; Turn RH to face 1cnr
17–
1c+1cnrs pass Rsh | cnrs turn RH ½ and cast away as 1c meet and pass Rsh to face 2cnrs ; repeat with 2cnrs (3x,1x,2x)
25–
½ Reels3 across, 1c Lsh to 3cnr ; ½ Reels3 on the sides, 1c Rsh to 4cnr (2,1,3)

# Inveran Reels, Corners-pass, Half-turn & Twirl ~ Harder

0 00:00Miss Allie Anderson J32 · 3/4L
Mina Corson: The Leaflet Dances with Music · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All clap, 1W+2W+3W dance Rsh once round P to face down with him RHJ ; All lead down the middle
9–
All M turn P under R arm and lead up to (1x,2x,3x) ; All set, ½ RH turn into
17–
1c+2c+3c Promenade (1,2,3)
25–
1c+2W RHA, 1M finishing 2pl own side (2M up on [3-4]) ; 1c+2M LHA (2W up on [7-8]) to (2,1,3)

Lead down & up, Promenade, Three-Hands across ~ Medium

0 00:00Mrs MacPherson of Inveran R32 · 3/4L
John Drewry: Bon Accord Book of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c Inveran Reels3 (1c crossing top and bottom)
9–
1c turn RH 1½ into 2plx facing out (2c up) ; 1c cast up round 2c and cross down to (2,1,3)
17–
G-Chain (2c cross)
25–
circle6 and back

Inveran Reels, Grand Chain ~ Easier

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]

Advance+Retire, Half-Left Hands-across, Half-turn-in ~ Harder

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

Reel of three across, Set to Corners ~ Easier

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«.

Half Diagonal Reels of four ~ Medium