Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Benarty Bishop

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BENARTY BISHOP (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Angus Boyd SCD Archives

1- 4 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, dance into centre and up to form a line across with 2s (all facing up)
5-12 1s+2s dance up 1 step and Men pass Ladies (1M+2L, 2M+1L) in front to put 2s in the middle in prom hold facing 1L (in 1M place), 1s+2s dance ½ reel of 3 across giving LSh to 1L, 2s cast down round 1s to original places
13-16 2s cross RH, cast up to top, dance into centre and form line across with 1s (facing down)
17-24 1s+2s dance down 1 step and Men pass Ladies in front to put 1s in the middle in prom hold facing 2L (in 2M place), 1s+2s dance ½ reel of 3 across giving RSh to 2L, 1s cast up round 2s to original places
25-32 1s+2s dance the Knot

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


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