Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bishop Of Columbus

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BISHOP OF COLUMBUS (R4x32) 4C set Terry Glasspool and S Hall
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1M and 4M cast in 1 place, set while 1L and 4L cast in 1 place, 1M+4M ½ turn RH while partners set, 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way
9-16 1s+4s dance Ladies' Chain and end turning Ladies LH into middle (1M+4L facing down, 1L+4M facing up)
17-24 Couples pass RSh and dance ½ Figs of 8 (1L+4M round 2s and 4L+1M round 3s) and end 1s on Ladies' side, 4s Men's side, Set+Link with partners
25-32 1L and 4L followed by partners dance Tandem RSh reels of 3 across (1s with 3s, 4s with 2s) and end 24(1)(3)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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