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

Ribble Valley RSCDS 

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EWAN GALLOWAY SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE HOUR   2nd March – 8.30

No. 7 RIBBLE VALLEY BRANCH RSCDCS    Submitted by Jill Burrows

 

MAXWELL'S RANT (R8x32) 3C (4C set) David Rutherford RSCDS Book 18

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides
9-16 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides
17-24 1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
25-32 1s dance down between the 3s, cast up to 2nd place and 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH. 213

 

THE MORAY RANT (S3x48) 3C set John Drewry Silver City Book

1- 8 1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s and 1s cross RH to opposite sides
9-16 1s set advancing and turn 2H, dance down and out between 2s and 3s then cast down behind 3s to turn in to face 3s
17-24 1s set and turn 3s (1s dancing out between 2s and 3s), dance up between 3s and out between 2s+3s then cast up behind 2s to turn in to face 2s
25-32 1s set and turn 2s (1s dancing out between 2s and 3s) into 1st place opposite sides, 1s dance ½ 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 and 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 and 1s cast to 3rd place as 3s lead up to 2nd place

 

THE EARL OF MANSFIELD (R4x48) 4C set John Drewry RSCDS Leaflet Dances 5

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s face on sides, all set and change places RH, all set and change back RH
17-24 1M reel of 3 with 2s (LSh to 2L) picking up partner in prom hold to complete reel as 3M dances similarly with 4s, 1s+3s end on Men's side
25-32 3s followed by 1s dance down below 4s, 3s cast, in and lead up to top, Cross&Cast back to place while 1s cast up and turn LH to face 1st corners
33-40 1s turn 1st corners RH pass partner RSh, turn 2nd corner LH, pass LSh to end 2nd place in centre facing up
41-48 1L+2L+3L dance RH across (on side) as 1M+2M+3M LH across, 1s followed by 3s dance down to 4s and Ladies dance LH across as Men RH across. 2341

 

JENNIFER'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Silver City Book

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set cross RH, set and cross back RH
9-16 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down to start)
17-24 1s dance Inveran reels with 2s+3s
25-32 1s followed by 2s lead down 3 steps, turn RH (3 bars) and 2s lead up followed by 1s to new places. 213

 

CITY OF BELFAST (S3x32) 3C set Lucy Mulholland Belfast Diamond Jubilee Book and RSCDS Book 48

1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s, 1L+2M turn RH 1¼ times while 1M+2L turn LH 1¼ times and 1s end BtoB facing opposite sides
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across and 2s end in 1st places while 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set to 1st corner and 2nd corner ending (turning to right) between corners, all set and 1s cross RH
25-32 1s+3s dance Espagnole:-
' 25-26 1s+3s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
' 27-28 1s+3s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
' 29-32 3s turn RH as 1s turn LH. 231

 

WE'VE NAE ELECTRIC (R5x32) 5C set Gary Coull Banffshire Jubilee Book

1- 8 1s+3s cross down RH into double triangle position and set, dance round 1st corner into a line up/down middle facing partner
9-16 1s+3s dance RSh reel of 4 in centre while 2s+4s+5s dance LSh reels of 3 on sides (4M in and up, 4L in and down to start)
17-24 1s and 3s ½ turn partner RH, dance RSh round 2nd corner and turn partner RH 1½ times to 2nd/4th place own sides
25-32 1s+4s also 3s+5s Set&Link and all turn RH. 24153

 

THE WEE COOPER O' FIFE (J8x40 in 10 bar phrases) 2C (4C set) Hugh Foss Dances to Song Tunes

1-10 1s set and cross RH, set and cross down LH and cast up round 2s to original place. 1 2
11-20 1s+2s dance R&L 1¼ times (i.e. 5 moves). (1)(2)
21-30 1s+2s set and dance ½ RH across, set and dance ½ LH across, 1L+2M continue turning ½ LH in centre as 1M and 2L cast, 1M down and 2L up to form line across all facing partners ready for...
31-40 1s+2s dance full reel of 4 across. Pass partners RSh and dance back to own side (2s to top, 1s into 2nd place) 2 1

 

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

 

THE ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA (R8x40) 3C (4C set) John Drewry RSCDS Book 43

1- 8 1s set, dance down to 2nd place and out own side, cast round to left and into middle (2nd place) LSh to LSh (on opposite sides)
9-16 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2M+3M and Man with 2L+3L) and LH across with 2s+3s on own sides 1s end passing LSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set to 1st corners, 1s dance RSh round each other to face 2nd corners, set and dance round each other to 2nd place own side facing out
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s giving RSh to person on their right)
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

 

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