Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Humming Bird

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HUMMING BIRD (J5x32) 5C set Tim Eyres Oxford Silver Jubilee

1- 8 2s and 4s cross LH and give LH to 1st corners, 2s and 4s turn 1st corners RH into lines of 3 or 4 across
9-16 2L with 1s and 4M with 5s dance RSh reels of 3 across as 2M+4L dance RSh reel of 4 across
17-24 2s and 4s dance up/down to give RH to 2nd corners and Balance-in-Line with corners, 2s and 4s turn corners RH into opposite side lines
25-32 1s cast 1 place as 2s cross up and 1s cross down to 3rd place as 3s cast up, 1s cast down as 4s cross up and 1s cross down as 5s cast up. 23451

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

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