Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Adam Forrester Of Knocksheen's Night Out

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Adam Forrester of Knocksheen's Night Out
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Burns Night In The Annapolis Valley:
4x32 bar Jig
4-couple dance in longways set

  1-8   RIGHT HAND TURN AND CHASE: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd couples turn partner by the right hand once around and then chase clockwise ½ way round to opposite side of the set;

  9-16 LEFT HAND TURN AND CHASE: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd couples turn partner by the left hand once around and then chase anticlockwise ½ way round to original places;

17-20 1ST COUPLE CHASE: 1st man casts off one place, followed by his partner, dances towards the middle joining nearer hands with partner begin to dance up;

21-24 TURN 2ND COUPLE: 2nd couple faces down, and turn once round, 1st woman and 2nd man left hands, 1st man and 2nd woman right hands;

25-32 UP AND DOWN: 1st couple dance up the middle for 2 bars, cross over and cast off to 4th place on own side; AS 2nd couple follow 1st couple up the middle for 4 bars and cast to 1st place on own side; (3rd and 4th couples step up on bars 29-30).

REPEAT with new top couple.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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