Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Double Scotch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DOUBLE SCOTCH (J4x32) 4C set W Kirkwood SCD Archives

1- 8 3s followed by 2s lead down below 4s, cross and cast up to 3rd place, cross up RH to 2nd place own sides with 2s ending in 3rd place opposite sides, all set
9-16 3s+2s petronella turn into centre and set to partner, 3M+2M turn right about to face each other and 3s+2s dance ½ reel of 4 (Men pass RSh)
17-24 2M+3M turn RH (elbow) 1½ times to face other Lady, turn other Lady LH (elbow) 1½ times to Lady facing Lady
25-32 2L+3L turn LH (elbow) 1½ times to end on right of partner, 3s lead down (LH) between 2s and 4s, cross and cast up to original places while 2s dance up and cast to original places
33-40 2s+3s dance ½ R&L while 1s and 4s change places with partners and set, 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance ½ R&L to end 3142

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

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