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

Kingston, Ontario Branch RSCDS (Canada)

Website: rscdskingston.org

 

 

EWAN GALLOWAY SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE HOUR    16th March  – 8.30

No. 9  KINGSTON, ONTARIO BRANCH RSCDS  Submitted by Ruth Taylor

 

THE DUKE OF ATHOLL'S REEL (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Thomas Skillern RSCDS Book 16

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance ½ RH across, set and dance ½ LH across back to places
9-16 1M+2L set advancing and turn RH back to places, 1L+2M set advancing and turn RH back to places
17-24 1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s to 2nd place on own sides
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

 

SLYTHERIN HOUSE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Chris Ronald RSCDS Book 52

1- 8 1s+2s Set&Link; circle 4H round to Left. 213
9-16 1s pull back RSh and cast round 3rd corner (Man up/Lady down), pass LSh in centre and dance LSh round 1st corner (6 bars) 1s turn ¾ LH to end in centre 1M below 1L, facing opposite sides
17-20 1L+2s and 1M+3s dance RH across
21-24 "Snake Pass":-
' 1L followed by 2L and 2M, 1M followed by 3M and 3L, pass LSh in the middle, dance out to the side, down to 3rd/up to 1st place, cross to own side and cast up/down to 2nd place in middle, RSh to RSh facing opposite sides
25-28 1M+3s (at top) and 1L+2s (at bottom) dance LH across
29-32 Repeat "Snake Pass" with dancers passing RSh in middle and all finish on sides. 213

 

THE HIGHLAND RAMBLER (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring Leeds Silver Jubilee 1987

1- 8 1s dance in and cast to 2nd place, dance RH across with 3s
9-16 2s+1s dance LH across, 1L followed by partner cast up round 2L and dance down middle to 1L between 3s and 1M between 2s
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance down the middle and back
25-32 1M followed by partner dance up, cast down round 2L to 2nd places on own side and turn RH
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

 

POSTIE'S JIG (J4x32) 4C set Roy Clowes Ormskirk 5

1- 8 1s and 4s Set&Cast in 1 place, 1s and 4s dance ½ Figs of 8 round new end couples
9-12 1M+4M and 1L+4L cross (Men making an arch) and turn corners with free hand to face up/down
13-16 1s+4s dance down/up (couple dancing up make the arch) and turn corners
17-24 Repeat bars 9-16 from new positions
25-32 1s+4s dance ½ R&L, turn partner RH. 2413

 

THE DREAM CATCHER (S96) Sq.Set Eileen Orr RSCDS Book 45

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+3s dance the Swirl:-
' Turn partner RH into Allemande hold and dance LSh round other couple ½ way, dance LH across and swirl to face side couples (BtoB with partner and Lady facing Man)
17-24 All dance reels of 4 across
25-32 All set and dancing couples dance out between side couples, Cross&Cast to change places RH with partner back into places
33-40 All set and advance with partners, retire diagonally with corners and set
41-48 1L+4M dance R&L with 3L+2M (on diagonal)
49-56 1M+2L dance R&L with 3M+4L (other diagonal)
57-64 All set with corners, Adv&Ret with partners and set
65-88 2s and 4s repeat bars 9-32
89-96 All circle 8H round and back. 1234

 

THE LASS OF RICHMOND HILL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Fiona Turnbull Richmond Anniv Book

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to top
9-16 1s cast 1 place and cross passing LSh, cast round 1st corner and turn partner LH to face 1st corners
17-32 1s dance Corner Chain with 1st and 2nd corners:-
' 1s change places RH with 1st corners, 1st corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s who turn LH in centre to face 2nd corners
' 1s change places RH with 2nd corners, 2nd corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s and 1s end with ½ turn LH to end 2nd place own side

 

IAN POWRIE'S FAREWELL TO AUCHTERARDER (J128) Sq.Set Bill Hamilton

1- 8 All circle 8H round to the left and back (popular variation - 8H all the way round to left)
9-24 Ladies dance in front of partner and behind next Man, into RH across, in front of Man opposite own partner and behind next Man, into RH across and back to place
25-32 All Promenade clockwise
33-40 1s and 3s dance clockwise behind next couple and Men dance past couple as Ladies dance in between couple and both turn R to face couple, all set and turn RH
41-48 All dance parallel reels of 4
49-56 1s and 3s dance a full Fig of 8 round the standing 2s/4s
57-64 1s and 3s dance LH across, 1s and 3s dance back to places (Men round and Ladies through the standing 2s and 4s)
65-96 2s and 4s repeat 33-64
97-104 All Promenade anticlockwise
105-120 Men dance in front of partner and behind next Lady, into LH across, dance in front of Lady opposite own partner and behind next L into LH across and back to place
121-128 All circle 8H round to the right and back (popular variation - 8H all the way round to right) 1234

 

THE FLOWER OF GLASGOW (S3x32) 3C set Ruth Taylor RSCDS Book 46

1- 8 1L followed by partner casts 2 places, 1L Crosses&Casts up on Men's side to 2nd place while 1M dances up the middle to 2nd place Ladies' side. All set advancing into prom hold (2s and 3s face up, 1s down) 2(1)3
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance Circulating Allemande:-
' 2s and 3s dance normal Allemande but end in 3rd/1st place as 1s Allemande (down) and up to 2nd place opposite sides. 3(1)2
17-24 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 (1L up round 3s, 1M down round 2s), all turn partners 2H. 312
25-32 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette

 

RAMADAN-CE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Turkish Set

1- 8 1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s
9-16 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and turn RH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance RSh round 1st corner, pass RSh and dance RSh round 2nd corner to end 2nd place opposite side while 1st corners dance in, ½ turn RH, twirl and dance out to each others place, 2nd corners dance similarly. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 1s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 across (Man at top with 3s and Lady at bottom with 2s), 1s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on own sides (Man Down, Lady up)

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


 

 

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