Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Gentle Shepherd

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GENTLE SHEPHERD (J4x32) 4C set RSCDS Book 17

1- 8 1s lead down 1 place, cross RH and set to 3s, 1M+3L lead up on Ladies' side and into centre as 1L+3M lead down on Man's side into centre
9-16 1M+3L also 3M+1L advance 2 steps down/up and Men lead own partner to original places (by facing out turning round to left), 1s+2s+3s turn LH
17-24 1s+2s+3s Promenade
25-32 1s cast 2 places, lead up the middle to top and cast to bottom

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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