Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Braw Twa

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BRAW TWA (S64) Sq.Set Angus Book

1- 8 All dance double reels of 4 giving LH in centre (Men start and Ladies follow)
9-16 All turn partners RH and dance Grand Chain but turning each 2nd person RH 1½ times (Men clockwise, Ladies anticlockwise) back to places
17-24 All petronella in tandem on 1 place anticlockwise and set, all petronella on 1 place anticlockwise and set
25-32 Set advancing to pass partner LSh and set passing next 3 persons LSh to end in original places
33-40 All turn partners 2H 1½ times, Ladies dance LH across while Men dance clockwise ½ way
41-48 All turn 2H 1½ times, Men dance LH across while Ladies dance clockwise ½ way
49-64 Repeat bars 33-48

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

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