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Andrew's Shield

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ANDREW'S SHIELD (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Susan Johnston Between the Rivers

1- 8 1s cross down and set in Double Triangles pstn, 1s pas-de-basque into 2nd place opposite sides and all set
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 3s and 1s+2s end dancing LSh round each other to form a line across (Ladies in middle)
17-24 1s+2s dance the Targe:-
' 17-18 1st and 2nd Ladies ¾ turn RH while Men dance ¼ way round anticlockwise
' 19-20 1st Man with 2nd Lady and 1st Lady with 2nd Man full turn LH
' 21-22 1st and 2nd Ladies ¾ turn RH while Men dance ¼ way round anticlockwise
' 23-24 1st Man with 2nd Lady and 1st Lady with 2nd Man turn LH to end 1s on own sides and 2s on opposite sides
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s

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



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