Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ian Cruickshanks Of Kirriemuir

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IAN CRUICKSHANKS OF KIRRIEMUIR (S4x40) 4C set Melvin Cannell Innerleithen

1- 8 1s set, cast, 1s followed by 3s lead to top, cross and cast, ending with 1s in 3rd place and 3s in 2nd place on opposite sides
9-16 All set. 1s+3s dance ½ RH across while 2s and 4s cross LH. 1M followed by 3M dance ½ tandem reel of 3 on Men's side (up LSh to 2L), while 3L followed by 1L dance ½ tandem reel of 3 on Ladies' side (down LSh to 4M)
17-24 All set. 1s+3s dance ½ RH across while 2s and 4s cross LH. 3M followed by 1M dance ½ tandem reel of 3 on Ladies' side (down LSh to 2L), while 1L followed by 3L dance ½ tandem reel of 3 on Men's side (up LSh to 4M). 2(3)(1)4
25-32 All set. 1s+3s dance ½ RH across, ending with 1L facing out on Ladies' side. 1L followed by 1M dance out and down to end in 4th place on opposite sides (3s+4s step up)
33-40 1s dance 6 bar mirror reels of three with 4s and 3s on sides (1s dance in and up to begin) and 1s cross RH

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



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