Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Duchess Of Argyll

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DUCHESS OF ARGYLL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 3

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cast to 2nd place and dance ½ Figs of 8 (Lady round 2s and Man round 3s) as 2s+3s set and cross RH (facing out)
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 2nd corners, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Lady up Man down) and 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s dance modified Pass+Turn with 2nd corners (pass corners RSh but corners turn LH in centre), 1s turn LH and dance modified Pass+Turn with 1st corners with all 3 couples end in centre for Allemande
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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

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