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Dances Taught on Sunday

Page history last edited by litte001@umn.edu 10 years ago

 

 

 

Demonstration Practice from 6:00-7:00 led by Kate

9 dancers

Dances:

  • The Lea Rig
  • The Clansman
  • The Highland Rambler
  • Westminster Reel
  • Byron Strathspey
  • The Piper & the Penguin

Regular class taught by Lynn

8 dancers

Dances:

  • Postie's Jig (warm-up)
  • The Flight of the Falcon
  • Bonnie Ina Campbell
  • The Physcist's Folly

 

Sunday, January 3, 2010

8 dancers

Teaching by Janice & Nancy

Dances:

  • Trial dance No. 34 from Book 46
  • Trial dance No. 35 from Book 46
  • The Piper & the Penguin
  • The Clansman
  • Bob Campbell

 

Sunday, December 27, 2009

No dancing

 

Sunday, December 20, 2009

7 dancers

Teaching by Janice

Dances:

  • Well Done Jack - 32 J 3C
  • Susan Scott of San Rafael - 32 R 3C
  • Invercaul Reel - 32 S 3C
  • The Earl of Northampton - 32 S 2C
  • Byron Strathspey 32 S 3C

 

Sunday, December 13, 2009

No Dancing - Dance party December 12.

 

Sunday, December 6, 2009

10-12 dancers

Teaching by Kate and Janice

Dances:

  • Lady Mary Menzies' Reel, book 7
  • Festival Fling, book 44
  • Dances for December party

 

Sunday, November 29, 2009

11 dancers

Teaching by Nancy and Kate

Celebrating St. Andrew's Day (Nov. 30)

Dances:

  • The Highland Rambler
  • Rory O'More
  • St Andrew's Fair
  • Diamond Jubilee
  • Trip to Bavaria
  • The Australian Ladies
  • Book 46. Trial dance #18 (strathspey)
  • Book 46. Trial dance #50 (AKA  Australian Visitor)

 

Sunday, November 22, 2009

7 dancers

Teaching by Janice and Nancy

Surprise visit by Norma & Mike! 

First night with new computer setup

Dances:

  • Get Your Shoes on Quick
  • Book 46.  Trial Dance #50 (AKA Australian Visitor)
  • The Piper and the Penguin
  • Capetown Wedding
  • Westminster Reel
  • Trip to the Drakensberg

 

Sunday, November 8, 2009

9 dancers

Teaching by Kate and Nancy

Dances:

  • Book 46. Trial Dance #54
  • Book 46. Trial Dance #90
  • Adieu Mon Ami
  • The Sailor
  • Pelorus Jack

 

 

Sunday, November 1, 2009

12 dancers

Teaching by Lynn and Kate

Dances:

  • Dashing White Sergeant
  • Trip to Gatlinburg
  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Farewell My Fancy
  • Westminster Reel
  • Book 46. Trial dance #50
  • MacDonald of the Isles
  • Australian Ladies

 

Sunday, October 25, 2009

12 dancers

Teaching by Lynn and Janice

Dances:

  • Wisp of Thistle (with beginners)
  • Highland Rambler (with beginners)
  • Button Boy
  • Meaghan's Delight
  • Midnight Oil
  • Mrs. Hamilton of Wishaw
  • Angus MacLeod

 

Sunday, October 18, 2009

8 dancers

Teaching by Nancy and Janice

Dances:

  • General Stuart's Reel
  • Ca' the Ewes tae the Knowes
  • Highland Rambler
  • Mairi's Wedding
  • Glayva
  • Miss Gibson's Strathspey

 

Sunday, October 11, 2009

8-10 dancers

Teaching by Janice, Kate and John McC

Dances:

  • The Highland Rambler
  • The Machine without Horses
  • Trip to Bavaria
  • Cape Town Wedding
  • Follow Me Home
  • Friday's Child
  • Wisp of Thistle
  • Mrs. MacLeod of Raasay

 

Sunday, October 4, 2009

8 dancers

Teaching by Victor and Kate

Dances:

  • Glasgow Lasses (s)
  • Open the Door to Three (j)
  • The Clansman
  • Delvine Side

 

Sunday, September 27, 2009

8 experienced dancers

Teaching by Kate

Dances:

  • Wisp of Thistle
  • Lass of Livingston
  • Australian Ladies
  • Tribute to the Borders
  • The Frisky
  • Delvine Side
  • The Lea Rig

 

Sunday, September 20, 2009

8 experienced dancers

Selwyn returns from New Zealand!

Teaching by Janice, Victor

Dances:

  • Roaring Jelly - J
  • Mrs. McLeod of Rasaay - R
  • The Lords of the Wind - R
  • Miss Milligan's Strathspey (with a 3-couple slipknot! - thanks for the idea, Rick) - S
  • Chequered Court - J
  • Mrs. Hamilton of Wishaw - S
  • Button Boy - R
  • There and Back - R

 

Sunday, September 13, 2009

8 experienced dancers

Teaching by Kate, Nancy

Dances:

  • Seann Truibhas Willichan
  • Reel of the Royal Scots
  • Ian Powrie's Farewell to Auchterarder
  • Byron's Strathspey
  • The Westminster Reel
  • The De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
  • Sarona

 

Sunday, September 6, 2009

10-12 experienced dancers

Teaching by Nancy, Victor, Kate

Dances:

  • Seann Truibhas Willichan
  • Eleanor's Strathspey
  • Reel of the Royal Scots
  • Ian Powrie's Farewell to Auchterarder
  • Byron's Strathspey
  • The Westminster Reel

 

Sunday, August 30, 2009 

13 experienced dancers

Teaching by Janice, Kate, & Nancy

Music by Mike Briggs

Figures: double cross-over reels

Dances:

  • 4 (Janice)
  • Eleanor's Strathspey
  • Ian Powrie's Farewell to Auchterarder
  • Reel of the Royal Scots

 

Sunday, August 23, 2009

12 dancers, including new dancer Janet

Teaching by Lynn, Kate, Mike & Nancy

Music by Mike Briggs

Step practice: Skip Change, Strathspey traveling step

Figures:

Dances:

  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • A Reel for Jeannie
  • Mixer ???
  • Seann Truibhas Willichan
  • Reel of the Royal Scots
  • Black Mountian Reel

 

Sunday, August 16, 2009

9 dancers, including newer dancers Mandy and Becca

Teaching by Lynn & Kate

Music by Mike Briggs

Step practice: pas de basque

Figures: RS reel of three, petronella turn, 3 couple bourrel

Dances:

  • The Ox (warm-up dance)
  • Jubilee Jig
  • Scotland's Gardens
  • Eleanor's Strathspey
  • Ladies Fancy
  • Ian Powrie's Farewell to Auchterarder
  • St. Andrew's Fair

 

 

Sunday, August 9, 2009

12 dancers (?)

Teaching by Nancy & Kate

Step practice: pas de basque

Dances:

  • Fugal Fergus
  • Waverly
  • Neidpath Castle
  • Montgomeries' Rant
  • Wind on Loch Fyne

 

Sunday, August 2, 2009

9 dancers, including new dancer Qi

Teaching by Nancy

  • 6 hands around and back
  • Allemande (review)

Dances:

  • Deil amang the Tailors
  • Moneymusk
  • Highland Rambler
  • Tribute to the Borders
  • Bratach Bana

 

Sunday, July 26, 2009

6 experienced dancers; 1 new dancer (Qi)

Teaching by Mike (Norma wasn't well)

Dances:

  • Happy Meeting
  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Trip to Gatlinburg
  • Royal Wedding
  • Davy Nick Nack
  • Deil amang the Tailors
  • Seann Truibhas Willichan

At first, there were only me (Mike), Alison and Qi.  Alison and I

did our best to show Qi skip-change, pdb and slip-step.  Later we did

strathspey traveling and strathspey setting. 

 

Sunday, July 5, 2009

8 experienced dancers

Teaching by Janice (mostly)

Warm Up: 

  • La Bastringue

Dances:

  • Linton Ploughman - Jig
  • Silly Sisters - Reel
  • Millwater - Strathspey
  • Spice It Up - Jig
  • Jimmy's Fancy
  • Rest and Be Thankful
  • Bratach Bana

 

Sunday, June 28, 2009

8 dancers present (including visitor Anastasia, who will be here for 1 month)

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

Figures: 

  • Allemande for 2 couples
  • 6 hands around & back

Dances:

  • Catch the Wind
  • Cell Phone Jig
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Seann Truibhas Willichan
  • Mairi's Wedding

 

Sunday, June 21, 2009

13 dancers present (nice to see Vicky & Ken from Milwaukee; new grad students Mandy & Natasha returned)

Teaching by Nancy; Music by Ian :-)

Figure: Left shoulder reel of three

Dances:

  •      Miss Nancy Frowns, Book 14
  •      Braes of Breadalbane, Book 21
  •      Diamond Jubilee, Book 31
  •      Highland Fair, Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances
  •      Flowers of Edinburgh, Book 1
  •      Reel of the Royal Scots, Leaflet (and 100 Favorites)
  •      Mairi's Wedding, Twenty-Two SCD and Two Others

 

Sunday, June 14, 2009

7 dancers present

     2 new dancers: one beginner, one experienced

Teaching by Kate

Figure: rights & lefts

Dances:

     Lamb Skinnet, Book 14

     Machine Without Horses, Book 12

     Jimmy's Fancy, Book 14

     Reel of the Royal Scots, Leaflet (and 100 Favorites)

 

Sunday, June 7 2009

9 dancers present

Teaching by Janice:

  • Tulloch Gorm Book 8
  • Fire and Ice from the Hamilton Book of Dances

Review: 

  • Johnny's Welcome Hame
  • Eileen Watts Reel

 

Sunday, May 31 2009

14 dancers present.

Teaching by Rod Downey

Warm-up: Rod

 

The Lass & the Laird

A 7-couple dance

Forgot the rest! 

 

Sunday, May 24 2009

10 dancers present.

Teaching by Rod Downey from NZ and by Janice.

Warm-up:  Eva Three-Step (Rod)

 

Mason's Apron (Janice)

 

Abbot of Unreason (Rod)

Skara Brae (Rod)

Eileen Watt's Reel (Rod)

 

Irish Rover (Norma)

 

Sunday, May 17 2009

6-8 dancers present, 1 fairly new.

Figures taught: Petronella turns in strathspey time.

Warm-up dance:  The Ox  (32J 2C)  on the St. Louis Ball program

 

The Mason's Apron (32J 3C) on the St. Louis Ball program

second half the dance is the same as the second half of Duke of Perth.

Worked on timing for left shoulder reels in six bars, 1C cross RH to second place.

 

...  (I will check my notes and update this later)

 

Seagreen (32S 3 couple set) by John Drewry  on Twin Cities demo program

 

Shifting Bobbins (32? 3C)

finished with 1C cast to bottom to dance in a 3C set.

 

Lea Rig (32S 2C)

 

Muirland Willie (32? 3C)  repeat from previous week.

modified dance to end with a 3C pousette so that it could be done in a 3C set.

 

Sunday, May 10 2009
Tribute to the Borders (Nancy)
Scott Meikle
Trip to Bavaria
Johnnie's Welcome Hame
Muirland Willie (32? 3C)
 
Sunday, May 3 2009
Napier's Index
Domino 5
Johnnie's Welcome Hame
Duke of Athol's Reel

 

 

 

Comments (2)

Nancy McClements said

at 10:32 pm on May 26, 2009

I assume we'll want to add new info to the top of this page each week (not the bottom).

Norma Briggs said

at 3:54 am on May 27, 2009

Somebody: add more dances to May 24? janice?

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