Wedding Ball of Justin and Katherine Giacoletti (September 30, 1995) Justin & Kathy's Wedding Ball

with Local Hero

Saturday, September 30, 1995 at Morstein

Grand March 8 pm


Kiss Under the Stairs

Jig, 32 bars MMM II

1-8 First couple set and cast, then circle once round to the left with 3rd couple.

9-16 First couple set and cast up, then circle once round to the left with 2nd couple.

17-24 First couple lead down the middle for 2 bars, up for 2, cast (2nd couple stepping up) , and turn with right hands.

25-32 First couple lead down through 3rd couple and cast up on own side to 2nd place. All three couples turn with right hands.


The Inch of Perth

Strathspey, 32 bars Book 11, No. 4

1-8 First and 2nd couples dance right hands across and left hands back.

9-12 First couple lead down to 3rd place; 2nd and 3rd couples step up on 11 and 12.

13-16 Third and 1st couples circle once round to the left.

17-20 First couple set and cast up one place to corners.

21-24 Set to corners, and

25-32 Reels on the sides, right shoulders to 2nd corners, crossing over at the end.


The Reivers

Reel, 32 bars Book 23, No. 7

1-8 First man, followed by 2nd man, dances a figure of eight around the two women, beginning by giving right shoulder to 2nd woman. They finish in each others' places.

9-12 The two women set twice across the dance, inner hands joined.

13-16 Four hands once round.

17-20 All advance and retire two steps diagonally toward the center.

21-24 Second couple advance and retire again WHILE 1st couple advance and turn with right hands to face 2nd couple ready for diagonal reel of four.

25-32 Reel of four beginning by giving LEFT shoulders. The two women change places by the left at the end of the reel.


Ellie's Jig

Jig, 32 bars Melbourne Briscoe

1-8 First woman pass partner with left shoulders, dance behind the top three men, then across the dance and up the woman's side to place. Second woman wait two bars, then dance similarly around 2nd and 3rd men, following 1st woman. Third woman wait four bars, then dance around 3rd man, following 2nd woman.

9-16 Men repeat, passing right shoulders.

17-24 Slip Knot: First 2 couples dance first six bars of the Knot, then left hands across half way to original places, ready for

25-32 Pousette.


Donald Bane

Strathspey, 32 bars Book 17, No. 12

1-8 First couple dance mirror reels on own side of dance, man passing right shoulder, woman passing left to begin.

9-12 First and 2nd couples right hands across for three bars. On bar 4, 1st couple casts one place WHILE 2nd couple leads up.

13-16 First and 3rd couples left hands across.

17-24 Second, 1st, and 3rd couples dance six hands round to the left and back, 1st couple ends facing first corners.

25-32 Hello-goodbye setting, ending in 2nd place.


Catch the Wind

Hornpipe, 32 bars

1-4 First couple set and cast off to 2nd place, 2nd couple stepping up.

5-8 First couple dance 1/2 figure eight through 2nd couple above.

9-10 First couple set on opposite sides.

11-12 First woman pull right shoulder back to face out while 1st man continues to set.

13-16 First woman casts up around 2nd man and dances down the middle, ending between 3rd couple facing 3rd man, while 1st man follows his partner, ending between 2nd couple facing 2nd man.

17-24 First woman dances right shoulder reel of three with 3rd couple, while 1st man dances a right shouder reel of three with 2nd couple.

25-32 First woman dances up behind 3rd man and across to her own side in 2nd place, while 1st man follows his partner, dancing down and around 3rd man, finishing on his own side in 2nd place.

29-32 First couple turn once round with right hands.


The Duke of Atholl's Reel

Jig, 32 bars Book 16, No. 3

1-4 First and 2nd couples set on the sides and dance right hands across half-way.

5-8 They set again and return with left hands.

9-12 First man set to 2nd woman and turn her with right hands in two skip changes.

13-16 First woman and 2nd man do the same.

17-20 First couple cross with right hands and cast off around 2nd couple who step up.

21-24 First couple half figure of eight around 2nd couple.

25-32 Second and 1st couples rights and lefts.


Mrs. Stewart's Strathspey

Strathspey, 48 bars Book 13, No. 3

1-8 First and 2nd couples set to and turn partners with both hands; circle once round.

9-16 First couple lead down the middle and up (2nd couple step up) finishing with 1st woman between 2nd couple facing 2nd man, and 1st man between 3rd couple facing 3rd woman.

17-24 Right shoulder reels of three across the dance, finishing facing 1st corners.

25-32 Corner, partner, corner, partner. On last turn, 1st couple finish at top, as 2nd couple dance down for

33-40 First and 2nd couples allemande.

41-48 Six hands round and back.


Kumite

Reel, 32 bars Del. Val. Silver

1-8 "Rights and Lefts with a twist": 1st and 2nd couples dance half rights and lefts in four bars. On bars 5-6, they turn partners once all the way round with right hands, and then on bars 7-8, they change places with left hands on the sides to finish on opposite sides.

9-16 First couple dance a half figure eight around 2nd couple, beginning by crossing down. They dance through their original positions to join in reverse promenade hold. Giving collective left shoulder to 2nd man (who is in his partner's place), they dance a half reel of three across the dance with 2nd couple. Second couple finish in original places and 1st couple finish at the top ready to

17-24 Dance down the middle and up.

25-32 First and 2nd couples poussette.


Easter Thursday

Longways duple minor (triple time) English dance

A Neighbors back to back, then partners back to back. Turn neighbor, then partner.

B All balance back, forward, right and left, and then turn single back to place. First couple half figure eight, cross, dance below 2nd couple, 2nd couple moving up, turn.


Light and Airy

Jig, 32 bars Book 4, No. 5

1-4 First couple set and cast off to 3rd place.

5-8 They set and cast up to 1st place.

9-16 First couple lead down the middle and up.

17-24 First and 2nd couples allemande, ending with 1st couple facing 1st corners.

25-32 Corner, partner, corner, partner.


Lammermuir Hills

Strathspey, 32 bars Roy Goldring

1-8 Poussette right round.

9-16 First woman and 2nd man change places with right hands, and cast around to the right into original places. First and 2nd couples right hands across.

17-24 First man and 2nd woman repeat with left hands, casting to the left. Left hands across.

25-32 Knot.


Ferla Mor

Reel, 32 bars Drewry

1-8 First couple set, turn half-way with right hands into second place on partner's side, set, and turn with right hands to finish with first woman facing her first corner, her partner behind her.

9-16 First man follows his partner as she dances a right shoulder reel of three diagonally with first corners, finishing facing her second corner.

17-24 Repeat with second corners, but on the last two steps of the reel first woman pulls her left shoulder back to face first man and turn with left hands to face first corners.

25-28 First couple turn first corners with right hands, then pass by the right to face 2nd corners. (Corners dance four steps.)

29-32 First couple turn 2nd corners with right hands, then pass by the right to own sides.


Airdrie Lassies

Jig, 48 bars, set dance Book 26, No. 1

1-4 All four couples advance and retire.

5-8 All cross to partner's side of dance, men making arches, women dancing under arches, passing right shoulders with partners.

9-16 Repeat bars 1-8.

17-20 First and 4th couples pivot using right elbow grip, ending in from the side lines facing up (4th) and down (1st) the dance.

21-28 Dance right and left up and down the dance, dancing inside the set.

29-32 First and 4th couples repeat bars 17-20 using a left elbow grip.

33-40 First and 4th couples dance Ladies' Chain. On the last 2 bars, 1st couple dance a whole turn with left hands to finish on own side of dance facing out.

41-48 First couple, followed by 2nd, 3rd and 4th cast off on own sides. On bar 44 they make an arch and the other couples dance through to finish 2341.


Ca' the Ewes Tae the Knowes

Strathspey, 32 bars Book 16, No. 8

1-8 First couple cast off, dance behind own lines, then cast back to place.

9-16 First couple turn with right hands and cast off on own sides, flowing into a half figure of eight round 2nd couple, finishing at the top with woman dancing in front of her partner into allemande.

17-24 First and 2nd couples allemande.

25-32 Rights and lefts.


The Altamont Fair

Reel, 32 bars Peter Price

1-8 First couple set and cast (2nd couple step up) then set and woman casts up, man casts down.

9-16 Reels of three across the dance, 1st woman giving right shoulder to 2nd man, while 1st man gives right shoulder to 3rd woman. Finish facing corners.

17-24 First couple set to 1st corners and partner (as in hello-goodbye setting) then turn with right hands to face 2nd corners. Repeat with 2nd corners to finish in 2nd place.

25-32 First couple pass right shoulders and dance around 1st corner positions, while 1st corners turn with right hands. Repeat with 2nd corners, finishing with 1st couple passing right shoulders to 2nd place.


The Rakish Highlandman

Jig, 40 bars Book 9, No. 16

1-8 Right shoulder reels of three on the side.

9-16 First couple lead down the middle and up.

17-24 First and 2nd couples dance allemande, ending with 1st couple facing 1st corners.

25-32 Turn corner, partner, corner, then pass right shoulder into

33-40 Double triangles.


Simon Brodie

Strathspey, 32 bars SCD of 18th Century

1-4 First man and 2nd woman set advancing and turn with two hands.

5-8 First woman and 2nd man repeat bars 1-4.

9-12 First couple lead down, cross below 3rd couple, cast up to 2nd place on partner's side (2nd couple up on bars 11 and 12).

13-16 Rights and lefts, one bar per hand, finishing facing 1st corners.

17-24 Set to and turn corners, ending in middle facing women's side, woman nearer the top.

25-27 Dance out women's side, splitting to dance around nearer woman, meeting in middle of dance.

28 Turn once round with both hands to end facing men's side.

29-31 Repeat bars 25-27 on men's side.

32 Turn with left hands to own side.


Reel of the 51st Division

Reel, 32 bars Book 13, No. 10

1-8 First couple set and cast off two places. Second couple move up. First couple lead up to corners.

9-10 First couple set to first corners.

11-12 First couple turn corner with right hands with skip change of step and give left hand to partner.

13-14 All four set in diagonal line.

15-16 First couple turn with left hands to face second corners.

17-22 Repeat bars 9-14 with second corners.

23-24 First couple cross with left hands to second place.

25-32 Circle six hands round and back.