Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dyke On The 49th

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DYKE ON THE 49TH (R4x32) 4C set John Drewry

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across, 1M+2L also 3M+4L turn RH, Men dance round next Man into middle while Ladies cast down 1 place into middle
9-16 1M+2L+3M+4L dance reel of 4 up/down middle
17-24 1M+2L also 3M+4L turn RH and Balance-in-Line, on last 2 bars standing dancers advance to meet partners
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance Poussette but end with 1s and 4s passing each other. 2413

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

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