Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Douglas Water

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DOUGLAS WATER (S4x40) 4C set John S Trew Martello Tower 1

1- 8 1s cross and cast into reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides with 2s and 3s, 1s ending with extra loop to change places with 2s
9-16 1s cross down into reflection reels of 3 on own sides with 3s and 4s (1s end 2nd place own sides)
17-24 1M+3L change places RH and set while partners set and change places RH, 1s and 3s set to partners and cross RH to own sides
25-32 2s+3s circle 4H round and back while 1s+4s circle 4H round to Left for 3 bars and back with 1s casting 4th places
33-40 All dance Grand Chain (End couples cross to begin)

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


Dance Information

The Douglas Water is a river in south-central Scotland, a tributary of the River Clyde.
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Douglas Water


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