Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

An T-Uibhisteach Tapaidh

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AN T-UIBHISTEACH TAPAIDH (The Agile Uistman) (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Gordon Thomson

1- 8 1s dance Fig 8 on own sides (1s dance in/down to start) giving hands when possible 1s end in centre 1st place, 2s step in, ready for...
9-16 1s+2s dance Poussette
17-24 1s dance diagonal R&L with 2s+3s. 1s finish 2nd place own sides, 1M facing up/out, 1L down/out
25-28 1M dance up behind 3L (in 1M place), across top of set, casts to 2nd place opposite sides. 1L dances down behind 2M (in 3L place), across, casts into 2nd place opposite sides
29-32 1s turn LH 1¼ to face 1st corners (3rd corners pstn)
33-40 1s dance ½ diag. reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh, dance ½ diag. reel of 4 with 2nd corners. 213

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

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