Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

J.B. Milne

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

J. B. MILNE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Hugh Foss Angus Fitchett Album

1- 8 1M+2L set advancing and turn RH, 1L+2M set advancing and turn RH
9-16 1s set to each other and turn 2H, cast to 2nd place and Petronella turn to Lady between 2s and Man between 3s
17-24 1s set and ¾ turn RH while 2s+3s change places RH on sides and set, 1s repeat but 2s and 3s cross RH and set
25-32 1s set and change places RH while 2s+3s change places RH on sides and set, 1s cast round corner to 2nd place own sides as 2s+3s cross RH and all set

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


J.B. Milne
Hugh Foss   Angus Fitchett Album
Reel   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-4   1M2L set advancing and turn by the right;

  5-8   1L2M set advancing and turn by the right;

  9-12 1s set advancing and turn both hands;

13-16 1s cast and petronella turn finishing 1L at top facing down and 1M at bottom facing up;

17-20 1s set and turn by the right ¾ to opposite sides WHILE 2s3s cross by the right on the sides and set;

21-24 1s set and turn by the right ¾ (finishing 1M at top facing down and 1L at bottom facing up) WHILE 3s2s cross by the right and set;

25-28 1s set and cross (up and down) by the right WHILE 3s2s cross by the right on the sides and set;

29-30 1s cast (L down, M up) to 2nd place on own sides WHILE 2s3s cross by the right;

30-32 2s1s3s set on the sides.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


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Dance Information

J.B. Milne refers to John Bannerman Milne (1902 - 1968), the owner of a string of cinemas in Scotland from the 1920s onwards.

Angus Fitchett dedicated this dance to 'the man who gave him his start in his show business career'



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