Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Comely Bank

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COMELY BANK (S8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry Brodie Book

1- 8 1M+2L turn 2H 1ΒΌ times and change places passing partner RSh, cross back to own place LH
9-16 1L+2M pass RSh to face each other (1L facing up and 2M down) while partners dance down/up to diamond formation, 1s+2s set, dance RH across to end in line of 4 across with 1M and 2L on own sides facing partners
17-24 1s and 2s turn partners RH, middle couple pass RSh and turn other person (Men LH and Ladies RH), middle couple pass LSh to face own partner
25-32 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across and end 1s turning 2s on sides. 21

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

Dance Information

Comely means visually pleasing or attractive.

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