Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Black Magic

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BLACK MAGIC (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Lawrie Bowlen
All couples start on opposite sides

1- 8 4s lead up to top and down to bottom with 3s dancing in behind 4s as they reach the bottom
9-16 3s+4s dance Allemande (down and round to left) to change places
17-24 4s dance RSh reels of 3 across (4L with 2s and 4M with 3s)
25-32 2s+4s+3s circle 6H round to right and back
4s repeat from 3rd place and step up to 1st place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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