Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The First Of September (Anon)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FIRST OF SEPTEMBER (R8x32) 3C (4C set)

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast down 1 place into centre, pivot to right to dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and end facing 1st corners
9-24 1s dance Corner Chain with 1st and 2nd corners:-
' 1s change places RH with 1st corners, 1st corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s who turn LH in centre to face 2nd corners
' 1s change places RH with 2nd corners, 2nd corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s and 1s cross to 2nd places own sides
25-32 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and 1s pass LSh to dance ½ reel of 3 with other couple

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


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Also see the dance The First Of September (Dix) by Ann Dix.

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