Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Das Jahrzehnt

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DAS JAHRZEHNT (J8x40 in 10 bar phrases) 3C (4C set) Robb Quint Strathspey Anniversary Collection

1-10 1s+2s Set and Rotate:-
' Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (order 2 1)
then dance on clockwise 1 more place
11-20 1s+2s dance full R&L and then 2M+1L change places RH. 123
21-30 1s+2s+3s Set+Link for 3 couples twice, 3s cross RH while 2s+1s dance RH across ½ way. 312
31-40 1s dance reels (8 bar) of 3 on opposite sides (1L gives LSh to 3M at top as 1M LSh to 2L), 1s cross RH while 2s+3s continue reel to change places. 213

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

Dance Information

'Das Jahrzehnt' is German for 'The Decade'

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