Glenview Scottish Country Dancers

Dancing Scottish in Toronto since 1979

January 25th


Glenview SCD Program, January 25th, 2023

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HIGHLAND MARY  (J8x32)  3C (4C Set)            Jo Hamilton  Let’s All Dance Too

 1- 8     1s+2s set twice, 1s+2s dance RH across
9-16    1s cast below 3s & dance up to top, 1s cast 1 place & face 1st corners
17-24   1s turn 1st corner RH & turn partner LH, turn 2nd corner RH & partner LH to end 2nd place own sides
25-32   1s+3s dance R&L
Note: May be danced as a Strathspey or Jig

THE FIRST RAIN OF SPRING  (J3x32)  3C              Wouter Joubert  RSCDS Bk 49

 1- 8     1s dance down, cast up round 3s, meet, dance up to 1st place facing out.  1s+2s 1/2 turn (Men LH, Ladies RH)
9-16    2s+1s dance double Figs 8 (1s cross up, 2s cast to start)
17-20   1s+3s 3/4 turn RH into line up/down in middle facing partner & set
21-28   1s+3s dance 1/2 Celtic Reel:
21-22     1s+3s pass partner RSh
23-24     1M+3L dance clockwise while 1L+3M dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line across
25-26     1s+3s pass partner RSh
27-28     1L+3M dance clockwise while 1M+3L dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line up/down set

29-32   3s+1s 3/4 turn partners RH to sidelines & 2s+3s+1s set

GREEN GROW THE RASHES (John Black’s Daughter)  (S8x32)  3C (4C set) Johnson  RSCDS Bk 12

 1- 8     1s dance parallel RSh reels of 3 on own sides
9-16    1s set, turn 2H, 1s facing 2s on sides set & turn 2s with 2H 1.1/2 times
17-24   1M+3s circle 3H round to L end 3s on opp sides & 1M casts to 2nd pl, 1L+3s circle 3H round to right & end 3s own sides & 1L casts to 2nd pl
25-32   1s set dance up to top, cast to 2nd place & turn 2H

TWA ROGUEISH EEN  (J8x40)  3C (4C set)                   John Drewry  Rondel Bk

 1- 8     1M dances reel of 3 with 2s giving LSh to 2L & picks up his partner in prom hold to end in 1M’s place
9-16    1s dance down (opposite sides), 1L dances under 1M arm as he dances round below her & dance back to own places
17-24   1s set, dance down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place, dance in back to top while 2s stand for 2 bars, set, dance down & cast up round 3s to own places while 3s stand for 4 bars, set, dance in (touch hands) & out to own place facing out
25-32   1s+2s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing out & down to start) end 1s turning to face down as 2s dance in to face up
33-40   1s+2s dance a Half Rondel to change places: 1s dance down under the arch made by 2s who dance up, Ladies cross in front of Men & all cast to meet the other Lady or Man on the opposite side & join nearer hands, set on opposite sides of the dance & cross LH back to own sides

RIGGS OF CORN  (R8x32)  2C (4C Set)              B Campbell  Glasgow Assembly

 1- 8     1s followed by 2s (who dance up) cast & dance down outside, turn in & 2s followed by 1s dance up to top to places (2s dance down to 2nd place)
9-16    1s+2s dance double Fig of 8
17-24   1s followed by 2s (who dance up) dance down the middle, 2s divide & follow 1s up to places
25-32   1s+2s dance Poussette

LINNEA’S STRATHSPEY  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)                Tim Wilson  RSCDS Bk 47

 1- 8     1s set & cast 1 place, 1s cross passing LSh & cast RSh round 1st corners into face them
9-16    1s dance ‘Hello-Goodbye’ setting & end passing RSh to face out in 2nd place own sides
17-24   Promenade (Chaperoned) Chain progression:
17-18    2s & 3s 3/4 turn partner RH into middle while 1s dance clockwise 1/4 round the set picking up 2L/3M …
19-22    who promenade 1/2 way clockwise while middle people (2M + 3L) turn LH 1.1/2.
23-24    2s & 3s turn partner RH 3/4 to own sides while 1s dance clockwise 1/4 round to end in 2nd place, all 3 couples in middle facing up 3 1 2
25-32   3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

THE HIGHLAND RAMBLER  (R8x40)  3C (4C set)  Roy Goldring  Leeds Silver Jubilee

 1- 8     1s dance in & cast to 2nd place, dance RH across with 3s 
9-16    2s+1s dance LH across, 1L followed by partner cast up round 2L & dance down middle to 1L between 3s & 1M between 2s
17-24   1s+2s+3s dance down the middle & back
25-32   1M followed by partner dance up, cast down round 2L to 2nd places on own side & turn RH
33-40   2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back