Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Auld Alliance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE AULD ALLIANCE (R4x32) 4C set Jacques And Liliane Chamoin RSCDS Book 23

1- 8 1M+2L cross diag RH, 1s cross LH diag with 2M/3M, 1s cross RH diag with 3L/4L, 1L+4M cross LH and all end on opposite sides 1s at bottom
9-16 2s and 1s (end couples) cross RH as 3s+4s dance ½ RH across, 2s facing 4s also 3s facing 1s change places LH on sides and all turn partners RH
17-24 4s+2s dance Allemande while 1s+3s dance an inverse Allemande (to bottom), middle couples (4s+3s) cross LH
25-32 4s and 3s cast to ends and dance into centre to 2nd/3rd places (opposite sides) and dance ½ R&L. 2341

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


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