Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Brig O' Doon

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BRIG O' DOON (S96) 3C set Mary Isdal MacNab #15
Part A

1- 8 1L crosses to 3M, 1L+3M set Highland Schottische and 1L returns to place
9-16 1M repeats with 3L
17-24 1s dance Figs of 8 on own sides dancing between 2s to start
25-32 2s dance DoSiDo and all set Highland Schottische
Part B
33-48 All dance full Petronella
49-56 3s followed by 2s+1s dance down 1 step and cast up on own sides to form lines of 6 across facing down with 3s in middle
57-64 All cross hands and advance 4 steps, all dance backwards 4 steps, end by dropping hands and turning left to place RH on shoulder of person in front
65-72 1L turns right about and dances in and out under the arms to the other end of the line
73-80 1M turns left about and dances in and out under the arm to other end of the line
81-88 1s followed by 2s+3s cast down room and lead up the centre with 1s crossing to own sides
89-96 1s followed by 2s cast on own sides and lead up under arch made by 3s to places

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

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