Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Amstel Court

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AMSTEL COURT (S3x32) 3C set Ann Dix Reel Friends 3

1- 8 All set and turn 2H to face down, 1s dance down while 2s and 3s cast up and follow, on bar 8 all turn in to face up
9-16 All dance up, cross and cast to partner's original place, all set and cross RH
17-24 1s set, cast 1 place, dance down, cast up 1 place and all dance in for...
25-32 All dance Allemande to end 312

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Dance Information

Devised for Mervyn Short (also a deviser and an RSCDS teacher) for his 40th birthday. The dance was named after a place at which Mervyn lived.

The original tune for this dance is 'Amstel Court' by George Meikle.

Amstel Court Image
The Green, Nearby Amstel Court

Image Copyright Pam Brophy under this Creative Commons Licence.

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