Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Briar Bush

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Briar Bush
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Gaelic College SCD Book 6: A Dozen Dances
6/8x32 bar Reel
2-couple dance in 3- or 4-couple longways set

  1-8   DIAGONAL SETTING AND TURN: 1st man and 2nd woman set twice (advancing slightly) and turn once round with right hands;

  9-16 DIAGONAL SETTING AND TURN: 1st woman and 2nd man set twice (advancing slightly) and turn once round with right hands;

17-24 DOWN MIDDLE AND UP: 1st couple join both hands to slip down the middle and back to 2nd place (2nd couple step up on bars 19-20);

25-32 RIGHTS AND LEFTS: 2nd and 1st couples dance rights and lefts.

REPEAT FROM 2ND PLACE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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