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St Andrew's Night Dance

Saturday 23rd November 2019

THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT  (R8x32)  3C/4C 

 1- 8    1s cross RH & cast down to 2nd place, cross LH &

            1L casts up while1M casts down

 9-16   1s dance reels of 3 across,

            1L with 2s & 1M with 3s

17-24 1s with nearer hands joined

            (Lady on Mans left) set to 2L &

             turn inwards to set to 3M,

            set to 3L & turn inward & set to 2M

25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on opp  sides 1s giving RSh to 2nd corner,

            1s cross RH to 2nd place own sides

 

ORPINGTON CALEDONIANS  (R8x32)  3C/4C 

 1- 8    1s set, 1L casts & followed by 1M,

             dances across to 2M’s place facing out

            (2s step up 5-6). 

            1L+3M also 1M+3L 1/2 turn LH &

            Men face out

 9-16   3s+1s dance Ladies Chain,

            1M finishes facing out

17-24 1M followed by 1L casts up,

            dances across to 2M place

            (3s step down 19-20). 

            2s+1s dance RH across. 

            1M & 2L face out

25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides

            (1s+3s pass LSh to start)

 

FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND  (S5x32)  5C set 

 1- 4    1s+ 5s cross RH & cast down/up 1 place (2s+4s step up/down)

 5- 8    1M+2s  also 1L+3s+5M also 5L+4s dance circles round to Left. 

            1s+5s end in middle facing partners

            (Men facing down, Ladies facing up)

 9-16   1s+5s set, dance 1/2 reel of 4,

            set advancing to partners,

             pass LSh to face 2nd corner positions

17-24 1s+5s dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 2nd corners, turn LH to face 1st corner positions, dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 1st corners, turn LH to face 4th corner positions (partner's 2nd corner position)

25-32 1s+5s dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 4th corners, turn LH to face out on own sides, cast 1 place (3s+2s step up 31-32)  

             4 3 5 2 1

192 MILES HOME  (J4x48)  Sq Set

Note:  All turns with Elbow Grip –

            RE=Right Elbow, LE=Left Elbow

Part A

 1- 8    1s NHJ dance between 3s, separate,

             cast into centre & dance out between 2s/4s back to place

            (1M between 2s, 1L between 4s)

 9-16   1s turn RE, turn corners LE,

             1s turn RE, 1M+2M also 1L+4L turn LE

17-24 1s turn RE, 1M+3L also 1L+3M turn LE.  1s dance to original places facing out, set & turn inwards to face partner

Part B

 1- 4    Men pass LSh dancing to Right into next Lady's place, face out while Ladies cast to partner's place.  All turn corner (on Left) LE to finish NHJ with corner facing in

 5- 8    All Advance with corner & Men Retire with Lady on Left

 9-12   Ladies leading, all repeat bars 1-4

13-16 All Advance with corner & Men Retire with partner to new position (1 place round anticlockwise)

17-24 All circle 8H round & back

 

SCOTT MEIKLE  (R4x32)  4C set

 1- 8    1s cross RH & cast to 2nd place,

            1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s

 9-16   1s+3s dance RH across, LH back

17-24 1L followed by 3L dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 2s (LSh to 2M) & 1s end 3rd pl while 3M followed by 1M dance reel of 3 with 4s (LSh to 4L) &

             3s end in 2nd pl  2 3 1 4

25-32 1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L, turn partners RH 1.1/2 times  2 3 4 1

 

BROADWAY  (S3x32)  3C set 

 1- 8    1s dance down (2 bars) &

             turn 2H (2 bars),

            1s dance up & cast to 2nd place

 9-16   2s+1s+3s Set+Link for 3,

            1s dance 1/2 Diag R&L

             start Diagonally left

17-24 All Set+Link for 3,

            1s dance 1/2 Diag R&L

            starting Diagonally left.  (3)(1)(2)

25-32 All set & 1/2 turn RH,

            face partner and pull back RSh,

            dance out to places & set.  3 1 2

 

BEST SET IN THE HALL  (J8x32)  3C (4C Set) 

 1- 8    1s set & 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 & dance RSh round each other into 3rd corner (pstn) while 1st corners dance in & turn right about to face their original position

13-16 1s+1st crnr person set & 1st crnr persons dance RSh round each other into diag opp crnrs while 1s dance in & pivot to right to face 2nd crnrs

17-24 1s repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd corners & end passing RSh to 2nd place opposite sides.  (3)(1)(2)

25-32 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise 1/2 way &

             turn partners RH

  

THE CRANBERRY TART  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)

 1- 8    1M sets & casts 1 place, sets &

            petronella turns between 3s facing up

            while 1L stands for 2 bars then

            sets, casts 1 place & sets

 9-16   1M sets in line with 3s &

             all 3 Adv+Ret then 1M advances to partner

            while 1L petronella turns between 2s &

            sets in line with 2s then all 3 Adv+Ret

17-24 1L follw by prtnr dance

            reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2L) to

            end in 2nd place own sides

25-32 1s RSh reels of 3 on sides give RSh to 3s

 

THE IONA CROSS  (M-S3x32+3xR32)  6C Sq.Set

Square set 5s face 1s & 6s face 3s.  Dance 3 times Strathspey & 3 times Reel

 1- 8    1s+5s+6s+3s dance parallel RSh reels of 4 up/down set

 9-16   1s+5s & 6s+3s dance DoSiDo as 2s & 4s Adv+Ret, 1s+5s & 6s+3s dance 1/2 R&L (1s & 3s end facing side couples)

17-24 2s & facing couple (1L+3M) with 4s & facing couple (1M+3L) dance parallel RSh reels of 4 across set

25-32 Each centre dancer (1s & 3s) dances RH across with nearest 2 corner dancers, centre dancers dance LH across once round in centre as outside couples (5s+2s+6s+4s) circle 8H round (or chase) to left 3/4 way (quickly) to new pstns with 2s at top, 6s in 2nd place, 4s in 3rd place & 5s in 4th pl

 

FATHER CONNELLY'S JIG  (J4x64)  4C set 

 1- 8    1s+2s Set & Rotate : -

            ` Set, rotate singly & dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides & dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd pl)

 9-16   1s dance 1/2 diag R&L with 1st corners while 2nd corners set & change places diagonally RH, 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on opposite sides

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diag R&L with 3rd corner (pstn) while 2nd corners (pstn) set & change places diagonally, 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on own sides

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across Lady with 2s & Man with 3s

33-40 1s cross down between 3s, 1L casts up round 3M & 1M casts down round 4L, 1s change places LH in centre & cast to 3rd place own sides

41-56 3s+1s+4s (bottom 3 couples) repeat bars 9-24

57-64 All (or bottom 3 couples only) circle 8(6)H round & back

 

THE RECUMBENT STONE  (R5x48)  5C set 

 1- 8    2s+3s+4s circle 6H round & back while

            1s & 5s wait for 4 bars

            then turn RH for 4 bars

 9-16   1s & 3s dance Fig of 8 round couples below them

17-24 1s & 3s dancing between couple below turn them with nearer hand 1.1/2 times, cast down behind next couple &

             lead up LH to face 1st corners

25-32 1s & 3s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh & 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners to end passing

            RSh to face 3rd corners

33-40 1s & 3s dance 1/2 diag reel with 3rd crnrs & pass RSh to face each other up/down in centre (Ladies face down & Men up) &

             1/2 reel of 4 in centre

41-48 3s & 1s turn RH 1.1/4 times to 2nd/4th places (opp side) & 3M passes 1L RSh to dance 1/2 Figs of 8 across round couples on their left (Lady up, Man down) to end 5 3 4 1 2

 

THE DREAM CATCHER  (S96)  Sq.Set 

 1- 8    All circle 8H round & back

 9-16   1s+3s dance the Swirl:- Turn partner RH into Allemande hold & dance LSh round other couple 1/2 way, dance LH across & swirl to face side couples (BtoB with ptnr & Lady facing Man)

17-24 All dance reels of 4 across

25-32 All set & dancing couples dance out between side couples, cross & cast to change places RH with partner back into places

33-40 All set & advance with partners, retire diagonally with corners & 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 & set

65-88 2s & 4s repeat bars 9-32

89-96 All circle 8H round & back

 

RAMADAN-CE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) 

 1- 8    1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s

 9-16   1s cross RH, cast 1 place & turn RH to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance RSh round 1st corner, pass RSh & dance RSh round 2nd corner to end 2nd place opposite side while 1st corners dance in, 1/2 turn RH, twirl & dance out to each others place, 2nd corners dance similarly.  (3)(1)(2)

25-32 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across (Man at top with 3s & Lady at bottom with 2s), 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on own sides (Man Down, Lady up)

 

THE RAVEN'S DANCE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) 

 1- 8    1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down & 2s out & up to start)

 9-16   1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides & end facing down (Lady on Mans right)

17-24 1s (Lady leading) dance an Alternating Tandem RSh reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2M) & end in centre facing down

25-32 1s dance down between 3s, cast up 1 place (opp sides), lead up between 2s, cross & cast to 2nd place own sides

 

THE IRISH ROVER  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) 

 1- 8    1s dance down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own sides, 1L dances RH across with 2s while 1M dances RH across with 3s

 9-16   1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1/2 reel with 2nd corners & 1/2 turn LH in centre to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance reels of 3 across giving LSh to 1st corners ending in 2nd place own sides

25-32 1s dance Diag R&L (1M crossing down & 1L crossing up to start)

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