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No 15 LINLITHGOW SCD CLUB

EWAN GALLOWAY SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE HOUR 17th May 8:30
No 15 LINLITHGOW SCD CLUB Submitted by Alex and Shona Lyall


THE COUNTESS OF DUNMORE'S REEL (R8x32) (4C set) Deirdre MacCuish Bark RSCDS Book 49
1- 8 1s set, dance down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place and set advancing to face 1st corners (2s step up 3-4)
9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corners RH, pass RSh to 2nd place own side facing out
(corners dance 4 bars)
17-24 Promenade (Chaperoned) Chain progression:
17-18 1M casts up, 1L casts down as 2s+3s turn ¾ RH into line up/down set
19-22 1M+2L and 1L+3M, in prom hold dance clockwise to opposite end of line as 2M+3L (in middle)
turn 1½ LH
23-24 1s dance clockwise to 2nd place own side as 3s+2s turn partners ¾ RH to own sides. All face
clockwise. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance clockwise ½ way round set. All set, cross RH to own sides. 213


THE WATER OF LEITH (S4x32) 4 Couple Set John Wilkinson Edinburgh 90th Anniv
1- 8 1s+3s set. 1L dances down, casts up round 2M into middle facing down as 1M dances across, casts
round 2L into middle facing up while 3s dance same round 4s. 1s+3s change places RH with partner into
line of 4 in middle (M face down, L face up)
9-16 1s+3s dance reel of 4 in middle
17-20 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across
21-24 1M followed by 1L casts round 2L to 2nd place own sides as 3M followed by 3L casts round 4L to
4th place (2s+4s step up 23-24)
25-32 1s+4s (middle couples) dance Espagnole:
25-26 1s+4s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
27-28 1s+4s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
29-32 4s turn RH as 1s turn LH


BEST SET IN THE HALL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Helen Greenwood RSCDS Book 46
1- 8 1s set and 1L followed by partner casts below 3s. 1L Crosses&Casts up to face her 1st corner while 1M
dances up the middle to face 1st corner
9-12 1s set to 1st corners and dance RSh round each other into 3rd corner (pstn) while 1st corners dance in
and turn right about to face their original position
13-16 1s+1st corner person set and 1st corner persons dance RSh round each other into diagonal opposite
corners while 1s dance in and pivot to right to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd corners and end passing RSh to 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise ½ way and turn partners RH


ANNIVERSARY REEL (R4x32) 4C set Sheila Muir 1987 RSCDS Book 36
1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1L dances full reel of 3 with 2s while 1M dances ½ reel with 3s and ½ reel with 4s
17-24 1s dance LH across with 3s, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 4s)
25-32 1s pass LSh to dance ½ reel of 4 with 3s, turn RH to opposite sides while 4s set advancing and 1s+4s
dance RH across ½ way round to new places


JEAN MARTIN OF ABERDEEN (S3x32) 3C set Muriel A Johnstone 3 Dances 2006
1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place, all circle 6H round ¾ way to left and end in lines of 3 across (Ladies face
down and Men up)
9-16 All set and change places with partner RH, all circle 6H round ¾ way to left and end in middle facing
up. 312
17-24 All dance Allemande. 213
25-32 1s+3s (bottom 2 couples) dance the Bourrel:
1M+3L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (up/down middle L facing up and M down) while
1L+3M chase anticlockwise ½ way to face partner
1s+3s set to partners and turn 2H to own sides having changed places. 231


JIM'S HABERDASHERY (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Alan MacPherson Bannockburn 700
1- 8 1s+2s dance Double Fig of 8 (1s crossing down)
9-16 1M+2M turn RH and 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times (4 bars), 1s dance out own side, down behind 3s and
cross up to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s out and up/2s in and down to start), 1s end crossing up to 2nd
place own sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s out and up to start), 1s end in centre facing up
33-40 1s dance up to top, cast to 2nd place and 2s+1s+3s turn RH
Original version:
33-40 1s turn 2s with nearer hand (4 bars) and turn 3s with other hand (4 bars)

 

LADY SOPHIA LINDSAY (R4x32) 4C set Jean Attwood Alexander Leaflet 6 3s & 4s start on opp. sides
1- 8 2s+3s dance RH across once round, 2s (Lady leading) dance out and cast up round 1st Lady while 3s
dance out and cast down round 4th Lady
9-16 2s with 1st Man and 3s with 4th Man, dance RH across once round, 2s with 1st Lady and 3s with 4th
Lady, dance LH across once round
17-24 2s and 3s dance Tandem reels of 3 on sides (2s dance down and out on Men's side as 3s dance up and
out Ladies' side). At the end of reel 2s dance across top of dance ending in 1st place on own sides as 3s
dance across bottom of dance ending in 4th place 1s end in 2nd place own side facing down and 4s in 3rd
place opposite side facing up
25-32 1L+4M also 1M+4L set on sides, change places RH, 1s+4s set to partners and cross to other side RH.
24(1)(3)


LINNEA'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Tim Wilson RSCDS Book 47
1- 8 1s Set&Cast 1 place, 1s cross passing LSh and cast RSh round 1st corners to face them
9-16 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end passing RSh to face out in 2nd place own sides
17-24 Promenade (Chaperoned) Chain progression:
17-18 2s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH into middle while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round the set picking up
2L/3M...
19-22 who promenade ½ way clockwise while middle dancers (2M + 3L) turn LH 1½
23-24 2s and 3s turn partner RH ¾ to own sides while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round to end in 2nd place, all
3 couples in middle facing up. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande


SUENO'S STONE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Neil Grant
1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place, 1s turn LH 1½ times to face 2nd corners (side by side holding LH)
9-16 1s set to 2nd corners and turning inwards set to 4th corner, 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 4th corners and
end facing 1st corners (holding LH)
17-24 1s set to 1st corners and turning inwards set to 3rd corner, 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 3rd corners and
end in middle facing partner (1M down, 1L up)
25-28 2s+3s set and dance on clockwise 1 place while 1s turn RH 1½ times to end 1L between 2L+3L (at
top) and 1M between 2M+3M
29-32 All chase on 1 place to own sides and set. 213

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