Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Cooper's Wife (Will)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE COOPER'S WIFE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) George Will Bridge of Earn Collection

1- 8 1s and 2s dance Chain Progression:-
' 1s+2s ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way, 2s+1s turn RH to end on sides in order 2 1
9-16 1M casts up 1 place while 1L casts down 1 place, 1s turn LH 1½ times to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across giving LSh to 1st corners

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

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Traditionally, a cooper is someone who makes wooden barrels.
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A Cooper At Work

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