Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fisher Blue

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FISHER BLUE (S5x32) 5C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 1

1- 4 3s set advancing to 1st corner couples as corner couples (nearer hands joined) set, 3s circle 3H round to left with corners and end 3L between 1s facing down and 3M between 5s facing up
5- 8 3s set advancing to 2nd corner couple as corners set, 3s circle 3H round to left with corners and 3s end 3rd place opposite sides
9-16 3s dance Figs of 8 round corner couples (LSh to 1st corner to start) while corners set, Advance (to form circle) and Retire twice
17-24 3s petronella turn into centre, set to each other, turn 2H 1¾ times to face up while others set, circle 8H round to left and dance in to face up
25-32 1s followed by others cast (on own sides) to bottom, dance up and 1s cast to bottom as others dance up 1 place. 23451

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

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