Glenview Scottish Country Dancers

Scottish Country Dancing in Toronto since 1979

Glenview Scottish Country Dance Program May 8 2019

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THE JUBILEE JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                                         RSCDS Leaflet Dances 11

 1- 8      1M casts to 2nd place, sets to 3L, turns RH & dances back to 2nd place on own side

 9-16     1L casts to 2nd place, sets to 3M, turns LH & dances back to 2nd place

17-24    1L with 2s & 1M with 3s dance RH across, 1s end in centre LH joined, 1s set in centre & dance out to 2nd place on opposite sides

25-32    1M with 2s & 1L with 3s dance RH across, 1s end in centre LH joined, 1s set in centre & dance out to 2nd place on own sides

 

FAREWELL TO BALFOUR ROAD (J5x32) 5C(5C set)                                A Buxton RSCDS Book 52

1-8        1s and 2s circle 4H round and back

9-16      1s and 2s set and link; 1s and 3s set and link

17-24    2s start while 1s 4s and 5s dance mirror reels of 3 on the sides (1s in and down to start)

25-32    1s set, cross down RH to 4th place (4s step up); 1s set, cross down LH to 5th place (5s step up) finish 2 3 4 5 1

 

BONNIE STRONSHIRAY  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)                                     R Campbell  Glasgow Assembly

 1- 8      1s+2s 3/4 turn 2H to form line up/down centre & dance 1/2 reel of 4, 3/4 turn partners 2H to own sides (having changed places)

 9-16     1s set adv to ptnr & turn 1st corner 2H ending 1L between 2s & 1M between 3s, 1s set adv to partner &  turn 2nd crnr 2H ending 2nd place opp sides

17-24    2s+1s+3s cross RH & 1s cast to right round 3rd corner (pstns) while corners turn right about & Adv+Ret (on diagonal), 2s+1s+3s cross RH (up/down set), 1s cast to right round 4th corner (pstns) & in to face them as 2s+3s turn right about & Adv+Ret

25-32    1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 4 with 4th corner (pstns), pass LSh & dance 1/2 reel with 3rd corner (pstns) & turn RH back to place

 

NEW ASHLUDIE RANT  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                                           Douglas Henderson

 1- 8      1s+2s+3s set & 1s cross RH, 1s change places LH with 2s on the side & 2s+1s+3s set

 9-16     1s dance Petronella turn & set, 1.1/2 turn partner LH to face 1st corners

17-24    1s dance LSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s & Man with 3s)

25-32    1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corner & cross RH

 

A TRIP TO THE DRAKENSBURG (J8 x 40) 3C(4C set)   Barbara J Rendle-Braime RSCDS Book 38

1-8        1s set, cast 2 places and dance up to top (end with 2s stepping in below 1s)

9-16      1s and 2s dance Poussette (end with 1s facing 1st corners)

17-24    1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass LSh and dance ½ reel with 2nd corners (1s end 2nd place opposite side)

25-32    3M+1M+2M petronella turn into centre and set while 3L+1L+2L set and petronella turn into centre, all turn partners RH (end in Allemande hold)

33-40    3s+1s+2s dance the Allemande

 

MISS ELEANOR  (S3x32) 3C                                                                               Ann Dix  RSCDS Bk 49

 1- 8      1s+2s+3s dance Mirror (Reflection) reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down to start)

 9-16     1s set, cast (2s step up) & turn RH.  1L casts to 3rd place, 1M casts up to 1st place (2M steps down & 3L steps up)

17-24    All dance 3 couple Bourrel:-

            17-20     1M+3L also 2M+1L set advcg & 3/4 turn 2H to line up/down middle then pull back RSh turning to face own prtnrs as 3M & 2L chase anticl’wise to face them

            21-24     All set & turn 2H to own sides.  3 1 2

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

 

THE PEAT ROAD                                                                                                Deirdre MacCuish Bark

1-8        1s and 2s dance the bourrel, 1s finish facing out:

1-4        1st man and 2nd lady set advancing and turn both hands (pas-de-basque), turning on the spot to finish back to back on the centre line, 2L facing up, 1M facing down, while 1st lady and 2nd man chase anticlockwise around them to finish facing partners

5-6        1s and 2s set to partners

7-8        1s and 2s turn both hands ¾ to finish 2s1s3s, 1s facing out

9-12      2s1s3s half reels of 3 on own sides, 1s giving right shoulder to start

13-16    2nd man and 1st man and 1st lady and 3rd lady turn by the left, 1s finish facing out

17-20    3s1s2s half reels of 3 on own sides, 1s giving right shoulder to start

21-24    3rd man and 1st man and 1st lady and 2nd lady turn by the left, finishing 2s1s3s facing in

25-32    all circle 6 hands round and back.

 9-16            1s+2s turn on sides 1.1/2 times (Men RH & Ladies LH0, 1s dance between 3s & cast up to 2nd place on own sides

17-24            1s+1st corners Adv+Ret, 1s+1st corners turn RH

25-32            1s+2nd corners Adv+Ret, 1s+2nd corners turn LH

 

LAST EXIT TO SOQUEL (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                       Paula Jacobson

1 -8             Giving right shoulder to 2s, 1s dance parallel figures of eight on own sides, finishing

            1M facing in, 1L facing out

9-16            1s, 2s & 3s dance parallel reels of 3 on own sides, 1s giving Rsh to 2s to start, finishing 1s facing in,

17-24            1s lead down and back

25-32            1s & 2s pousette

 

KILKENNY CASTLE  (S8x32) 3C (4C set)            B Forbes  Craigievar Bk 2

 1- 8            1s+2s set, 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance in to meet partner & face down, 1s turn 3s with nearer hand to face up

 9-16            1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing in & up between 2s to start)

17-24            1s petronella turn to middle as 2L+3L & 2M+3M change pl RH, set in lines across, 1s petronella turn to sides as 2s+3s cross RH & set on sides

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

 

THE SUMMER ASSEMBLY  (R88)  Sq.Set            R Goldring  RSCDS Bk 35

 1-16            All turn RH & Ladies dance on 1 place clockwise & all set to new partners, turn new prtnrs RH, Ladies dance on 1 pl (pass RSh) & set to new prtnrs

17-32            Repeat bars 1-16 but all turn LH & Men dancing on anticlockwise (pass LSh)

33-48            1s+3s dance RH across then 1M & 3M followed by ptnrs dance cl'wise round outside of set back to original places 2nd & 4th couples repeat

49-56            All Ladies dance Figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partners)

57-64            All Men dance Figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partners)

65-80            1s+3s change places (3s making an arch) & set, repeat back to places with 1s making the arch, 2nd & 4th repeat

81-88            All circle 8H round & back

 

QUARRIES' JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                K W Smith  RSCDS Bk 36

 1- 8            1s set, cast 1 place & dance round 1st corners passing corners LSh

 9-16            1s dance reels of 3 across (1st Man with 2s & 1st Lady with 3s), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

17-18            Centre dancers change with 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set

19-20            1st corners (in centre) change places LH while new 1st & 2nd corners dance clockwise round to next corner place

21-24            Repeat the Fig in bars 17-20 from new places

25-32            Repeat 17-20 from new places, 1s end by turning LH to 2nd place on opposite sides, 2s+1s+3s set on sides & 1s cross back RH

 

SAINT JOHN RIVER  (S4x32)  4C set            P Edwards  Centennial Coll

 1- 8            1L followed by partner casts 1 place, crosses, casts down behind 3rd Man, crosses, casts behind 4th Lady & 1L crosses to 4th place opposite sides

 9-16            1s dance up 1 place under 4s arch, turn 2H 1.1/2 times, dance up under 2s arch to original places

17-24            1s followed by 2s+3s+4s lead down the middle (2s+3s dance up set before leading down & 4s dance up only) & back to places

25-32            All dance DoSiDo with partners, 1s change places on sides with 2s RH, with 3s LH & 4s with RH

 

CADGERS IN THE CANONGATE  (R8x48)  3C (4C set)          Walsh  RSCDS Bk 9

 1- 8            1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1M crosses to give RSh to 2L & 1L crosses down giving LSh to 3M)

 9-16            1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1L crosses to give RSh to 2L & 1M crosses down giving LSh to 3M)

17-24            1s set to 2L, set facing down, set to 2M & back to places

25-32            1s+2s set & dance RH across 1/2 way, set & dance LH back to places

33-40            1s cross RH, cast 1 place & turn LH 1.1/2 times to own sides

41-48            2s+1s dance R&L

 

REEL OF THE 51ST DIVISION  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)      Atkinson  RSCDS Bk 13

 1- 8            1s set & cast below 3s, lead up to face 1st corners

 9-16            1s set & turn 1st corners RH to balance in diagonal line, set & 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners

17-24            1s set & turn 2nd corners RH to Bal-in-Line, set & 1s turn LH to 2nd place own sides

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

 1- 8            1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (in & down to start)

 9-16            1s+2s turn on sides 1.1/2 times (Men RH & Ladies LH0, 1s dance between 3s & cast up to 2nd place on own sides

17-24            1s+1st corners Adv+Ret, 1s+1st corners turn RH

25-32            1s+2nd corners Adv+Ret, 1s+2nd corners turn LH

 

LAST EXIT TO SOQUEL (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                       Paula Jacobson

1 -8             Giving right shoulder to 2s, 1s dance parallel figures of eight on own sides, finishing

            1M facing in, 1L facing out

9-16            1s, 2s & 3s dance parallel reels of 3 on own sides, 1s giving Rsh to 2s to start, finishing 1s facing in,

17-24            1s lead down and back

25-32            1s & 2s pousette

 

KILKENNY CASTLE  (S8x32) 3C (4C set)            B Forbes  Craigievar Bk 2

 1- 8            1s+2s set, 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance in to meet partner & face down, 1s turn 3s with nearer hand to face up

 9-16            1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing in & up between 2s to start)

17-24            1s petronella turn to middle as 2L+3L & 2M+3M change pl RH, set in lines across, 1s petronella turn to sides as 2s+3s cross RH & set on sides

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

 

THE SUMMER ASSEMBLY  (R88)  Sq.Set            R Goldring  RSCDS Bk 35

 1-16            All turn RH & Ladies dance on 1 place clockwise & all set to new partners, turn new prtnrs RH, Ladies dance on 1 pl (pass RSh) & set to new prtnrs

17-32            Repeat bars 1-16 but all turn LH & Men dancing on anticlockwise (pass LSh)

33-48            1s+3s dance RH across then 1M & 3M followed by ptnrs dance cl'wise round outside of set back to original places 2nd & 4th couples repeat

49-56            All Ladies dance Figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partners)

57-64            All Men dance Figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partners)

65-80            1s+3s change places (3s making an arch) & set, repeat back to places with 1s making the arch, 2nd & 4th repeat

81-88            All circle 8H round & back

 

QUARRIES' JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                K W Smith  RSCDS Bk 36

 1- 8            1s set, cast 1 place & dance round 1st corners passing corners LSh

 9-16            1s dance reels of 3 across (1st Man with 2s & 1st Lady with 3s), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

17-18            Centre dancers change with 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set

19-20            1st corners (in centre) change places LH while new 1st & 2nd corners dance clockwise round to next corner place

21-24            Repeat the Fig in bars 17-20 from new places

25-32            Repeat 17-20 from new places, 1s end by turning LH to 2nd place on opposite sides, 2s+1s+3s set on sides & 1s cross back RH

 

SAINT JOHN RIVER  (S4x32)  4C set            P Edwards  Centennial Coll

 1- 8            1L followed by partner casts 1 place, crosses, casts down behind 3rd Man, crosses, casts behind 4th Lady & 1L crosses to 4th place opposite sides

 9-16            1s dance up 1 place under 4s arch, turn 2H 1.1/2 times, dance up under 2s arch to original places

17-24            1s followed by 2s+3s+4s lead down the middle (2s+3s dance up set before leading down & 4s dance up only) & back to places

25-32            All dance DoSiDo with partners, 1s change places on sides with 2s RH, with 3s LH & 4s with RH

 

CADGERS IN THE CANONGATE  (R8x48)  3C (4C set)          Walsh  RSCDS Bk 9

 1- 8            1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1M crosses to give RSh to 2L & 1L crosses down giving LSh to 3M)

 9-16            1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1L crosses to give RSh to 2L & 1M crosses down giving LSh to 3M)

17-24            1s set to 2L, set facing down, set to 2M & back to places

25-32            1s+2s set & dance RH across 1/2 way, set & dance LH back to places

33-40            1s cross RH, cast 1 place & turn LH 1.1/2 times to own sides

41-48            2s+1s dance R&L

 

REEL OF THE 51ST DIVISION  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)      Atkinson  RSCDS Bk 13

 1- 8            1s set & cast below 3s, lead up to face 1st corners

 9-16            1s set & turn 1st corners RH to balance in diagonal line, set & 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners

17-24            1s set & turn 2nd corners RH to Bal-in-Line, set & 1s turn LH to 2nd place own sides

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