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Dances Taught at Baltimore Scottish Country Dancers

2007-2008

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Top of page September 2007

September 10, 2007 - Welcome Back Night - Stewart
Blue Bonnets, 32J2, Book 3
Catch the Wind 32H3, Butterfield - Book 45
The Minister on the Loch, 32S3 set, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
Gus' Jig 32R3, Stewart MacLeod (for Gus Wilson's birthday in August)
The Piper and the Penguin, 88R4 sq., Goldring - Scotia Suite
Moment of Truth, 32S3, Sigg - Book 37
Lady McGowan's Dream, 32S2, Ways - Bicentennial Book + 7

September 17, 2007 - Stewart
handing
Chrysanthemum, 96R4, Betty Grant
Sunshine Sally, 32S4 set, Chris Ronald (for Sally Freedman of NY)
Lady McGowan's Dream, 32S2, Ways - Bicentennial Book + 7
The Trimariner Jig, 32J3, ?

September 24, 2007 - Stewart
Mostly Goldring

The Trimariner Jig, 32J3, ?
Hope Little's Strathspey, 32S3 set, Goldring - Graded & Social 2
The Silver Grey, 32S3 set, Goldring - Graded & Social 2
The Dancing Man, 32R3, Goldring - 10 Social
Mary Erskine, 32H3, Goldring - 15 Social
The Lady Wynd, 32J3, Goldring - Graded & Social 2

Top of page October 2007

October 1, 2007 - Ralph
Goldring Dances

The Peterhead Lassies, 32J2, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
The Shores of Solway, 32S3, Goldring - 10 Social
The Society Piper, 32R3, Goldring - 10 Social
Birkenside, 32S2, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
The Ferry Louper, 32J3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
The Reel of the Royal Scots, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet

October 8, 2007 - Ralph and Arianna
Goldring Dances

The Border Meeting, 32J3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
Tribute to the Borders, 32J3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet (Arianna)
The Misty Isle in Summer, 32S3, Goldring - 10 Social
The De'il Amang the Tailors, 32R3, Book 14 [not Goldring]

October 15, 2007 - Ralph and Arianna
Goldring Dances

The Dancing Bees, 32R3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Ralph)
The Cabrach, 32S3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Arianna)
Allt An Duin, 32R3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Ralph)
Birkenside, 32S2, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Arianna)
Crom Allt, 32R3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Ralph)

October 22, 2007 - Ralph and Arianna
Goldring Dances

Off to Speyside, 32J2, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
The Minister on the Loch, 32S3 set, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Arianna)
John of Bon Accord, 32R3, Goldring - Book 33
The Reel of the Royal Scots, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet

October 29, 2007 - Ralph and Arianna
Goldring Dances

Alice's Request, 32J2, Goldring - Graded & Social 2 (Arianna)
The Lammermuir Hills, 32S2, Goldring - Wells House (Ralph)
John of Bon Accord, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Book 33 (Ralph)
The Barmkin, 88R4 sq., Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Arianna)
Susanne's Strathspey, 32S2, Goldring - 14 Social for 2000 (Arianna)
The Reel of the Royal Scots, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet (Ralph)

Top of page November 2007

November 5, 2007 - Ralph and Arianna
Goldring Dances

The Findlay's Jig, 32J3, 14 Social for 2000 (Ralph)
Stewart's Dance for Roy Goldring, 32S4, Stewart MacLeod (Stewart)
The Saltire Society Reel, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet (Ralph)
Tribute to the Borders, 32J3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet (Arianna)
The Isle of Tiree, 32S3, Goldring - 14 Social for 2000 (Arianna)

November 12, 2007 - Ralph and Arianna
Teaching Exercises and Goldring Dances

Teaching Exercise #1 8 x 32 R (Ralph)
Teaching Exercise #2 8 x 32 J (Ralph)
Teaching Exercise #3 8 x 32 S (Arianna)
The Saltire Society Reel, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet (Ralph)
The Reel of the Royal Scots, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet (Arianna)

November 19, 2007 - Arianna
Goldring Dances

The Ferry Louper, 32J3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
Hope Little's Strathspey, 32S3 set, Goldring - Graded & Social 2
Thornycroft, 32R2, Goldring - Graded & Social 2
The Minister on the Loch, 32S3 set, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
The Reel of the Royal Scots, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet

November 26, 2007 - Ralph and Arianna
Goldring Dances

Border Meeting, 32J2 r.r., Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Ralph)
New Abbey, 32S2, Goldring - Graded & Social 2 (Ralph)
Craigleath, 88R4 sq., Goldring - Graded & Social 2 (Arianna)
The Isle of Tiree, 32S3, Goldring - 14 Social for 2000 (Arianna)
The Saltire Society Reel, 32R3, Goldring - RSCDS Leaflet (Arianna)
Crom Allt, 32R3, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Ralph)

Top of page December 2007

December 3, 2007 - Jay
Goldring Dances

Collie Law, 32J2, Goldring 24 Graded and Social
New Castleton Reel, 32R3, Goldring 24 Graded and Social
North Grove, 32S3, Roy Goldring Leaflet
Border Lassies, 32J3, Roy Goldring Leaflet
A Reel for Alice, 32R5, Goldring A Reel for Alice
The Jordanhill Strathspey, 32S3, Goldring 12 More Social Dances
St. Columba's Reel, 40R3, Goldring 14 Social for 2000

December 10, 2007 - Jay
Goldring Dances

Coats Land, 32J3, Goldring Scotia Suite
The Walled Garden, 32S2, Goldring 24 Graded & Social
Tappie Toorie, 24R3, Goldring 24 Graded & Social
Speirs Bruce - The Pole Star, 32J3, Goldring Scotia Suite
My Jo, 32S2, Goldring 15 Social
The Provost Wind, 32R3, Goldring 24 Graded & Social
The Cabrach, 32S3, Goldring 24 Graded & Social
Crom Allt, 32R3, Goldring 24 Graded & Social

December 17, 2007 - Holiday Gold

December 24, 2007 - NO CLASS - Christmas Eve

December 31, 2007 - New Year Potluck Dance
(with ceilidh & first footing)

Through the Garden Gate, 32J3, Saint Amand - Let's All Dance (Ellen)
The Barmkin, 88R4 sq., Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Fred)
Baltimore Welcomes the New Year, 32S3 set, Helen Brattin Wilson (Helen)
     1-4 1C & 2C set to partners, turn partners 2H
     5-8 4H round to the left, ending in the middle facing up
     9-16 2 couple allemande
     17-24 1C & 3C all around diamond poussette
     25-30 Mirror reels on the sides, 1C starting in and down
             all take NH whenever possible, and 2C & 3C end facing out
     31-32 1C & 3C continue the reel for one more pass, while
             2C dances an extra loop out & down to meet 3C and
             dance into the sidelines with NH joined
Blue Bonnets, 32J2, Book 3 (Belle)
Sugar Candie, 32S3, Book 26 (Doug)
The New River Reel, 32R3, Fuell & Lindsay - Flying Ghillies Vol. 2 (PDF) (Ellen)
The Duke of Atholl's Reel, 32J2, Emmerson - Book 16 (Ellen)
Mairi's Wedding, 40R3, Cosh 22+2 (Doug)
The Minister on the Loch, 32S3 set, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social (Sue)
The Reel of the Royal Scots, 32R3, Goldring - Leaflet (Joe)

Top of page January 2008

January 7, 2008 - Tine
skip change of step
pas de basque
transition from skip change to pas de basque (as in poussette)
phrasing of formations
covering
Mac's Delight, 32S2, MacKay Leaflet
Corn Rigs, 32R2, Book 4
Catch the Wind, 32H3, Book 45
(also covered formations particular to each dance)

January 14, 2008 - Tine
pas de basque
traveling pas de basque
turning pas de basque
transition from skip change to pas de basque
Corn Rigs, 32R2, Book 4
strathspey traveling
strathspey setting
strathspey traveling in a circle
transition from circle into allemande (strathspey)
Jean Martin of Aberdeen, 32S3 set, 3 Dances 2006
The Falls of Rogie, 32R3, Attwood - Alexander 1
(also covered formations particular to each dance)

January 21, 2008 - Tine
Hayden's Weave, 32R2 r.r., MacKay Leaflet
foot transitions in/out of skip change and pas de basque
Blue Bonnets, 32J2, Book 3
strathspey travelling
strathspey setting
travelling with strathspey setting
foot transitions left to left and right to right
Mac's Delight, 32S2, MacKay Leaflet
3 couple poussette (also 4 couple poussette)
"Corn Whiskey", 32R3 set, demo dance based on Corn Rigs

January 28, 2008 - Tine
The Pawling Porch, 32R3, Brunken leaflet
Betty's Wedding, 32M3, Cosh - 22 SCD + 2
The Irish Rover, 32R3, Cosh - 22 SCD + 2

Top of page February 2008

February 4, 2008 - Tine
Domino Five, 32R 5 people, Haynes - Carnforth 4
The Triumph, 32R4, Book 1
Fred & Sue's Strathspey, 32S3 - Penny Bamford
Magic Moments, 32J6, Clindinning - Brock Summer Celebration

February 11, 2008 - Tine
Fluffy Feathers, 24R2, Skelton - Stepping Stones
Fiddlehead Feast, 32R4, Gale Cragg - New Brunswick Collection
Fair Donald, 32S3, Book 29
Flowers of Edinburgh, 32R3, Book 1
Magic Moments, 32J6, Clindinning - Brock Summer Celebration

February 18, 2008 - Tine
The Falls of Rogie, 32R3, Attwood - Alexander 1
Jean Martin of Aberdeen, 32S3 set, 3 Dances 2006
Blue Bonnets, 32J2, Book 3
Magic Moments, 32J6, Clindinning - Brock Summer Celebration
Domino Five, 32R 5 people, Haynes - Carnforth 4

February 25, 2008 - Social Evening

Top of page March 2008

March 3, 2008 - Ellen
Blaydon Races, RR waltz
Cutty Sark, 32J3, Book 40
Festival Fling, 32R3, Davison - Book 44
Miss Catherine Allan, 32S3, Emmerson RSCDS leaflet
The Plantation Reel, 32R5, Moretti Pinewoods Coll. Vol. 2
The Minister on the Loch, 32S3 set, Goldring - 24 Graded & Social
The De'il Amang the Tailors, 32R3, Book 14

March 10, 2008 - Ellen
Peas in a Pod, 32J1, Lataille - Always Enough to Dance
Well Done Jack, 32J3, RSCDS 29
Rakes of Glasgow, 32S3, Preston (18C) - Book 11
Another Piece of Silver, 32R3, Goldring - 10 Social
The De'il Amang the Tailors, 32R3, Book 14
Couteraller's Rant, 32S3, Castle Menzies Book 34
Blue Bonnets, 32J2, Book 3

March 17, 2008 - Ellen
Pint of Ale is Fain, 32J3, McMurtry - Devil's Quandary
The Lady Wynd, 32J3, Goldring - Graded & Social 2
Baltimore Welcomes the New Year, 32S3 set, Helen Brattin Wilson
The Drunkard's Dream, 32J3, N. Morgan leaflet
Balquidder Strathspey, 32S3, Rutherford Book 24
The De'il Amang the Tailors, 32R3, Book 14

March 24, 2008 - Ellen
Warmup waltz
Holden My Own, 32J3, Stephens - Between the Rivers
Bratach Bana, 32R3, Drewry - Bon Accord
Gypsy Weaver, 32S3, Peet - Between the Rivers
The De'il Amang the Tailors, 32R3, Book 14
Flowers of Edinburgh, 32R3, Book 1

March 31, 2008 - Ellen
Andrew and Gordon's Jig, 32J4, Goldring - Graded & Social 2
Crom Allt (The Crooked Burn), 32R3, Goldring 24 Graded & Social
Baltimore's Tribute to Roy, 32S4, Stewart MacLeod leaflet
Flowers of Edinburgh, 32R3, Book 1
The Scottish Fiddler o' Crieff, 32J3, Murray - New Atholl Coll.
Dundee Dorothy, 32J3, Ternes

Top of page April 2008

April 7, 2008 - Beth
Come Under My Plaidie, 32J2 r.r., Children's Book
Over the Hill, 32S3, Haynes - Carnforth 3
Polharrow Burn, 32R5, Foss - 3 by Foss 2007
Miss Milligan's Strathspey, 32S3, RSCDS Leaflet
The Luckenbooth Brooch, 32J3, Dickson - Glendarroch

April 14, 2008 - Beth
Festival Interceltique, 40R r.r., Brockbank - 4 for 2008
The Laird of Milton's Daughter, 32J3, Book 22
Polharrow Burn, 32R5, Foss - 3 by Foss 2007
Moment of Truth, 32S3, Sigg - Book 37
Sueno's Stone, 32R3, Grant - 4 for 2008
Ferla Mor, 32R3, Drewry - Deeside 1

April 21, 2008 - Beth
Lamb Skinnet, 32J3, Thompson - Book 14
Laura's Ceilidh, 32J, Wallace - From the Redwood Forest
Marjorie Franklin's Strathspey, 32S3, MacLeod - Big and Little Sandy's Book of SCD
On the Morning Tide, 32H3, Boyd - Island Bay
Dundee Whaler, 32S4, Clowes - Ormskirk

April 28, 2008 - Beth
Scotch Circle, 32R2 r.r., Book 24
Trip to Gatlinburg, 32J3, Tang Leaflet
Baltimore Welcomes the New Year, 32S3 set, Helen Brattin Wilson
The Wild Geese, 32J3, Book 24
Where Friends Meet, 32S3, Barbour - Magic Medicine
The Sailor, 32H3, Book 24