February 19, 2008

Mary Stewart Ashworth 8x32 R

MARY STEWART ASHWORTH

1-4     1s set, cross down to 2nd place facing out (2s step up)

5-8     1L cast up round 2M, down the middle & pull back R Sh to face up, while
1M cast down round 3L, up the middle & pull back R Sh to face down, back to back with 1L

9-16     1s dance out through the ends, cast round to the right, dance in through 2nd place and pull back R Sh to face out, back to back in the middle, while 2s & 3s set, advance and retire (6 bars); All take hands and set as in double triangles (2 bars)

17-24     1s dance out through the sides, cast round to the right, dance in through the ends and pull back R Sh to face up and down, back to back in the middle, 1M facing up while 2s & 3s set facing up and down, advance & retire up and down the dance (6 bars); All take hands and set as in double triangles (2 bars)

25-32     1s reel of three on the side, R Sh to 2nd corner (6 bars); 1s cross over RH (2 bars)

Devised by Joyce Cochrane (jcochrane [at] jcochrane.karoo.co.uk) in memory of a fellow branch member who died recently.

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February 1, 2008

Auchindrain 8x32 R

AUCHINDRAIN

A 32-bar Reel for three couples in a four-couple longwise set.

1 - 4     First couple set, cross down one place. Second couple move up.

5 - 8     First couple dance down behind third couple and dance up (near hands joined) to finish back to back in the center of the dance facing corners ready for…

9 -16     Double Triangles. First couple end back to back in the middle facing corners as before.

17-24     First couple turn first corners with the right hand, pass one another by the right shoulder in the middle; turn second corners with right hands and, passing one another by right shoulders, cross back to own sides and face out in second place. Corners dance for four bars.

25-32     Second, first and third couples dance right shoulder reels of three on the sides. To begin: Second couple dance in and down; first man dances out and up; first woman dances out and down; third couple dance in and up.

Repeat from second place.

Tune: Auchindrain (© Nigel Gatherer)

Dance devised 28 November 2007and © 2007 by Peter M. Price (peter.price1672 [at] gmail.com). All rights reserved. Permission is granted for verbatim reproduction and non-profit distribution of this leaflet provided that this notice remains intact.

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