Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Be My Partner

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BE MY PARTNER (S4x40) 4C set Zoltán Gräff A Reel Goulash - The Budapest Book Of Scottish Country Dances

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance double figure of 8 (to start 1s and 4s cast as 2s cross up and 3s down)
9-16 2s+3s dance the tourbilink:-
' 9-10 2s+3s ½ turn partners 2H, 2M and 3L lead partners by nearer hand 1 place clockwise to end 2s on Ladies' side and 3s Men's side
' 11-14 2s+3s set and link on the sides
' 15-16 2s+3s chase clockwise one place. 1(3)(2)4
17-24 1s+3s and 2s+4s dance the tourbilink (as above). 3(1)(4)2
25-32 All dance reel of 4 on sides
33-40 1s+4s dance ½ RH across; 1L4L + 1M4M (facing up and down sidelines) set and ½ turn RH; 1s+4s set to partner. 3412

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