Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Berstane

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BERSTANE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) P Wright

1- 8 1s+2s set and dance RH across ½ way, 1s+3s set and dance LH across ½ way. 3(1)(2)
9-16 3s+1s+2s dance modified Snowball starting with 3s+1s changing place LH on sides then 2s+1s change places RH on sides as 3s cross RH etc. to end 3(1)2
17-24 1s set and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s and all Advance
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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

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