Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gliding Into The Sixties

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLIDING INTO THE SIXTIES (S6X20+8) 6C set Martin McWilliam Potters Pairs

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back (3s+4s 4 bars later - then 5s+6s another 4 bars later)
9-12 1s+2s dance ½ RH across then ½ turn 2H ending with nearer hands joined facing up. (3s+4s 4 bars later - then 5s+6s another 4 bars later)
13-16 1s dance up and cast one place as 2s cast and dance up
17-20 1s+4s+3s dance ½ reels of 3 on the sides (1s in and down to start) joining hands where possible
21-24 1s+6s+5s dance ½ reels of 3 on the sides (1s in and down to start) (2s and 3s start the dance from the top on bar 21)
Final 4 bars (125-128) all couples turn both hands

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



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