WEST MACS 27 April 2019

HOOPER'S JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                                                                                                                                                  MMM 2

 1- 8     All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 2nd place & dance RH across with 3s

 9-16    All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 1st place & dance LH across with 2s

17-24   1M+3L change places RH & 1L+3M change places RH (as 1M+3L loop round), 1M+3L change places RH (as 1L+3M loop round) & 1L+3M cross LH 1L ending in 2nd place (as 1M casts to 2nd pl)

25-32   2s+1s dance R&L

 

LADY SOPHIA LINDSAY  (R4x32)  4C set  3s & 4s on opp sides         J Attwood  Alexander Leaflet 6

 1- 8     2s+3s dance RH across once round, 2s (Lady leading) dance out & cast up round 1st Lady while 3s dance out & cast down round 4th Lady

 9-16    2s with 1st Man & 3s with 4th Man, dance RH across once round, 2s with 1st Lady & 3s with 4th Lady, dance LH across once round

17-24   2s & 3s dance Tandem reels of 3 on sides (2s dance down & out on Men’s side as 3s dance up & 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 & 4s in 3rd place opp side facing up

25-32   1L+4M also1M+4L set on sides, change places RH, 1s+4s set to ptnrs & cross to other side RH.  2 4(1)(3)

 

THE MINISTER ON THE LOCH  (S3x32)  3C set                                  R Goldring  24 G & S Dances

 1- 8     1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette

 9-16    1s dance down for 2 steps, turn 2H, dance up to top & turn 2H

17-24   1s+3s dance double Fig of 8 round 2s with 1s casting to start

25-32   1M+2M turn LH 1.1/2 times while 1L+2L turn RH 1.1/2 times, 1M+3M turn RH 1.1/2 times while 1L+3L turn LH 1.1/2 times

 

SPIFFIN'  (J5x32)  5C Sq.Set (5s facing 1s)                                                           D&A Quarrie+Friends

 1- 8     5s dance reels of 3 with 1s+3s (5s start by passing opposite dancer by LSh)

 9-16    5L dances RH acr with 2s while 5M dances LH across with 4s, 5s lead up thru 1s & cast back to centre

17-24   5L dances LH acr with 2s while 5M dances RH acr with 4s, 5s lead down thru 3s & cast back to centre

25-32   5s turn (Kilt Grip) twice, 5s+1s set & dance part LH across (5s dance 1/2 way while 1s dance 1/4 way & into centre to face 2s)

 

TRIP TO TIMBER RIDGE (R8X32) 4C set                                             Linda Henderson Book 52

1-8       1s turn RH, cast (2s step up) then 1L+2s and 1M+3s dance RH across, 1s ending facing 1st corners

9-16     1s dance Corner Pass&Turn with first corners, pass RSh and repeat with 2nd corners. 1s pull back RSh to end BtoB in centre facing opposite sides

17-24   2s+1s dance Double Triangles.

23-24   1s petronella turn to 2nd place own sides

25-32   2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

 

          MIDSUMMER COMMON (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                           Tom & Lindsey Ibbotson Book 49

          1-8       1s set, ½ turn RH, lead down, cross below 3s, cast up to 2nd place own sides (2s step up 5-6)

9-16     1s set advancing to 1st corners & turn 1st corners 2H finishing 1M between 3s, 1L between 2s.  1s set advancing to 2nd corners, turn 2nd corners 2H & retain 2nd corner’s LH

17-24   1M+2s also 1L+3s circle 3H round to left, 1s pull back Rsh to face up/down set. 1s set, petronella turn to 2nd place own sides

25-32   2s+1s dance Pousette

 

           FLORA’S FANCY (J8x32) (4C set             RSCDS Tucson and 7 Pipers Scottish Society Book 49

1-8       1s set, cast (2s step up). 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across. 1s finish in middle facing up, 1M following 1L

9-16     1s (in tandem +2s reel of 3 across (1s pass 2L RSh). 1s end in 2nd place own sides

17-24   1s set, turn ¾ RH to face own sides. 1L+2s also1M+3s dance LH across. 1s finish in middle facing down, 1L following 1M

25-32   1s (in tandem) +3s dance reel of 3 across (1s pass 3M RSh). 1s end in 2nd place own sides

 

MRS STUART LINNELL  (R8x40)  3C (4C set)                        J Bayly  Imperial Bk 3

 1- 8     1s set & cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s set & 1s set adv & turn right about to face out to own sides while 2L & 3M petronella right into middle to diamond formation (2L in centre at top, 3M in centre at bottom) while 2M & 3L cast into 2nd places to 1M facing 2M & 1L facing 3L in a line across

 9-16    1s+2M+3L 1/2 reel of 4 across, 1s 3/4 turn LH to Lady facing up & Man down (M face M, L face L), 1s change pl RH with facing persons (2L & 3M)

17-24   2L+3M+1s 1/2 reel of 4, 2L+3M 3/4 turn LH to M face Ladies side (M facing M) & Lady face M side in line across & change place RH with facing prsns

25-32   2M+3L dance 1/2 reel of 4 across with 3M+2L to end Man facing Men’s side (M facing M), all set & 2s+3s 3/4 turn RH to sides while 1s set & turn R about to form a circle with 1s+2s+3s all facing clwise

33-40   All chase clockwise (8 bars) after 4 bars 1s turn RH in centre to end on own sides 2 1 3


            THE
BON VIVEUR  (Medley S2x32, R2x32) 4C Sq set                Ian Brockbank  RSCDS Book 52
            1- 8     All circle 8H round & back
            9-16    1s+3s dance Men's Chain finish with Ladies facing out
           17-28   All dance Schiehallion reels (12 bars) to finish 1 place clockwise from starting place 4 1 2 3
           29-32   All birl (or turn) partners RH  End 4 1 2 3
              Note: Dance twice as Strathspey, twice as Reel

 

FATHER CONNELLY'S JIG  (J4x64)  4C set                            J Drewry  Donside Bk

 1- 8     1s+2s Set & Rotate : -

 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

 

JOHN OF BON ACCORD  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                        R Goldring  RSCDS Bk 33

 1- 8     1s dance 4 progressive 1/2 diagonal reels of 3 firstly 1s pass RSh to 1/2 reel with 2L then 1s pass LSh & 1/2 reel with 2M

 9-16    1s pass RSh & 1/2 reel with 3L & lastly pass LSh to 1/2 reel with 3M.  (2)(3)1

17-24   1s turn RH & cast up to 2nd place on own sides, dance 1/2 Fig of 8 around the 2s to 2nd place opp sides

25-32   2s+1s+3s turn 3/4 RH to end in line in centre of dance facing partners (M facing down & L up) & set, 3/4 turn RH to end on own sides & set

THE DANCING MASTER  (J96)  Sq.Set                                    J Drewry  Donside Bk

 1- 8     1s & 3s set & pivot to right & dance round 1/4 cl'wise inside set (L follows M) & face in, 1s+3s change places with other partner RH & dance clockwise back to partners place (M follows L)

 9-16    1s & 3s dance RH across with corner 2L/4L, 1s & 3s dance across & LH across with other corner 4M/2M to end in pl facing cl'wise (M behind L)

17-24   1s also 3s dance Tandem reels of 3 with corners, 1s & 3s ending in prom hold facing out

25-32   1s & 3s dance clockwise 1/2 way round outside of set & dance in back to original places (pass RSh) while 2s & 4s (prom hold) Adv+Ret

33-64   2s & 4s repeat above Figs from beginning (bars 1-32)

65-72   All set to partners & change place RH, Ladies dance 3/4 RH across while Men cast 1 place clockwise to meet opposite Lady

73-80   All repeat this Fig (bars 65-72) to end with own partners (opposite to where they started)

81-88   All dance 1/2 Schiehallion Reel (2 places) back to original places

89-96   All circle 8H round & back

KINFAUNS CASTLE  (S5x32)  5C set                                         D Haynes  Carnforth Coll 4

 1- 8     2s & 4s dance full diagonal RSh reels of 4 with 1st corners (passing partner LSh to start)

 9-16    2s & 4s dance full reel of 4 with 2nd corners (dancing LSh round partner to face 2nd corners)

17-24   2s & 4s dance Figs of 8 on sides dancing in front of dancer on left (Ladies down & Men up) & meet ready for a Poussette

25-32   1s+2s also 3s+4s dance 1/2 Diamond Poussette, 1s+4s also 3s+5s dance 1/2 Diamond Poussette to end 2 4 1 5 3

SWISS LASSIE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                                          R Betsche  RSCDS Bk 39

 1- 8     1s dance in & cast to 3rd place, 2s+1s turn partners RH 1.1/4 times to form a line up & down middle of set (Men facing down Ladies up)

 9-16    2s+1s dance reel of 4 up & down mid of set ending with 2M facing Ladies side & 1L facing Men’s side

17-24   2s+1s chase round clockwise 1/2 way, 1s+3s+2s Adv+Ret

25-32   3s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH, dance RH across 1/2 way, 1s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH & dance RH across 1/2 way

 

MONTPARNASSE  (S4x32)  4C set                                              A Dix  Reel Friends 3

 1- 8     1s & 4s set & cross RH, cast in 1 place & dance LH across 1/2 way

 9-16    All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides & end facing up/down

17-24   All set to facing person on sides & turn 2H, 2s+4s also 1s+3s circle 4H round to left

25-32   2s+4s also 1s+3s dance DiamondPoussette

 

A CAPITAL JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                          T Mackay  5 dances 2009

 1- 8     1s+2s Set & Rotate (end 1s facing up, 2s down)

 9-16    1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (RSh to 2s)

17-24   1s set & turn RH to face own sides, 1s dance LH across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s) to end 2nd place opposite sides

25-32   1s set & turn RH to face opposite sides, 1s dance LH across (1M with 2s, 1L with 3s) ending 2nd place own sides

 

STAIRCASE IN STYRIA  (R5x40)  5C set                                   M Gray

 1- 8     1s+2M also 3s+4M dance RH across, 1s+2L also 3s+4L dance LH across

 9-16    1s+4M also 3s+5M dance RH across, 1s+4L also 3s+5L dance LH across & 1L also 3L end facing out Ladies side with partners behind them

17-24   1s & 3s dance out Ladies’ side & cast up 1 place, cross to Mens side & cast up to original place Ladies looping round by the right

25-32   1s cross & cast 1 place, 1s followed by 3s dance up & cast (1s to 3rd place, 3s to 2nd place)

33-40   1s cross & cast 1 place, 1s followed by 5s dance up & cast (1s to 5th place, 5s to 4th place).  2 3 4 5 1

            NB – No stepping up or down until bar 27

 

BROADWAY  (S3x32)  3C set                                                        C Ronald  Big Apple Coll

 1- 8     1s dance down & turn 2H, 1s dance up & cast to 2nd place

 9-16    2s+1s+3s Set+Link for 3, 1s dance 1/2 diagonal R&L starting diagonally left

17-24   All Set+Link for 3, 1s dance 1/2 diagonal R&L starting diagonally left.  (3)(1)(2)

25-32   All set & 1/2 turn RH, twirl out to places & set.  3 1 2

 

JAMES GRAY  (J4x32)  4C set  3s & 4s on opp sides                R Burrows  RSCDS Bk 42

 1- 8     1s & 4s cross RH, cast 1 place, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s while 4s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 3s

 9-16    1s+4s dance R&L & end 1s facing up & 4s down

17-24   All dance RSh reel of 4 on sides & end 1s+4s in line across (Men in centre RSh to RSh & 1M LSh to 4L & 4M LSh to 1L)

25-28   1M+4M 3/4 turn RH while Ladies dance anticlockwise 1/4 way round, Men 1/2 turn other partner LH to bring Ladies into centre

29-32   1L+4L 3/4 turn RH while Men dance anticlockwise 1/4 way round, Ladies  3/4 turn Men LH to end 1s in 3rd place opp sides & 4s in 2nd place

 

THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)            Castle Menzies  RSCDS Bk 10

 1- 8     1s cross RH & cast down to 2nd place, cross LH & 1L casts up while 1M 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 opposite sides 1s giving RSh to 2nd corner, 1s cross RH to 2nd place own sides

 

 
































































































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