THE EWAN GALLOWAY SCOTTISH DANCE BAND
THE EWAN GALLOWAY SCOTTISH DANCE BAND 

Borders General Hospital (BGH) 

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EWAN GALLOWAY SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE HOUR   

 

26TH January – 8.30

No. 2 BORDERS GENERAL HOSPITAL (BGH)    Submitted by Caroline and Ian Shepherd

 

SPIFFIN' (J5x32) 5C Sq.Set David And Avril Quarrie And Friends Chicago 25th Anniv Collection
5s facing 1s

 

1- 8 5s dance reels of 3 with 1s+3s (5s start by passing opposite dancer by LSh)
9-16 5L dances RH across with 2s while 5M dances LH across with 4s, 5s lead up through 1s and cast back to centre
17-24 5L dances LH across with 2s while 5M dances RH across with 4s, 5s lead down through 3s and cast back to centre
25-32 5s Tulloch turn right (Kilt Grip) twice, 5s+1s set and dance part LH across (5s dance ½ way while 1s dance ¼ way and into centre to face 2s)

 

THE BONNIE LASS O' BON ACCORD (S64) Sq.Set John Drewry Bon Accord Book

1- 8 (8 bar introduction) All stand for 4 bars then bow and curtsey to Partner and to Corner
9-16 1s+3s lead into centre and lead opposite person through side couples, cross, cast to meet partner and turn RH to end with Lady on Man's left
17-24 2s+4s repeat and end with Men facing out
25-32 All dance full interlocking Reels of 4 across giving LH in centre, ending with Ladies dancing clockwise round outside of set to meet next Man as Men dance anticlockwise (from LH across) to meet next Lady
33-38 Men turn new partner RH into Allemande hold, dance round anticlockwise ½ way and turn Ladies to face them (as ordinary Allemande)
39-40 All cast round to right passing original partner and turn in to face them
41-48 All dance Grand Chain
49-56 All set to partners and turn 2H opening into 4H round (1s+4s and 2s+3s) opening into
57-64 All circle 8H round and back

JOHN OF BON ACCORD (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring RSCDS Book 33

1- 8 1s dance 4 progressive ½ diagonal reels of 3 firstly 1s pass RSh to ½ reel with 2L then 1s pass LSh and ½ reel with 2M
9-16 1s pass RSh and ½ reel with 3L and lastly pass LSh to ½ reel with 3M. (2)(3)1
17-24 1s turn RH and cast up to 2nd place on own sides, dance ½ Fig of 8 around the 2s to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s turn ¾ RH to end in line in centre of dance facing partners (M facing down and L up) and set, ¾ turn RH to end on own sides and set. 213

INCHMICKERY (J5x32) 5C set Roy Goldring 14 Social Dances

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to left, 1s dance in and cast to 3rd place
9-16 1s dance RH across (1L with 3s and 1M with 4s), pass RSh and dance LH across with other couple. 23145
17-24 1L+2M (at top) also 1M+5L (at bottom) turn RH, 1s pass RSh and 1L+5M (at bottom) also 1M+2L (at top) turn LH (1s end 3rd place own side)
25-32 1s dance in and cast to 5th place, 5s+1s circle 4H round to right. 23451

 

 

MRS MILNE OF KINNEFF (S4x32) Sq.Set Alan MacPherson RSCDS Leaflet Dances 20

1- 8 1s and 3s join hands with partner and advance for 2 steps, turn opposite partner RH once round, retaining opposite partner hand dance RH across with 2s/4s
9-16 Dancing couples (1M+3L and 1L+3M) facing side couples dance parallel reels of 4 across the dance
17-18 Dancing couples (1M+3L and 1L+3M) set to side couples
19-22 Dancing couples (1M+3L and 1L+3M) dance out between side couples and cast to original places while side couples separate and dance into centre to meet partners then holding nearer hands dance out to original places
23-24 All turn partners 2H
25-32 All circle 8H ½ way round to left, ¾ turn partners RH into prom hold (Ladies on inside) and all Promenade 1 place clockwise

 

THE BARMKIN (R88) Sq.Set Roy Goldring 24 G and S Dances

1- 8 1s+3s turn partners RH and Men followed by Ladies chase clockwise ½ way round set
9-16 1s+3s dance RH across in centre and LH back to "new" places
17-32 2s+4s repeat bars 1-16
33-40 1s+3s turn partners LH and Ladies followed by Men chase anticlockwise ½ way round set
41-48 1s+3s dance R&L
49-64 2s+4s repeat bars 33-48
65-72 All dance into centre and return with corners, Ladies dance round corners passing in front to begin and back to place
73-80 All with corners dance into centre and return with partners, Men dance round partners passing in front to begin and back to place
81-88 All circle 8H round and back

 

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

 

CULLA BAY (S4x32) Sq.Set Ann Dix RSCDS Book 41

1- 4 1s and 3s advance and ½ turn opposite partner RH and cast out to opposite side
5- 8 1s and 3s chase ¼ round set clockwise and dance in passing 2s/4s RSh curving in to face 2s/4s as 2s and 4s repeat bars 1-4 and turn right about to face 1s/3s
9-16 All dance parallel reels of 4 across set
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s circle 4H once round to left, set and dance RH across ½ way
25-32 2s+4s dance LH across once round, 2s and 4s dance out through sides passing opposite partner RSh and chase round set clockwise to next place. 2341

 

THE MEETING OF THE WATERS (R8x48) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd Strathtay Album

1- 8 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across (1M and 2L pass LSh while 1L and 2M cast), 1L+2M pass RSh at end, 1L ends facing out
9-16 1s dance parallel Figs of 8 round 2s and 3s on own sides (pass 2s RSh to start)
17-24 1L followed by 1M casts round 2L, cross down between 3s, cast up to 2nd place on Men's side and cross to own side as 1M ends Men's side (2s step up on bars 19-20)
25-32 1s dance RH across with 3s and LH across with 2s
33-40 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s giving RSh to 3s to start)
41-48 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back. 213

MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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