Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dancing Chef

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DANCING CHEF (R96) Sq.Set Ann And Ian Jamieson Glen Orrin Collection 1

1- 8 All set to partners, turn RH, turn corners LH and turn partner RH (Ladies end facing out)
9-16 All dance ½ Schiehallion Reel (2 places)
17-24 All turn partners RH, turn corners LH, partners RH and set to partners
25-32 1s and 3s dance Figs of 8 round nearest side couple dancing in front of corner person to start
33-40 2s and 4s repeat
41-48 1s and 3s dance ½ R&L, 2s and 4s dance ½ R&L back to places
49-56 Ladies dance RH across once round while Men dance ½ way round anticlockwise, set to opposite partner and ½ turn Men into centre
57-64 Men dance RH across once round while Ladies dance ½ way round anticlockwise, set to partner and ½ turn to places
65-72 1s and 3s advance (1s nearer hands joined), 1s (with outer hands) turn opposite person once round, cross and dance out behind side couples to original places
73-80 2s and 4s repeat
81-88 All dance Grand Chain
89-96 All with RH over LH (as Auld Lang Syne) circle to left once round On final chord all turn outwards retaining hands to bow or curtsey

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

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