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Casting Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Members And Friends Of RSCDS Stirling Branch, Guildhall, Stirling, Scotland, 2020.

Video Notes
This sequence shows Casting on the sides of a longwise set, danced in jig tempo. 1st couple Cast Down (4 bars) and Cast Up (4 bars) to original places.


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Casting Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Members And Friends Of RSCDS Stirling Branch, Guildhall, Stirling, Scotland, 2020.

Video Notes
This sequence shows Casting one place on the sides of a longwise set in various contexts, danced in quick tempi:
1st couple Turn and Cast Down (4 bars);
1st couple Set and Cast Down (4 bars);
1st couple Set and Cast Down (4 bars) followed by Set and Cast Up (4 bars).
The two latter show the transition between pas-de-basque and skip change.
Note that 2nd couple step up while 1st couple Cast Down and step down while they Cast Up; in the first, 2nd couple use the helpful form with diagonally forward movement at the beginning of bar 1.

Casting Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Performance Of Casting - Lower Hutt Scottish Country Dance Club, Wellington, New Zealand, 2018.

Video Notes
This sequence shows Casting on the sides of a longwise set, danced in reel tempo. 1st and 3rd couples Cast Down (4 bars) and Cast Up (4 bars) to original places.


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Casting Demonstration During Bridge Of Nairn - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Performance Of Bridge Of Nairn - Week 1 Country Demonstration - RSCDS Summer School, 2007.

Video Notes
1st couple Cast Down two and a half places and meet below 3rd couple.


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Casting Demonstration During The Falls Of Rogie - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Performance Of The Falls Of Rogie - Ochil Scottish Country Dancers, St Ninian's Church Hall, Stirling, Scotland, 2017.
Music By Alan Ross.

Video Notes
1st couple Cast Down one place from facing out in first place on opposite sides and, after Crossing, Cast (Lady Down, Man Up) one and a half places from second place on own sides.

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