Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Faculty Of Actuaries

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FACULTY OF ACTUARIES (J4x32) 4C set Ian Farr and Jeremy Hill Three Hands Across

1- 8 1s and 4s set and cast in 1 place, 2s+1s dance RH across while 4s+3s dance LH across. 2143
9-16 1L followed by 2L+2M+1M cross down to 3M place and chase round anticlockwise to 3L place while 4L followed by 3L+3M+4M cross up to 2M place and chase round clockwise to 2L place. 3412
17-24 4s+1s dance ½ RH across while corners set diagonally and set twice in St.Andrews Cross (1s and 4s facing clockwise as 3s and 2s facing anticlockwise) then 1s and 4s, giving RH to partners, dance out to own sides as corners set diagonally. 3142
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

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