Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

For Lack Of Gold

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FOR LACK OF GOLD (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Hugh Foss Dances To Song Tunes

1- 8 1s turn RH moving down then lead down, cross below 3s, cast up through 2nd place and turn RH to finish in middle (1L facing down/1M up) while 2s+3s dance up to top, lead down following 1s, cross, cast up to 1s/3rd place opposite sides
9-16 1s dance Fig 8 on opposite sides, 1M down and in/1L up and out to start (6 bars). 1s turn RH to 2nd place own sides. (2)1(3)
17-24 2s+1s+3s RSh reels of 3 on sides 1M up/1L down to start (6 bars). 1s turn RH 1+ times while 2s+3s cross to own sides passing RSh
25-32 2s+1s+3s RSh reels of 3 on sides (1M+2L, 1L+3M pass RSh) in 6 bars. 1s cross RH to 2nd place own side

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



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