‘Richmond’s Own’ Dance Cheats

 

The Ball Gown

32S-3C

Moira Turner

1C-3C start on opp sides

1-8

1C-2C birl.  On bars 7-8, 1C  turn RH to face trad 1CR posns & 3C X RH

9-12

1C set to 1CRs (bar 9), set to P a-X the dance (bar 10), then turn 2H & pivot R about to finish facing trad 2CR posns

13-16

1C set to 2CRs (bar 13), set to P up & down the dance (bar 14), then turn LH to 2nd place opp sides

17-24

1C-3C birl.  On bars 23-24, 2C X RH

25-28

W 3H once rnd to L

29-32

M 3 LH a-X once rnd

 

Dear David

32S-3C

Stella Fogg

1-8

1C turn RH & cast off; ½ fig 8 (M up, W down) to 2nd place opp side

9-12

All adv (1), ret (1), X RH

13-16

Rep bars 9-12, but as 2C-3C X RH, 1C ½ turn RH to finish RSh to RSh, M facing up & W down

17-24

6-bar reels of 3 a-X, 1W RSh to 3M & 1M RSh to 2W; 1C turn LH to 1CRs

25-28

1C pass & turn with 1CRs then pass RSh to face 2CRs

29-32

1C pass & turn with 2CRs then pass RSh to 2nd place own side

 

Foggy River Reel

40R-3C

Jana Blue

1-8

1C turn RH, cast off one place (2s up); dance down between 3C and cast up to 2nd place own side

9-16

1C LS reel across (W up - M down)

17-18

1C turn partner RH to face 1st corner

19-20

Turn 1st corner LH to face 2nd corner

21-22

Turn 2nd corner RH to end between corners

23-24

2C-1C-3C set

25-32

1C repeat bars 17-24 with partner’s corners

33-40

Six hands round and back

                                   

 

Hearts Content

32R-3C

Fogg & Turner

1-8

1C fig 8 own side passing 2C RSh to begin

9-10

1M-2M, also 1W-2W, ½ turn RH, then 2M & 1W lead 1 place clkwise to finish in centre of dance w. 1C on M’s side and 2C on W’s side

11-12

1C & 2C set a-X dance, retaining RHs

13-14

1M-2M, also 1W-2W, ½ turn RH, then 1M & 2W lead 1 place clkwise.  All fin. in prog’d places on opp sides

15-16

1C & 2C pass P RSh and X to own side

17-24

1C & 3C reel of 4 a-X the dance, starting from sidelines

25-32

2C, 1C & 3C grand chain

 

My Cary Valentine

32S-3C

Moira Turner

1-8

1C-2C turn P 2H ¾, ½ reel of 4 in centre, turn P 2H to face opp. side. 3C dance in on bar 8 (P on R).

9-10

2C-1C-3C Common Schottische Balance

11-12

All ½ turn P RH to face own side

13-14

2C-1C-3C Common Schottische Balance

15-16

All dance out to place

17-24

1C figure 8 in own sideline, dancing in and R to begin

25-32

“Heart to Heart:” 1CR LS

pass and turn from sideline, 1C

quick LH turn (bar 28) to face 2nd

corners; 2CR LS  pass and turn, 1C  pass  LS to 2nd place own side (CRs turn LH)

 

 

On Sylvan Lake

128J-SQ

Moira Turner

1-16

“1-3 Broken Chain”   (All face P)

17-24

All set to P, change places RH; set to P, change places LH

25-32

Interlocking reels of 4 - dance rnd CR RSh, pass P LSh, dance rnd P’s CR posn RSh & pass P LSh again to finish in orig places  (1M-3M slip into place.)

33-48

“1-3 Broken Chain”   (1W-3W face out.)

49-56

1C-3C dance reel of 4 a-X, M pass LSh and W cast into P’s place.  (1W-3W remain facing out.)

57-64

All W dance full fig 8 rnd P and CR, passing P RSh to begin.  Finish in orig. places  (2W-4W slip into place)

65-80

“2-4 Broken Chain”   (2W-4W face out.)

81-88

2C-4C dance reel of 4 a-X, M pass LSh and W cast into P’s place

89-96

All M dance full fig 8 rnd CR and P, passing CR LSh to begin.  Finish in orig. places

97-112

“2-4 Broken Chain”   (W face out)

113-120

Interlocking reels of 4 a-X, M pass LSh and W cast into P’s place.  M, also W, give left hands a-X when passing in centre of dance.  M finish reels bet. own & Ps’ orig posns; W finish bet Ps & CRs facing out

121-128

Eight hands round (clockwise) and back, men facing in, women facing out

“x-y Broken Chain”     

1-2

Couples x and y change places a-X the set RH

3-4

Couples x and y change places LH with dancer in ‘new’ CR posn;

5-16

Couples x and y rep bars 1-4 three times to return to orig places;

 

WHILE

1-16

the other 2 cpls grand chn, 2 bars to each hand

The Silver Thistle Ball 

32S-3C set

Fogg/Turner

1-8

1C turn RH, cast off 1 place (2s up 3-4); turn LH ¾ to fin. 1M between. 2C -  1W between 3C, 1C then cast to their left to 2nd place own side.

9-16

“Heart to Heart:” 1st corner LS

pass and turn from sideline, 1C

quick LH turn (bar 12) to face 2nd

corners; 2nd corner LS  pass and turn, 1C  pass  LS to 2nd place own side (corners turn LH)

17-20

1C-3C set and link to end 2, 3, 1

21-24

3M-2C, 3W-1C, 3H once round to left, finishing: 2C in 1st place facing down, NH joined; 1C in 3rd place facing up, NH joined; 3C in 2nd place facing out and up.  

25-32

All 3 couples dance mirror reels of 3 in sideline giving hands, to finish 2, 3, 1.  Repeat with new top couple.

 

Tapsalteerie

32J-3C

Turner & Fogg

1-8

1C lead down the middle (2s up on 3-4); 1C lead up, cross below 3C & cast up rnd 3C to finish in 2nd place in centre of dance RSh to RSh facing own side

9-12

1W-2W turn LH as 1M-2M turn RH (1C finish in 2nd place in centre of dance Sh to Sh facing down)

13-16

1W-3W turn LH as 1M-3M turn RH (1C finish in 2nd place in centre of dance RSh to RSh facing opp side)

17-32

1C cast RSh rnd 1CR posn, pass P RS

 

1C rep w 2CR, 3CR, 4 CR in turn

 

WHILE

 

2C-3C R&Ls w. setting (behind, ahead)

 

A Tribute to the Tolers

32S-3C

Fogg & Turner

1-8

1C dance reels of 3 on the opposite side ending in P’s place.

9-16

1C turn RH and cast off 1 place (2s up); ½ fig 8, W down round 3C, M up round 2C.

17-24

“Heart to Heart:” 1CR LSh pass and turn from sideline -1C quick LH turn (bar 12) to face 2CRs; 2CR LSh pass and turn - 1C  pass  LSh to 2nd place own side (CRs turn LH).

25-32

1C dance down between 3C and cast up to 2nd place; dance up between 2nd couple and cast off to 2nd place own side.

Summer Bunting

32R-3C

Nunley/Hayward

1-8

1C X-over reel w. 2C-3C to finish 1st place opp side

9-16

1C X RH, cast off 1 place (2s up); turn LH 1¼ to finish back to back, W facing up, M down

17-24

Dbl triangles facing up and down, finishing with 1C in 2nd place opp sides

25-32

1C X down bet 3C LH, cast up rnd 3C; dance up bet 2C NH, cast off to 2nd place own sides

 

Whitewater on the James

32R-3C

Moira Turner

1-4

1C-3C RH ½ turn & twirl into P’s place

5-8

1C-2C-3C set; 1C-3C X RH

9-16

1C-2C set & rotate.  1M fin. facing DWN, 1W UP (no long turns)

17-20

1C-2CRs set & change places LH on sideline

21-24

1C-1CRs (in 1st and 3rd places), pet turn into centre & set

25-26

1C-1CRs change RH in cntr of dance WHILE

2CRs dance anti-clk to ends of line in cntr of dance,

27-32

All 3 cpls change places with P LH (fin. facing P); pet turn to own sideline & set