Wisp of Thistle
Blooms of Bon Accord
Mrs Stuart Linnell
Castle of Mey
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1s dance 12 bars dance to corner & set with 2s & 3s;
finish with 1s facing 3rd corner
1s dance two 1/2 diagonal reels of 4; finish in 2nd place own side.
1s dance RH T-pots (1L up with 2s, 1M down with 3s); all turn partner RH.
1s dance R/Sh reel with 3s ending with 1s dancing across to M side.
1M casts up, 1L down, into centre & dance out W side,
1M casts up, 1L down, to end 1M between 2s facing down, 1L+3s facing up
while 2s+3s dance Rs+Ls
2s+1s+3s set twice ending with 1s turning RH 1-3/4 times to 2nd place.
3s+1s Petronella turn onto own side then
3s+2s+1s set & turn partner RH ready for Allemande.
3s+2s+1s dance Allemande.
1s cross RH, cast, & dance 1/2 figure of 8 round 2s to 2nd place.
1s & 4s cross RH, cast to ends of set, take partner in prom hold, dance into centre of dance.
1s+4s dance round RSh to finish 1s on M side facing up to 2M &
4s on W side facing down to 3M (on opp side).
All (1s & 4s in prom hold) dance R/Sh Reels of 3 on sides.
1s+4s dance RH star in centre once round; finish 4s facing up & 1s facing down.
4s/1s cross out of top/foot, cast in 1 place to finish 2, 4, (1), (3).
(1s & 3s on opp sides become the new 3s & 4s)
1s cross RH, cast, turn RH to face 1st corners
1s follow path of half diag reel of 4 while 1st corners advance, 1/2 turn RH, pull R/Sh back and dance out to exchange places
1s pass R/Sh and repeat 4 bars with 2nd corners, finishing facing 3rd corner position (3).(1).(2).
1s dance 1/2 L/Sh reels of 3 across (1M with 3s, 1L with 2s) then 1/2 R/Sh reels of 3 on own side.
to opp ends, while 3M & 1L cast up/down to opp ends, petronella in & out to opp side.
All set, circle L for 3 steps, dance in & pivot R to dance clockwise to end 3.2.1.
Repeat bars 1-8 with 1s+3s changing back to original places.
2s followed by 1s dance down between 3s, cast up (2s to top & 1s to 2nd pl);
1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s & cast (1s to foot & 3s to 2nd pl).
1s adv setting & pivot right to face out on own side while
2L & 3M petronella to R to diamond formation (2L at top centre, 3M at foot) and while
2M & 3L cast into 2nd place, with 1M facing 2M & 1L facing 3L in a line across.
1s 1/2 reel of 4 across with 2M & 3L, 1s 3/4 turn LH to 1L facing up & 1M down
(M faces M, and W faces W), 1s change pl RH with facing person (2L & 3M).
2L+3M dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 1s, 2L+3M 3/4 turn LH to 3M facing W side (M facing M) and
2L facing M side in line across; change place RH with facing person (2M & 3L).
2M+3L dance 1/2 reel of 4 across with 3M+2L to end 2M facing M side (M facing M)
All set, 2s & 3s 3/4 turn RH onto sides while 1s set & pivot right 3/4
to form a circle with 1s+2s+3s all facing clockwise.
All chase clockwise (8 bars), 1s turn RH in centre after 4 bars to end on own side 2.1.3.
while 2s set and cross RH to 3rd pl
and while 3s cast up to 1st place & cross RH.
All set & 1/2 turn BH to own side. Repeat 8 bars from new positions.
1s lead up to 1st place (4 bars), set once, set with 2s.
1s+3s dance Men's Chain; finish with Ladies facing out
All dance Schiehallion reels (12 bars) to finish 1 place clockwise from starting place
All turn partners RH. End 4 1 2 3
Dance 2x32 as Strathspey, 2x32 as Reel
1M with 2s, 1L & 3M with 4s, 3L with 5s, all circle left; 1s & 3s face 2nd corners.
Pass & turn with 2nd corners. 1s & 3s turn RH with partners to face 1st corners.
Pass & turn with 1st corners.
1s & 3s turn RH with partners, end in centre W facing up & M down.
1s & 3s dance reel of 4 ending in 2nd & 4th places on opposite side.
1L with 2s, 1M & 3L with 4s, 3M with 5s, all dance RH across once round,
1s & 3s end in centre line as before.
1s & 3s 3/4 turn partner RH & cast down on own side to 3rd & 5th places.
dance up centre to 2nd place to face out on opposite sides.
2s+1s+3s set (as double triangles) then 1s dance out & turn R about to face in
while 2s & 3s dance in & turn R about to face out.
2s+1s+3s set (in triangle formation), 1s dance in
while 2s & 3s dance out all turning R about for RH across.
2s+1s+3s dance RH across on sides,
1s pass R/Sh & dance LHA on other side (end in lines across, 1L in 2s & 1M in 3s)
Lines advance & retire, 1s turn RH 1-1/4 times to finish in 2nd place on own side.
1s+2s dance double Figs of 8 (1s cross down to start)
1s lead down the middle and back up; end in middle of the set for:
1s+2s dance Poussette.
2M+1L & 4M+3L passing R/Sh dance reel of 4 in middle of set.
1s turn RH & cast down while 4s turn & cast up
1s+4s dance 4 hands round.
2s in top place stand still while 1s+4s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides,
2s+3s & 4s+1s dance 4 hands round.
1s dance reels of 3 across (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners.
* Centre dancers change with 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set.
1st crnrs (in centre) change places LH while
new 1st+2nd corners dance clockwise round to next corner position *
Repeat 4 bars * - * from new positions.
Repeat 4 bars * - * from new positions, 1s end by turning LH to 2nd place on opp sides,
2s+1s+3s set on sides & 1s cross back RH.
1L + 2s, 1M + 3s, half reels of 3 across; end in 2nd pl opp sides.
Half reels of 3 on sides (1M up, 1L down, giving RSh)
Half reels of 3 across, 1M + 3s at top, 1L + 2s at foot, end in 2nd pl own side
Half reels of 3 on sides (1L up, 1M down, giving RSh,) end in 2nd pl own side
2s, 1s, 3s circle and back.
2s turn to right for RH T-pot; pass R/Sh for LH T-pot; end in prom hold.
2s in prom hold dance reel of 3 with 1s passing 1L R/Sh, finish 2s in centre at top.
2s+1s+3s dance Allemande.
finish with 1M facing his 1st corner with 1L behind him.
1s dance as 1 person a 1/2 reel of 3 with 1st crnrs
(1s about turn in crnr so that 1L leads out to face Mans 2nd crnr)
similar 1/2 reel with 2nd crnr (1M leads out)
similar 1/2 reel with 3rd crnr (W 1st crnr posn); 1L leads out
similar 1/2 reel with 4th crnr (W 2nd crnr posn); 1M leads out
1M followed by 1L dance into LH across with 2s, turn LH to own sides
1s dance 1/2 diag Reel of 4 with 1st corner then with 2nd corner.
1s dance 1/2 diag Reel with 3rd corner (partners 1st corner) then with 4th corner.
1s dance reel of 3 across, L with 2s & M with 3s.
2s+1s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.
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