Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Diamond Jubilee Medley

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDLEY (M-(S40+R40)) Sq.Set Dorothy Bell Dundonald Collection

Strathspey
1- 8 1s set to partners and turn 2H,set to corners and turn 2H
9-16 2s and 4s repeat bars 1-8
17-24 All dance Grand Chain to opposite sides
25-32 Ladies dance RH across once round while Men dance round anticlockwise ½ way, set to opposite partner and ¾ turn LH
33-40 Men dance RH across once round while Ladies dance round anticlockwise ½ way, set to partners and turn 2H

Reel
1- 8 All set to partners and ½ turn RH (give LH to next person), all set and ¼ turn partner RH to Ladies BtoB facing partner
9-16 All petronella turn, set to partner, petronella turn to Men BtoB facing partner and set
17-24 All petronella turn, set to partner, turn 2H to Men facing partner (Men face diagonally to next place to right)
25-28 All travel pas-de-basque to next place (Ladies travel backwards), ¾ turn 2H to new place facing diagonally right
29-40 Repeat bars 25-28 3 times back to places and face in

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


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