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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

 

ROSS MEOR (S8x32) 3C (4C set)    Johnson RSCDS Bk 29

1- 8    1M+2M dance across between partners & cast round partners back to places, 1L+2L repeat

9-16    1s+2s dance double Fig of 8

17-24    1s+3s dance double Fig of 8

25-32    1s+3s dance R&L

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THE EDINBURGH EXILES (R8x32) 3C (4C set)    R Goldring G & S Dances 2

1- 8    1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides (passing between 2s & 3s) 1s end 1st place opposite sides

9-12    1s dance down the middle below 3s & cast up to 2nd place opposite side

13-24    2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple R&L, 1s end facing 1st corners

25-32    1s set to 1st corners, set to 2nd corners, turn right to face partner, set & petronella turn to 2nd place own sides

 

THE BRAES OF MELLINISH (S8x32) 2C Set     RSCDS Bk 25

1- 8    1s cross RH, cast for 2 steps (2s cast/bar 3 & follow), 2s+1s turn out, cast up, turn LH (Ladies side & RH on Mens) end in line across 1s in centre

9-16    1s+2s dance down the middle & back, 1s cast to 2nd place opposite sides

17-24    2s+1s dance a Ladies Chain

25-32    1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s & 2s+1s turn RH

 

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

1-16    1s dance 4 progressive 1/2 diagonal reels of 3 with 2L then 2M then 3L & lastly 3M, (1s start by passing RSh & 1M giving LSh to 2L)

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 opposite 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

 

COLLIE LAW (J8x32) 2C (4C set)    R Goldring 24 G & S Dances

1- 8    1s+2s Advance+Retire, turn RH

9-16    1s+2s dance Allemande

17-24    1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s

25-32    2s+1s dance RH across & LH back

 

MONYMUSK (S8x32) 3C (4C set)    Preston RSCDS Bk 11

1- 8    1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, turn 1.1/4 times LH to end 1L between 2s to face 1M between 3s

9-16    2s+1s+3s set twice 1s turning onto opposite sides & all set twice

17-24    2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

25-32    1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to person on their Right & 1s cross RH to places

 

THE HAMILTON RANT (R8x48) 3C (4C set)    R M Campbell RSCDS Bk 22

1- 8    1M+2L change places RH, 1L+2M change places, 1M+3M change places & 1L+3L change places

9-16    3s+1s dance 1/2 R&L, 2s+1s dance 1/2 R&L

17-24    1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s turn 1.3/4 LH to face 1st corners

25-32    1s set & turn corners 2H & twirl to face partners, set to partners & turn 2H & twirl to face 2nd corners

33-40    1s set & turn 2nd corners & twirl to face partners, set to partners & turn 2H & twirl to face 2nd corners again

41-48    1s dance reel of 3 on opposite sides passing 2nd corner RSh & cross to own sides 2nd place

 

ASILOMAR ROMANTIC (S8x32) 3C (4C set)    T Cuthbertson San Fransisco Coll 2

1- 8    1s+3s dance double Fig of 8 around 2s, 1s crossing down to start

9-16    1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette right round

17-24    1s dance in & down between 2s (2s step up), set to each other & dance RSh round 4th corner to face own 1st corner

25-32    1s dance ‘Hello-Goodbye’ setting, end in centre facing partner & petronella turn to 2nd place

 

THE ROYAL DEESIDE RAILWAY (R8x32) 3C (4C set)    R Arrowsmith RSCDS Bk 40

1- 8    1s cross down (no hands) below 3s, cast up 1 place opposite sides & dance in to face 2L, 1s+2L dance RH across

9-16    1s+2M dance LH across & end 1L (with partner behind her) in centre facing up, 1s dance up & cast 1 place on own sides & face 3M

17-24    1s+3M dance RH across, 1s+3L dance LH across & end 1L (with partner behind her) in centre facing down

25-32    1s dance down below 3s & cast up on own sides to 2nd place, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

 

SUGAR CANDIE (S8x32) 3C (4C set)    RSCDS Bk 26

1- 8    1s set & cast 1 place, cross passing LSh & cast RSh round their 1st corner into centre ending BtoB (Lady facing up, Man down)

9-16    1L circle left with 2s & 1M with 3s, turn to face partner & set, 3/4 turn partner 2H to end facing 1st corners

17-24    1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH & end facing 1st corners

25-32    1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides passing 1st corner LSh & cross RH to 2nd place own sides

 

RORY O’MORE (J8x32) 2C (4C set)    RSCDS Bk 1

1- 8    1s+2s Advance+Retire; 1s+2s cross over Ladies dancing under arch made by Men, 1s turn under 2s to 2nd place

9-16    2s+1s Advance+Retire; cross Men dancing under Ladies arch & 1s turn under 2s to original places

17-24    1s lead down the middle & back

25-32    1s+2s dance Poussette

 

THE LASS O’ LIVINGSTON (R8x32) 2C (4C set)    J Lowe RSCDS Bk 8

1- 8    1M+2L turn RH, 1L+2M turn RH

9-16    1s lead down the middle & back to top

17-24    1s+2s dance Poussette

25-32    2s+1s dance R&L

 

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