Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Capital Lassie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A CAPITAL LASSIE (S4x32) Sq Set Gregory Reynolds Ardbrae 50 Years
1- 8 All set, Men cast anticlockwise 1 place (pull back LSh), turn new partner LH
9-16 All set to new partners, Ladies cast clockwise 1 place (pull back RSh), turn new partner RH and retain hands
17-24 All dance 2 bars Grand Chain moving 1 place to meet original partner. All set to partners, all DoSiDo with partners
25-28 All join NH with partner and set facing in. All petronella in tandem to 1 place anticlockwise,
29-32 All repeat bars 25-28 with Men moving 1 place anticlockwise as Ladies curve back to same place to face new partner.
Repeat 3 times with new partners, finish with original partner. Men start each turn in original place, Ladies progress 1 place clockwise.

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

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