RDCDS Leeds Branch

Programme for the Festival Evening Dance

1. MISS ALLIE ANDERSON (J8x32) 3C (4C set)    M Corson RSCDS Leaflets
1- 8      1s+2s+3s all clap, 1L+2L+3L dance RSh round partners & 3s followed by 2s+1s lead down
9-16     All 1/2 turn (Lady under Man's R arm) & 1s followed by 2s+3s lead back to top, 1s+2s+3s set & 1/2 turn partner RH ending in centre of dance
17-24    1s+2s+3s dance Promenade
25-32    1s+2L dance RH across (1M ending in 2nd place), 1s+2M dance LH across with 1s both ending in 2nd place

2. THE CUMBRAE REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set)    RSCDS 28
1- 8      1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, 2s cross RH while 1s dance up to top to form a line of 4 across facing up, 1s+2s set & turn right to face down
9-16     1s+2s dance down in line, turning right dance back to top 1s ending back-to-back facing other partner
17-24    1s+2s dance RSh reel of 4 across & 1s end facing 1st corners
25-32    1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH, turn 2nd corners RH & turn partners LH to 2nd place own sides

3. MISS MILLIGAN'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set)    RSCDS Leaflets
1- 8      1s+2s circle 4H round to left, 1s turn to face 2s & set, 1s cast while 2s dance up
9-16     2s+1s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides 1s dancing in between 3s to start
17-24    2s+1s+3s set, 2s+1s 1/2 turn LH, 1s followed by 2s lead down between 3s, cross & cast up on own sides
25-32    1s+2s dance the Knot

4. THE CHEQUERED COURT (J8x32) 3C (4C set)    D Brown RSCDS 42
1- 8      1s cross RH, cast 1 place, 1s dance 1/2 figs of 8 (Man round 2s & Lady round 3s) & end facing 1st corners
9-16     1s dance Pass & Turn with 1st corners & 1s loop round in centre back to face 4th corners, 1s dance Pass & Turn with 4th corners & loop round to face own sides
17-24    1s dance 6 bars of Double Triangles & loop round to end with 1L between 2s facing 2L & 1M between 3s facing 3M
25-32    1s dance reel of 3 across giving RSh to 4th corners & 1s cross RH to own sides

5. THE PIPER & THE PENGUIN (R88) Sq.Set    R Goldring Scotia Suite SCDs
1- 8      Ladies dance RSh round their corners & dance RH across ending in centre
9-16     Ladies dance LSh round their partners, dance LH across & back to places
17-24    Men dance RSh round their partners & dance RH across ending in centre
25-32    Men dance LSh round corners, dance LH round & back to places
33-40    1s & 3s turn partners RH 1.1/4 times, Men followed by partners dance out between side couples & back to places (1M thru 4s & 3M thru 2s)
41-48    1s+3s dance R&L
49-64    2s+4s repeat bars 33-48
65-72    Ladies dance in, right about turning dance out & cast clockwise to opposite Ladies place
73-80    Men dance in, left about turning to dance out & cast anticlockwise to opposite places
81-88    All turn partners RH into promenade hold & Promenade 1/2 way round to original places

6. MORAY RANT (S3x48) 3C set    J Drewry Silver City Book
1- 8      1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s & end with 1s crossing RH to opposite sides
9-16     1s set advancing & turn 2H, lead down & dance out between 2s & 3s, cast behind 3s & turn into face 3s
17-24    1s set & turn 3s (1s dancing out between 2s & 3s), lead up between 3s, dance out between 2s & 3s, cast up behind 2s & turn in to face 2s
25-32    1s set & turn 2s (1s dancing out between 2s & 3s) into 1st place opp sides & dance 1/2 fig of 8 round 2s back to 1st place own sides
33-40    1s+2s circle 4H once round to Left, 1s facing 2s set & 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s lead up to 1st place
41-48    1s+3s circle 4H once round to Left, 1s facing 3s set & 1s cast to 3rd place as 3s lead up to 2nd place

7. MACLEOD'S FANCY (J4x32) 4C set    J Drewry RSCDS 33
1- 8      1s+4s set diagonally, 1M+4L change places RH & cast on own side to original place while 1L+4M cast behind own side & cross RH to place
9-16     All dance reels of 4 on sides, ending as at start of reel
17-24    2s & 3s turn 1s & 4s RH into a St Andrew's Cross, all set & turn crnrs to end 1s in 3rd pl & 4s in 2nd pl on own sides having passed other crnr RSh
25-32    1s & 4s set & cross over (Ladies dancing between Men) & dance 1/2 fig of 8 round end couples to 3rd/2nd places (giving RH at top, LH at bottom)

8. THE EIGHTSOME REEL (R40+8x48+40) Sq.Set    RSCDS 2
Introduction: -
1- 8      All circle 8H round & back
9-16     Ladies dance RH across (partners on their left) in St George's Cross formation, change to Men dancing LH across in centre back to places
17-24    All set to partners twice & turn 2H < br>25-40    All dance Grand Chain (2 steps to each person, 16 bars total)
Dance: -    8 times through firstly with 1L in centre, then 2L, 3L, 4L, 1M, 2M, 3M, 4M
1- 8      With 1L in centre of dance setting (special steps?) the others dance 7H round & back
9-16     1L sets to partner & turns 2H, 1st Lady sets & turns 3rd Man
17-24    1L dances reel of 3 with partner & 3rd Man passing partner LSh
25-32    1L sets in centre while others circles 7H round & back
33-40    1L sets to 4th Man & turns 2H, 1st Lady sets to 2nd Man & turns 2H
41-48     1L dances a reel of 3 with 4M+2M across dance passing 4M LSh & 1L retires to place as 2L goes into centre
Finale: -
1-40     Repeat Introduction

9. SOUTH FROM OBAN (J8x40) 3C (4C set)    S Shields Leeds Anniversary Book
1- 8      1L+2L lead thru partners, cast back to place & pass RSh to change places & cross RH with opposite partner
9-16     1M+2M repeat (2s at top)
17-24    2s+1s dance RH across, 1s lead up & cast while 2s cast & lead up
25-32    1s+3s dance LH across, 1s cast & lead up while 3s lead up & cast
33-40    2s+1s+3s dance reel of 3 on sides (1s dancing out & up to begin)

10. WHISTLING WIND (R8x32) 3C (4C set)    E Goosen RSCDS 36
1- 8      1s set, dance in & cast to 2nd place, set to each other while advancing to 1st corners
9-16     1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 1st corners pass by RSh to dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners end ready for Double Triangles up/down (Man with top couple)
17-24    3s+1s+2s dance Double Triangles facing up & down, 1s ending in 2nd place on own sides
25-32    1s dance diagonal R&L

11. BONNIE INA CAMPBELL (S8x32) 3C (4C set)    G Will RSCDS 37
1- 8      1s full turn RH, lead down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place & turn LH 1.1/4 times
9-16     1s dance reels of 3 with 2s & 3s (start LSh to 1st corner), 1s turn RH on bar 12 to continue partners reel & end facing 1st corners
17-20    1s change places RH with 1st corners, 1st corners 3/4 turn LH in centre while 1s+2nd corners chase cl'wise to next corner
21-24    1s change places RH with 1st corner persons, 1s turn LH 1.1/4 times to face 1st corner positions while corners chase cl'wise to next corner
25-32    1s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corner persons & 1/2 reel with 2nd corner persons & cross RH to own side

12. GOTHENBURG'S WELCOME (J8x32) 3C (4C set)    B Munro RSCDS 37
1-4    1s cast 1 place & set advancing to 1st corner
5-16    2s+1s+3s Dance to Each Corner & Set 1s change places with 1st corners passing RSh, 1st corners pass by RSh & 1/4 turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set), 1st corners change places with 2nd corners passing RSh, 2nd corners pass RSh & 1/4 turn to right to face next corner pstn (1s set) Repeat this figure until 1s end facing 3rd corners
17-24    1s dance 1/2 diagonal Reel of 4 with 3rd corner & 1/2 diagonal Reel with 4th corners
25-32    1s dance RH hands across (L with 2s & M with 3s) & 2s+1s+3s turn RH

13. MISS JOHNSTONE OF ARDROSSAN (R5x32) 5C set    R Goldring 14 Social Dances
1- 8      1s set, cast 1 place, 1s followed by 3s dance up & cast - 1s to 3rd place & 3s to 2nd place
9-16     1s cross down & dance reflection reels of 3 with 4s+5s on opposite sides, 1s end in 3rd place opposite sides
17-24    1s cross up & dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides with 2s+3s, 1s ending in 3rd place own sides
25-32    1s set, cast down 1 place, 1s followed by 5s dance up between 4s & cast - 1s to 5th place & 5s to 4th place

14. AUTUMN IN APPIN (S4x32) 4C set 3s & 4s on opp sides    J Drewry RSCDS 31
1- 8  2s+3s Petronella into centre & set to partner (Men BtoB), 2s+3s 3/4 turn partner RH & dance RH across 1/2 way to change places & end with other partner in promenade hold (3L+2M facing Mens side & 2L+3M facing Ladies side)
9-10    1s & 4s Petronella into centre while 2M+3L dance out & up on Mens side & 2L+3M dance out & down on Ladies side
11-12    1s & 4s set to partner while 2M+3L/2L+3M cross to other side passing between 'gates' (1s & 4s)
13-14    1s & 4s 1/2 turn RH into prom hold (1s facing Ladies side & 4s facing Mens side) while 2M+3L/2L+3M dance down/up sides
15-16    All Promenade clockwise one place to end in square set: - 1s on Ladies side facing in 4s on Mens side facing in
     2M+3L in 4th place facing up 2L+3M in 1st place facing down
17-24    1s+4s dance 1/2 Ladies Chain, 2s+3s dance 1/2 Mens Chain (2s & 3s ending with Lady on Mans left)
25-32    All set in square set & circle 8H round to left, dance into centre, turn right & spiral out to own side lines ending 2 4 1 3

15. THE LUCKENBOOTH BROOCH (J8x32) 3C (4C set)    J Dickson Glendarroch SD Sheets
1- 8      1s in promenade hold (Lady on Man's left) dance RSh reel of 3 with 2s & end facing 3M
9-16     1s dance RSh reel with 3s ending with 1s dancing across to Mens side
17-24    2s+3s R&L while 1M casts up 1L dn, into centre & dance out Ladies side, 1M cast up 1L dn, to end 1M between 2s facing dn & 1L+3s facing up,
25-32    2s+1s+3s set twice ending with 1s turning RH 1.3/4 times to 2nd places

16. REEL OF THE 51ST DIVISION (R8x32) 3C (4C set)    Atkinson RSCDS 13
1- 8      1s set & cast below 3s & lead up to face 1st corners
9-16     1s set & turn 1st corners RH to balance in diagonal line, 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners
17-24    1s set & turn 2nd corners RH to balance in line, 1s turn LH to 2nd place own sides
25-32    2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

17. THE MINISTER ON THE LOCH (S3x32) 3C set    R Goldring RSCDS 2008
1- 8      1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette right round
9-16     1s dance down for 2 steps, turn 2H, dance up to top & turn 2H
17-24    1s+3s dance double fig of 8 round 2s with 1s casting to start
25-32    1M+2M turn LH 1.1/2 times while 1L+2L turn RH 1.1/2 times, 1M+3M turn RH 1.1/2 times while 1L+3L turn LH 1.1/2 times
Also published in 24 Graded & Social Dances

18. TRIP TO BAVARIA (R4x32) 4C set    J MacGregor-Brown Collins Pocket Ref
1-4    1s & 4s cross RH while 2s+3s dance 1/2 RH across, 1s+3s & 2s+4s change places LH on sides
5-16    3s & 2s cross RH while 1s+4s dance 1/2 RH across, & repeat until back in original places
17-24    1s set to 2s & cross over to face 3s, set & cross to face 4s
25-32    1s set to 4s & cross over to 4th place on opposite sides, all Advance+Retire 2 steps 1s changing places 2H to retire to own sides

19. TRIBUTE TO THE BORDERS (J8x32) 3C (4C set)    R Goldring RSCDS Leaflet
1- 8      1s cross RH & cast 1 place, turn RH 1.1/2 times to end in promenade hold facing 2M
9-16     1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 on Mans side, cross & dance 1/2 reel on Ladies side 1s end facing 3L (in top position)
17-24    1s set to 3L, turn & set to 2L, turn & set to 2M, turn & set to 3M ending with 2s+1s+3s in centre for Allemande
25-32    3s+1s+2s Allemande

20. THE LADIES OF DUNSE (R8x40) 3C (4C set)    RSCDS 26
1- 8      1s lead down the middle for 3 steps, back to top & cast to 2nd place
9-16     2s repeat 1-8
17-24    2s followed by 1s dance full fig of 8 round 3s, 2s dancing up to 1st place
25-32    1s+3s dance R&L 1s end facing 1st corners
33-40    1s set to 1st corners then 2nd corners & turn partner RH 1.1/2 times

Based on MINICRIB by Charles Upton. 

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