Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Heads And Tails

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HEADS AND TAILS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) M Willman Imperial 4

1- 8 1s and 3s set, cross RH, set and ¾ turn RH to end in centre with 1L+3M joining LH
9-16 1s and 3s Balance-in-Line, 1L+3M ½ turn LH while 1M followed by 2M+3L+2L chase clockwise 1 place, all set (2M+3M+1L+2L in Line and 3L+1M facing in on sides), 1L+3M ½ turn LH while 1M followed by 2M+3L+2L chase clockwise 1 place
17-24 1M followed by 2M+3M dance clockwise up Men's side while 3L followed by 2L+1L dance down Ladies' side to original places and all turn partners RH
25-32 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 across (1M round 2s and 1L round 3s)

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



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