Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Crossing The Brook

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CROSSING THE BROOK (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring Leeds 40th Anniv Book

1- 8 1M+2M dance ½ Diag R&L with 2L+3L, 3L casts down 2 places and crosses to place while 1M casts up 2 places and crosses to place
9-16 1L+2M dance ½ Diag R&L with 2L+3M, 3M crosses and casts down 2 places while 1L crosses and casts up 2 places
17-24 1s dance diag reel of 3 with 2L (1s pass RSh to start) while 3s dance diag reel of 3 with 2M (3s pass RSh to start)
25-32 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times while 1M+2M turn RH 1½ times, 1s dance down between 3s and cast up to 2nd place

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


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