Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dr Quarrie's Birthday

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DR QUARRIE'S BIRTHDAY (S3x32) 3C set Elaine Brunken Moments in Time

1- 8 1s dance Progressive Fig 8:-
' 1s cross RH as 2s set, 1s+2s dance ¾ double Fig of 8 with 1s casting and 2s crossing up to start
9-16 1s set, turn ¾ RH. 1s dance LH across (1L+2s at top, 1M+3s in 3rd place)
17-24 1s set, turn ¾ RH. 1s dance LH across (1M+2s at top, 1L+3s in 3rd place). 1s finish in 2nd place own side
25-32 1s+3s dance Bourrel:-
' 25-28 1M+3L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
' 29-32 Set to partners and turn 2H to own sides having changed places

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

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