Rushden & District Caledonian Society


Autumn Dance -6th October 2018





Waltz Country Dance

Mairiís Wedding

Square Tango

Virginia Reel

Barn Dance

Strip the Willow/ Duke of Perth

Modern Waltz

Trip to Bavaria




Wind on Loch Fyne


Dashing White Sergeant

St Bernardís Waltz

Fishermanís Reel

Pride of Erin

Shiftiní Bobbins*

Breakaway Blues

Eightsome Reel*

Last Waltz


Auld Lang Syne

The Queen

M.C.                       Kevin McDonald


WALTZ COUNTRY DANCE(W40)Round the Room††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 4

Round the Room Dance 2 facing 2

1- 8††††††††† All set to person opposite, change places passing RSh (Lady making waltz turn to right, Men moving straight forward), set to partners & change places as before

9-16††††††† Repeat above Fig back to original places

17-32†††††† All join hands & balance backward & forward, Men pass Lady on left over to the right (2H) & repeat 3 times, finishing in ballroom hold with partner

33-40†††††† Couples waltz around each other (Men pass by left), moving anti-clockwise, to meet next couple

††††††††††††††† Variation bars 33-40:Couples Poussette passing to meet next couple

MAIRI'S WEDDING(R8x40)3C (4C set)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cosh22 SCDs

1- 8†††††††† 1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

9-16††††††† 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 2nd corners

17-24†††††† 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 3rd corner (pstns), 1/2 diagonal reel with 4th corner (pstns)

25-32†††††† 1s dance reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s, Man with 3s - LSh to 1st corner)

33-40†††††† 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

VIRGINIA REEL(R4x40)4C set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guide To SCD (ex-Collins)

1- 8†††††††† All Adv+Ret 2 steps twice

9-16††††††† All turn partner RH & turn partner LH

17-24†††††† All turn partner 2H & dance DoSiDo

25-32†††††† 1s slip step down the centre & back

33-40†††††† 1s followed by 2s+3s+4s cast to bottom & 1s form arch as 2s+3s+4s dance under arch & up to top

STRIP THE WILLOW(Drops of Brandy)(J4x40)4C set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 1

Running step

1- 8†††††††† 1s turn RH 2.1/2 times (4 bars), 1L turns 2M LH then turns partner RH

9-16††††††† 1L turns 3M LH, turns partner RH, 1L turns 4M LH & turns partner RH

17-24†††††† 1M turns 4L LH, turns partner RH, 1M turns 3L LH & turns partner RH

25-32†††††† 1M turns 2L LH, turns partner RH, 1L turns 2M LH as 1M turns 2L LH, 1s turn RH in centre

33-40†††††† 1s similarly turn 3s LH, turn partners RH, turn 4s LH & turn partners RH to 4th place own sides (last turn uses the next first 2 bars of music)

DUKE OF PERTH (Brounís Reel or Clean Pease Strae)(R8x32)3C (4C set)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 1

1- 8†††††††† 1s turn RH, cast to 2nd place, turn LH to face 1st corners

9-16††††††† 1s turn 1st corner, partner, 2nd corner, & partner to face 1st corners

17-24†††††† 1s set to & turn 1st corner 2H, set to & turn 2nd corner

25-32†††††† 1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corner & cross back to own sides

A TRIP TO BAVARIA(R4x32)4C set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† J MacGregor-BrownGuide To SCD (ex-Collins)

1- 4†††††††† 1s & 4s cross RH while 2s+3s dance 1/2 RH across, 1s+3s & 2s+4s change places LH on sides

5- 16†††††† Repeat 1-4 another 3 times (end cpls cross RH, middle cpls 1/2 RH across;cpls in 1st+2nd place also 3rd+4th place change places LH) All finish in original places

17-24†††††† 1s set to 2s & cross over to face 3s, set & cross to face 4s

25-32†††††† 1s set to 4s & cross over to 4th place on opposite sides, all Adv+Ret 2 steps & 1s change places RH (2H popular) to retire to own sides

THE WIND ON LOCH FYNE(S3x32)3C Triangular set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Bowie DicksonDunedin 1

1- 8†††††††† 1s cross over (Man between 3s, Lady between 2s) & dance Fig of 8 & end turning RH 1/2 way to face partner in original places

9-16††††††† All dance interlocking RSh reels of 4 & end by turning RH to bring Men into centre

17-24†††††† Men dance LH across in centre 2 places while Ladies dance clockwise 1 place, turn partner RH & repeat ending in triangular set order 2 3 1

25-32†††††† All set & circle 6H round for 2 steps, turn partner 2H & continue to circle 6H round to pstns.2 3 1

THE DASHING WHITE SERGEANT(R32)Round the Room††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 3

Round the Room Dance3 facing 3

1- 8†††††††† All circle 6H round & back

9-16††††††† Centre dancer sets & turns 2H person on right, sets & turns 2H person on left (popular variation Ė turn person on right RH, turn person on left LH)

17-24†††††† All dance reels of 3 with centre dancer passing LSh with person on right (popular variation Ė RSh to person on right)

25-32†††††† All Adv+Ret, advance to meet next group of 3 dancers (1 group of 3 passing under arches made by opposite group)

THE ST BERNARDíS WALTZ(W16)Round the room dance†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1- 8†††††††† All in waltz hold take 3 steps anticlockwise & stamp both feet, 3 steps in opposite direction then 2 steps inwards

9-16††††††† All take 2 steps outwards & Lady turns under Mans right arm, all waltz round room

FISHERMAN'S REEL(R5x32)5C Sq.Set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sue PetytDunblane Holiday

5 couple square set, 5s in centre facing, 5M back to 4s, 5L back to 2s

1- 8†††††††† 1s+2s+3s+4s circle 8H round & back while 5s turn RH once & LH 1.1/2 times to end 5M facing 2s & 5L facing 4s

9-16††††††† 5M+2s also 5L+4s dance RH across, 5s pass LSh & dance LH across with next couple anticlockwise (M with 1s & L with 3s)

17-24†††††† 5M dances reel of 3 with 1s+2s (in prom hold) giving RSh to 2s while 5L reels with 3s+4s giving RSh to 4s

25-32†††††† All take ptnrs in prom hold, 5s change pl with 1s RSh, 1s pass 4s RSh, 4s pass 3s RSh, 3s pass 2s RSh & 2s end in centre facing each other

SHIFTIN' BOBBINS(R8x32)3C (4C set)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† R ClowesOrmskirk 6

1- 8†††††††† 1s cross RH to double triangle position with 2s+3s & set, 1s cast up to top & dance down until they are between 2s & 3s

9-16††††††† 1L dances RH across with 2M+3M while 1M dances LH across with 2L+3L, 1s followed by 2s+3s dance down centre

17-24†††††† 3s followed by 2s+1s dance up & 3s+2s cast down to places, 1L dances LH across with 2M+3M while 1M dances RH across with 2L+3L

25-32†††††† 1s dance up to top & cast down to 2nd place opposite side, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 around 2s to end in 2nd place on own sides

THE EIGHTSOME REEL(R40+8x48+40)Sq.Set†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 2

Introduction: -

1- 8†††††††† All circle 8H round & back

9-16††††††† Ladies dance RH across (partners on their left) in St Andrews Cross formation, change to Men dancing LH across in centre back to places

17-24†††††† All set to partners twice & turn 2H

25-40†††††† All dance Grand Chain (2 bars per hand)

Dance: -8 times through firstly with 1L in centre, then 2L, 3L, 4L, 1M, 2M, 3M, 4M

1- 8†††††††† With 1L in centre of dance setting (special steps?) the others dance 7H round & back

9-16††††††† 1L sets to partner & turns 2H, 1st Lady sets & turns 3rd Man

17-24†††††† 1L dances reel of 3 with partner & 3rd Man passing partner LSh

25-32†††††† 1L sets in centre while others circles 7H round & back

33-40†††††† 1L sets to 4th Man & turns 2H, 1st Lady sets to 2nd Man & turns 2H

41-48†††††† 1L dances a reel of 3 with 4M+2M across dance passing 4M LSh & 1L retires to place as 2L goes into centre

Finale: -

1-40††††††† Repeat Introduction