Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Double Measure

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A DOUBLE MEASURE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Elaine Brunken Moments in Time

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to Right. 1s set, cast (2s step up)
9-16 1s lead down and back up, dancing behind 3s into 2nd place own side
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, pass partner RSh, turn 2nd corner RH, pass RSh to finish with 1L between 2s (facing up), 1M between 3s (facing down)
25-32 1s dance out of ends, cast to Right (round 4th corner) into 2nd place (2 bars). 2s+1s+3s set, 1s+3s circle 4H round to Left
Repetition: 1s and original 3s (now 2s) retain hands ready to start again with circle 4H round to right

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

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